The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 14 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.02% 5.34% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 6.15% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £41,250 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £33,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
52 179 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.23% 86.89% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 100 91
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
County Antrim +16 4 £41,250 +13.79%
Unit Testing
UK

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (67.86%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) CSS
3 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
4 13 (46.43%) System Testing
4 13 (46.43%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) HTML5
6 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (39.29%) Degree
7 10 (35.71%) TDD
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) MVC
9 8 (28.57%) OO
10 7 (25.00%) Python
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) C#
10 7 (25.00%) C++
10 7 (25.00%) .NET
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.00%) Open Source
10 7 (25.00%) Scrum
10 7 (25.00%) BDD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.86%) Node.js
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
6 2 (7.14%) JBoss
6 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) Redis
5 2 (7.14%) Hazelcast
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.14%) OLAP
5 2 (7.14%) OLTP
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) JUnit
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) Ant
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.29%) NUnit
5 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
5 3 (10.71%) TestNG
5 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
5 3 (10.71%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (10.71%) Capybara
6 2 (7.14%) Gradle
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) LoadUI
6 2 (7.14%) JBehave
6 2 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Applications Developer
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Development Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) HTML
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
2 12 (42.86%) HTML5
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 6 (21.43%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.86%) Entity Framework
5 5 (17.86%) CSS3
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) J2EE
6 4 (14.29%) JDBC
6 4 (14.29%) JSP
6 4 (14.29%) Servlets
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
4 13 (46.43%) System Testing
5 10 (35.71%) TDD
6 9 (32.14%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Open Source
8 7 (25.00%) BDD
9 6 (21.43%) SDLC
10 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
10 5 (17.86%) OOP
11 4 (14.29%) Project Management
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (10.71%) Concurrent Programming
12 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 3 (10.71%) Analytics
12 3 (10.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) C++
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) C
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Xen
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Rapid7
3 1 (3.57%) IBM