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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.34% 6.92% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 7.91% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 125 139 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 88.03% 87.42% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 115 122 106
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 30 March 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
2 12 (70.59%) Spring
2 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Teradata
5 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Power BI
6 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) .NET

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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.76%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
1 12 (70.59%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) ADO
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) SOLID
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCAD
2 1 (5.88%) MCPD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Teradata