The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 44 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 19 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.00% 4.09% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 5.35% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 27
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Unit Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 467 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.65% 76.43% 70.66%
Number of salaries quoted 408 408 417
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Merseyside region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -11 12 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Wirral - 4 £35,000 - 1
Birkenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 23 (65.71%) CSS
1 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 22 (62.86%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) OO
2 22 (62.86%) MVC
3 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 19 (54.29%) Ajax
4 19 (54.29%) jQuery
5 17 (48.57%) C#
5 17 (48.57%) .NET
5 17 (48.57%) MySQL
6 15 (42.86%) PHP
6 15 (42.86%) Apache
7 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
7 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
7 13 (37.14%) Retail
7 13 (37.14%) OO PHP
8 12 (34.29%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) EPoS
10 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
11 8 (22.86%) Refactoring
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) NUnit
12 7 (20.00%) WCF
12 7 (20.00%) WPF
12 7 (20.00%) HTML5
13 5 (14.29%) Web Services
13 5 (14.29%) Scrum
13 5 (14.29%) CSS3

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (8.57%) MSTest
2 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (37.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Team Leader
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) CSS
2 22 (62.86%) HTML
3 19 (54.29%) Ajax
3 19 (54.29%) jQuery
4 17 (48.57%) .NET
5 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
7 7 (20.00%) WCF
7 7 (20.00%) WPF
7 7 (20.00%) HTML5
8 5 (14.29%) CSS3
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
11 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.71%) XSLT
11 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) EPoS
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 22 (62.86%) OO
2 22 (62.86%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
3 13 (37.14%) OO PHP
4 8 (22.86%) Refactoring
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.86%) System Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 15 (42.86%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Zend
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.71%) WSO2
3 1 (2.86%) Telerik
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago