The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 187 155 193
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +38
Permanent jobs citing JUnit 61 90 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.36% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.02% 9.20% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 78
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
JUnit
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1215 978 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.63% 14.82% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 862 1191
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JUnit across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JUnit
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JUnit across the North West region.

JUnit Salary Trend in the North West

JUnit
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JUnit across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

JUnit Salary Histogram in the North West

JUnit
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Manchester -30 37 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Cheshire -8 21 £42,500 - 3
Lancashire -4 2 £29,250 +30.00% 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing JUnit 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 JUnit.

1 109 (89.34%) Java
2 65 (53.28%) J2EE
3 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (42.62%) Web Services
5 51 (41.80%) JavaScript
5 51 (41.80%) Spring
6 50 (40.98%) JSP
6 50 (40.98%) Eclipse
7 48 (39.34%) SQL
8 47 (38.52%) Git (software)
9 44 (36.07%) Oracle
10 43 (35.25%) HTML
11 42 (34.43%) OO
11 42 (34.43%) Hibernate
11 42 (34.43%) MVC
12 41 (33.61%) jQuery
13 38 (31.15%) Selenium
14 37 (30.33%) Software Engineering
14 37 (30.33%) Linux
14 37 (30.33%) XML
15 33 (27.05%) Ajax
16 32 (26.23%) JDBC
16 32 (26.23%) JMS
17 31 (25.41%) SOAP
18 28 (22.95%) Windows
18 28 (22.95%) Subversion
18 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
19 25 (20.49%) Unit Testing
19 25 (20.49%) C++
19 25 (20.49%) MySQL

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing JUnit 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 JUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (17.21%) JBoss
2 20 (16.39%) Tomcat
3 17 (13.93%) Apache
3 17 (13.93%) WebSphere
4 15 (12.30%) WebLogic
5 13 (10.66%) GlassFish
6 11 (9.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (3.28%) Flash Media Server
7 4 (3.28%) Node.js
8 3 (2.46%) Liferay
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.46%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) HTTP
2 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.38%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) MySQL
2 16 (13.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.28%) Informix
7 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.46%) DB2
8 2 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 50 (40.98%) Eclipse
2 47 (38.52%) Git (software)
3 38 (31.15%) Selenium
4 28 (22.95%) Subversion
4 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
5 24 (19.67%) Ant
6 19 (15.57%) Maven
6 19 (15.57%) JIRA
7 17 (13.93%) Gradle
8 14 (11.48%) Cucumber
9 8 (6.56%) Mockito
9 8 (6.56%) Redmine
10 5 (4.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (4.10%) NUnit
10 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.10%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (3.28%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (3.28%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.28%) QALoad
11 4 (3.28%) jMock
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Aerospace
2 8 (6.56%) Military
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 106 (86.89%) Developer
2 96 (78.69%) Java Developer
3 35 (28.69%) Senior Developer
4 30 (24.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 29 (23.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (12.30%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 15 (12.30%) Software Developer
6 15 (12.30%) Senior Software Developer
6 15 (12.30%) Java Software Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Applications Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Java Applications Developer
8 11 (9.02%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.56%) Java Team Leader
10 7 (5.74%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.10%) UI Programmer
12 4 (3.28%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (53.28%) J2EE
2 52 (42.62%) Web Services
3 51 (41.80%) Spring
4 50 (40.98%) JSP
5 43 (35.25%) HTML
6 42 (34.43%) Hibernate
7 41 (33.61%) jQuery
8 37 (30.33%) XML
9 33 (27.05%) Ajax
10 32 (26.23%) JMS
10 32 (26.23%) JDBC
11 31 (25.41%) SOAP
12 24 (19.67%) CSS
13 18 (14.75%) J2SE
14 16 (13.11%) JPA
15 14 (11.48%) Struts
16 13 (10.66%) Spring MVC
17 11 (9.02%) JNDI
17 11 (9.02%) RESTful
18 10 (8.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) Open Source
3 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.46%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.46%) STB
5 2 (1.64%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.64%) Telematics
5 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.33%) Linux
2 28 (22.95%) Windows
3 19 (15.57%) UNIX
4 17 (13.93%) Android
4 17 (13.93%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.43%) MVC
2 42 (34.43%) OO
3 37 (30.33%) Software Engineering
4 25 (20.49%) Unit Testing
5 24 (19.67%) Scrum
6 23 (18.85%) OOP
7 22 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (17.21%) Automated Testing
9 17 (13.93%) UML
10 16 (13.11%) TDD
10 16 (13.11%) Change Control
11 13 (10.66%) BDD
12 12 (9.84%) OOD
13 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
14 9 (7.38%) Memory Management
15 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
16 4 (3.28%) Web Application Development
16 4 (3.28%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (89.34%) Java
2 51 (41.80%) JavaScript
3 48 (39.34%) SQL
4 25 (20.49%) C++
5 14 (11.48%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.20%) C
7 4 (3.28%) C#
7 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.46%) Groovy
9 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.64%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.82%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 44 (36.07%) Oracle
2 5 (4.10%) Adobe
2 5 (4.10%) VMware
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.46%) Perforce
4 3 (2.46%) Compuware
4 3 (2.46%) HP
4 3 (2.46%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.64%) Endeca
6 1 (0.82%) Sybase
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
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