The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 32 65 60
Rank change year-on-year +33 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 17 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.49% 1.26% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 1.39% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 4
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -8.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £43,200
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 335 502 471
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 88.39% 90.29% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 283 360 426
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Northampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 23 (82.14%) TDD
2 21 (75.00%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) Web Services
4 18 (64.29%) REST
5 17 (60.71%) JPA
5 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
5 17 (60.71%) Spring Boot
5 17 (60.71%) OO
5 17 (60.71%) RDBMS
5 17 (60.71%) Java
5 17 (60.71%) SOAP
5 17 (60.71%) Hibernate
5 17 (60.71%) Spring
6 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (53.57%) Pair Programming
7 15 (53.57%) Banking
7 15 (53.57%) J2EE
7 15 (53.57%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (53.57%) JMS
7 15 (53.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
8 13 (46.43%) SDLC
9 11 (39.29%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) RAD
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.00%) .NET
11 7 (25.00%) C#
12 6 (21.43%) Web Development
12 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 6 (21.43%) Velocity

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) RDBMS
1 17 (60.71%) Relational Database
2 15 (53.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) OLAP
3 2 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SonarQube
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) Gradle
3 2 (7.14%) Grunt
3 2 (7.14%) gulp
3 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JProfiler
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Core Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) Web Services
2 18 (64.29%) REST
3 17 (60.71%) Hibernate
3 17 (60.71%) JPA
3 17 (60.71%) SOAP
3 17 (60.71%) Spring
3 17 (60.71%) Spring Boot
4 15 (53.57%) J2EE
4 15 (53.57%) JMS
5 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 6 (21.43%) Velocity
7 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (14.29%) Backbone.js
8 4 (14.29%) JSON
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
9 3 (10.71%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 2 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) TDD
2 17 (60.71%) OO
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (53.57%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (53.57%) Pair Programming
5 13 (46.43%) SDLC
6 11 (39.29%) Scrum
7 10 (35.71%) RAD
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (21.43%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
11 2 (7.14%) DNA
11 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 4 (14.29%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software