Period
to 20 August 2018

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 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 41 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 14 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.93% 2.36% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 2.76% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 261 254 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 91.90% 85.81% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 229 222 263
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 20 August 2018, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Kanban
3 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) OOP
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Retail
6 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (28.57%) SAP
6 4 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
1 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Kanban
2 8 (57.14%) OOP
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP