Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 104 84
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 212 241 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.01% 3.08% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 3.32% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 175 217 193
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -11.46% +20.00%
10th Percentile £34,450 £33,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,480 7,269 6,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.86% 92.85% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,365 6,177 5,118
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Manchester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Manchester

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Manchester

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Stockport -7 16 £62,500 +47.06% 2
Altrincham +6 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheadle +4 4 £37,500 -10.45% 2
Bolton +3 2 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Bury -10 2 £50,000 +38.89%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £41,250 -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 142 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 93 (43.87%) HTML
4 86 (40.57%) Java
5 84 (39.62%) CSS
6 74 (34.91%) Web Services
7 68 (32.08%) .NET
8 66 (31.13%) Software Engineering
9 62 (29.25%) TDD
10 61 (28.77%) C#
11 60 (28.30%) Scrum
12 57 (26.89%) RESTful
13 51 (24.06%) Git (software)
14 48 (22.64%) SQL Server
15 47 (22.17%) SOAP
16 46 (21.70%) MVC
17 42 (19.81%) XML
17 42 (19.81%) SQL
18 41 (19.34%) OO
18 41 (19.34%) Finance
18 41 (19.34%) JIRA
18 41 (19.34%) AngularJS
19 39 (18.40%) JSON
19 39 (18.40%) Test Automation
20 38 (17.92%) HTML5
21 37 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (16.98%) SDLC
23 35 (16.51%) Responsive Web Design
24 34 (16.04%) CSS3
24 34 (16.04%) Front End Development

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (9.91%) Confluence
2 9 (4.25%) nginx
3 7 (3.30%) Apache
4 4 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.94%) CMS
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.49%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (7.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (3.30%) NuGet
6 6 (2.83%) SaaS
7 5 (2.36%) GitHub
7 5 (2.36%) IaaS
8 4 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.42%) npm
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.91%) HTTP
2 7 (3.30%) SSL
3 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.89%) DHCP
4 4 (1.89%) DNS
4 4 (1.89%) FTP
4 4 (1.89%) IPsec
5 2 (0.94%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.79%) MySQL
3 24 (11.32%) NoSQL
4 19 (8.96%) Redis
5 17 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (7.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.89%) Big Data
8 4 (1.89%) DTS
8 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.47%) Power BI
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 51 (24.06%) Git (software)
2 41 (19.34%) JIRA
3 24 (11.32%) Visual Studio
4 22 (10.38%) Subversion
5 20 (9.43%) Jenkins
6 17 (8.02%) JUnit
7 16 (7.55%) Bitbucket
8 13 (6.13%) Xcode
9 12 (5.66%) Gradle
9 12 (5.66%) SonarQube
10 11 (5.19%) Maven
10 11 (5.19%) NetBeans
11 10 (4.72%) Eclipse
12 9 (4.25%) Mercurial
12 9 (4.25%) Selenium
13 7 (3.30%) Grunt
13 7 (3.30%) gulp
14 6 (2.83%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (2.36%) TestNG
General
1 41 (19.34%) Finance
2 10 (4.72%) Back Office
3 8 (3.77%) Advertising
3 8 (3.77%) Automotive
4 6 (2.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.83%) Legal
4 6 (2.83%) Retail
5 4 (1.89%) Law
6 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (77.36%) Developer
2 46 (21.70%) Java Developer
3 41 (19.34%) Senior Developer
4 39 (18.40%) .NET Developer
5 29 (13.68%) Software Engineer
6 26 (12.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 24 (11.32%) Software Developer
8 23 (10.85%) C# Developer
9 20 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (7.08%) HTML Developer
11 14 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (6.13%) iOS Developer
12 13 (6.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
13 12 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 10 (4.72%) Android Developer
14 10 (4.72%) Architect
14 10 (4.72%) HTML CSS Developer
14 10 (4.72%) Lead Developer
15 9 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (43.87%) HTML
2 84 (39.62%) CSS
3 74 (34.91%) Web Services
4 68 (32.08%) .NET
5 57 (26.89%) RESTful
6 47 (22.17%) SOAP
7 42 (19.81%) XML
8 41 (19.34%) AngularJS
9 39 (18.40%) JSON
10 38 (17.92%) HTML5
11 34 (16.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (16.04%) CSS3
11 34 (16.04%) Spring
12 31 (14.62%) jQuery
13 29 (13.68%) Hibernate
13 29 (13.68%) JSP
14 26 (12.26%) .NET Framework
14 26 (12.26%) REST
15 24 (11.32%) React
16 22 (10.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.32%) User Experience
2 20 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.83%) BBC
6 6 (2.83%) iPad
6 6 (2.83%) iPhone
6 6 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.83%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.83%) Social Media
7 5 (2.36%) Fintech
7 5 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.36%) Wiki
8 4 (1.89%) Clustering
8 4 (1.89%) NHS
8 4 (1.89%) Replication
9 3 (1.42%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.85%) Apple iOS
2 12 (5.66%) Android
3 9 (4.25%) Windows
4 8 (3.77%) Linux
5 4 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (66.98%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.13%) Software Engineering
3 62 (29.25%) TDD
4 60 (28.30%) Scrum
5 46 (21.70%) MVC
6 41 (19.34%) OO
7 39 (18.40%) Test Automation
8 37 (17.45%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (16.98%) SDLC
10 35 (16.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 34 (16.04%) Front End Development
12 30 (14.15%) Web Development
13 29 (13.68%) DevOps
14 27 (12.74%) Mentoring
14 27 (12.74%) SOA
15 26 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (11.79%) BDD
17 23 (10.85%) OOP
17 23 (10.85%) Secure Coding
18 21 (9.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 100 (47.17%) JavaScript
2 86 (40.57%) Java
3 61 (28.77%) C#
4 42 (19.81%) SQL
5 31 (14.62%) PHP
6 22 (10.38%) Python
7 21 (9.91%) Ruby
8 20 (9.43%) C
9 16 (7.55%) Go
9 16 (7.55%) Groovy
10 15 (7.08%) Objective-C
11 14 (6.60%) C++
12 9 (4.25%) Apple Swift
13 8 (3.77%) Java 8
14 6 (2.83%) T-SQL
15 5 (2.36%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.89%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.89%) Perl
17 3 (1.42%) Scala
18 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (16.04%) Degree
2 18 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.19%) Master's Degree
4 7 (3.30%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.21%) QA
2 9 (4.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 15765
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Ansible
1 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.89%) Puppet
1 4 (1.89%) Salt
1 4 (1.89%) Terraform
2 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (8.49%) Oracle
2 12 (5.66%) Google
2 12 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.30%) Sun
4 7 (3.30%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.83%) Apple
5 6 (2.83%) Facebook
5 6 (2.83%) Sony
5 6 (2.83%) Yahoo!
6 5 (2.36%) Aquila
7 4 (1.89%) HP
7 4 (1.89%) Remedy
7 4 (1.89%) Siemens
8 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.47%) Capita
9 1 (0.47%) Tableau