Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 102 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 -42 +52
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 39 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.84% 2.51% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.70% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 64 79
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,575 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,959 3,112 2,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.28% 92.87% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,402 2,275 1,585
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Cheshire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Cheshire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Cheshire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +24 12 £48,500 -33.10%
Warrington -8 6 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Chester +36 4 £45,000 - 2
Runcorn +5 2 £36,000 +2.86%
Northwich -5 2 £42,500 +30.77%
Crewe -1 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Frodsham - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
4 12 (30.77%) C++
5 11 (28.21%) .NET
5 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
6 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
6 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.64%) iOS Development
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 9 (23.08%) CSS
7 9 (23.08%) Android
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) C
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) Android Development
9 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.95%) React
9 7 (17.95%) Spring
9 7 (17.95%) jQuery
10 6 (15.38%) REST
10 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (15.38%) MVC

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Gradle
2 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Xcode
4 2 (5.13%) Grunt
4 2 (5.13%) gulp
4 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.13%) JSHint
4 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Android Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Android Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) C++ Android Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Junior
5 5 (12.82%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Junior Java Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) .NET
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.08%) CSS
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.95%) jQuery
4 7 (17.95%) React
4 7 (17.95%) Spring
5 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.38%) REST
6 5 (12.82%) Java ME
6 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.26%) RESTful
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 3 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (7.69%) Node.js
8 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.38%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Digital TV
2 5 (12.82%) STB
3 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.08%) Android
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (12.82%) pSOS
4 5 (12.82%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (35.90%) TDD
2 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.64%) iOS Development
3 10 (25.64%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Android Development
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) OOD
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) BDD
7 4 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Analytics
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) C
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Apple Swift
6 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
6 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.13%) Kotlin
8 2 (5.13%) Python
8 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 2 (5.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Telerik
2 1 (2.56%) Xamarin