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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
North West / Lancashire
Rank 24 30 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 31 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.43% 6.33% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.38% 7.37% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 2
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £37,250
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 370 285 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.73% 85.84% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 339 241 325
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -1 14 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Chorley +2 3 £35,000 +21.73% 1
Lancaster - 2 £32,000 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £39,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 56 (80.00%) SQL
2 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (48.57%) MVC
3 34 (48.57%) SDLC
4 33 (47.14%) HTML
5 30 (42.86%) jQuery
6 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
7 28 (40.00%) CSS
7 28 (40.00%) ITIL
8 27 (38.57%) ERP
8 27 (38.57%) IBM
8 27 (38.57%) RPG
8 27 (38.57%) DB2
8 27 (38.57%) iSeries
8 27 (38.57%) Web Development
8 27 (38.57%) Waterfall
9 26 (37.14%) AS400
10 24 (34.29%) Spring
10 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
10 24 (34.29%) Java
11 21 (30.00%) Tomcat
12 20 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (28.57%) Apache Camel
12 20 (28.57%) Hadoop
12 20 (28.57%) Groovy
13 16 (22.86%) .NET
14 15 (21.43%) C#
14 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
15 11 (15.71%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 21 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (38.57%) DB2
2 20 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.29%) DTS
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Developer
2 24 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Applications Support
3 17 (24.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Support Analyst
4 16 (22.86%) .NET Developer
5 15 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 15 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 15 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 10 (14.29%) Programmer
6 10 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
6 10 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
6 10 (14.29%) Senior RPG Programmer
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) HTML
2 30 (42.86%) jQuery
3 28 (40.00%) CSS
4 24 (34.29%) Hibernate
4 24 (34.29%) Spring
5 20 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 20 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (22.86%) .NET
7 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.71%) Web Services
9 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (11.43%) WCF
10 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (5.71%) XML
13 3 (4.29%) Ajax
13 3 (4.29%) HTML5
13 3 (4.29%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) iSeries
2 26 (37.14%) AS400
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) MVC
2 34 (48.57%) SDLC
3 28 (40.00%) ITIL
4 27 (38.57%) ERP
4 27 (38.57%) Waterfall
4 27 (38.57%) Web Development
5 5 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.29%) Case Management
6 3 (4.29%) Change Management
6 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.29%) Scrum
6 3 (4.29%) TDD
7 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.86%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) Software Architecture
7 2 (2.86%) System Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 56 (80.00%) SQL
2 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
3 27 (38.57%) RPG
4 24 (34.29%) Java
5 20 (28.57%) Groovy
6 15 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.86%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) IBM
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.43%) Sun
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