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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 71 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 146 138 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.49% 3.93% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.36% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 129 124 113
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3815 3167 3026
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.09% 90.25% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3263 2709 2524
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Stockport -9 14 £41,250 -10.81% 3
Wigan -6 10 £36,250 -9.37%
Altrincham -2 9 £47,500 +11.76%
Bolton - 5 £35,000 -
Oldham - 4 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 160 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (54.94%) SQL
3 120 (47.43%) Java
4 117 (46.25%) JavaScript
5 113 (44.66%) HTML
6 108 (42.69%) CSS
7 103 (40.71%) .NET
8 101 (39.92%) SQL Server
9 98 (38.74%) OO
10 96 (37.94%) C#
11 89 (35.18%) TDD
12 87 (34.39%) MVC
13 83 (32.81%) jQuery
14 73 (28.85%) Web Services
15 65 (25.69%) C++
15 65 (25.69%) Software Engineering
16 63 (24.90%) Scrum
17 62 (24.51%) J2EE
17 62 (24.51%) Git (software)
18 61 (24.11%) XML
19 59 (23.32%) Multithreading
19 59 (23.32%) HTML5
20 58 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (20.95%) AngularJS
22 52 (20.55%) ASP.NET
22 52 (20.55%) OOD
23 45 (17.79%) Windows
24 44 (17.39%) Test Automation
25 43 (17.00%) Degree
26 41 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC

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 22 (8.70%) CMS
2 17 (6.72%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.32%) Tomcat
4 11 (4.35%) Confluence
5 9 (3.56%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 17 (6.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.98%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.79%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
5 1 (0.40%) Google Play
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.72%) Ethernet
1 17 (6.72%) RS-232
1 17 (6.72%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (39.92%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.62%) Relational Database
3 30 (11.86%) MySQL
4 26 (10.28%) RDBMS
5 19 (7.51%) Big Data
6 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.95%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.37%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.98%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.79%) Redis
14 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (24.51%) Git (software)
2 39 (15.42%) JIRA
3 38 (15.02%) Visual Studio
4 37 (14.62%) NUnit
5 32 (12.65%) JUnit
6 29 (11.46%) Selenium
7 28 (11.07%) Subversion
7 28 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (8.70%) NuGet
9 17 (6.72%) Microsoft Blend
9 17 (6.72%) MSI
9 17 (6.72%) MSTest
9 17 (6.72%) WiX
10 16 (6.32%) Jenkins
11 12 (4.74%) Cucumber
11 12 (4.74%) SonarQube
12 11 (4.35%) Moq
13 9 (3.56%) ReSharper
14 8 (3.16%) Eclipse
14 8 (3.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 38 (15.02%) Finance
2 35 (13.83%) Marketing
3 26 (10.28%) Manufacturing
4 21 (8.30%) Law
5 17 (6.72%) Electronics
5 17 (6.72%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.56%) Retail
7 7 (2.77%) Publishing
8 5 (1.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 205 (81.03%) Developer
2 81 (32.02%) Java Developer
3 62 (24.51%) .NET Developer
4 56 (22.13%) Senior Developer
5 38 (15.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (14.23%) C# Developer
7 33 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (8.30%) Software Developer
10 20 (7.91%) PHP Developer
11 16 (6.32%) Angular Developer
12 14 (5.53%) Software Engineer
13 11 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 10 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (3.95%) Cloud Software Engineer
14 10 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.95%) HTML Developer
15 9 (3.56%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (44.66%) HTML
2 108 (42.69%) CSS
3 103 (40.71%) .NET
4 83 (32.81%) jQuery
5 73 (28.85%) Web Services
6 62 (24.51%) J2EE
7 61 (24.11%) XML
8 59 (23.32%) HTML5
9 53 (20.95%) AngularJS
10 52 (20.55%) ASP.NET
11 41 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (14.62%) JSON
13 35 (13.83%) .NET Framework
14 34 (13.44%) Ajax
15 33 (13.04%) CSS3
16 31 (12.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (12.25%) Node.js
17 30 (11.86%) Entity Framework
18 27 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (10.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.04%) User Experience
2 25 (9.88%) iPad
3 24 (9.49%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 21 (8.30%) Data Structures
5 19 (7.51%) Mobile App
6 17 (6.72%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 17 (6.72%) Internet of Things
7 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.95%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.37%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.19%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.40%) W3C
11 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.79%) Windows
2 29 (11.46%) Linux
3 18 (7.11%) Mac OS
4 17 (6.72%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 11 (4.35%) Unix
6 10 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.74%) OO
3 89 (35.18%) TDD
4 87 (34.39%) MVC
5 65 (25.69%) Software Engineering
6 63 (24.90%) Scrum
7 59 (23.32%) Multithreading
8 58 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (20.55%) OOD
10 44 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 40 (15.81%) Concurrent Programming
12 34 (13.44%) Web Development
13 32 (12.65%) MVVM
14 26 (10.28%) Mentoring
15 25 (9.88%) Kanban
16 23 (9.09%) OOP
17 22 (8.70%) Front End Development
18 20 (7.91%) Dependency Injection
19 19 (7.51%) Analytics
19 19 (7.51%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 139 (54.94%) SQL
2 120 (47.43%) Java
3 117 (46.25%) JavaScript
4 96 (37.94%) C#
5 65 (25.69%) C++
6 35 (13.83%) PHP
7 28 (11.07%) C
8 17 (6.72%) Objective-C
8 17 (6.72%) XAML
9 15 (5.93%) Python
10 11 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.95%) Go
12 9 (3.56%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.56%) XPath
13 7 (2.77%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.77%) Ruby
14 6 (2.37%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.98%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (17.00%) Degree
2 21 (8.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.77%) HNC
3 7 (2.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.30%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.77%) Firmware
2 4 (1.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.14%) Puppet
2 11 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (9.09%) Oracle
2 20 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.11%) SAP
4 14 (5.53%) Xamarin
5 11 (4.35%) Google
6 9 (3.56%) Zend
7 4 (1.58%) Cadence
7 4 (1.58%) HP
7 4 (1.58%) Perforce
8 3 (1.19%) Apple
9 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.40%) Sencha
10 1 (0.40%) Unisys
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