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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 99 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 172 176 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 2.41% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.09% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 143 153 144
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,200 £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
5625 5698 5693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.83% 77.86% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 4855 5018
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 22 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 22 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 +14 114 £39,000 +6.84% 10
Lancashire +12 22 £35,000 +22.36% 2
Cheshire -12 22 £32,500 - 4
Merseyside -14 13 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 267 (63.27%) C#
2 251 (59.48%) .NET
3 186 (44.08%) SQL
4 180 (42.65%) OO
5 165 (39.10%) MVC
6 161 (38.15%) SQL Server
7 160 (37.91%) HTML
8 158 (37.44%) ASP.NET
9 152 (36.02%) JavaScript
10 139 (32.94%) TDD
11 134 (31.75%) jQuery
12 131 (31.04%) CSS
13 126 (29.86%) Degree
14 110 (26.07%) Microsoft
15 109 (25.83%) XML
16 106 (25.12%) .NET Framework
16 106 (25.12%) WCF
17 99 (23.46%) Scrum
18 93 (22.04%) WinForms
19 83 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
20 82 (19.43%) OOP
20 82 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
21 81 (19.19%) T-SQL
22 80 (18.96%) Java
23 78 (18.48%) Web Services
24 75 (17.77%) OOD
25 74 (17.54%) Software Engineering
26 72 (17.06%) WPF
27 65 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
28 64 (15.17%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.50%) Apache
3 15 (3.55%) IIS
4 9 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.18%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.18%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.95%) CMS
6 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.95%) Lync
7 3 (0.71%) Node.js
7 3 (0.71%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.71%) Confluence
7 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
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 (8.29%) 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
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.95%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.71%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Trello
2 9 (2.13%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.47%) Route 53
3 2 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.66%) HTTP
2 3 (0.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) IPsec
3 2 (0.47%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) VPN
3 2 (0.47%) GPRS
3 2 (0.47%) UMTS
3 2 (0.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.47%) PPTP
3 2 (0.47%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (38.15%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (12.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (10.90%) MySQL
5 34 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 30 (7.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (4.50%) RavenDB
8 11 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.95%) SQLite
10 3 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.47%) DTS
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 65 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (11.85%) Visual Studio
3 47 (11.14%) Git (software)
4 35 (8.29%) Subversion
4 35 (8.29%) Eclipse
5 31 (7.35%) NUnit
6 24 (5.69%) Selenium
7 23 (5.45%) Moq
8 22 (5.21%) Ant
8 22 (5.21%) NetBeans
9 19 (4.50%) ReSharper
9 19 (4.50%) Maven
10 13 (3.08%) JUnit
11 11 (2.61%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.37%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.13%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.90%) JMeter
14 8 (1.90%) Hudson
15 7 (1.66%) Grunt
15 7 (1.66%) Xcode
General
1 28 (6.64%) Telecoms
2 21 (4.98%) Finance
3 17 (4.03%) Retail
4 11 (2.61%) Marketing
5 7 (1.66%) 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%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 350 (82.94%) Developer
2 128 (30.33%) .NET Developer
3 102 (24.17%) C# Developer
4 101 (23.93%) Senior Developer
5 92 (21.80%) Software Developer
6 72 (17.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 43 (10.19%) .NET Software Developer
8 38 (9.00%) Java Developer
9 35 (8.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (8.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (7.82%) Software Engineer
12 29 (6.87%) PHP Developer
13 27 (6.40%) Senior C# Developer
13 27 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (6.16%) C# Software Developer
15 25 (5.92%) Team Leader
16 23 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
17 21 (4.98%) iOS Developer
17 21 (4.98%) Web Developer
18 19 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (59.48%) .NET
2 160 (37.91%) HTML
3 158 (37.44%) ASP.NET
4 134 (31.75%) jQuery
5 131 (31.04%) CSS
6 109 (25.83%) XML
7 106 (25.12%) .NET Framework
7 106 (25.12%) WCF
8 93 (22.04%) WinForms
9 82 (19.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 78 (18.48%) Web Services
11 72 (17.06%) WPF
12 58 (13.74%) LINQ
13 56 (13.27%) Ajax
14 49 (11.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 45 (10.66%) HTML5
16 43 (10.19%) REST
17 41 (9.72%) SOAP
18 35 (8.29%) ADO.NET
19 29 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 48 (11.37%) N-Tier
3 35 (8.29%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.92%) Physics
5 24 (5.69%) Mathematics
6 16 (3.79%) SystemC
7 14 (3.32%) NHS
7 14 (3.32%) iPhone
7 14 (3.32%) iPad
8 11 (2.61%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (2.13%) Digital Media
9 9 (2.13%) Open Source
9 9 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.90%) EPoS
11 7 (1.66%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.18%) iSeries
12 5 (1.18%) Social Media
12 5 (1.18%) GIS
12 5 (1.18%) AS400
13 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.48%) Windows
2 31 (7.35%) Android
3 26 (6.16%) Apple iOS
4 20 (4.74%) Linux
5 11 (2.61%) UNIX
6 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.47%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (42.65%) OO
2 165 (39.10%) MVC
3 139 (32.94%) TDD
4 99 (23.46%) Scrum
5 83 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (19.43%) OOP
7 75 (17.77%) OOD
8 74 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 53 (12.56%) SOA
10 49 (11.61%) Web Development
11 44 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (9.48%) E-Commerce
13 32 (7.58%) Refactoring
14 27 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (5.92%) UML
16 24 (5.69%) Software Testing
17 22 (5.21%) iOS Development
18 20 (4.74%) Domain-Driven Design
19 19 (4.50%) Kanban
19 19 (4.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 267 (63.27%) C#
2 186 (44.08%) SQL
3 152 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 81 (19.19%) T-SQL
5 80 (18.96%) Java
6 64 (15.17%) VB.NET
7 49 (11.61%) PHP
8 23 (5.45%) C
9 20 (4.74%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.42%) C++
12 5 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.18%) RPG
12 5 (1.18%) VB
12 5 (1.18%) VB6
13 4 (0.95%) Ruby
13 4 (0.95%) Delphi
14 3 (0.71%) PHP5
15 2 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 126 (29.86%) Degree
2 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.61%) ISEB
3 11 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.90%) MCP
5 7 (1.66%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.95%) MCPD
6 4 (0.95%) MCTS
6 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.95%) CCNP
7 3 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.35%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
1 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.69%) Oracle
3 15 (3.55%) Google
4 6 (1.42%) Zend
5 5 (1.18%) Apple
6 4 (0.95%) WSO2
7 3 (0.71%) Facebook
7 3 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.71%) Sencha
7 3 (0.71%) VMware
8 2 (0.47%) Perforce
8 2 (0.47%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.24%) Twitter
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Epicor
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
9 1 (0.24%) Telerik
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 6 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: 8 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Crewe
Tectre Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per year dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago