Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 129 145
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -56
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 194 190 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.63% 2.51% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.74% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 166 176 115
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +16.88%

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 6,818 6,945 6,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 92.37% 91.67% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,650 5,946 5,212
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.00% +11.84%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 14 £62,500 +31.58% 3
Altrincham - 10 £45,000 -
Bury +8 9 £52,500 +45.83%
Cheadle -2 5 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Bolton +12 2 £35,000 -25.53% 4
Wigan -1 2 £52,500 +75.00%
Rochdale - 2 £48,125 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £35,000 - 1
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 126 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (42.27%) JavaScript
3 78 (40.21%) HTML
4 77 (39.69%) CSS
5 74 (38.14%) TDD
6 73 (37.63%) Java
7 72 (37.11%) Scrum
8 69 (35.57%) Web Services
9 56 (28.87%) .NET
9 56 (28.87%) Software Engineering
10 52 (26.80%) MVC
11 48 (24.74%) Test Automation
12 47 (24.23%) C#
12 47 (24.23%) OO
13 45 (23.20%) SQL
14 44 (22.68%) RESTful
15 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (21.13%) Web Development
17 40 (20.62%) Git (software)
17 40 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
18 39 (20.10%) HTML5
19 37 (19.07%) SDLC
19 37 (19.07%) SQL Server
20 36 (18.56%) CSS3
20 36 (18.56%) AngularJS
21 35 (18.04%) ASP.NET Web API
21 35 (18.04%) XML
22 34 (17.53%) PHP
22 34 (17.53%) Degree
23 33 (17.01%) Spring

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 20 (10.31%) Confluence
2 8 (4.12%) nginx
3 6 (3.09%) Apache
3 6 (3.09%) CMS
4 5 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.58%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.55%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.82%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (10.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 15 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.58%) GitHub
5 5 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.58%) IaaS
5 5 (2.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.40%) HTTP
2 8 (4.12%) SSL
3 5 (2.58%) DHCP
3 5 (2.58%) DNS
3 5 (2.58%) FTP
3 5 (2.58%) IPsec
3 5 (2.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.86%) MySQL
3 22 (11.34%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (9.79%) Redis
6 10 (5.15%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.58%) Big Data
7 5 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.55%) DTS
9 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.89%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.86%) Xcode
4 22 (11.34%) JIRA
5 19 (9.79%) JUnit
6 16 (8.25%) Subversion
7 15 (7.73%) Selenium
8 14 (7.22%) Maven
9 12 (6.19%) Cucumber
9 12 (6.19%) Visual Studio
10 11 (5.67%) SonarQube
11 10 (5.15%) Bitbucket
11 10 (5.15%) Gradle
12 8 (4.12%) Jasmine
12 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.61%) Mercurial
14 6 (3.09%) NUnit
14 6 (3.09%) TestNG
15 5 (2.58%) IntelliJ
16 4 (2.06%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (12.89%) Finance
2 12 (6.19%) Advertising
3 10 (5.15%) Legal
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
5 6 (3.09%) Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (70.10%) Developer
2 32 (16.49%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.92%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.89%) Java Developer
5 23 (11.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 21 (10.82%) iOS Developer
7 19 (9.79%) Software Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) HTML Developer
9 16 (8.25%) Architect
10 14 (7.22%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.70%) C# Developer
11 13 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 12 (6.19%) Lead Developer
13 11 (5.67%) Angular Developer
13 11 (5.67%) Java Architect
13 11 (5.67%) PHP Architect
14 10 (5.15%) HTML CSS Developer
14 10 (5.15%) Social Media Developer
15 8 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.21%) HTML
2 77 (39.69%) CSS
3 69 (35.57%) Web Services
4 56 (28.87%) .NET
5 44 (22.68%) RESTful
6 39 (20.10%) HTML5
7 36 (18.56%) AngularJS
7 36 (18.56%) CSS3
8 35 (18.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (18.04%) XML
9 33 (17.01%) Spring
10 32 (16.49%) JSON
11 30 (15.46%) jQuery
11 30 (15.46%) REST
11 30 (15.46%) SOAP
12 27 (13.92%) .NET Framework
13 23 (11.86%) Spring Boot
14 22 (11.34%) ASP.NET
14 22 (11.34%) Spring MVC
15 20 (10.31%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) User Experience
2 21 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (7.22%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.15%) BBC
6 10 (5.15%) iPad
6 10 (5.15%) iPhone
6 10 (5.15%) Smartphone
6 10 (5.15%) Social Media
7 8 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (3.09%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (2.58%) Wiki
10 4 (2.06%) Fintech
11 3 (1.55%) Clustering
11 3 (1.55%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.55%) Replication
12 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.92%) Apple iOS
2 19 (9.79%) Linux
3 12 (6.19%) Windows
4 9 (4.64%) Android
5 5 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.58%) Unix
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.14%) TDD
3 72 (37.11%) Scrum
4 56 (28.87%) Software Engineering
5 52 (26.80%) MVC
6 48 (24.74%) Test Automation
7 47 (24.23%) OO
8 42 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (21.13%) Web Development
10 40 (20.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 37 (19.07%) SDLC
12 33 (17.01%) BDD
13 28 (14.43%) Mentoring
13 28 (14.43%) SOA
14 26 (13.40%) Front End Development
15 25 (12.89%) DevOps
16 24 (12.37%) OOP
17 23 (11.86%) iOS Development
18 22 (11.34%) Kanban
19 21 (10.82%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.27%) JavaScript
2 73 (37.63%) Java
3 47 (24.23%) C#
4 45 (23.20%) SQL
5 34 (17.53%) PHP
6 28 (14.43%) C
6 28 (14.43%) Ruby
7 22 (11.34%) Python
8 21 (10.82%) Objective-C
9 19 (9.79%) Go
10 14 (7.22%) Apple Swift
10 14 (7.22%) C++
11 9 (4.64%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.09%) GraphQL
13 5 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.58%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.06%) Groovy
15 3 (1.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (17.53%) Degree
2 20 (10.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.67%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.09%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.98%) QA
2 11 (5.67%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Ansible
1 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.58%) Puppet
1 5 (2.58%) Salt
1 5 (2.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (9.28%) Oracle
2 16 (8.25%) Google
3 15 (7.73%) Apple
3 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.15%) Facebook
4 10 (5.15%) Sony
4 10 (5.15%) Yahoo!
5 7 (3.61%) Aquila
6 6 (3.09%) Sun
7 5 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.03%) Capita
9 2 (1.03%) Informatica
9 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.03%) Talend
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Remedy
10 1 (0.52%) Samsung
10 1 (0.52%) Tableau
10 1 (0.52%) Xamarin