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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 101 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 182 156 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 2.22% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.87% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 149 134 188
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
6084 5443 5726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.66% 77.49% 77.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4828 4601 4991
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 £27,000 £26,419
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +26 117 £39,000 +11.42% 16
Cheshire -28 25 £36,250 +3.57% 6
Lancashire +6 20 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside -1 19 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 245 (64.30%) C#
2 226 (59.32%) .NET
3 162 (42.52%) MVC
4 157 (41.21%) HTML
5 152 (39.90%) OO
6 150 (39.37%) SQL
7 149 (39.11%) SQL Server
8 137 (35.96%) JavaScript
8 137 (35.96%) ASP.NET
9 125 (32.81%) CSS
10 116 (30.45%) TDD
11 114 (29.92%) jQuery
12 112 (29.40%) Degree
13 106 (27.82%) WCF
14 97 (25.46%) Microsoft
15 94 (24.67%) Scrum
16 92 (24.15%) .NET Framework
17 90 (23.62%) XML
18 79 (20.73%) WinForms
19 73 (19.16%) Web Services
20 71 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
20 71 (18.64%) WPF
21 70 (18.37%) Java
22 68 (17.85%) T-SQL
22 68 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
23 67 (17.59%) OOP
24 64 (16.80%) OOD
25 63 (16.54%) LINQ
26 60 (15.75%) VB.NET
27 59 (15.49%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.51%) Apache
3 12 (3.15%) IIS
4 10 (2.62%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.31%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (1.05%) CMS
7 4 (1.05%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.05%) Lync
8 3 (0.79%) Node.js
8 3 (0.79%) Jetty
8 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.79%) nginx
8 3 (0.79%) Confluence
8 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.26%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.26%) FileNet
Applications
1 30 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.05%) osCommerce
3 4 (1.05%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.15%) Trello
2 7 (1.84%) Office 365
3 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.79%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.52%) Route 53
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.15%) HTTP
2 6 (1.57%) FTP
3 5 (1.31%) IPsec
4 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.79%) DNS
5 3 (0.79%) DHCP
6 2 (0.52%) GPRS
6 2 (0.52%) UMTS
6 2 (0.52%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.52%) Intranet
6 2 (0.52%) PPTP
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (39.11%) SQL Server
2 57 (14.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (11.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (10.76%) MySQL
5 36 (9.45%) Relational Database
6 34 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (5.51%) RavenDB
8 12 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.05%) SQLite
11 3 (0.79%) DTS
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.52%) Big Data
12 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 54 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (12.07%) Visual Studio
3 44 (11.55%) Git (software)
4 36 (9.45%) NUnit
5 27 (7.09%) Moq
6 26 (6.82%) Subversion
7 24 (6.30%) Eclipse
8 21 (5.51%) ReSharper
9 15 (3.94%) Selenium
10 12 (3.15%) Ant
11 11 (2.89%) NetBeans
12 10 (2.62%) JUnit
12 10 (2.62%) Maven
12 10 (2.62%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.36%) Jenkins
14 8 (2.10%) Xcode
15 6 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (1.57%) JIRA
16 4 (1.05%) JMeter
16 4 (1.05%) Grunt
General
1 27 (7.09%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.82%) Finance
3 18 (4.72%) Retail
4 11 (2.89%) Marketing
5 8 (2.10%) Games
6 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Legal
7 3 (0.79%) German Language
7 3 (0.79%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.79%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 318 (83.46%) Developer
2 124 (32.55%) .NET Developer
3 99 (25.98%) C# Developer
4 87 (22.83%) Senior Developer
5 83 (21.78%) Software Developer
6 70 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 44 (11.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 30 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 26 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (6.30%) Java Developer
12 23 (6.04%) PHP Developer
12 23 (6.04%) Senior C# Developer
13 22 (5.77%) Team Leader
14 21 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (5.25%) iOS Developer
16 17 (4.46%) Senior Software Developer
17 15 (3.94%) Systems Developer
17 15 (3.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (59.32%) .NET
2 157 (41.21%) HTML
3 137 (35.96%) ASP.NET
4 125 (32.81%) CSS
5 114 (29.92%) jQuery
6 106 (27.82%) WCF
7 92 (24.15%) .NET Framework
8 90 (23.62%) XML
9 79 (20.73%) WinForms
10 73 (19.16%) Web Services
11 71 (18.64%) WPF
12 68 (17.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 63 (16.54%) LINQ
14 51 (13.39%) Ajax
15 45 (11.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 44 (11.55%) REST
17 39 (10.24%) ADO.NET
18 36 (9.45%) HTML5
19 34 (8.92%) SOAP
20 27 (7.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.65%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.55%) N-Tier
3 32 (8.40%) Mobile App
4 29 (7.61%) Mathematics
4 29 (7.61%) Physics
5 14 (3.67%) iPhone
5 14 (3.67%) NHS
5 14 (3.67%) iPad
6 12 (3.15%) SystemC
7 9 (2.36%) EPoS
7 9 (2.36%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.10%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.31%) GIS
9 5 (1.31%) AS400
9 5 (1.31%) iSeries
9 5 (1.31%) Open Source
9 5 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.31%) Social Media
10 4 (1.05%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (9.45%) Windows
2 31 (8.14%) Android
3 26 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 23 (6.04%) Linux
5 12 (3.15%) UNIX
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.52%) CentOS
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (42.52%) MVC
2 152 (39.90%) OO
3 116 (30.45%) TDD
4 94 (24.67%) Scrum
5 71 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (17.59%) OOP
7 64 (16.80%) OOD
8 52 (13.65%) Software Engineering
9 49 (12.86%) SOA
10 47 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (11.29%) Web Development
12 39 (10.24%) E-Commerce
13 32 (8.40%) Refactoring
14 29 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (7.61%) Software Testing
15 24 (6.30%) Domain-Driven Design
16 23 (6.04%) iOS Development
17 22 (5.77%) UML
17 22 (5.77%) Project Management
18 21 (5.51%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 245 (64.30%) C#
2 150 (39.37%) SQL
3 137 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.37%) Java
5 68 (17.85%) T-SQL
6 60 (15.75%) VB.NET
7 44 (11.55%) PHP
8 19 (4.99%) Objective-C
9 18 (4.72%) C
10 12 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.31%) RPG
12 5 (1.31%) C++
12 5 (1.31%) VB6
12 5 (1.31%) VB
13 4 (1.05%) Delphi
14 3 (0.79%) Ruby
14 3 (0.79%) Scala
14 3 (0.79%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 112 (29.40%) Degree
2 12 (3.15%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.89%) ISEB
4 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.05%) MCP
5 4 (1.05%) CCNP
6 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.66%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Xen
1 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) Squid
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Puppet
2 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.79%) Ansible
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 97 (25.46%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.49%) Oracle
3 19 (4.99%) Google
4 5 (1.31%) Zend
4 5 (1.31%) Apple
5 3 (0.79%) VMware
5 3 (0.79%) Sencha
5 3 (0.79%) Facebook
6 2 (0.52%) WSO2
6 2 (0.52%) Perforce
6 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) Informatica
7 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
7 1 (0.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe
7 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.26%) Telerik
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