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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 121 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 153 193 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 2.62% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.14% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 115 160 124
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 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
5826 6141 5462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.87% 83.52% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4881 4627
Average salary £41,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -51 62 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Cheshire +14 53 £40,000 +5.26% 11
Merseyside +12 21 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Lancashire +3 17 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 202 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (50.00%) SQL
3 174 (49.43%) .NET
4 163 (46.31%) C#
5 160 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 147 (41.76%) HTML
7 130 (36.93%) CSS
8 125 (35.51%) SQL Server
9 122 (34.66%) Java
10 120 (34.09%) OO
11 113 (32.10%) ASP.NET
12 111 (31.53%) MVC
13 104 (29.55%) TDD
14 99 (28.13%) Web Services
15 95 (26.99%) jQuery
16 76 (21.59%) Degree
17 74 (21.02%) Scrum
18 73 (20.74%) .NET Framework
18 73 (20.74%) SDLC
19 70 (19.89%) Software Engineering
20 66 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
21 61 (17.33%) HTML5
22 60 (17.05%) Microsoft
23 59 (16.76%) AngularJS
24 58 (16.48%) XML
25 56 (15.91%) T-SQL
25 56 (15.91%) OOD
25 56 (15.91%) Finance
26 55 (15.63%) WCF
27 51 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (7.67%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.11%) Apache
3 12 (3.41%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.41%) JBoss
4 10 (2.84%) Exstream Dialogue
4 10 (2.84%) CMS
5 7 (1.99%) Papyrus
5 7 (1.99%) StreamWeaver
5 7 (1.99%) WordPress
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.42%) Node.js
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.14%) Jetty
7 4 (1.14%) Liferay
8 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.13%) Exstream
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.14%) Magento
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.85%) Tridion
5 2 (0.57%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) SaaS
2 5 (1.42%) GitHub
3 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.41%) Wireless
2 11 (3.13%) HTTP
3 9 (2.56%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.42%) Internet
4 5 (1.42%) FTP
5 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.14%) SMS
6 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.57%) Telnet
7 2 (0.57%) SNMP
8 1 (0.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (35.51%) SQL Server
2 49 (13.92%) MySQL
3 27 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.27%) Big Data
7 8 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.42%) Data Mart
10 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.42%) DTS
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 48 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 43 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (10.80%) JUnit
4 31 (8.81%) Selenium
5 26 (7.39%) NUnit
6 24 (6.82%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.55%) Maven
7 16 (4.55%) Subversion
8 14 (3.98%) Jasmine
8 14 (3.98%) JIRA
9 13 (3.69%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.41%) MSTest
10 12 (3.41%) PHPUnit
11 9 (2.56%) Moq
11 9 (2.56%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.27%) Hudson
13 7 (1.99%) Ant
14 6 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (1.42%) Log4j
General
1 56 (15.91%) Finance
2 21 (5.97%) Retail
3 16 (4.55%) Banking
4 13 (3.69%) Back Office
5 12 (3.41%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.41%) Games
6 8 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.42%) Electronics
9 3 (0.85%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 279 (79.26%) Developer
2 81 (23.01%) .NET Developer
3 65 (18.47%) C# Developer
4 64 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 55 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (10.80%) Senior Developer
7 35 (9.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (8.24%) Software Engineer
9 28 (7.95%) Software Developer
10 23 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (5.68%) Analyst
12 15 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (4.26%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.98%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.41%) Analyst Developer
14 12 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (2.84%) Front-End Developer
15 10 (2.84%) Consultant
15 10 (2.84%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (49.43%) .NET
2 147 (41.76%) HTML
3 130 (36.93%) CSS
4 113 (32.10%) ASP.NET
5 99 (28.13%) Web Services
6 95 (26.99%) jQuery
7 73 (20.74%) .NET Framework
8 61 (17.33%) HTML5
9 59 (16.76%) AngularJS
10 58 (16.48%) XML
11 55 (15.63%) WCF
12 51 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 50 (14.20%) Spring
14 45 (12.78%) J2EE
14 45 (12.78%) Hibernate
15 40 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 39 (11.08%) RESTful
17 32 (9.09%) Ajax
17 32 (9.09%) WPF
18 30 (8.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.23%) Mobile App
2 31 (8.81%) N-Tier
3 28 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (7.39%) User Experience
5 22 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.26%) Client/Server
7 14 (3.98%) Inversion of Control
8 11 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.27%) Visualisation
9 8 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.27%) IVR
10 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.42%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.42%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.14%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.85%) Tandem
13 2 (0.57%) iPhone
13 2 (0.57%) iPad
13 2 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.36%) Windows
2 34 (9.66%) Linux
3 15 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.69%) Android
5 12 (3.41%) UNIX
6 10 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.42%) SUSE
8 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (34.09%) OO
3 111 (31.53%) MVC
4 104 (29.55%) TDD
5 74 (21.02%) Scrum
6 73 (20.74%) SDLC
7 70 (19.89%) Software Engineering
8 66 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (15.91%) OOD
10 42 (11.93%) Mentoring
11 36 (10.23%) OOP
12 33 (9.38%) UML
13 27 (7.67%) Multithreading
14 26 (7.39%) Automated Testing
15 25 (7.10%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (6.82%) Open Source
16 24 (6.82%) BDD
17 22 (6.25%) E-Commerce
18 21 (5.97%) Web Development
18 21 (5.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (50.00%) SQL
2 163 (46.31%) C#
3 160 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 122 (34.66%) Java
5 56 (15.91%) T-SQL
6 36 (10.23%) PHP
6 36 (10.23%) C++
7 33 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 19 (5.40%) Ruby
9 14 (3.98%) C
10 13 (3.69%) VB
11 7 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.99%) JCL
11 7 (1.99%) COBOL
11 7 (1.99%) Python
12 6 (1.70%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.70%) Perl
12 6 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (21.59%) Degree
2 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.99%) MCPD
3 7 (1.99%) MCSD
4 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.36%) QA
2 9 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.66%) Oracle
3 12 (3.41%) IBM
3 12 (3.41%) HP
4 7 (1.99%) Perforce
5 5 (1.42%) Adobe
5 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.14%) SAP
7 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.57%) Facebook
8 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.57%) Zend
8 2 (0.57%) Telerik
9 1 (0.28%) Teradata
9 1 (0.28%) Unisys
9 1 (0.28%) Software AG
9 1 (0.28%) Informatica
9 1 (0.28%) webMethods
9 1 (0.28%) Vertica
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits Package available
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50 - 55k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ISL
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £50k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 10 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago