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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 30 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 4 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.09% 0.65% 14.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.74% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 14
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £42,500 £43,750
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 177 135 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 92.67% 87.10% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 477 487 311
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim 0 4 £34,000 -15.00%
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Advertising
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) GitHub
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Programmatic Advertising
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) React
4 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (12.50%) Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (37.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) OOP
3 4 (50.00%) Programmatic Advertising
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker