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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 58 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 14 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.27% 5.30% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 6.07% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 6
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
532 544 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 86.22% 87.32% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 455 489 277
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (88.46%) C#
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) Degree
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
5 9 (34.62%) WCF
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) CruiseControl
6 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 8 (30.77%) C++
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) UNIX
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
7 7 (26.92%) Android
7 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Android Development
7 7 (26.92%) Bugzilla
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Logistics
7 7 (26.92%) LINQ
8 6 (23.08%) QA
8 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) CruiseControl
2 7 (26.92%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Senior Software Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) QA Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Framework
2 9 (34.62%) WCF
3 7 (26.92%) LINQ
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) EJB
5 1 (3.85%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) Struts
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) UNIX
2 7 (26.92%) Android
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Test Scripting
3 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Android Development
3 7 (26.92%) Logistics
4 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 8 (30.77%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) MKS
3 1 (3.85%) Sun