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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 108 72
Rank change year-on-year -41 -36 +77
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 113 119 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.96% 2.45% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.59% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 39 92 97
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,125 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £62,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 5,543 4,590 2,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 96.27% 94.52% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,832 3,490 2,413
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,762 £33,000
25th Percentile £41,750 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +13.33%
75th Percentile £71,265 £66,258 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,013 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Manchester

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Manchester.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Manchester

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cheadle - 24 - -
Altrincham - 2 £60,000 -
Stockport -4 1 - -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 86 (76.11%) Agile
2 69 (61.06%) JavaScript
3 65 (57.52%) CSS
3 65 (57.52%) React
4 58 (51.33%) SQL
4 58 (51.33%) HTML
5 55 (48.67%) SQL Server
5 55 (48.67%) Azure
6 54 (47.79%) Git (software)
7 53 (46.90%) C#
8 49 (43.36%) .NET
8 49 (43.36%) Android
8 49 (43.36%) Apple iOS
8 49 (43.36%) Social Skills
9 48 (42.48%) Serverless
9 48 (42.48%) User Stories
9 48 (42.48%) DevOps
10 46 (40.71%) MVC
11 45 (39.82%) .NET Core
12 44 (38.94%) Azure DevOps
13 43 (38.05%) .NET Framework
13 43 (38.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 42 (37.17%) jQuery
14 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
15 41 (36.28%) Xamarin
15 41 (36.28%) Entity Framework
15 41 (36.28%) Process Improvement
15 41 (36.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 41 (36.28%) Dependency Injection
15 41 (36.28%) Terraform

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 8 (7.08%) Confluence
2 6 (5.31%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 55 (48.67%) Azure
2 48 (42.48%) Serverless
3 44 (38.94%) Azure DevOps
4 41 (36.28%) Azure Functions
4 41 (36.28%) Azure Service Bus
5 19 (16.81%) AWS
6 11 (9.73%) npm
6 11 (9.73%) Power Platform
7 7 (6.19%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.42%) GitHub
9 4 (3.54%) SaaS
10 3 (2.65%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (2.65%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (2.65%) GitHub Actions
10 3 (2.65%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.77%) Yarn
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.88%) Apigee
12 1 (0.88%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (48.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.73%) Power BI
3 10 (8.85%) Data Lake
3 10 (8.85%) Data Mart
3 10 (8.85%) Semantic Layer
4 6 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.65%) Metadata
7 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.88%) DynamoDB
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) OLAP
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 54 (47.79%) Git (software)
2 41 (36.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.08%) Babel
3 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.08%) JIRA
3 8 (7.08%) webpack
4 7 (6.19%) Cypress.io
5 6 (5.31%) JSUnit
5 6 (5.31%) JUnit
5 6 (5.31%) Selenium
5 6 (5.31%) SoapUI
6 5 (4.42%) Jasmine
6 5 (4.42%) Mockito
7 4 (3.54%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.77%) GitLab
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
8 2 (1.77%) Storybook
8 2 (1.77%) Xcode
9 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 49 (43.36%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.27%) Finance
3 9 (7.96%) Retail
4 7 (6.19%) Legal
5 6 (5.31%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.54%) Front Office
7 3 (2.65%) Local Government
8 2 (1.77%) Automotive
9 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.88%) Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (85.84%) Developer
2 25 (22.12%) Software Developer
3 24 (21.24%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Data Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) React Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Associate Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) C++ Developer
11 3 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Systems Developer
12 2 (1.77%) C# Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Java Engineer
12 2 (1.77%) Java Software Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Java Software Engineer
12 2 (1.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (57.52%) CSS
1 65 (57.52%) React
2 58 (51.33%) HTML
3 49 (43.36%) .NET
4 45 (39.82%) .NET Core
5 43 (38.05%) .NET Framework
5 43 (38.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 42 (37.17%) jQuery
7 41 (36.28%) Entity Framework
8 20 (17.70%) AngularJS
8 20 (17.70%) REST
9 15 (13.27%) Spring
10 14 (12.39%) Node.js
11 12 (10.62%) RESTful
12 11 (9.73%) JSON
13 9 (7.96%) Sass
14 8 (7.08%) HTML5
15 7 (6.19%) J2EE
15 7 (6.19%) Spring Boot
15 7 (6.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.65%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.88%) Hackathon
6 1 (0.88%) Life Science
6 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (43.36%) Android
1 49 (43.36%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
3 4 (3.54%) VMS
4 3 (2.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (76.11%) Agile
2 48 (42.48%) DevOps
2 48 (42.48%) User Stories
3 46 (40.71%) MVC
4 41 (36.28%) Dependency Injection
4 41 (36.28%) Process Improvement
4 41 (36.28%) Product Roadmap
5 28 (24.78%) TDD
6 22 (19.47%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (18.58%) Software Engineering
8 20 (17.70%) CI/CD
9 19 (16.81%) Scrum
10 17 (15.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (13.27%) Analytics
11 15 (13.27%) Time Management
12 14 (12.39%) Front End Development
13 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
13 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (10.62%) Release Management
13 12 (10.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (61.06%) JavaScript
2 58 (51.33%) SQL
3 53 (46.90%) C#
4 31 (27.43%) Java
5 14 (12.39%) Python
6 12 (10.62%) TypeScript
7 7 (6.19%) VBA
8 4 (3.54%) C++
8 4 (3.54%) ES6
9 3 (2.65%) JSX
9 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.77%) C
10 2 (1.77%) PHP
10 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) Bash
11 1 (0.88%) COBOL
11 1 (0.88%) JCL
11 1 (0.88%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Degree
2 10 (8.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (36.28%) Terraform
2 6 (5.31%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Kibana
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (36.28%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.42%) Syncsort
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) Apple
5 1 (0.88%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) New Relic
5 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.88%) Unisys