The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.33% 2.21% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 2.61% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 118 153 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.67% 84.53% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 107 140 113
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (76.92%) Hibernate
1 10 (76.92%) Spring
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Teradata
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) MCPD
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Hibernate
1 10 (76.92%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ADO
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) MCAD
1 1 (7.69%) MCPD
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Teradata
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago