The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 52 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 12 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.29% 4.26% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 5.37% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £41,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unit Testing
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
460 447 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 87.79% 79.40% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 426 391 245
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Northampton region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Northampton

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Northampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) Degree
3 16 (47.06%) Finance
3 16 (47.06%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 15 (44.12%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (41.18%) Web Development
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (38.24%) Web Services
6 13 (38.24%) XML
7 12 (35.29%) Struts
7 12 (35.29%) Linux
7 12 (35.29%) Sun
7 12 (35.29%) Sun Certification
7 12 (35.29%) J2EE
7 12 (35.29%) Java
7 12 (35.29%) JUnit
7 12 (35.29%) EJB
7 12 (35.29%) JSP
7 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
8 11 (32.35%) MVC
8 11 (32.35%) Ajax
8 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) WCF
10 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
10 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
11 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
11 8 (23.53%) TDD
11 8 (23.53%) CruiseControl

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (14.71%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) DTS
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) JUnit
2 8 (23.53%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
2 12 (35.29%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) CSS Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) XML
3 12 (35.29%) Struts
3 12 (35.29%) J2EE
3 12 (35.29%) EJB
3 12 (35.29%) JSP
4 11 (32.35%) Ajax
5 10 (29.41%) WCF
6 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
7 8 (23.53%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) Servlets
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) jQuery
8 7 (20.59%) LINQ
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (17.65%) JSON
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.65%) User Experience
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Android
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Web Development
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) MVC
4 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) Android Development
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (2.94%) Change Control
7 1 (2.94%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Sun
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) MKS