The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 102 93 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 168 186 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.41% 2.52% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.22% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 142 162 128
Average salary £36,250 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5626 5776 5594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.66% 78.33% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4457 4925 4952
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Unit Testing
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +9 111 £38,750 +7.63% 18
Lancashire +17 25 £35,000 +28.65% 2
Cheshire -25 20 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Merseyside -16 11 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 266 (62.88%) C#
2 250 (59.10%) .NET
3 189 (44.68%) SQL
4 184 (43.50%) OO
5 165 (39.01%) SQL Server
5 165 (39.01%) ASP.NET
6 161 (38.06%) MVC
7 156 (36.88%) HTML
8 154 (36.41%) JavaScript
9 141 (33.33%) TDD
10 138 (32.62%) jQuery
11 130 (30.73%) CSS
12 125 (29.55%) Degree
13 118 (27.90%) XML
14 108 (25.53%) Microsoft
15 107 (25.30%) .NET Framework
15 107 (25.30%) WCF
16 97 (22.93%) Scrum
17 96 (22.70%) WinForms
18 86 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (20.33%) T-SQL
18 86 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 83 (19.62%) OOP
20 82 (19.39%) Java
21 80 (18.91%) Web Services
22 74 (17.49%) Software Engineering
23 73 (17.26%) OOD
24 71 (16.78%) WPF
25 69 (16.31%) VB.NET
26 68 (16.08%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.73%) Apache
3 17 (4.02%) IIS
4 9 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.18%) GlassFish
6 4 (0.95%) Lync
6 4 (0.95%) CMS
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.71%) Node.js
7 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.24%) Mule
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
8 1 (0.24%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.47%) MS Project
2 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.95%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Trello
2 9 (2.13%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) Route 53
3 2 (0.47%) GitHub
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.65%) HTTP
2 5 (1.18%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) PPTP
3 2 (0.47%) IPsec
3 2 (0.47%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) VPN
3 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.47%) GPRS
3 2 (0.47%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 60 (14.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (12.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (11.11%) MySQL
5 33 (7.80%) Relational Database
6 29 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.31%) RavenDB
8 10 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.95%) SQLite
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.47%) DTS
11 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.24%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 68 (16.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 43 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 38 (8.98%) Eclipse
4 38 (8.98%) Subversion
5 29 (6.86%) NUnit
6 28 (6.62%) Selenium
7 25 (5.91%) NetBeans
7 25 (5.91%) Ant
8 22 (5.20%) Maven
8 22 (5.20%) Moq
9 14 (3.31%) ReSharper
9 14 (3.31%) JUnit
10 13 (3.07%) Jenkins
11 11 (2.60%) Mercurial
12 10 (2.36%) Hudson
12 10 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.36%) JMeter
13 9 (2.13%) Grunt
14 6 (1.42%) JIRA
General
1 25 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 20 (4.73%) Finance
3 17 (4.02%) Retail
4 11 (2.60%) Marketing
5 6 (1.42%) Games
6 5 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Military
7 2 (0.47%) Legal
7 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 355 (83.92%) Developer
2 127 (30.02%) .NET Developer
3 101 (23.88%) Senior Developer
4 100 (23.64%) C# Developer
5 97 (22.93%) Software Developer
6 70 (16.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (10.40%) .NET Software Developer
8 41 (9.69%) Java Developer
9 36 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (7.33%) Software Engineer
11 31 (7.33%) PHP Developer
11 31 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 25 (5.91%) C# Software Developer
14 23 (5.44%) Web Developer
15 21 (4.96%) Team Leader
15 21 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (4.73%) Senior Software Developer
16 20 (4.73%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (59.10%) .NET
2 165 (39.01%) ASP.NET
3 156 (36.88%) HTML
4 138 (32.62%) jQuery
5 130 (30.73%) CSS
6 118 (27.90%) XML
7 107 (25.30%) .NET Framework
7 107 (25.30%) WCF
8 96 (22.70%) WinForms
9 86 (20.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (18.91%) Web Services
11 71 (16.78%) WPF
12 59 (13.95%) Ajax
13 52 (12.29%) LINQ
14 49 (11.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 48 (11.35%) HTML5
16 44 (10.40%) SOAP
17 41 (9.69%) REST
18 34 (8.04%) ADO.NET
19 31 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 49 (11.58%) N-Tier
3 35 (8.27%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.67%) Physics
5 22 (5.20%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.78%) SystemC
7 14 (3.31%) NHS
8 13 (3.07%) iPhone
8 13 (3.07%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (3.07%) iPad
9 10 (2.36%) Digital Media
10 9 (2.13%) Open Source
11 8 (1.89%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.65%) EPoS
13 6 (1.42%) Smartphone
14 5 (1.18%) W3C
14 5 (1.18%) Social Media
14 5 (1.18%) RIA
15 4 (0.95%) iSeries
15 4 (0.95%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.93%) Windows
2 32 (7.57%) Android
3 27 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.96%) Linux
5 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.36%) UNIX
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.47%) CentOS
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.47%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (43.50%) OO
2 161 (38.06%) MVC
3 141 (33.33%) TDD
4 97 (22.93%) Scrum
5 86 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (19.62%) OOP
7 74 (17.49%) Software Engineering
8 73 (17.26%) OOD
9 54 (12.77%) Web Development
10 53 (12.53%) SOA
11 40 (9.46%) E-Commerce
12 39 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (7.57%) Refactoring
14 27 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (6.15%) UML
16 22 (5.20%) Software Testing
16 22 (5.20%) iOS Development
17 19 (4.49%) Android Development
17 19 (4.49%) Kanban
18 18 (4.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 266 (62.88%) C#
2 189 (44.68%) SQL
3 154 (36.41%) JavaScript
4 86 (20.33%) T-SQL
5 82 (19.39%) Java
6 69 (16.31%) VB.NET
7 51 (12.06%) PHP
8 22 (5.20%) C
9 19 (4.49%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.42%) C++
12 5 (1.18%) VB6
12 5 (1.18%) VB
13 4 (0.95%) Ruby
13 4 (0.95%) Delphi
13 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.95%) RPG
13 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.71%) PHP5
15 2 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (29.55%) Degree
2 12 (2.84%) ISEB
2 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.89%) MCP
6 4 (0.95%) CCNP
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.95%) MCPD
6 4 (0.95%) MCTS
6 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.86%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.18%) Oracle
3 14 (3.31%) Google
4 6 (1.42%) Zend
5 5 (1.18%) Apple
6 4 (0.95%) VMware
6 4 (0.95%) WSO2
7 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.71%) Sencha
7 3 (0.71%) Facebook
8 2 (0.47%) Perforce
8 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.24%) Epicor
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) Telerik
9 1 (0.24%) Twitter
Barrow-In-Furness
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Blue Chip Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Tectre Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per year dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago