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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 74 75 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 219 240 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.42% 3.42% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.16% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 186 192 199
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
5364 5776 5909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.81% 82.26% 79.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4281 4649 4895
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +10 147 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Cheshire +3 47 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Merseyside 0 16 £40,000 - 5
Lancashire -14 6 £37,500 -3.22% 3
Cumbria -9 1 £23,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 226 (59.79%) SQL
2 209 (55.29%) C#
3 206 (54.50%) .NET
4 196 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (43.12%) JavaScript
6 150 (39.68%) HTML
7 149 (39.42%) SQL Server
8 146 (38.62%) ASP.NET
9 141 (37.30%) MVC
10 132 (34.92%) OO
11 130 (34.39%) CSS
12 111 (29.37%) Java
13 108 (28.57%) Degree
14 107 (28.31%) .NET Framework
15 106 (28.04%) TDD
16 100 (26.46%) jQuery
17 88 (23.28%) Scrum
17 88 (23.28%) Web Services
18 86 (22.75%) Software Engineering
19 84 (22.22%) Microsoft
20 81 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
21 80 (21.16%) XML
22 63 (16.67%) Ajax
23 62 (16.40%) T-SQL
24 61 (16.14%) Windows
25 56 (14.81%) MySQL
26 53 (14.02%) NUnit
27 51 (13.49%) PHP
28 50 (13.23%) Team Foundation Server
29 49 (12.96%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (7.41%) Apache
2 20 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.70%) Node.js
4 8 (2.12%) IIS
5 5 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.32%) CMS
5 5 (1.32%) Confluence
6 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.06%) FileNet
6 4 (1.06%) Papyrus
6 4 (1.06%) StreamWeaver
6 4 (1.06%) Exstream Dialogue
7 3 (0.79%) WordPress
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.53%) JBoss
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 26 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.12%) MS Office
3 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (4.50%) Magento
2 8 (2.12%) Exstream
3 2 (0.53%) Tridion
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.79%) GitHub
3 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.17%) HTTP
2 6 (1.59%) Wireless
3 4 (1.06%) ATM
4 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.53%) Internet
4 2 (0.53%) GPRS
4 2 (0.53%) UMTS
4 2 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 56 (14.81%) MySQL
3 36 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.17%) Big Data
8 11 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.65%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.38%) DTS
10 9 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.32%) Data Mart
12 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.06%) DB2
14 3 (0.79%) SAP Data Services
15 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (14.02%) NUnit
2 50 (13.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (12.17%) Git (software)
4 34 (8.99%) Visual Studio
5 30 (7.94%) Subversion
6 29 (7.67%) JUnit
7 28 (7.41%) MSTest
8 24 (6.35%) Selenium
9 20 (5.29%) Jenkins
10 19 (5.03%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.70%) Hudson
12 12 (3.17%) Moq
13 9 (2.38%) Eclipse
13 9 (2.38%) PHPUnit
14 8 (2.12%) JIRA
15 7 (1.85%) TestDirector
16 6 (1.59%) SpecFlow
17 5 (1.32%) Calabash
17 5 (1.32%) Jasmine
17 5 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (9.26%) Finance
2 17 (4.50%) Retail
3 12 (3.17%) Back Office
4 8 (2.12%) Games
5 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.32%) Electronics
7 4 (1.06%) Billing
8 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (79.10%) Developer
2 100 (26.46%) .NET Developer
3 95 (25.13%) C# Developer
4 66 (17.46%) Senior Developer
5 59 (15.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (12.43%) Software Developer
7 46 (12.17%) Software Engineer
8 41 (10.85%) Java Developer
9 37 (9.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (7.94%) PHP Developer
11 22 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
12 21 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
13 19 (5.03%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (4.50%) Web Developer
15 15 (3.97%) DBA
16 13 (3.44%) Java Software Developer
16 13 (3.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
17 10 (2.65%) SQL DBA
17 10 (2.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (54.50%) .NET
2 150 (39.68%) HTML
3 146 (38.62%) ASP.NET
4 130 (34.39%) CSS
5 107 (28.31%) .NET Framework
6 100 (26.46%) jQuery
7 88 (23.28%) Web Services
8 81 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 80 (21.16%) XML
10 63 (16.67%) Ajax
11 49 (12.96%) HTML5
11 49 (12.96%) AngularJS
12 44 (11.64%) Entity Framework
13 39 (10.32%) WCF
14 37 (9.79%) SOAP
15 35 (9.26%) REST
16 34 (8.99%) JSON
17 33 (8.73%) J2EE
18 32 (8.47%) LINQ
19 31 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.32%) Mobile App
2 28 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 27 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.61%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.65%) User Experience
8 7 (1.85%) Clustering
8 7 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.59%) Open Source
10 5 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.32%) IVR
10 5 (1.32%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.06%) Replication
12 3 (0.79%) Tandem
13 2 (0.53%) Physics
13 2 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.14%) Windows
2 40 (10.58%) Linux
3 33 (8.73%) Apple iOS
4 31 (8.20%) Android
5 13 (3.44%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.59%) UNIX
7 5 (1.32%) Solaris
7 5 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (37.30%) MVC
3 132 (34.92%) OO
4 106 (28.04%) TDD
5 88 (23.28%) Scrum
6 86 (22.75%) Software Engineering
7 47 (12.43%) OOP
8 44 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (9.79%) E-Commerce
10 34 (8.99%) UML
10 34 (8.99%) Mentoring
11 32 (8.47%) Web Development
12 29 (7.67%) Automated Testing
12 29 (7.67%) OOD
13 25 (6.61%) SOA
14 21 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (5.03%) Mobile Development
16 17 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (4.50%) OO PHP
17 16 (4.23%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (59.79%) SQL
2 209 (55.29%) C#
3 163 (43.12%) JavaScript
4 111 (29.37%) Java
5 62 (16.40%) T-SQL
6 51 (13.49%) PHP
7 47 (12.43%) VB.NET
8 42 (11.11%) C++
9 17 (4.50%) Objective-C
10 11 (2.91%) Ruby
11 10 (2.65%) VB
12 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.85%) C
14 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.06%) VB6
14 4 (1.06%) RPG
14 4 (1.06%) COBOL
14 4 (1.06%) JCL
15 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 108 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.38%) ISEB
4 8 (2.12%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.79%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) OCA
8 1 (0.26%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.17%) QA
2 12 (3.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.43%) Oracle
3 8 (2.12%) Zend
3 8 (2.12%) IBM
3 8 (2.12%) HP
4 7 (1.85%) Perforce
4 7 (1.85%) VMware
5 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.32%) Informatica
6 4 (1.06%) SAP
6 4 (1.06%) webMethods
6 4 (1.06%) Software AG
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe
7 3 (0.79%) BT
7 3 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (0.53%) Facebook
8 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.53%) Ektron
8 2 (0.53%) Google
North West
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £35-45k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago