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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 86 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 196 250 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.84% 3.75% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 4.52% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 176 216 218
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5727 5529 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.10% 82.86% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 4573 5059
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 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 3 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 -16 119 £40,000 +6.66% 36
Cheshire +13 49 £38,500 -3.75% 12
Merseyside -2 20 £41,000 +20.58% 2
Lancashire -20 7 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 222 (59.68%) SQL
2 199 (53.49%) C#
3 196 (52.69%) .NET
4 180 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (46.77%) HTML
6 158 (42.47%) SQL Server
7 153 (41.13%) ASP.NET
8 152 (40.86%) MVC
9 147 (39.52%) JavaScript
10 140 (37.63%) CSS
11 123 (33.06%) OO
12 103 (27.69%) Microsoft
13 101 (27.15%) jQuery
14 100 (26.88%) Java
15 95 (25.54%) .NET Framework
16 89 (23.92%) Scrum
17 88 (23.66%) Degree
17 88 (23.66%) TDD
18 78 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
19 77 (20.70%) Web Services
20 74 (19.89%) Windows
21 73 (19.62%) Ajax
22 72 (19.35%) T-SQL
23 70 (18.82%) Software Engineering
24 64 (17.20%) SOAP
24 64 (17.20%) XML
25 60 (16.13%) OOP
26 51 (13.71%) NUnit
26 51 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
27 50 (13.44%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (6.45%) Apache
2 21 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.38%) Node.js
4 13 (3.49%) IIS
5 11 (2.96%) CMS
6 8 (2.15%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.34%) Confluence
8 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.08%) WordPress
8 4 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.81%) FileNet
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.54%) JBoss
10 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.27%) CICS
11 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.27%) Jetty
11 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.34%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (5.65%) Magento
2 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.81%) Exstream
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.11%) HTTP
2 3 (0.81%) ATM
3 2 (0.54%) GPRS
3 2 (0.54%) UMTS
3 2 (0.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) DHCP
4 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (42.47%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.37%) MySQL
3 34 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (7.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (3.49%) Big Data
9 11 (2.96%) DTS
10 10 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.61%) MS Access
13 5 (1.34%) DB2
13 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 51 (13.71%) NUnit
1 51 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (8.33%) Subversion
2 31 (8.33%) JUnit
3 30 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.18%) Visual Studio
5 21 (5.65%) MSTest
6 18 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.23%) Selenium
7 12 (3.23%) Moq
8 11 (2.96%) TeamCity
9 9 (2.42%) JIRA
9 9 (2.42%) NetBeans
10 8 (2.15%) TestDirector
10 8 (2.15%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.88%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.61%) Hudson
13 5 (1.34%) Redmine
14 4 (1.08%) MSBuild
14 4 (1.08%) Grunt
General
1 29 (7.80%) Finance
2 15 (4.03%) Advertising
3 11 (2.96%) Retail
3 11 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.08%) Billing
5 3 (0.81%) Back Office
5 3 (0.81%) Games
6 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
7 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.27%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (81.45%) Developer
2 103 (27.69%) .NET Developer
3 96 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 81 (21.77%) Senior Developer
5 63 (16.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (15.86%) Java Developer
7 50 (13.44%) Software Developer
8 40 (10.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (9.14%) PHP Developer
10 32 (8.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 31 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 29 (7.80%) Software Engineer
13 27 (7.26%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (6.99%) DBA
15 23 (6.18%) Senior Software Developer
16 20 (5.38%) Web Developer
17 19 (5.11%) Administrator
18 16 (4.30%) SQL DBA
18 16 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
18 16 (4.30%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (52.69%) .NET
2 174 (46.77%) HTML
3 153 (41.13%) ASP.NET
4 140 (37.63%) CSS
5 101 (27.15%) jQuery
6 95 (25.54%) .NET Framework
7 78 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 77 (20.70%) Web Services
9 73 (19.62%) Ajax
10 64 (17.20%) SOAP
10 64 (17.20%) XML
11 45 (12.10%) HTML5
12 42 (11.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 40 (10.75%) LINQ
14 39 (10.48%) J2EE
15 38 (10.22%) REST
16 32 (8.60%) JSON
17 31 (8.33%) AngularJS
18 30 (8.06%) WinForms
19 29 (7.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.26%) N-Tier
1 27 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.57%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (3.49%) Clustering
6 12 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.69%) Replication
8 8 (2.15%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.15%) Physics
9 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.81%) User Experience
11 3 (0.81%) EPoS
11 3 (0.81%) STB
12 2 (0.54%) FMCG
12 2 (0.54%) Tandem
13 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.89%) Windows
2 39 (10.48%) Linux
3 34 (9.14%) Android
3 34 (9.14%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (1.88%) UNIX
6 6 (1.61%) Solaris
7 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (40.86%) MVC
3 123 (33.06%) OO
4 89 (23.92%) Scrum
5 88 (23.66%) TDD
6 70 (18.82%) Software Engineering
7 60 (16.13%) OOP
8 43 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (11.02%) E-Commerce
10 36 (9.68%) SOA
11 32 (8.60%) Web Development
12 29 (7.80%) Change Management
13 27 (7.26%) UML
13 27 (7.26%) Domain-Driven Design
14 25 (6.72%) OO PHP
15 24 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (5.91%) Automated Testing
18 21 (5.65%) Data Transformation
18 21 (5.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 222 (59.68%) SQL
2 199 (53.49%) C#
3 147 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 100 (26.88%) Java
5 72 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 46 (12.37%) PHP
7 41 (11.02%) VB.NET
8 33 (8.87%) C++
9 12 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.42%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.08%) RPG
12 4 (1.08%) C
13 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.54%) VB
14 2 (0.54%) VB6
15 1 (0.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 88 (23.66%) Degree
2 21 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.23%) VCP4
4 11 (2.96%) ISEB
5 10 (2.69%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.27%) HND
8 1 (0.27%) OCA
8 1 (0.27%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.17%) QA
2 9 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Xen
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 103 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.44%) Oracle
3 11 (2.96%) Zend
4 9 (2.42%) VMware
5 6 (1.61%) Informatica
6 5 (1.34%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.34%) SAP
7 4 (1.08%) Perforce
7 4 (1.08%) HP
7 4 (1.08%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.81%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (0.81%) Software AG
8 3 (0.81%) webMethods
8 3 (0.81%) BT
8 3 (0.81%) IBM
8 3 (0.81%) Google
9 2 (0.54%) Siebel
9 2 (0.54%) Apple
9 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits + training
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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