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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 56 14 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.86% 1.48% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.73% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 35
Median salary £41,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £31,425 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,625 £75,250 £47,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1278 811 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 88.14% 85.46% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 2561 4970
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Crewe -6 14 £41,500 -17.00%
Wilmslow -4 10 £45,000 - 2
Chester +6 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Knutsford -37 5 - - 3
Runcorn -3 4 £32,500 -4.41%
Winsford - 1 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 63 (64.95%) C#
1 63 (64.95%) .NET
2 53 (54.64%) SQL Server
3 46 (47.42%) SQL
3 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (46.39%) MVC
5 38 (39.18%) HTML
6 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
7 33 (34.02%) .NET Framework
8 32 (32.99%) TDD
8 32 (32.99%) CSS
8 32 (32.99%) XML
9 31 (31.96%) Entity Framework
10 29 (29.90%) Selenium
10 29 (29.90%) jQuery
11 27 (27.84%) WCF
11 27 (27.84%) AngularJS
11 27 (27.84%) VB.NET
11 27 (27.84%) WinForms
12 26 (26.80%) Web Development
13 24 (24.74%) Java
13 24 (24.74%) Windows
14 23 (23.71%) JSON
15 22 (22.68%) HTML5
16 21 (21.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (19.59%) Dependency Injection
18 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
19 18 (18.56%) NHibernate

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.43%) NServiceBus
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.19%) CMS
4 4 (4.12%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Shopify
3 1 (1.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.06%) Intranet
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (11.34%) MySQL
5 9 (9.28%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (29.90%) Selenium
2 15 (15.46%) SpecFlow
3 14 (14.43%) FxCop
3 14 (14.43%) StyleCop
4 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
5 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
6 10 (10.31%) JIRA
6 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (9.28%) NUnit
8 8 (8.25%) Synon
9 5 (5.15%) MSTest
9 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.12%) Gradle
10 4 (4.12%) Grunt
10 4 (4.12%) gulp
10 4 (4.12%) Moq
10 4 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (4.12%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.09%) GitLab
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Games
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
3 5 (5.15%) Publishing
4 4 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (74.23%) Developer
2 34 (35.05%) .NET Developer
3 25 (25.77%) C# Developer
4 23 (23.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 14 (14.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (12.37%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Java Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.25%) Software Support Engineer
8 8 (8.25%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (7.22%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Programmer
10 6 (6.19%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Programmer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.15%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.15%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (64.95%) .NET
2 38 (39.18%) HTML
3 34 (35.05%) ASP.NET
4 33 (34.02%) .NET Framework
5 32 (32.99%) CSS
5 32 (32.99%) XML
6 31 (31.96%) Entity Framework
7 29 (29.90%) jQuery
8 27 (27.84%) AngularJS
8 27 (27.84%) WCF
8 27 (27.84%) WinForms
9 23 (23.71%) JSON
10 22 (22.68%) HTML5
11 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (18.56%) NHibernate
13 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 17 (17.53%) CSS3
14 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (16.49%) SignalR
14 16 (16.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Mobile App
2 16 (16.49%) User Experience
3 15 (15.46%) N-Tier
4 9 (9.28%) iPad
5 7 (7.22%) PMI
6 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.12%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (4.12%) Social Media
6 4 (4.12%) Social Network
7 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.06%) Android
3 2 (2.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (46.39%) MVC
3 32 (32.99%) TDD
4 26 (26.80%) Web Development
5 19 (19.59%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (17.53%) Scrum
8 15 (15.46%) Integration Testing
9 14 (14.43%) BDD
9 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
9 14 (14.43%) Translating Business Requirements
10 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (11.34%) Waterfall
12 10 (10.31%) SOA
13 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (8.25%) ITIL
14 8 (8.25%) Technical Analysis
15 7 (7.22%) Front End Development
16 4 (4.12%) Coaching
16 4 (4.12%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 63 (64.95%) C#
2 46 (47.42%) SQL
3 27 (27.84%) VB.NET
4 24 (24.74%) Java
5 19 (19.59%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.31%) T-SQL
7 9 (9.28%) XPath
7 9 (9.28%) XQuery
8 8 (8.25%) RPG
8 8 (8.25%) RPG IV
8 8 (8.25%) RPG/400
9 5 (5.15%) VB
10 4 (4.12%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.09%) Apple Swift
11 3 (3.09%) PHP
11 3 (3.09%) VB6
12 2 (2.06%) PHP 4
12 2 (2.06%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.03%) MCAD
4 1 (1.03%) MCPD
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
3 8 (8.25%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.09%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.06%) Teradata
5 2 (2.06%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.06%) Zend
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) RedGate
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: bonus and fantastic benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago