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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 85 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 110 102 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.81% 2.99% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.33% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 96 89 123
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £28,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 3588 3066 3340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.65% 89.99% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3030 2536 2756
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 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Oldham - 11 £35,000 -
Bury - 10 £36,000 -
Stockport +5 7 £55,000 +57.14%
Wigan - 6 £42,500 -
Cheadle +10 2 £41,875 +30.85% 1
Bolton -16 2 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 116 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (44.93%) SQL
3 91 (43.96%) Java
4 72 (34.78%) OO
5 68 (32.85%) HTML
5 68 (32.85%) TDD
6 67 (32.37%) JavaScript
7 66 (31.88%) CSS
8 64 (30.92%) C#
9 62 (29.95%) .NET
10 60 (28.99%) SQL Server
11 59 (28.50%) MVC
12 58 (28.02%) jQuery
13 50 (24.15%) J2EE
13 50 (24.15%) C++
13 50 (24.15%) PHP
14 48 (23.19%) MySQL
14 48 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (22.71%) Multithreading
16 45 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 42 (20.29%) Web Services
18 40 (19.32%) OOD
19 36 (17.39%) JUnit
20 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET
20 33 (15.94%) Front End Development
21 32 (15.46%) Concurrent Programming
22 31 (14.98%) Degree
22 31 (14.98%) Git (software)
23 29 (14.01%) HTML5
23 29 (14.01%) OOP

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 19 (9.18%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.35%) Confluence
2 9 (4.35%) JBoss
3 7 (3.38%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.42%) Apache
5 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.42%) PlanetPress Connect
3 2 (0.97%) Magento
4 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Google Play
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.38%) Ethernet
1 7 (3.38%) RS-232
1 7 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 48 (23.19%) MySQL
3 15 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.83%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.38%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.45%) Big Data
9 3 (1.45%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.45%) Biml
9 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.45%) QlikView
10 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (17.39%) JUnit
2 31 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.08%) JIRA
4 22 (10.63%) Visual Studio
5 18 (8.70%) Eclipse
6 15 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 15 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.80%) NuGet
7 12 (5.80%) NUnit
7 12 (5.80%) Subversion
8 10 (4.83%) Selenium
9 9 (4.35%) Bitbucket
9 9 (4.35%) IntelliJ
9 9 (4.35%) JMeter
9 9 (4.35%) jMock
9 9 (4.35%) Mockito
10 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Blend
10 7 (3.38%) MSI
10 7 (3.38%) MSTest
10 7 (3.38%) WiX
General
1 22 (10.63%) Finance
2 16 (7.73%) Manufacturing
3 15 (7.25%) Marketing
4 10 (4.83%) Retail
5 9 (4.35%) Publishing
6 8 (3.86%) Electronics
6 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.93%) Back Office
7 4 (1.93%) Banking
8 3 (1.45%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 178 (85.99%) Developer
2 68 (32.85%) Java Developer
3 50 (24.15%) Senior Developer
4 36 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 31 (14.98%) PHP Developer
6 30 (14.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (10.63%) C# Developer
8 18 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (5.80%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (5.80%) HTML Developer
11 11 (5.31%) Angular Developer
12 10 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.86%) Test Engineer
15 6 (2.90%) C++ Developer
15 6 (2.90%) Senior C# Developer
16 5 (2.42%) Android Developer
16 5 (2.42%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.85%) HTML
2 66 (31.88%) CSS
3 62 (29.95%) .NET
4 58 (28.02%) jQuery
5 50 (24.15%) J2EE
6 42 (20.29%) Web Services
7 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET
8 29 (14.01%) HTML5
9 27 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 25 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (10.63%) Spring
12 21 (10.14%) XML
13 19 (9.18%) Node.js
14 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (8.21%) Ajax
15 17 (8.21%) UIKit
16 16 (7.73%) Hibernate
17 15 (7.25%) LINQ
18 14 (6.76%) Lambda Expressions
19 13 (6.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.04%) User Experience
2 22 (10.63%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.28%) iPad
4 12 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.38%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 7 (3.38%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.93%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.45%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.45%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.97%) Fintech
10 2 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.48%) Blog
11 1 (0.48%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.11%) Linux
2 19 (9.18%) Windows
3 9 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.86%) Mac OS
5 7 (3.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 5 (2.42%) Android
7 2 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (56.04%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.78%) OO
3 68 (32.85%) TDD
4 59 (28.50%) MVC
5 48 (23.19%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (22.71%) Multithreading
7 45 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 40 (19.32%) OOD
9 33 (15.94%) Front End Development
10 32 (15.46%) Concurrent Programming
11 29 (14.01%) OOP
12 26 (12.56%) Mentoring
13 24 (11.59%) Scrum
14 20 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (8.21%) CRM
16 16 (7.73%) MVVM
17 15 (7.25%) Waterfall
17 15 (7.25%) Web Development
18 14 (6.76%) SDLC
19 12 (5.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 93 (44.93%) SQL
2 91 (43.96%) Java
3 67 (32.37%) JavaScript
4 64 (30.92%) C#
5 50 (24.15%) C++
5 50 (24.15%) PHP
6 17 (8.21%) C
7 9 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.86%) Embedded C
8 8 (3.86%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.38%) Python
9 7 (3.38%) XAML
10 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.45%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.97%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.97%) Erlang
12 2 (0.97%) Groovy
12 2 (0.97%) Ruby
12 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (14.98%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) HNC
2 8 (3.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.21%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (3.86%) Firmware
2 2 (0.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) KVM
3 1 (0.48%) Varnish
3 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Marathon
2 1 (0.48%) Mesos
2 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (9.66%) Oracle
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.83%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.35%) Zend
4 8 (3.86%) Cadence
4 8 (3.86%) HP
4 8 (3.86%) SAP
5 4 (1.93%) Google
6 3 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.97%) JDA
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) Unisys
8 1 (0.48%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 25% bonus, 10% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: plus eligible for performance related bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago