Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Unit Testing
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 41 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20 +21
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 23 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.03% 0.30% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 0.33% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 7
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -22.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 416 304 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 91.03% 89.94% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 262 237 115
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.88% - +18.87%
10th Percentile £20,575 £26,250 £24,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 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
County Antrim -7 15 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (60.87%) .NET
5 13 (56.52%) Degree
5 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
5 13 (56.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (52.17%) Finance
6 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (52.17%) Oracle
6 12 (52.17%) MVC
6 12 (52.17%) C#
6 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
7 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
8 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
8 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (39.13%) CSS
8 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 9 (39.13%) jQuery
8 9 (39.13%) TDD
9 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (34.78%) C++
9 8 (34.78%) C
9 8 (34.78%) Python
10 7 (30.43%) Classic ASP
10 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (30.43%) SQL
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (8.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 7 (30.43%) DocumentDB
2 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (8.70%) Mocha
2 2 (8.70%) Robot Framework
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Legal
3 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
4 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Python Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 7 (30.43%) Angular 2
5 7 (30.43%) Backbone.js
5 7 (30.43%) Classic ASP
5 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
5 7 (30.43%) RESTful
5 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) Express
6 2 (8.70%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (8.70%) MEAN Stack
6 2 (8.70%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (52.17%) MVC
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) CQRS
6 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 7 (30.43%) Domain-Driven Design
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) Data Acquisition
7 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (26.09%) System Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) HNC
3 5 (21.74%) HND
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft