Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 97 150
Rank change year-on-year -40 +53 -64
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 186 234 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.33% 3.13% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.44% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 159 221 104
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £62,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%

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 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
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 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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Stockport -23 14 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Bury +14 9 £52,500 +45.83%
Altrincham -7 8 £45,000 +3.45%
Wigan +2 6 £38,250 +27.50%
Cheadle - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bolton -3 1 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Rochdale - 1 £55,000 - 1
Sale - 1 £47,500 -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 140 (75.27%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (47.85%) JavaScript
3 77 (41.40%) CSS
4 75 (40.32%) HTML
5 72 (38.71%) Scrum
6 70 (37.63%) Java
6 70 (37.63%) .NET
6 70 (37.63%) TDD
7 64 (34.41%) SQL
8 57 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
9 54 (29.03%) MVC
10 52 (27.96%) C#
11 51 (27.42%) Web Services
12 50 (26.88%) SQL Server
12 50 (26.88%) Software Engineering
12 50 (26.88%) HTML5
13 47 (25.27%) Git (software)
14 46 (24.73%) AngularJS
15 45 (24.19%) OO
16 40 (21.51%) CSS3
17 39 (20.97%) Test Automation
18 37 (19.89%) jQuery
18 37 (19.89%) XML
19 35 (18.82%) Web Development
19 35 (18.82%) RESTful
20 34 (18.28%) User Experience
20 34 (18.28%) Finance
21 33 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web API
22 32 (17.20%) REST
22 32 (17.20%) Python

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 14 (7.53%) CMS
2 9 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.69%) Confluence
4 4 (2.15%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.15%) nginx
4 4 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (5.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.61%) SaaS
8 2 (1.08%) GitHub
8 2 (1.08%) IaaS
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) SSL
2 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.61%) RS-232
4 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) DHCP
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
5 1 (0.54%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.98%) Relational Database
3 22 (11.83%) Big Data
4 14 (7.53%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (6.45%) MySQL
6 11 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.91%) RDBMS
7 10 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.84%) Redis
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 47 (25.27%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.52%) Xcode
3 21 (11.29%) Subversion
4 20 (10.75%) Selenium
5 14 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.99%) gulp
6 13 (6.99%) Jenkins
6 13 (6.99%) NUnit
7 12 (6.45%) Jasmine
7 12 (6.45%) JUnit
8 11 (5.91%) JIRA
8 11 (5.91%) Maven
8 11 (5.91%) Visual Studio
9 10 (5.38%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.76%) Grunt
11 5 (2.69%) Gradle
11 5 (2.69%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.69%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.69%) MSTest
11 5 (2.69%) QUnit
General
1 34 (18.28%) Finance
2 23 (12.37%) Marketing
3 20 (10.75%) Telecoms
4 19 (10.22%) Electronics
4 19 (10.22%) Manufacturing
5 14 (7.53%) Retail
6 10 (5.38%) Law
7 6 (3.23%) Advertising
8 5 (2.69%) Legal
9 3 (1.61%) Banking
9 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (67.20%) Developer
2 26 (13.98%) Software Engineer
3 25 (13.44%) .NET Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (13.44%) iOS Developer
3 25 (13.44%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.22%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.06%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 14 (7.53%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Angular Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.91%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.38%) Lead iOS Developer
11 9 (4.84%) Architect
11 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (4.30%) Development Manager
12 8 (4.30%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (41.40%) CSS
2 75 (40.32%) HTML
3 70 (37.63%) .NET
4 51 (27.42%) Web Services
5 50 (26.88%) HTML5
6 46 (24.73%) AngularJS
7 40 (21.51%) CSS3
8 37 (19.89%) jQuery
8 37 (19.89%) XML
9 35 (18.82%) RESTful
10 33 (17.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (17.20%) JSON
11 32 (17.20%) REST
12 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET
13 22 (11.83%) .NET Framework
14 20 (10.75%) React
15 18 (9.68%) Ajax
15 18 (9.68%) SOAP
15 18 (9.68%) Spring
16 17 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.28%) User Experience
2 16 (8.60%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.53%) Public Cloud
5 12 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (5.38%) iPad
7 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.23%) BBC
8 6 (3.23%) iPhone
8 6 (3.23%) Smartphone
8 6 (3.23%) Social Media
9 5 (2.69%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.61%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 3 (1.61%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.61%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.59%) Apple iOS
2 27 (14.52%) Windows
3 19 (10.22%) Unix
4 18 (9.68%) Linux
5 5 (2.69%) Android
5 5 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (75.27%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (38.71%) Scrum
3 70 (37.63%) TDD
4 57 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (29.03%) MVC
6 50 (26.88%) Software Engineering
7 45 (24.19%) OO
8 39 (20.97%) Test Automation
9 35 (18.82%) Web Development
10 31 (16.67%) Kanban
11 29 (15.59%) Front End Development
11 29 (15.59%) Refactoring
12 28 (15.05%) iOS Development
13 27 (14.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (12.90%) BDD
14 24 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (12.90%) DevOps
15 23 (12.37%) SDLC
16 21 (11.29%) Open Source
17 20 (10.75%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 89 (47.85%) JavaScript
2 70 (37.63%) Java
3 64 (34.41%) SQL
4 52 (27.96%) C#
5 32 (17.20%) Python
6 28 (15.05%) C++
7 23 (12.37%) Go
8 21 (11.29%) Objective-C
9 20 (10.75%) Apple Swift
9 20 (10.75%) Ruby
10 19 (10.22%) Shell Script
11 18 (9.68%) C
12 17 (9.14%) PHP
13 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
13 8 (4.30%) T-SQL
14 7 (3.76%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.69%) XPath
16 4 (2.15%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.61%) Scala
17 3 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (17.20%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.69%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.29%) QA
2 5 (2.69%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Ansible
1 15 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (8.06%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Salt
2 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Google
2 19 (10.22%) SAP
3 18 (9.68%) Apple
3 18 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.91%) Oracle
5 6 (3.23%) Facebook
5 6 (3.23%) Sony
5 6 (3.23%) Yahoo!
6 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.15%) Perforce
8 3 (1.61%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.08%) Aquila
9 2 (1.08%) Informatica
9 2 (1.08%) Talend
10 1 (0.54%) Capita
10 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.54%) Samsung
10 1 (0.54%) Sencha
10 1 (0.54%) Sitecore