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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 92 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 198 151 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 2.21% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 2.79% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 170 137 197
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £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
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +26 141 £39,000 +11.42% 26
Cheshire -16 31 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Merseyside +9 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Lancashire -10 8 £35,000 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 225 (61.98%) C#
2 218 (60.06%) .NET
3 216 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (47.93%) HTML
5 160 (44.08%) MVC
6 151 (41.60%) SQL Server
7 139 (38.29%) OO
8 138 (38.02%) CSS
9 134 (36.91%) SQL
10 133 (36.64%) JavaScript
11 129 (35.54%) ASP.NET
12 109 (30.03%) jQuery
13 107 (29.48%) Degree
14 103 (28.37%) Scrum
15 98 (27.00%) TDD
16 92 (25.34%) WCF
17 91 (25.07%) .NET Framework
18 89 (24.52%) Microsoft
19 74 (20.39%) XML
19 74 (20.39%) LINQ
20 73 (20.11%) OOP
21 68 (18.73%) VB.NET
22 65 (17.91%) Web Services
23 63 (17.36%) WPF
24 62 (17.08%) WinForms
25 60 (16.53%) T-SQL
26 59 (16.25%) Java
26 59 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
27 57 (15.70%) OOD
28 56 (15.43%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 22 (6.06%) Apache
3 16 (4.41%) IIS
4 11 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.20%) CICS
6 7 (1.93%) CMS
7 6 (1.65%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.38%) nginx
8 5 (1.38%) Jetty
8 5 (1.38%) Node.js
8 5 (1.38%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.10%) Lync
9 4 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.83%) Confluence
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.38%) Magento
4 4 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (1.10%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) Trello
2 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.38%) Google App Engine
3 5 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.83%) Office 365
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.55%) Route 53
5 2 (0.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.68%) HTTP
2 10 (2.75%) FTP
3 7 (1.93%) IPsec
4 5 (1.38%) DHCP
4 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.38%) DNS
5 2 (0.55%) VPN
5 2 (0.55%) Intranet
5 2 (0.55%) PPTP
5 2 (0.55%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (41.60%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (10.74%) MySQL
5 37 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 21 (5.79%) RavenDB
8 13 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.20%) DB2
11 6 (1.65%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.65%) Big Data
12 4 (1.10%) DTS
12 4 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (16.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (13.77%) Git (software)
3 45 (12.40%) NUnit
4 39 (10.74%) Visual Studio
5 32 (8.82%) Moq
6 21 (5.79%) ReSharper
6 21 (5.79%) Subversion
7 12 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.48%) SpecFlow
8 9 (2.48%) JUnit
9 8 (2.20%) Xcode
10 7 (1.93%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.65%) ClearCase
11 6 (1.65%) JIRA
12 5 (1.38%) MSTest
13 4 (1.10%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (0.83%) Selenium
14 3 (0.83%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (11.85%) Finance
2 29 (7.99%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.96%) Retail
4 8 (2.20%) Games
5 5 (1.38%) German Language
5 5 (1.38%) Italian Language
5 5 (1.38%) Turkish Language
6 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.10%) Advertising
6 4 (1.10%) Marketing
7 3 (0.83%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 299 (82.37%) Developer
2 127 (34.99%) .NET Developer
3 101 (27.82%) C# Developer
4 89 (24.52%) Senior Developer
5 72 (19.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 66 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 41 (11.29%) .NET Software Developer
8 33 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (7.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (7.16%) Senior .NET Developer
11 23 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (6.34%) Team Leader
12 22 (6.06%) Software Engineer
13 21 (5.79%) Java Developer
13 21 (5.79%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (5.51%) iOS Developer
15 19 (5.23%) PHP Developer
16 17 (4.68%) Web Developer
16 17 (4.68%) Senior Software Developer
17 15 (4.13%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (60.06%) .NET
2 174 (47.93%) HTML
3 138 (38.02%) CSS
4 129 (35.54%) ASP.NET
5 109 (30.03%) jQuery
6 92 (25.34%) WCF
7 91 (25.07%) .NET Framework
8 74 (20.39%) XML
8 74 (20.39%) LINQ
9 65 (17.91%) Web Services
10 63 (17.36%) WPF
11 62 (17.08%) WinForms
12 53 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (13.50%) Ajax
14 47 (12.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 43 (11.85%) ADO.NET
16 42 (11.57%) REST
17 37 (10.19%) Backbone.js
18 35 (9.64%) HTML5
19 33 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.64%) Mathematics
3 32 (8.82%) Physics
4 29 (7.99%) N-Tier
5 26 (7.16%) Mobile App
6 22 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.86%) iPad
7 14 (3.86%) iPhone
8 10 (2.75%) EPoS
9 8 (2.20%) Smartphone
9 8 (2.20%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.65%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.38%) iSeries
11 5 (1.38%) Blog
11 5 (1.38%) GIS
11 5 (1.38%) AS400
12 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.55%) Replication
12 2 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.74%) Windows
2 31 (8.54%) Android
3 30 (8.26%) Apple iOS
4 28 (7.71%) Linux
5 13 (3.58%) UNIX
6 2 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (44.08%) MVC
3 139 (38.29%) OO
4 103 (28.37%) Scrum
5 98 (27.00%) TDD
6 73 (20.11%) OOP
7 57 (15.70%) OOD
8 56 (15.43%) Mentoring
9 53 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (14.60%) SOA
10 41 (11.29%) E-Commerce
11 37 (10.19%) Software Engineering
12 36 (9.92%) Web Development
13 35 (9.64%) Domain-Driven Design
14 26 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (7.16%) Refactoring
15 25 (6.89%) iOS Development
16 24 (6.61%) Software Testing
17 23 (6.34%) Project Management
18 22 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 225 (61.98%) C#
2 134 (36.91%) SQL
3 133 (36.64%) JavaScript
4 68 (18.73%) VB.NET
5 60 (16.53%) T-SQL
6 59 (16.25%) Java
7 41 (11.29%) PHP
8 19 (5.23%) Objective-C
9 11 (3.03%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.48%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.20%) C++
11 8 (2.20%) COBOL
12 7 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.38%) RPG
14 4 (1.10%) VB6
14 4 (1.10%) Delphi
14 4 (1.10%) C
14 4 (1.10%) VB
15 3 (0.83%) Scala
16 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (29.48%) Degree
2 11 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 10 (2.75%) ISEB
4 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.10%) CCNP
5 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.10%) MCP
6 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.54%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.38%) Xen
2 2 (0.55%) Squid
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (1.93%) Puppet
2 6 (1.65%) CA Endevor
3 5 (1.38%) Ansible
3 5 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 89 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 53 (14.60%) Oracle
3 18 (4.96%) Google
4 7 (1.93%) Zend
5 5 (1.38%) VMware
6 4 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.83%) Informatica
8 2 (0.55%) Perforce
8 2 (0.55%) HP
8 2 (0.55%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.28%) WSO2
9 1 (0.28%) Sencha
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) i-GRasp
9 1 (0.28%) Northgate
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