Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.75% 2.84% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.17% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 11
Bolton median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -21.11% +63.64%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £36,500 £40,125 £47,500
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +13.33%

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 Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 189 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 91.74% 89.57% 89.40%
Number of salaries quoted 167 156 230
Bolton median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £51,300
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Bolton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Bolton

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 5 (83.33%) SOLID
2 5 (83.33%) Case Management
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) Sass

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 4 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Case Management
2 5 (83.33%) SOLID
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL