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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 110 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 155 224 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 3.45% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 4.20% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 142 185 239
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -33 95 £35,000 -6.66% 31
Cheshire -15 37 £40,000 - 7
Merseyside +3 14 £41,000 +25.19% 2
Lancashire -25 8 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 194 (54.80%) SQL
2 186 (52.54%) .NET
3 185 (52.26%) C#
4 180 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (49.44%) HTML
6 150 (42.37%) MVC
7 147 (41.53%) SQL Server
8 146 (41.24%) ASP.NET
8 146 (41.24%) CSS
9 141 (39.83%) JavaScript
10 124 (35.03%) OO
11 99 (27.97%) Microsoft
12 98 (27.68%) jQuery
13 89 (25.14%) Scrum
14 86 (24.29%) Java
15 83 (23.45%) .NET Framework
16 78 (22.03%) TDD
17 75 (21.19%) Degree
18 69 (19.49%) T-SQL
18 69 (19.49%) Windows
19 68 (19.21%) Software Engineering
19 68 (19.21%) Ajax
20 67 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 65 (18.36%) Web Services
21 65 (18.36%) XML
22 62 (17.51%) OOP
23 59 (16.67%) SOAP
24 52 (14.69%) NUnit
25 48 (13.56%) HTML5
25 48 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.78%) Apache
2 22 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.93%) Node.js
4 13 (3.67%) IIS
5 12 (3.39%) CMS
6 10 (2.82%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.54%) Umbraco
8 8 (2.26%) CICS
9 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.13%) Jetty
10 4 (1.13%) WordPress
10 4 (1.13%) nginx
10 4 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.85%) Confluence
12 2 (0.56%) JBoss
13 1 (0.28%) FileNet
Applications
1 21 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (4.80%) Magento
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.13%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.28%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.78%) HTTP
2 9 (2.54%) FTP
3 4 (1.13%) IPsec
3 4 (1.13%) DNS
3 4 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.13%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (41.53%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.30%) MySQL
3 33 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.52%) NoSQL
8 15 (4.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (3.95%) Big Data
10 12 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.82%) DB2
12 9 (2.54%) DTS
13 8 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.69%) MS Access
16 4 (1.13%) MongoDB
16 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
18 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (14.69%) NUnit
2 48 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (8.19%) Git (software)
4 28 (7.91%) Subversion
5 25 (7.06%) JUnit
6 17 (4.80%) Visual Studio
6 17 (4.80%) MSTest
7 16 (4.52%) Moq
8 14 (3.95%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.54%) NetBeans
10 8 (2.26%) JIRA
10 8 (2.26%) TestDirector
11 7 (1.98%) Selenium
11 7 (1.98%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.98%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.69%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.41%) Grunt
13 5 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.13%) MSBuild
14 4 (1.13%) Redmine
General
1 43 (12.15%) Finance
2 16 (4.52%) Retail
3 15 (4.24%) Advertising
4 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.13%) German Language
6 4 (1.13%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.13%) Turkish Language
6 4 (1.13%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Billing
7 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 278 (78.53%) Developer
2 93 (26.27%) .NET Developer
3 86 (24.29%) C# Developer
4 72 (20.34%) Senior Developer
5 57 (16.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (14.41%) Java Developer
7 39 (11.02%) Software Developer
7 39 (11.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (9.04%) Software Engineer
9 29 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (7.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (7.63%) PHP Developer
12 25 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
13 23 (6.50%) DBA
14 18 (5.08%) Web Developer
14 18 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
15 15 (4.24%) Java Software Developer
15 15 (4.24%) Administrator
15 15 (4.24%) Senior Java Software Developer
16 14 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (52.54%) .NET
2 175 (49.44%) HTML
3 146 (41.24%) ASP.NET
3 146 (41.24%) CSS
4 98 (27.68%) jQuery
5 83 (23.45%) .NET Framework
6 68 (19.21%) Ajax
7 67 (18.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (18.36%) Web Services
8 65 (18.36%) XML
9 59 (16.67%) SOAP
10 48 (13.56%) HTML5
11 39 (11.02%) J2EE
11 39 (11.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 36 (10.17%) LINQ
13 34 (9.60%) WCF
14 32 (9.04%) CSS3
14 32 (9.04%) WinForms
15 30 (8.47%) REST
16 29 (8.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.93%) N-Tier
4 15 (4.24%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (3.95%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.39%) Physics
7 9 (2.54%) Clustering
8 7 (1.98%) Replication
8 7 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.69%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.41%) EPoS
10 5 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.13%) Blog
12 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.85%) STB
13 2 (0.56%) FMCG
14 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.28%) Open Source
14 1 (0.28%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.49%) Windows
2 40 (11.30%) Linux
3 30 (8.47%) Android
3 30 (8.47%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.54%) UNIX
5 5 (1.41%) Solaris
5 5 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.28%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (42.37%) MVC
3 124 (35.03%) OO
4 89 (25.14%) Scrum
5 78 (22.03%) TDD
6 68 (19.21%) Software Engineering
7 62 (17.51%) OOP
8 43 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (12.15%) E-Commerce
9 41 (11.58%) SOA
10 32 (9.04%) Mentoring
11 31 (8.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 26 (7.34%) Web Development
12 26 (7.34%) Change Management
13 25 (7.06%) UML
13 25 (7.06%) Coaching
13 25 (7.06%) OO PHP
14 24 (6.78%) Automated Testing
14 24 (6.78%) OOD
15 23 (6.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 194 (54.80%) SQL
2 185 (52.26%) C#
3 141 (39.83%) JavaScript
4 86 (24.29%) Java
5 69 (19.49%) T-SQL
6 40 (11.30%) VB.NET
7 39 (11.02%) PHP
8 29 (8.19%) C++
9 10 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.54%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.26%) COBOL
12 7 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.13%) C
14 2 (0.56%) RPG
15 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (21.19%) Degree
2 20 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.67%) ISEB
4 12 (3.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.28%) HND
6 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.28%) QA
2 4 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.13%) Xen
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.13%) Ansible
2 4 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 99 (27.97%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.58%) Oracle
3 12 (3.39%) VMware
4 11 (3.11%) Zend
5 6 (1.69%) Google
6 5 (1.41%) Informatica
6 5 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.56%) Ektron
8 2 (0.56%) BT
8 2 (0.56%) Perforce
8 2 (0.56%) Siebel
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
8 2 (0.56%) HP
8 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.28%) Software AG
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) webMethods
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago