Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 129 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 -45 +54
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 186 190 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.55% 2.45% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.66% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 162 166 227
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,800
90th Percentile £64,875 £60,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%

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 6,600 7,149 6,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.58% 92.02% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,441 5,909 5,780
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 7 £62,500 +47.06% 2
Bolton +20 6 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Wigan -7 5 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Bury -1 4 £50,000 - 1
Cheadle +5 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Altrincham -16 3 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Salford - 2 - - 1
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 124 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (53.76%) C#
3 90 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 88 (47.31%) .NET
5 72 (38.71%) HTML
6 60 (32.26%) CSS
7 55 (29.57%) Java
8 52 (27.96%) Visual Studio
9 50 (26.88%) AngularJS
10 49 (26.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 49 (26.34%) TDD
11 48 (25.81%) Web Services
12 47 (25.27%) SQL
12 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (23.66%) Git (software)
13 44 (23.66%) RESTful
13 44 (23.66%) Scrum
14 40 (21.51%) HTML5
15 39 (20.97%) MVC
16 36 (19.35%) JIRA
17 33 (17.74%) jQuery
18 32 (17.20%) OO
18 32 (17.20%) CSS3
19 31 (16.67%) Front End Development
20 30 (16.13%) Finance
21 29 (15.59%) SQL Server
21 29 (15.59%) Test Automation
21 29 (15.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 29 (15.59%) Responsive Web Design
22 28 (15.05%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (4.84%) CMS
2 5 (2.69%) Confluence
3 4 (2.15%) IIS
3 4 (2.15%) nginx
3 4 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.08%) Kentico
4 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Magento
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.38%) NuGet
4 8 (4.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.30%) SaaS
5 6 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (3.23%) npm
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.08%) IaaS
6 2 (1.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Office 365
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) AMQP
1 7 (3.76%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) SSL
3 3 (1.61%) Internet
4 2 (1.08%) Broadband
4 2 (1.08%) SMS
4 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.54%) Extranet
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.84%) MySQL
3 9 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.30%) Couchbase
5 7 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.23%) Redis
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) DTS
8 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (27.96%) Visual Studio
2 44 (23.66%) Git (software)
3 36 (19.35%) JIRA
4 19 (10.22%) Selenium
4 19 (10.22%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.53%) SpecFlow
5 14 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.45%) Bitbucket
6 12 (6.45%) Subversion
7 11 (5.91%) Jenkins
8 10 (5.38%) NetBeans
9 9 (4.84%) Eclipse
10 7 (3.76%) Gradle
11 6 (3.23%) Xcode
12 4 (2.15%) Grunt
12 4 (2.15%) gulp
12 4 (2.15%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.15%) Serilog
13 3 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (16.13%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Retail
3 12 (6.45%) Electronics
3 12 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.45%) Marketing
3 12 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.38%) Back Office
5 7 (3.76%) Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.15%) Law
7 3 (1.61%) Advertising
8 2 (1.08%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (89.25%) Developer
2 53 (28.49%) .NET Developer
3 51 (27.42%) Senior Developer
4 43 (23.12%) C# Developer
5 32 (17.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (16.13%) Software Developer
7 27 (14.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 27 (14.52%) Java Developer
8 17 (9.14%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (8.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.91%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (5.91%) HTML Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.91%) Web Developer
11 10 (5.38%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (4.84%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.84%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (47.31%) .NET
2 72 (38.71%) HTML
3 60 (32.26%) CSS
4 50 (26.88%) AngularJS
5 49 (26.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (25.81%) Web Services
7 44 (23.66%) RESTful
8 40 (21.51%) HTML5
9 33 (17.74%) jQuery
10 32 (17.20%) CSS3
11 28 (15.05%) ASP.NET
12 25 (13.44%) SOAP
12 25 (13.44%) XML
13 21 (11.29%) .NET Framework
13 21 (11.29%) JSON
14 17 (9.14%) JSP
14 17 (9.14%) React
14 17 (9.14%) REST
15 16 (8.60%) .NET Core
15 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (11.83%) User Experience
4 19 (10.22%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.45%) Blog
6 11 (5.91%) Fintech
7 8 (4.30%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.15%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.61%) Replication
10 2 (1.08%) Clustering
10 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.06%) Android
1 15 (8.06%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.84%) Linux
2 9 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.54%) VME
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.34%) TDD
3 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (23.66%) Scrum
5 39 (20.97%) MVC
6 32 (17.20%) OO
7 31 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 29 (15.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (15.59%) Test Automation
9 26 (13.98%) Software Engineering
10 24 (12.90%) BDD
11 23 (12.37%) Web Development
12 18 (9.68%) SDLC
13 15 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (8.06%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.06%) Kanban
14 13 (6.99%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (6.99%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (6.99%) SEO
14 13 (6.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (53.76%) C#
2 90 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 55 (29.57%) Java
4 47 (25.27%) SQL
5 21 (11.29%) PHP
6 15 (8.06%) Python
7 13 (6.99%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.91%) C
8 11 (5.91%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.38%) Go
9 10 (5.38%) Ruby
10 9 (4.84%) C++
11 8 (4.30%) Apple Swift
11 8 (4.30%) Groovy
12 7 (3.76%) PHP 5
13 6 (3.23%) Kotlin
13 6 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.15%) Scala
15 3 (1.61%) VB
16 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.53%) Degree
2 8 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.15%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) SLA
2 7 (3.76%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) ISO 15765
3 2 (1.08%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 11 (5.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.15%) Istio
3 2 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (6.45%) SAP
2 10 (5.38%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.84%) Google
3 9 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.23%) Oracle
5 4 (2.15%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.61%) Zend
7 2 (1.08%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.08%) RedGate
8 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.54%) Nintex
8 1 (0.54%) Perforce
8 1 (0.54%) Remedy