Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 23 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 +34 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 38 79 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.24% 8.67% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 9.84% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37 75 28
Lancashire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,300 £33,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 769 803 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.73% 88.14% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 621 721 667
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Chorley -6 15 £35,000 -6.67%
Lancaster - 1 - -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 29 (76.32%) MVC
2 29 (76.32%) Web Development
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 20 (52.63%) C#
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (42.11%) Workflow
5 16 (42.11%) Windows
5 16 (42.11%) TDD
5 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 16 (42.11%) LINQ
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (39.47%) SDLC
7 14 (36.84%) Java
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
8 13 (34.21%) HTML
8 13 (34.21%) CSS
8 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
8 13 (34.21%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (34.21%) Apache Camel
8 13 (34.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
8 13 (34.21%) jQuery
8 13 (34.21%) Groovy
8 13 (34.21%) Spring
9 7 (18.42%) Tomcat

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 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (34.21%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 16 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (42.11%) C# Developer
4 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) RPG Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior RPG Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
2 16 (42.11%) LINQ
3 13 (34.21%) Apache Camel
3 13 (34.21%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) Hibernate
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) jQuery
3 13 (34.21%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (34.21%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) AS400
1 4 (10.53%) iSeries
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) MVC
1 29 (76.32%) Web Development
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Workflow
4 15 (39.47%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) ERP
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) OOD
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) Groovy
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) RPG
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) IBM