Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 23 48
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 15 60 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.30% 8.90% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 9.80% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 43 4
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +37.93% -23.68%
10th Percentile £36,500 £47,500 £14,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +5.26%

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 416 612 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 91.43% 90.80% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 213 417 254
Median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £58,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Northern Ireland

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 -15 15 £47,500 -5.00%
Unit Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (73.33%) Azure
2 11 (73.33%) AWS
2 11 (73.33%) DevOps
3 10 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) CQRS
5 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (40.00%) RESTful

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 11 (73.33%) AWS
1 11 (73.33%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Mocha
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Spock
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) Node.js
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) REST
7 1 (6.67%) COM
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (73.33%) DevOps
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) CQRS
5 6 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 6 (40.00%) System Testing
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.67%) Open Source
9 1 (6.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle