Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 47 56
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 7 57 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.71% 4.39% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 4.96% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 33 13
Merseyside median annual salary £36,750 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% -10.71% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £44,875 £43,750 £49,500
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 896 1149 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.60% 88.45% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 668 777 619
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £64,200
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 Merseyside

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Merseyside

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 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
Liverpool -24 7 £36,750 -2.00% 7
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) Grunt
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) webpack
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) gulp
4 2 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
4 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Development
4 2 (28.57%) npm
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) W3C
4 2 (28.57%) Internet

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Grunt
2 2 (28.57%) gulp
2 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) webpack
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (28.57%) UX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Capita