Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 114 76
Rank change year-on-year +3 -38 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 203 230 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.79% 2.81% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.04% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 172 203 238
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

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 6,631 7,572 6,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.05% 92.36% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,505 6,332 5,523
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +1 12 £62,500 +51.52% 4
Bury +4 5 £50,000 +38.89%
Bolton +9 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Cheadle +8 3 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Salford - 2 - - 2
Wigan +3 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Altrincham -9 1 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 144 (70.94%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 93 (45.81%) HTML
4 85 (41.87%) CSS
5 82 (40.39%) C#
6 81 (39.90%) .NET
7 73 (35.96%) Java
8 66 (32.51%) Web Services
9 61 (30.05%) TDD
10 57 (28.08%) RESTful
11 55 (27.09%) Software Engineering
11 55 (27.09%) AngularJS
12 48 (23.65%) HTML5
13 47 (23.15%) Scrum
13 47 (23.15%) Git (software)
14 45 (22.17%) SOAP
14 45 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (21.67%) Finance
16 43 (21.18%) JIRA
17 42 (20.69%) MVC
18 39 (19.21%) CSS3
19 38 (18.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 38 (18.72%) XML
20 37 (18.23%) SQL
20 37 (18.23%) Front End Development
21 36 (17.73%) JSON
22 35 (17.24%) jQuery
22 35 (17.24%) Visual Studio
22 35 (17.24%) OO
23 33 (16.26%) Responsive Web Design

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 (4.43%) Confluence
2 8 (3.94%) nginx
3 5 (2.46%) CMS
4 3 (1.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.43%) SaaS
5 7 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.45%) NuGet
6 5 (2.46%) npm
7 3 (1.48%) GitHub
7 3 (1.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.49%) Office 365
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.40%) HTTP
2 6 (2.96%) SSL
3 4 (1.97%) AMQP
3 4 (1.97%) Broadband
4 2 (0.99%) SMS
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) Extranet
5 1 (0.49%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.36%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.87%) MySQL
4 15 (7.39%) Redis
5 13 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (6.40%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.45%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.48%) Big Data
7 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.49%) DTS
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (23.15%) Git (software)
2 43 (21.18%) JIRA
3 35 (17.24%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.87%) Subversion
4 18 (8.87%) TeamCity
5 15 (7.39%) Selenium
6 13 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.91%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.42%) Gradle
8 11 (5.42%) SpecFlow
9 10 (4.93%) NetBeans
10 9 (4.43%) Bitbucket
10 9 (4.43%) Eclipse
10 9 (4.43%) Xcode
11 8 (3.94%) Grunt
11 8 (3.94%) gulp
11 8 (3.94%) Mercurial
12 7 (3.45%) JUnit
12 7 (3.45%) Maven
13 4 (1.97%) Serilog
General
1 44 (21.67%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Retail
3 12 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.42%) Electronics
4 11 (5.42%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.42%) Marketing
5 10 (4.93%) Back Office
6 9 (4.43%) Automotive
7 7 (3.45%) Banking
8 4 (1.97%) Advertising
8 4 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (82.76%) Developer
2 51 (25.12%) Senior Developer
3 46 (22.66%) .NET Developer
4 42 (20.69%) Java Developer
5 33 (16.26%) C# Developer
6 29 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 27 (13.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (12.81%) Software Engineer
9 25 (12.32%) Software Developer
10 17 (8.37%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (5.91%) HTML CSS Developer
12 12 (5.91%) HTML Developer
13 11 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Angular Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Java Software Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (4.43%) .NET Software Developer
15 9 (4.43%) iOS Developer
15 9 (4.43%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (45.81%) HTML
2 85 (41.87%) CSS
3 81 (39.90%) .NET
4 66 (32.51%) Web Services
5 57 (28.08%) RESTful
6 55 (27.09%) AngularJS
7 48 (23.65%) HTML5
8 45 (22.17%) SOAP
9 39 (19.21%) CSS3
10 38 (18.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (18.72%) XML
11 36 (17.73%) JSON
12 35 (17.24%) jQuery
13 31 (15.27%) React
14 28 (13.79%) JSP
15 27 (13.30%) Hibernate
16 26 (12.81%) ASP.NET
16 26 (12.81%) Spring
17 23 (11.33%) REST
18 19 (9.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.30%) User Experience
3 20 (9.85%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.42%) Blog
4 11 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.97%) Fintech
8 4 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.97%) NHS
8 4 (1.97%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.48%) BBC
9 3 (1.48%) iPad
9 3 (1.48%) iPhone
9 3 (1.48%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.48%) Social Media
10 2 (0.99%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) Clustering
11 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.85%) Apple iOS
2 13 (6.40%) Android
3 6 (2.96%) Linux
4 5 (2.46%) Windows
5 2 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.49%) VME
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (70.94%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.05%) TDD
3 55 (27.09%) Software Engineering
4 47 (23.15%) Scrum
5 45 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (20.69%) MVC
7 37 (18.23%) Front End Development
8 35 (17.24%) OO
9 33 (16.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 30 (14.78%) Test Automation
11 27 (13.30%) BDD
12 24 (11.82%) SDLC
12 24 (11.82%) Web Development
13 22 (10.84%) Mentoring
14 20 (9.85%) SOA
15 19 (9.36%) OOP
15 19 (9.36%) Open Source
16 18 (8.87%) DevOps
16 18 (8.87%) E-Commerce
16 18 (8.87%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 82 (40.39%) C#
3 73 (35.96%) Java
4 37 (18.23%) SQL
5 28 (13.79%) PHP
6 20 (9.85%) Python
7 17 (8.37%) Groovy
8 16 (7.88%) Go
8 16 (7.88%) Ruby
9 14 (6.90%) Objective-C
10 13 (6.40%) C
11 11 (5.42%) C++
12 9 (4.43%) T-SQL
13 8 (3.94%) Apple Swift
14 6 (2.96%) Kotlin
15 4 (1.97%) Java 8
15 4 (1.97%) Perl
15 4 (1.97%) PHP 5
15 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Degree
2 14 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.94%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.48%) HND
4 3 (1.48%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.85%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) SLA
3 6 (2.96%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 2 (0.99%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 15 (7.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.97%) Istio
3 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (5.91%) Oracle
2 11 (5.42%) Google
2 11 (5.42%) SAP
3 10 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.94%) Capita
4 8 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.45%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.97%) HP
6 4 (1.97%) Remedy
6 4 (1.97%) Siemens
7 3 (1.48%) Apple
7 3 (1.48%) Facebook
7 3 (1.48%) Sony
7 3 (1.48%) Sun
7 3 (1.48%) Yahoo!
7 3 (1.48%) Zend
8 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.49%) Nintex
9 1 (0.49%) Perforce