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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 99 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 171 177 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.62% 2.47% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 2.97% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 133 147 143
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 £33,600 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -19 81 £42,500 +7.59% 20
Cheshire +37 58 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Lancashire -12 16 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Merseyside +14 15 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 215 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (50.50%) SQL
3 200 (50.00%) .NET
4 192 (48.00%) C#
5 169 (42.25%) JavaScript
6 150 (37.50%) HTML
7 140 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 136 (34.00%) Java
8 136 (34.00%) OO
9 130 (32.50%) CSS
10 129 (32.25%) ASP.NET
11 127 (31.75%) MVC
12 121 (30.25%) TDD
13 112 (28.00%) Web Services
14 101 (25.25%) jQuery
15 94 (23.50%) Degree
16 91 (22.75%) .NET Framework
17 87 (21.75%) SDLC
18 85 (21.25%) Scrum
19 78 (19.50%) Microsoft
20 76 (19.00%) Software Engineering
21 70 (17.50%) XML
22 65 (16.25%) T-SQL
23 64 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
24 62 (15.50%) AngularJS
24 62 (15.50%) Finance
25 60 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
25 60 (15.00%) WCF
26 59 (14.75%) MySQL
27 55 (13.75%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (6.50%) Apache
2 22 (5.50%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.00%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.75%) JBoss
5 10 (2.50%) Exstream Dialogue
6 9 (2.25%) CMS
7 7 (1.75%) IIS
7 7 (1.75%) Papyrus
7 7 (1.75%) StreamWeaver
8 6 (1.50%) WordPress
8 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.25%) Node.js
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.00%) Liferay
10 4 (1.00%) Jetty
11 3 (0.75%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.75%) FileNet
11 3 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Exstream
2 10 (2.50%) Magento
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.75%) Tridion
6 2 (0.50%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) SaaS
2 5 (1.25%) GitHub
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.00%) HTTP
1 12 (3.00%) Wireless
2 7 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.00%) Internet
3 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.00%) FTP
4 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.75%) ATM
4 3 (0.75%) SMS
5 2 (0.50%) UMTS
5 2 (0.50%) GPRS
5 2 (0.50%) SNMP
5 2 (0.50%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.75%) MySQL
3 32 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.00%) DTS
11 7 (1.75%) Big Data
12 6 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.25%) Data Mart
13 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 53 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 48 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 45 (11.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (10.25%) JUnit
5 36 (9.00%) Selenium
6 29 (7.25%) NUnit
7 26 (6.50%) Jenkins
8 21 (5.25%) Subversion
9 17 (4.25%) MSTest
9 17 (4.25%) JIRA
9 17 (4.25%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.75%) PHPUnit
11 14 (3.50%) Maven
12 12 (3.00%) Hudson
12 12 (3.00%) Jasmine
13 9 (2.25%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.25%) Moq
13 9 (2.25%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.50%) Ant
14 6 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (15.50%) Finance
2 23 (5.75%) Retail
3 15 (3.75%) Back Office
4 14 (3.50%) Banking
5 12 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.75%) Games
7 10 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.25%) Electronics
10 3 (0.75%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Marketing
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 315 (78.75%) Developer
2 97 (24.25%) .NET Developer
3 78 (19.50%) C# Developer
4 60 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 60 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (13.50%) Senior Developer
6 42 (10.50%) Software Developer
7 38 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 27 (6.75%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (6.00%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.50%) Analyst
12 17 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (3.50%) Senior Software Developer
15 13 (3.25%) Web Developer
16 10 (2.50%) Consultant
16 10 (2.50%) DBA
16 10 (2.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (50.00%) .NET
2 150 (37.50%) HTML
3 130 (32.50%) CSS
4 129 (32.25%) ASP.NET
5 112 (28.00%) Web Services
6 101 (25.25%) jQuery
7 91 (22.75%) .NET Framework
8 70 (17.50%) XML
9 64 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 62 (15.50%) AngularJS
11 60 (15.00%) WCF
12 55 (13.75%) HTML5
13 46 (11.50%) J2EE
14 44 (11.00%) Spring
15 43 (10.75%) Ajax
15 43 (10.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 40 (10.00%) REST
17 39 (9.75%) Hibernate
18 38 (9.50%) RESTful
18 38 (9.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 35 (8.75%) N-Tier
3 28 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.50%) User Experience
5 25 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.25%) Client/Server
7 15 (3.75%) Inversion of Control
8 14 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.00%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.75%) IVR
11 6 (1.50%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.25%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.25%) Tandem
12 5 (1.25%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.00%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.00%) Clustering
14 3 (0.75%) Replication
15 2 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (13.25%) Windows
2 40 (10.00%) Linux
3 24 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.50%) Android
5 12 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.00%) UNIX
6 8 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.00%) SUSE
8 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.50%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (34.00%) OO
3 127 (31.75%) MVC
4 121 (30.25%) TDD
5 87 (21.75%) SDLC
6 85 (21.25%) Scrum
7 76 (19.00%) Software Engineering
8 60 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (13.00%) OOD
10 48 (12.00%) OOP
11 44 (11.00%) Mentoring
12 42 (10.50%) UML
13 30 (7.50%) Automated Testing
14 28 (7.00%) E-Commerce
15 26 (6.50%) Web Development
16 23 (5.75%) Multithreading
16 23 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (5.50%) BDD
18 20 (5.00%) Web Design
19 19 (4.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 202 (50.50%) SQL
2 192 (48.00%) C#
3 169 (42.25%) JavaScript
4 136 (34.00%) Java
5 65 (16.25%) T-SQL
6 51 (12.75%) PHP
7 40 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 37 (9.25%) C++
9 18 (4.50%) Ruby
10 14 (3.50%) VB
11 13 (3.25%) C
12 11 (2.75%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.75%) JCL
13 7 (1.75%) COBOL
14 6 (1.50%) Python
14 6 (1.50%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.25%) VB6
15 5 (1.25%) Perl
16 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (23.50%) Degree
2 14 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.75%) MCSD
3 7 (1.75%) MCPD
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
5 1 (0.25%) OCA
5 1 (0.25%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.75%) QA
2 14 (3.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.25%) Oracle
3 13 (3.25%) HP
3 13 (3.25%) IBM
4 8 (2.00%) Perforce
5 6 (1.50%) SAP
5 6 (1.50%) Adobe
6 5 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.00%) Zend
8 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.75%) webMethods
8 3 (0.75%) Software AG
8 3 (0.75%) Informatica
8 3 (0.75%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (0.50%) Telerik
9 2 (0.50%) Apple
9 2 (0.50%) Facebook
10 1 (0.25%) Vertica
10 1 (0.25%) BT
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