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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 78 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 202 199 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.32% 2.95% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 3.57% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 165 161 193
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 £33,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +23 136 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Cheshire -1 43 £40,000 +23.07% 13
Merseyside +5 11 £42,500 +4.29% 8
Lancashire -18 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cumbria -5 1 £23,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (56.38%) SQL
2 219 (55.87%) .NET
3 217 (55.36%) C#
4 202 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (42.60%) JavaScript
6 153 (39.03%) ASP.NET
7 152 (38.78%) SQL Server
8 149 (38.01%) HTML
9 142 (36.22%) MVC
10 131 (33.42%) OO
11 129 (32.91%) CSS
12 121 (30.87%) Java
13 116 (29.59%) TDD
14 109 (27.81%) .NET Framework
15 107 (27.30%) Degree
16 102 (26.02%) jQuery
17 98 (25.00%) Web Services
18 90 (22.96%) Scrum
19 86 (21.94%) Software Engineering
20 85 (21.68%) XML
21 81 (20.66%) Microsoft
22 79 (20.15%) ASP.NET MVC
23 67 (17.09%) T-SQL
24 66 (16.84%) Ajax
25 60 (15.31%) Windows
26 56 (14.29%) MySQL
27 52 (13.27%) OOP
27 52 (13.27%) AngularJS
28 51 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
28 51 (13.01%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (6.89%) Apache
2 21 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.55%) Node.js
4 9 (2.30%) IIS
5 8 (2.04%) Exstream Dialogue
6 7 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.79%) Papyrus
6 7 (1.79%) StreamWeaver
7 5 (1.28%) Confluence
8 4 (1.02%) FileNet
8 4 (1.02%) CMS
8 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.77%) WordPress
9 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
10 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.83%) Magento
2 12 (3.06%) Exstream
3 3 (0.77%) Tridion
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) GitHub
3 3 (0.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.04%) HTTP
2 6 (1.53%) Wireless
3 4 (1.02%) ATM
3 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) FTP
4 2 (0.51%) GPRS
4 2 (0.51%) UMTS
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.29%) MySQL
3 39 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.55%) Big Data
7 10 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.04%) DTS
8 8 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.28%) Data Mart
10 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.02%) DB2
12 3 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (12.76%) Git (software)
3 46 (11.73%) NUnit
4 40 (10.20%) Visual Studio
5 32 (8.16%) JUnit
6 30 (7.65%) Subversion
7 26 (6.63%) Selenium
7 26 (6.63%) MSTest
8 21 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 18 (4.59%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.57%) Hudson
11 11 (2.81%) Moq
11 11 (2.81%) PHPUnit
12 9 (2.30%) Eclipse
13 8 (2.04%) JIRA
14 7 (1.79%) SpecFlow
15 5 (1.28%) Appium
15 5 (1.28%) Calabash
15 5 (1.28%) Redmine
15 5 (1.28%) Robotium
General
1 43 (10.97%) Finance
2 19 (4.85%) Retail
3 15 (3.83%) Back Office
4 10 (2.55%) Games
5 9 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.28%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) Billing
9 3 (0.77%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 310 (79.08%) Developer
2 103 (26.28%) .NET Developer
3 95 (24.23%) C# Developer
4 67 (17.09%) Senior Developer
5 62 (15.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (11.99%) Software Developer
7 46 (11.73%) Java Developer
8 45 (11.48%) Software Engineer
9 41 (10.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (7.65%) PHP Developer
12 22 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (5.10%) Senior Software Developer
13 20 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (4.08%) Web Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Senior Java Software Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Java Software Developer
16 12 (3.06%) Analyst
16 12 (3.06%) DBA
17 11 (2.81%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (55.87%) .NET
2 153 (39.03%) ASP.NET
3 149 (38.01%) HTML
4 129 (32.91%) CSS
5 109 (27.81%) .NET Framework
6 102 (26.02%) jQuery
7 98 (25.00%) Web Services
8 85 (21.68%) XML
9 79 (20.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 66 (16.84%) Ajax
11 52 (13.27%) AngularJS
12 51 (13.01%) WCF
13 48 (12.24%) HTML5
14 45 (11.48%) Entity Framework
15 39 (9.95%) J2EE
15 39 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (9.95%) REST
16 35 (8.93%) SOAP
17 34 (8.67%) LINQ
18 33 (8.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.95%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.40%) N-Tier
4 25 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.06%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.81%) User Experience
9 9 (2.30%) Open Source
10 8 (2.04%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.53%) Clustering
13 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.28%) IVR
13 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.02%) Tandem
15 3 (0.77%) Replication
16 2 (0.51%) STB
16 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.31%) Windows
2 40 (10.20%) Linux
3 31 (7.91%) Apple iOS
4 29 (7.40%) Android
5 11 (2.81%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.79%) UNIX
8 5 (1.28%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (51.53%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (36.22%) MVC
3 131 (33.42%) OO
4 116 (29.59%) TDD
5 90 (22.96%) Scrum
6 86 (21.94%) Software Engineering
7 52 (13.27%) OOP
8 46 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 39 (9.95%) E-Commerce
11 38 (9.69%) UML
12 37 (9.44%) OOD
13 29 (7.40%) Web Development
14 26 (6.63%) Automated Testing
15 22 (5.61%) SOA
16 20 (5.10%) Mobile Development
16 20 (5.10%) Dependency Injection
17 19 (4.85%) BDD
18 16 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (4.08%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 221 (56.38%) SQL
2 217 (55.36%) C#
3 167 (42.60%) JavaScript
4 121 (30.87%) Java
5 67 (17.09%) T-SQL
6 51 (13.01%) VB.NET
7 49 (12.50%) PHP
8 42 (10.71%) C++
9 18 (4.59%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.57%) Ruby
11 13 (3.32%) VB
12 9 (2.30%) C
13 8 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.79%) COBOL
14 7 (1.79%) JCL
15 6 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.28%) RPG
17 4 (1.02%) VB6
17 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 107 (27.30%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.53%) ISEB
4 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.77%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCSD
7 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) MCPD
8 1 (0.26%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.22%) QA
2 14 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.20%) Oracle
3 12 (3.06%) HP
4 11 (2.81%) IBM
5 7 (1.79%) Perforce
6 6 (1.53%) Zend
7 5 (1.28%) Informatica
7 5 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.02%) VMware
8 4 (1.02%) Software AG
8 4 (1.02%) webMethods
8 4 (1.02%) Adobe
8 4 (1.02%) SAP
9 3 (0.77%) Jaspersoft
9 3 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.77%) BT
10 2 (0.51%) Apple
10 2 (0.51%) Facebook
11 1 (0.26%) Vertica
Crewe, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Scene One Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + dep on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Crewe
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Crewe
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago