The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 29 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.63% 0.74% 11.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 0.83% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 141 121 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 92.76% 88.97% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 110 102 58
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Belfast

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Belfast

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Belfast over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) GitHub
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Programmatic Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) React
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (37.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) Programmatic Advertising
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker