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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 85 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 200 156 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 2.25% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.73% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 160 130 172
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 July 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 July 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 +20 116 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Cheshire +34 58 £40,000 +40.35% 12
Lancashire -19 14 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Merseyside +11 11 £42,500 +2.40% 8
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 224 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (52.74%) .NET
3 218 (52.03%) SQL
4 211 (50.36%) C#
5 173 (41.29%) JavaScript
6 152 (36.28%) HTML
6 152 (36.28%) SQL Server
7 144 (34.37%) OO
8 141 (33.65%) ASP.NET
8 141 (33.65%) Java
9 137 (32.70%) MVC
10 130 (31.03%) CSS
11 128 (30.55%) TDD
12 111 (26.49%) Degree
13 109 (26.01%) .NET Framework
13 109 (26.01%) Web Services
14 99 (23.63%) jQuery
15 98 (23.39%) Scrum
16 90 (21.48%) Microsoft
17 86 (20.53%) SDLC
18 85 (20.29%) Software Engineering
19 80 (19.09%) XML
20 73 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC
21 68 (16.23%) T-SQL
22 65 (15.51%) WCF
23 62 (14.80%) Finance
24 61 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
25 60 (14.32%) AngularJS
25 60 (14.32%) MySQL
26 53 (12.65%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.44%) Apache
2 15 (3.58%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.34%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.39%) Exstream Dialogue
4 10 (2.39%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.91%) IIS
6 7 (1.67%) JBoss
6 7 (1.67%) Papyrus
6 7 (1.67%) StreamWeaver
7 6 (1.43%) CMS
8 5 (1.19%) WordPress
8 5 (1.19%) Confluence
8 5 (1.19%) Node.js
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.95%) FileNet
10 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 38 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.15%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.58%) Magento
2 14 (3.34%) Exstream
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.72%) Tridion
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) SaaS
1 4 (0.95%) GitHub
2 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.39%) HTTP
2 8 (1.91%) Wireless
3 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.95%) ATM
4 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.48%) Telnet
5 2 (0.48%) GPRS
5 2 (0.48%) UMTS
5 2 (0.48%) FTP
5 2 (0.48%) SNMP
6 1 (0.24%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 60 (14.32%) MySQL
3 41 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.91%) DTS
9 7 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.67%) Big Data
10 6 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.19%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.95%) DB2
12 4 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 53 (12.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (12.41%) Visual Studio
3 45 (10.74%) Git (software)
4 44 (10.50%) JUnit
5 35 (8.35%) NUnit
6 34 (8.11%) Selenium
7 26 (6.21%) Jenkins
8 21 (5.01%) Subversion
8 21 (5.01%) MSTest
9 18 (4.30%) TeamCity
10 14 (3.34%) PHPUnit
10 14 (3.34%) Hudson
11 13 (3.10%) JIRA
12 11 (2.63%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.63%) Moq
13 9 (2.15%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.91%) Jasmine
15 7 (1.67%) Maven
16 5 (1.19%) Robotium
16 5 (1.19%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (14.80%) Finance
2 21 (5.01%) Retail
3 15 (3.58%) Back Office
4 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.63%) Games
6 10 (2.39%) Banking
7 8 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.19%) Electronics
9 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) Billing
10 3 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 325 (77.57%) Developer
2 98 (23.39%) .NET Developer
3 89 (21.24%) C# Developer
4 64 (15.27%) Senior Developer
5 60 (14.32%) Java Developer
5 60 (14.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (11.22%) Software Developer
7 38 (9.07%) Software Engineer
8 35 (8.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (7.16%) PHP Developer
10 28 (6.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (4.77%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (4.06%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (3.82%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (3.58%) Analyst
15 14 (3.34%) Web Developer
16 13 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
17 12 (2.86%) DBA
18 11 (2.63%) Java Software Developer
19 10 (2.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (52.74%) .NET
2 152 (36.28%) HTML
3 141 (33.65%) ASP.NET
4 130 (31.03%) CSS
5 109 (26.01%) Web Services
5 109 (26.01%) .NET Framework
6 99 (23.63%) jQuery
7 80 (19.09%) XML
8 73 (17.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 65 (15.51%) WCF
10 60 (14.32%) AngularJS
11 52 (12.41%) Ajax
12 49 (11.69%) J2EE
13 48 (11.46%) Entity Framework
13 48 (11.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (10.98%) HTML5
15 44 (10.50%) REST
16 42 (10.02%) LINQ
17 38 (9.07%) SOAP
17 38 (9.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.50%) Mobile App
2 40 (9.55%) N-Tier
3 30 (7.16%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.77%) User Experience
5 20 (4.77%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.34%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.91%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.67%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.43%) Clustering
9 6 (1.43%) IVR
10 5 (1.19%) Tandem
10 5 (1.19%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.72%) Replication
11 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.48%) Physics
12 2 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.65%) Windows
2 39 (9.31%) Linux
3 28 (6.68%) Apple iOS
4 26 (6.21%) Android
5 12 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.63%) UNIX
7 9 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.48%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.48%) SUSE
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (34.37%) OO
3 137 (32.70%) MVC
4 128 (30.55%) TDD
5 98 (23.39%) Scrum
6 86 (20.53%) SDLC
7 85 (20.29%) Software Engineering
8 61 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (12.17%) OOD
10 48 (11.46%) OOP
11 47 (11.22%) Mentoring
12 46 (10.98%) UML
13 37 (8.83%) E-Commerce
14 28 (6.68%) Web Development
15 26 (6.21%) Automated Testing
16 23 (5.49%) SOA
17 22 (5.25%) Multithreading
18 21 (5.01%) Dependency Injection
18 21 (5.01%) BDD
19 20 (4.77%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 218 (52.03%) SQL
2 211 (50.36%) C#
3 173 (41.29%) JavaScript
4 141 (33.65%) Java
5 68 (16.23%) T-SQL
6 51 (12.17%) PHP
7 43 (10.26%) VB.NET
8 41 (9.79%) C++
9 16 (3.82%) Ruby
10 13 (3.10%) VB
11 12 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.63%) C
13 7 (1.67%) COBOL
13 7 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.67%) JCL
14 6 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.19%) RPG
16 4 (0.95%) VB6
16 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 111 (26.49%) Degree
2 15 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.67%) MCSD
3 7 (1.67%) MCPD
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.72%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) OCA
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.74%) QA
2 13 (3.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
2 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.93%) Oracle
3 14 (3.34%) HP
3 14 (3.34%) IBM
4 9 (2.15%) Perforce
5 6 (1.43%) Adobe
5 6 (1.43%) Zend
6 5 (1.19%) SAP
6 5 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.95%) webMethods
7 4 (0.95%) Software AG
7 4 (0.95%) Informatica
8 3 (0.72%) BT
8 3 (0.72%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.72%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (0.48%) Facebook
9 2 (0.48%) Apple
9 2 (0.48%) Telerik
10 1 (0.24%) Teradata
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