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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 88 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 203 191 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.71% 2.83% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.52% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 188 173 208
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
6289 5429 5770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.94% 80.38% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5279 4549 4968
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,353 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +14 154 £38,500 +10.00% 18
Cheshire -28 26 £41,500 +7.79% 9
Merseyside +13 19 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire -13 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 211 (55.97%) C#
1 211 (55.97%) .NET
2 209 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (48.28%) HTML
4 164 (43.50%) MVC
5 154 (40.85%) SQL
6 150 (39.79%) SQL Server
7 138 (36.60%) CSS
8 137 (36.34%) JavaScript
8 137 (36.34%) OO
9 132 (35.01%) ASP.NET
10 108 (28.65%) jQuery
11 106 (28.12%) Microsoft
12 100 (26.53%) Scrum
12 100 (26.53%) TDD
13 99 (26.26%) Degree
14 87 (23.08%) OOP
15 80 (21.22%) .NET Framework
16 76 (20.16%) WCF
17 73 (19.36%) Web Services
18 72 (19.10%) Java
19 67 (17.77%) LINQ
19 67 (17.77%) XML
20 64 (16.98%) T-SQL
21 62 (16.45%) SOA
22 60 (15.92%) Mentoring
23 59 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
23 59 (15.65%) WPF
24 54 (14.32%) Git (software)
25 53 (14.06%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.10%) Apache
3 18 (4.77%) IIS
4 11 (2.92%) CMS
4 11 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.65%) Node.js
5 10 (2.65%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.12%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.12%) CICS
7 6 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.33%) nginx
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (1.33%) Jetty
9 4 (1.06%) Lync
9 4 (1.06%) WordPress
9 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.80%) Confluence
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Magento
2 8 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.80%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.33%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.53%) Trello
3 2 (0.53%) Route 53
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.57%) HTTP
2 10 (2.65%) FTP
3 7 (1.86%) IPsec
4 5 (1.33%) DNS
4 5 (1.33%) DHCP
4 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.53%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.53%) VPN
5 2 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.53%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (39.79%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.14%) MySQL
3 38 (10.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (8.75%) Relational Database
6 29 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (5.31%) RavenDB
8 14 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.39%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.39%) DTS
9 9 (2.39%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.12%) Big Data
10 8 (2.12%) DB2
11 7 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.59%) MS Access
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 54 (14.32%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (10.88%) NUnit
4 37 (9.81%) Visual Studio
5 25 (6.63%) Moq
6 22 (5.84%) Subversion
7 20 (5.31%) ReSharper
8 17 (4.51%) Eclipse
9 12 (3.18%) JUnit
10 9 (2.39%) NetBeans
10 9 (2.39%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.12%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.12%) JIRA
11 8 (2.12%) MSTest
11 8 (2.12%) Xcode
12 6 (1.59%) ClearCase
12 6 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.33%) Grunt
14 4 (1.06%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (11.67%) Finance
2 30 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.04%) Retail
4 14 (3.71%) Advertising
5 9 (2.39%) Games
6 6 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.33%) German Language
7 5 (1.33%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.33%) Turkish Language
8 4 (1.06%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 304 (80.64%) Developer
2 112 (29.71%) .NET Developer
3 102 (27.06%) Senior Developer
4 100 (26.53%) C# Developer
5 70 (18.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (15.12%) Software Developer
7 39 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 36 (9.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (8.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 29 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
12 27 (7.16%) Team Leader
13 25 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
14 23 (6.10%) Software Engineer
15 21 (5.57%) Senior C# Developer
15 21 (5.57%) Senior Software Developer
16 20 (5.31%) PHP Developer
17 19 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
17 19 (5.04%) Web Developer
18 16 (4.24%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (55.97%) .NET
2 182 (48.28%) HTML
3 138 (36.60%) CSS
4 132 (35.01%) ASP.NET
5 108 (28.65%) jQuery
6 80 (21.22%) .NET Framework
7 76 (20.16%) WCF
8 73 (19.36%) Web Services
9 67 (17.77%) LINQ
9 67 (17.77%) XML
10 59 (15.65%) WPF
11 53 (14.06%) SOAP
12 50 (13.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (13.00%) WinForms
14 46 (12.20%) Ajax
15 44 (11.67%) REST
16 43 (11.41%) HTML5
17 42 (11.14%) Backbone.js
18 41 (10.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 35 (9.28%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.75%) N-Tier
3 27 (7.16%) Mathematics
4 24 (6.37%) Physics
5 22 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.84%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.71%) iPhone
6 14 (3.71%) iPad
7 9 (2.39%) EPoS
7 9 (2.39%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (2.12%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.86%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.59%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.59%) Replication
11 5 (1.33%) AS400
11 5 (1.33%) GIS
11 5 (1.33%) Clustering
11 5 (1.33%) iSeries
11 5 (1.33%) Blog
11 5 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.47%) Windows
2 34 (9.02%) Linux
3 29 (7.69%) Android
4 28 (7.43%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.18%) UNIX
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (43.50%) MVC
3 137 (36.34%) OO
4 100 (26.53%) Scrum
4 100 (26.53%) TDD
5 87 (23.08%) OOP
6 62 (16.45%) SOA
7 60 (15.92%) Mentoring
8 59 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (12.73%) E-Commerce
10 47 (12.47%) OOD
11 41 (10.88%) Software Engineering
11 41 (10.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 40 (10.61%) Web Development
13 32 (8.49%) Project Management
14 27 (7.16%) Software Testing
15 26 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (6.63%) UML
17 24 (6.37%) Coaching
17 24 (6.37%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 211 (55.97%) C#
2 154 (40.85%) SQL
3 137 (36.34%) JavaScript
4 72 (19.10%) Java
5 64 (16.98%) T-SQL
6 47 (12.47%) VB.NET
7 44 (11.67%) PHP
8 16 (4.24%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.92%) C++
9 11 (2.92%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.39%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.12%) COBOL
13 5 (1.33%) RPG
13 5 (1.33%) C
14 4 (1.06%) Delphi
15 3 (0.80%) VB6
15 3 (0.80%) VB
15 3 (0.80%) Scala
16 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (26.26%) Degree
2 13 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.92%) ISEB
3 11 (2.92%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.06%) MCP
4 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.27%) HND
5 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.41%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.33%) Xen
2 2 (0.53%) Squid
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.86%) Puppet
2 6 (1.59%) CA Endevor
3 5 (1.33%) Ansible
3 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 106 (28.12%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.79%) Oracle
3 17 (4.51%) Google
4 7 (1.86%) Zend
5 6 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.33%) VMware
6 5 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.80%) Informatica
7 3 (0.80%) SAP
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Siebel
8 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.53%) Perforce
9 1 (0.27%) i-GRasp
9 1 (0.27%) Northgate
9 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) HP
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) Sencha
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
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Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus,
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