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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 95 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 201 198 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 2.92% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 3.63% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 185 180 196
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £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
6315 5451 5652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 80.32% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5292 4577 4871
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 £26,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +20 154 £38,500 +10.00% 26
Cheshire -31 28 £41,500 +3.75% 8
Merseyside +4 16 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Lancashire -14 3 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 210 (55.41%) C#
1 210 (55.41%) .NET
2 207 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (48.28%) HTML
4 164 (43.27%) MVC
5 158 (41.69%) SQL
6 151 (39.84%) SQL Server
7 138 (36.41%) JavaScript
8 137 (36.15%) CSS
8 137 (36.15%) OO
9 132 (34.83%) ASP.NET
10 106 (27.97%) Microsoft
10 106 (27.97%) jQuery
11 101 (26.65%) TDD
12 99 (26.12%) Scrum
12 99 (26.12%) Degree
13 86 (22.69%) OOP
14 81 (21.37%) .NET Framework
15 75 (19.79%) WCF
16 74 (19.53%) Web Services
16 74 (19.53%) Java
17 66 (17.41%) LINQ
17 66 (17.41%) T-SQL
18 65 (17.15%) XML
19 63 (16.62%) SOA
20 60 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
21 59 (15.57%) Mentoring
22 58 (15.30%) WPF
23 54 (14.25%) Git (software)
24 53 (13.98%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 30 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.07%) Apache
3 18 (4.75%) IIS
4 11 (2.90%) CMS
4 11 (2.90%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.64%) Node.js
6 8 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.11%) CICS
7 6 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle Spatial
8 5 (1.32%) nginx
8 5 (1.32%) Jetty
9 4 (1.06%) Lync
9 4 (1.06%) WordPress
9 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.79%) Confluence
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.26%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (2.37%) Magento
2 8 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.53%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.32%) Google App Engine
2 5 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) Route 53
3 2 (0.53%) GitHub
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.53%) Trello
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.54%) HTTP
2 10 (2.64%) FTP
3 7 (1.85%) IPsec
4 5 (1.32%) DNS
4 5 (1.32%) DHCP
4 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.53%) VPN
5 2 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.53%) PPTP
5 2 (0.53%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (39.84%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.82%) MySQL
3 39 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (9.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (8.71%) Relational Database
6 29 (7.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (5.01%) RavenDB
9 15 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.64%) DTS
11 9 (2.37%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.11%) Big Data
12 8 (2.11%) DB2
12 8 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.58%) MS Access
14 6 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (14.25%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (11.08%) NUnit
4 37 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 26 (6.86%) Moq
6 22 (5.80%) Subversion
7 19 (5.01%) ReSharper
8 17 (4.49%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.43%) JUnit
10 9 (2.37%) NetBeans
10 9 (2.37%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.11%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.11%) MSTest
11 8 (2.11%) Xcode
11 8 (2.11%) JIRA
12 6 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.58%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.32%) Grunt
13 5 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.06%) MSBuild
General
1 45 (11.87%) Finance
2 29 (7.65%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.75%) Retail
4 14 (3.69%) Advertising
5 9 (2.37%) Games
6 6 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.32%) German Language
7 5 (1.32%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.32%) Turkish Language
8 4 (1.06%) Marketing
8 4 (1.06%) Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 304 (80.21%) Developer
2 110 (29.02%) .NET Developer
3 102 (26.91%) Senior Developer
4 101 (26.65%) C# Developer
5 70 (18.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (14.78%) Software Developer
7 41 (10.82%) Java Developer
8 36 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (8.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 28 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (7.39%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (7.12%) Team Leader
12 25 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
13 23 (6.07%) Software Engineer
14 21 (5.54%) Senior Software Developer
14 21 (5.54%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
15 19 (5.01%) PHP Developer
15 19 (5.01%) Web Developer
16 18 (4.75%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (55.41%) .NET
2 183 (48.28%) HTML
3 137 (36.15%) CSS
4 132 (34.83%) ASP.NET
5 106 (27.97%) jQuery
6 81 (21.37%) .NET Framework
7 75 (19.79%) WCF
8 74 (19.53%) Web Services
9 66 (17.41%) LINQ
10 65 (17.15%) XML
11 58 (15.30%) WPF
12 53 (13.98%) SOAP
13 51 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 48 (12.66%) WinForms
15 45 (11.87%) Ajax
15 45 (11.87%) REST
16 43 (11.35%) HTML5
17 41 (10.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 41 (10.82%) Backbone.js
18 35 (9.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.71%) N-Tier
3 27 (7.12%) Mathematics
4 24 (6.33%) Physics
5 22 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 21 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.69%) iPad
7 14 (3.69%) iPhone
8 9 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.37%) EPoS
9 8 (2.11%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.85%) Replication
11 6 (1.58%) Clustering
11 6 (1.58%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.32%) GIS
12 5 (1.32%) AS400
12 5 (1.32%) Blog
12 5 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (1.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.66%) Windows
2 34 (8.97%) Linux
3 30 (7.92%) Android
4 29 (7.65%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.17%) UNIX
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (43.27%) MVC
3 137 (36.15%) OO
4 101 (26.65%) TDD
5 99 (26.12%) Scrum
6 86 (22.69%) OOP
7 63 (16.62%) SOA
8 60 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (15.57%) Mentoring
10 48 (12.66%) OOD
11 47 (12.40%) E-Commerce
12 43 (11.35%) Software Engineering
13 41 (10.82%) Domain-Driven Design
13 41 (10.82%) Web Development
14 33 (8.71%) Project Management
15 27 (7.12%) Software Testing
16 26 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (6.60%) UML
18 24 (6.33%) Coaching
19 23 (6.07%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 210 (55.41%) C#
2 158 (41.69%) SQL
3 138 (36.41%) JavaScript
4 74 (19.53%) Java
5 66 (17.41%) T-SQL
6 46 (12.14%) VB.NET
7 43 (11.35%) PHP
8 16 (4.22%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.90%) C++
9 11 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.90%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.11%) COBOL
12 5 (1.32%) RPG
12 5 (1.32%) C
13 4 (1.06%) Delphi
14 3 (0.79%) VB
14 3 (0.79%) VB6
14 3 (0.79%) Scala
15 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (26.12%) Degree
2 13 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.90%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.90%) ISEB
4 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.06%) MCP
4 4 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.26%) HND
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.35%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (1.32%) Xen
1 5 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) Squid
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (1.85%) Puppet
2 6 (1.58%) CA Endevor
3 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.32%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Mesos
4 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.72%) Oracle
3 17 (4.49%) Google
4 7 (1.85%) Zend
5 6 (1.58%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.32%) VMware
6 5 (1.32%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.79%) SAP
7 3 (0.79%) Informatica
8 2 (0.53%) Siebel
8 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.53%) Perforce
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Sencha
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) i-GRasp
9 1 (0.26%) Northgate
9 1 (0.26%) IBM
9 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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