The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing 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 Unit Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 78 60 82
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 211 272 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.17% 3.89% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 4.70% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 189 225 205
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Unit Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5550 5783 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.26% 82.80% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4503 4710 4740
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Unit Testing
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 Unit Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 -14 135 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Cheshire -5 46 £38,000 +1.33% 15
Merseyside +1 23 £41,000 +13.10% 4
Lancashire -17 4 £36,250 -14.70%
Cumbria -6 1 £23,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 221 (60.38%) SQL
2 192 (52.46%) C#
3 186 (50.82%) .NET
4 182 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (43.99%) HTML
6 153 (41.80%) JavaScript
7 150 (40.98%) SQL Server
8 146 (39.89%) MVC
9 142 (38.80%) ASP.NET
10 129 (35.25%) CSS
11 123 (33.61%) OO
12 108 (29.51%) Java
13 101 (27.60%) TDD
14 96 (26.23%) Degree
15 95 (25.96%) Microsoft
16 93 (25.41%) jQuery
17 92 (25.14%) .NET Framework
18 85 (23.22%) Scrum
19 81 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 79 (21.58%) Software Engineering
21 73 (19.95%) Ajax
22 71 (19.40%) Web Services
23 66 (18.03%) T-SQL
23 66 (18.03%) XML
24 65 (17.76%) Windows
25 53 (14.48%) Oracle
26 52 (14.21%) SOAP
26 52 (14.21%) OOP
27 51 (13.93%) NUnit
28 49 (13.39%) PHP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 25 (6.83%) Apache
2 20 (5.46%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.10%) Node.js
4 11 (3.01%) IIS
5 8 (2.19%) CMS
6 5 (1.37%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.37%) Confluence
7 4 (1.09%) WordPress
7 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.09%) FileNet
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.55%) JBoss
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.19%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (5.19%) Magento
2 4 (1.09%) Exstream
3 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.10%) HTTP
2 4 (1.09%) ATM
3 2 (0.55%) GPRS
3 2 (0.55%) UMTS
3 2 (0.55%) FTP
3 2 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.84%) MySQL
3 35 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (6.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.01%) Big Data
8 11 (3.01%) DTS
8 11 (3.01%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.09%) DB2
11 4 (1.09%) MS Access
11 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 51 (13.93%) NUnit
2 49 (13.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (9.29%) JUnit
4 32 (8.74%) Subversion
5 31 (8.47%) Git (software)
6 26 (7.10%) Visual Studio
7 24 (6.56%) MSTest
8 20 (5.46%) Selenium
9 19 (5.19%) TeamCity
10 15 (4.10%) Eclipse
10 15 (4.10%) Jenkins
11 13 (3.55%) Moq
12 10 (2.73%) Hudson
13 8 (2.19%) PHPUnit
13 8 (2.19%) TestDirector
13 8 (2.19%) JIRA
14 7 (1.91%) Maven
15 5 (1.37%) CruiseControl
15 5 (1.37%) NetBeans
15 5 (1.37%) Redmine
General
1 22 (6.01%) Finance
2 12 (3.28%) Advertising
3 9 (2.46%) Retail
4 7 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.37%) Games
6 4 (1.09%) Back Office
6 4 (1.09%) Billing
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 293 (80.05%) Developer
2 94 (25.68%) C# Developer
3 92 (25.14%) .NET Developer
4 73 (19.95%) Senior Developer
5 56 (15.30%) Java Developer
6 55 (15.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (13.93%) Software Developer
8 37 (10.11%) Software Engineer
9 34 (9.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (9.02%) PHP Developer
11 28 (7.65%) Senior Java Developer
11 28 (7.65%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (6.83%) Senior Software Developer
12 25 (6.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (5.74%) DBA
14 19 (5.19%) Web Developer
15 17 (4.64%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (4.64%) Senior Java Software Developer
16 16 (4.37%) Administrator
17 14 (3.83%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (50.82%) .NET
2 161 (43.99%) HTML
3 142 (38.80%) ASP.NET
4 129 (35.25%) CSS
5 93 (25.41%) jQuery
6 92 (25.14%) .NET Framework
7 81 (22.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (19.95%) Ajax
9 71 (19.40%) Web Services
10 66 (18.03%) XML
11 52 (14.21%) SOAP
12 47 (12.84%) HTML5
13 41 (11.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 39 (10.66%) REST
15 38 (10.38%) AngularJS
16 35 (9.56%) LINQ
16 35 (9.56%) J2EE
17 32 (8.74%) JSON
18 31 (8.47%) WCF
19 30 (8.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.83%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.56%) N-Tier
4 16 (4.37%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.28%) Clustering
7 9 (2.46%) Replication
8 7 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.09%) Physics
11 3 (0.82%) Tandem
11 3 (0.82%) STB
11 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 3 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.55%) FMCG
12 2 (0.55%) EPoS
13 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.76%) Windows
2 39 (10.66%) Linux
3 33 (9.02%) Apple iOS
4 32 (8.74%) Android
5 13 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.64%) UNIX
7 5 (1.37%) Solaris
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.55%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (39.89%) MVC
3 123 (33.61%) OO
4 101 (27.60%) TDD
5 85 (23.22%) Scrum
6 79 (21.58%) Software Engineering
7 52 (14.21%) OOP
8 41 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (9.84%) E-Commerce
10 34 (9.29%) Web Development
11 28 (7.65%) SOA
12 27 (7.38%) UML
13 23 (6.28%) Change Management
13 23 (6.28%) OO PHP
14 22 (6.01%) Automated Testing
14 22 (6.01%) Domain-Driven Design
15 21 (5.74%) Mentoring
16 20 (5.46%) Dependency Injection
17 19 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (4.92%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 221 (60.38%) SQL
2 192 (52.46%) C#
3 153 (41.80%) JavaScript
4 108 (29.51%) Java
5 66 (18.03%) T-SQL
6 49 (13.39%) PHP
7 38 (10.38%) VB.NET
8 37 (10.11%) C++
9 14 (3.83%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.64%) C
12 4 (1.09%) VB
12 4 (1.09%) VB6
12 4 (1.09%) RPG
13 3 (0.82%) F#
13 3 (0.82%) Ruby
14 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 96 (26.23%) Degree
2 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.01%) ISEB
4 10 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.82%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) OCA
7 1 (0.27%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.39%) QA
2 9 (2.46%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 95 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 53 (14.48%) Oracle
3 10 (2.73%) Zend
4 8 (2.19%) VMware
5 6 (1.64%) Perforce
6 5 (1.37%) SAP
6 5 (1.37%) Informatica
6 5 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.09%) IBM
7 4 (1.09%) HP
7 4 (1.09%) Software AG
7 4 (1.09%) webMethods
8 3 (0.82%) BT
8 3 (0.82%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.82%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.55%) Ektron
9 2 (0.55%) Google
9 2 (0.55%) Apple
9 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Market range
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
On the Beach
Salary: Competitive salary, 25 days’ holiday, Discounted Holidays, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Aspect Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago