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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 118 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 151 230 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.08% 3.43% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 4.24% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 144 191 222
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £43,400
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
6026 5429 6354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.88% 80.98% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5180 4514 5597
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -22 107 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Cheshire -29 27 £40,000 - 4
Merseyside -9 9 £34,500 +0.72% 2
Lancashire -19 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 190 (53.37%) .NET
2 186 (52.25%) C#
3 185 (51.97%) HTML
4 179 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (49.44%) SQL
6 153 (42.98%) CSS
6 153 (42.98%) MVC
7 140 (39.33%) ASP.NET
8 139 (39.04%) JavaScript
9 135 (37.92%) SQL Server
10 128 (35.96%) OO
11 101 (28.37%) Microsoft
12 99 (27.81%) jQuery
13 82 (23.03%) Scrum
14 78 (21.91%) TDD
15 73 (20.51%) .NET Framework
15 73 (20.51%) Java
16 70 (19.66%) OOP
17 68 (19.10%) Degree
18 65 (18.26%) Windows
19 64 (17.98%) Web Services
20 63 (17.70%) T-SQL
21 57 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC
21 57 (16.01%) XML
22 56 (15.73%) SOAP
22 56 (15.73%) Ajax
23 51 (14.33%) NUnit
23 51 (14.33%) HTML5
24 50 (14.04%) Software Engineering
25 49 (13.76%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 26 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.46%) Apache
3 19 (5.34%) Node.js
4 12 (3.37%) IIS
4 12 (3.37%) CMS
5 9 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.25%) CICS
7 5 (1.40%) nginx
7 5 (1.40%) Jetty
8 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.12%) WordPress
8 4 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (0.84%) Confluence
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.65%) Magento
2 8 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.40%) Google App Engine
2 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.56%) Route 53
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.74%) HTTP
2 10 (2.81%) FTP
3 7 (1.97%) IPsec
4 5 (1.40%) DNS
4 5 (1.40%) DHCP
4 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.56%) VPN
5 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.56%) PPTP
6 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.67%) MySQL
2 38 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 28 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (3.93%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.93%) Big Data
9 12 (3.37%) RavenDB
10 9 (2.53%) DTS
11 8 (2.25%) DB2
12 7 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.69%) MS Access
14 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (14.33%) NUnit
2 48 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (10.96%) Git (software)
4 28 (7.87%) Subversion
5 27 (7.58%) Visual Studio
6 19 (5.34%) JUnit
6 19 (5.34%) Moq
7 13 (3.65%) MSTest
8 12 (3.37%) ReSharper
8 12 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.53%) NetBeans
10 8 (2.25%) JIRA
11 7 (1.97%) TestDirector
12 6 (1.69%) ClearCase
12 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.40%) Grunt
13 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.40%) Xcode
14 4 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 49 (13.76%) Finance
2 22 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.78%) Retail
4 14 (3.93%) Advertising
5 6 (1.69%) Games
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.40%) German Language
6 5 (1.40%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.40%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.12%) Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 279 (78.37%) Developer
2 99 (27.81%) .NET Developer
3 87 (24.44%) C# Developer
4 71 (19.94%) Senior Developer
5 61 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (13.48%) Java Developer
7 39 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (10.39%) Software Developer
9 29 (8.15%) Software Engineer
9 29 (8.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (7.58%) Senior .NET Developer
11 22 (6.18%) Team Leader
12 21 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
12 21 (5.90%) DBA
13 20 (5.62%) PHP Developer
14 18 (5.06%) Web Developer
15 17 (4.78%) Senior Software Developer
15 17 (4.78%) .NET Software Developer
16 15 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
16 15 (4.21%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (53.37%) .NET
2 185 (51.97%) HTML
3 153 (42.98%) CSS
4 140 (39.33%) ASP.NET
5 99 (27.81%) jQuery
6 73 (20.51%) .NET Framework
7 64 (17.98%) Web Services
8 57 (16.01%) XML
8 57 (16.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (15.73%) SOAP
9 56 (15.73%) Ajax
10 51 (14.33%) HTML5
11 42 (11.80%) LINQ
12 38 (10.67%) WPF
13 36 (10.11%) WCF
14 35 (9.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 35 (9.83%) Backbone.js
15 34 (9.55%) WinForms
15 34 (9.55%) J2EE
16 31 (8.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.06%) Mathematics
4 15 (4.21%) Physics
4 15 (4.21%) N-Tier
5 14 (3.93%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (3.09%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.97%) EPoS
7 7 (1.97%) Replication
7 7 (1.97%) Clustering
8 6 (1.69%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.69%) iPad
8 6 (1.69%) iPhone
9 5 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.40%) Blog
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) GIS
12 2 (0.56%) AS400
12 2 (0.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 65 (18.26%) Windows
2 39 (10.96%) Linux
3 27 (7.58%) Android
3 27 (7.58%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.37%) UNIX
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.84%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (42.98%) MVC
3 128 (35.96%) OO
4 82 (23.03%) Scrum
5 78 (21.91%) TDD
6 70 (19.66%) OOP
7 50 (14.04%) Software Engineering
8 48 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (11.80%) SOA
10 41 (11.52%) E-Commerce
10 41 (11.52%) Domain-Driven Design
11 37 (10.39%) Mentoring
12 31 (8.71%) OOD
13 29 (8.15%) Software Testing
14 27 (7.58%) Automated Testing
15 26 (7.30%) OO PHP
16 25 (7.02%) Coaching
16 25 (7.02%) Web Development
17 24 (6.74%) Change Management
17 24 (6.74%) UML
Programming Languages
1 186 (52.25%) C#
2 176 (49.44%) SQL
3 139 (39.04%) JavaScript
4 73 (20.51%) Java
5 63 (17.70%) T-SQL
6 40 (11.24%) VB.NET
7 37 (10.39%) PHP
8 22 (6.18%) C++
9 12 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.81%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.25%) COBOL
11 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.69%) C
13 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.56%) RPG
14 2 (0.56%) Scala
15 1 (0.28%) Clojure
15 1 (0.28%) Groovy
15 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 68 (19.10%) Degree
2 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.49%) ISEB
4 15 (4.21%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.28%) HND
5 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.36%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) Xen
1 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) Squid
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 6 (1.69%) CA Endevor
3 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.40%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 101 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.64%) Oracle
3 12 (3.37%) VMware
3 12 (3.37%) Google
4 9 (2.53%) Zend
5 5 (1.40%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.12%) Informatica
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.56%) SAP
7 2 (0.56%) Siebel
7 2 (0.56%) Ektron
7 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.56%) Perforce
7 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.28%) i-GRasp
8 1 (0.28%) Northgate
8 1 (0.28%) Twitter
8 1 (0.28%) IBM
8 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Blue Chip Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Altrincham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago