The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 42 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.63% 7.54% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.26% 8.33% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 373 408 513
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.55% 90.47% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 315 327 420
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Lancashire

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Lancashire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Lancashire

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Preston +14 26 £40,000 -11.11%
Chorley +12 11 £35,500 -8.38%
Lancaster - 3 £28,500 -
Unit Testing
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.68%) SDLC
4 32 (43.84%) Waterfall
4 32 (43.84%) iSeries
4 32 (43.84%) AS400
4 32 (43.84%) MVC
4 32 (43.84%) DB2
4 32 (43.84%) RPG
4 32 (43.84%) ITIL
4 32 (43.84%) ERP
4 32 (43.84%) IBM
5 30 (41.10%) HTML
6 27 (36.99%) Web Development
7 26 (35.62%) jQuery
7 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
7 26 (35.62%) CSS
8 22 (30.14%) Java
9 20 (27.40%) Hibernate
9 20 (27.40%) Spring
9 20 (27.40%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (26.03%) .NET
11 18 (24.66%) C#
11 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
11 18 (24.66%) Groovy
11 18 (24.66%) Hadoop
11 18 (24.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (24.66%) Apache Camel
11 18 (24.66%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 18 (24.66%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.59%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.84%) DB2
2 18 (24.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (24.66%) Hadoop
3 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.85%) DTS
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (56.16%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Java Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Programmer
2 20 (27.40%) RPG Programmer
2 20 (27.40%) Senior Programmer
2 20 (27.40%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 16 (21.92%) .NET Developer
4 15 (20.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Applications Support
5 12 (16.44%) Applications Support Analyst
5 12 (16.44%) Support Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
7 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.10%) HTML
2 26 (35.62%) CSS
2 26 (35.62%) jQuery
3 20 (27.40%) Hibernate
3 20 (27.40%) Spring
4 19 (26.03%) .NET
5 18 (24.66%) Apache Camel
5 18 (24.66%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.59%) Entity Framework
10 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (8.22%) LINQ
11 5 (6.85%) Ajax
11 5 (6.85%) WCF
12 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.48%) HTML5
12 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) AS400
1 32 (43.84%) iSeries
2 20 (27.40%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.11%) Life Science
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) SDLC
3 32 (43.84%) ERP
3 32 (43.84%) ITIL
3 32 (43.84%) MVC
3 32 (43.84%) Waterfall
4 27 (36.99%) Web Development
5 6 (8.22%) Scrum
5 6 (8.22%) TDD
6 5 (6.85%) Case Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.85%) Workflow
7 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.48%) Mobile Development
7 4 (5.48%) Time Management
8 3 (4.11%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.11%) Mobile First
8 3 (4.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (86.30%) SQL
2 32 (43.84%) RPG
3 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
4 22 (30.14%) Java
5 18 (24.66%) C#
5 18 (24.66%) Groovy
6 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.74%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
1 1 (1.37%) MCAD
1 1 (1.37%) MCPD
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) IBM
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
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