Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 49 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 14 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.39% 4.84% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 5.19% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -1.41% -11.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,000 £29,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £42,500 £41,550
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 368 424 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.10% 93.19% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 276 266 243
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +7.38%
10th Percentile £24,125 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 +5 14 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (28.57%) Gradle
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) Spock
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) PHP
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) JAX-WS
7 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming

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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) npm
2 2 (14.29%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (21.43%) Hazelcast
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Gradle
3 4 (28.57%) Spock
4 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
5 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium
6 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainee Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Doctrine
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) JAXB
4 3 (21.43%) JAX-RS
4 3 (21.43%) JAX-WS
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Laravel
4 3 (21.43%) Symfony
5 2 (14.29%) Akka
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Kafka
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Asynchronous Programming
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
6 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) CRM
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Go
6 2 (14.29%) ES6
6 2 (14.29%) Java 8
6 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) FXall
3 1 (7.14%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) VMware