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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 107 113 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -42
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 136 164 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 2.33% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.72% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 110 150 202
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +10 82 £45,000 +28.57% 34
Merseyside +2 24 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Cheshire -2 14 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Lancashire +21 13 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (52.67%) HTML
3 120 (49.38%) SQL
4 110 (45.27%) CSS
5 103 (42.39%) SQL Server
6 102 (41.98%) C#
6 102 (41.98%) JavaScript
7 96 (39.51%) .NET
8 90 (37.04%) OO
9 78 (32.10%) jQuery
10 77 (31.69%) ASP.NET
11 74 (30.45%) Java
11 74 (30.45%) MVC
12 61 (25.10%) Software Engineering
13 55 (22.63%) Degree
14 49 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (18.93%) Web Services
16 44 (18.11%) OOD
17 43 (17.70%) .NET Framework
18 42 (17.28%) HTML5
19 39 (16.05%) C++
20 38 (15.64%) Microsoft
20 38 (15.64%) Multithreading
21 37 (15.23%) WCF
21 37 (15.23%) Spring
21 37 (15.23%) Windows
22 35 (14.40%) SOA
22 35 (14.40%) Visual Studio
22 35 (14.40%) Git (software)
22 35 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (9.47%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (3.29%) Node.js
4 7 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.88%) CMS
4 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.82%) JBoss
8 2 (0.82%) WordPress
9 1 (0.41%) Apache
9 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) GitHub
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
2 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.06%) Intranet
2 3 (1.23%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.82%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 23 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.76%) MySQL
4 14 (5.76%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.76%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (4.53%) Redis
6 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.82%) Big Data
10 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Git (software)
1 35 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 35 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 30 (12.35%) JUnit
3 24 (9.88%) NUnit
4 14 (5.76%) JIRA
5 13 (5.35%) Grunt
6 12 (4.94%) Jasmine
6 12 (4.94%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (4.12%) Moq
8 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.88%) Selenium
9 7 (2.88%) Subversion
9 7 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.65%) Hudson
10 4 (1.65%) MSTest
10 4 (1.65%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.23%) Maven
11 3 (1.23%) QUnit
12 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 15 (6.17%) Finance
2 10 (4.12%) Games
3 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.06%) Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.82%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 200 (82.30%) Developer
2 71 (29.22%) .NET Developer
3 57 (23.46%) Java Developer
4 56 (23.05%) C# Developer
5 51 (20.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (20.99%) Software Developer
6 36 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 24 (9.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 23 (9.47%) C# Software Developer
9 21 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (8.64%) SQL Developer
10 16 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.58%) Software Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.53%) Senior Software Developer
13 10 (4.12%) Java Software Developer
13 10 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (4.12%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (52.67%) HTML
2 110 (45.27%) CSS
3 96 (39.51%) .NET
4 78 (32.10%) jQuery
5 77 (31.69%) ASP.NET
6 46 (18.93%) Web Services
7 43 (17.70%) .NET Framework
8 42 (17.28%) HTML5
9 37 (15.23%) Spring
9 37 (15.23%) WCF
10 33 (13.58%) Hibernate
11 29 (11.93%) J2EE
12 28 (11.52%) AngularJS
12 28 (11.52%) CSS3
13 23 (9.47%) XML
14 22 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (8.23%) Entity Framework
16 16 (6.58%) Ajax
16 16 (6.58%) WPF
17 15 (6.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.58%) N-Tier
4 11 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.70%) Physics
6 6 (2.47%) User Experience
7 5 (2.06%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.65%) NHS
9 3 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.23%) iPad
9 3 (1.23%) Psychology
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.82%) LIMS
10 2 (0.82%) Tandem
11 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.41%) iPhone
11 1 (0.41%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.23%) Windows
2 15 (6.17%) Android
3 12 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 12 (4.94%) Unix
4 7 (2.88%) Linux
5 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) webOS
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.41%) SUSE
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (37.04%) OO
3 74 (30.45%) MVC
4 61 (25.10%) Software Engineering
5 49 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (18.11%) OOD
7 38 (15.64%) Multithreading
8 35 (14.40%) SOA
9 33 (13.58%) TDD
10 27 (11.11%) SDLC
11 26 (10.70%) Concurrent Programming
12 23 (9.47%) DevOps
12 23 (9.47%) Scrum
13 19 (7.82%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.41%) OOP
15 16 (6.58%) Front End Development
16 12 (4.94%) Mobile Development
17 10 (4.12%) Mobile Application Development
17 10 (4.12%) Process Improvement
17 10 (4.12%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.38%) SQL
2 102 (41.98%) C#
2 102 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 74 (30.45%) Java
4 39 (16.05%) C++
5 25 (10.29%) PHP
6 20 (8.23%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.58%) PL/SQL
8 15 (6.17%) Python
8 15 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.06%) Go
10 4 (1.65%) C
11 3 (1.23%) VB
11 3 (1.23%) VB6
12 2 (0.82%) Scala
12 2 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (22.63%) Degree
2 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.35%) QA
2 5 (2.06%) HL7
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.93%) Oracle
3 10 (4.12%) IBM
4 7 (2.88%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.06%) HP
5 5 (2.06%) SAP
6 4 (1.65%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.65%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.23%) Software AG
7 3 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.23%) webMethods
8 2 (0.82%) Google
8 2 (0.82%) Perforce
8 2 (0.82%) Telerik
8 2 (0.82%) Twitter
8 2 (0.82%) Zend
9 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.41%) Facebook
9 1 (0.41%) PayPal
9 1 (0.41%) RedPrairie
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