The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 20 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.99% 5.93% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 7.41% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £29,352 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.75% -6.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,102 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £40,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 108 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 79.10% 80.00% 76.42%
Number of salaries quoted 76 92 75
Average salary £37,123 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £24,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Unit Testing
Lancashire

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Preston

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 11 (84.62%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SOA
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (53.85%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (53.85%) Mercurial
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (53.85%) WinForms
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) osCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) DTS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) WinForms
4 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (53.85%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Online Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) RPG
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft