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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 53 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.31% 1.08% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.30% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,950 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 479 385 438
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 89.37% 83.15% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 339 308 318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Liverpool +4 6 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -
Unit Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) Subversion
6 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) OOP
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) CSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
4 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Middleware
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (17.65%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) BPEL
7 3 (17.65%) Microservices
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) PHP 5
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel
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