Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 20 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 8.06% 5.68% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 6.91% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 3
Preston median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Lancashire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +14.29%

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 Preston with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 223 188 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 89.92% 82.10% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 177 177 162
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,763 £21,625
90th Percentile £48,000 £53,750 £51,050
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Preston

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 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 Preston region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
2 16 (80.00%) Workflow
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 16 (80.00%) Web Development
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (80.00%) LINQ
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (20.00%) AS400
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (20.00%) iSeries
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) RPG
3 4 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 16 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 16 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 16 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Programmer
2 2 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (10.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
1 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 16 (80.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) AS400
1 4 (20.00%) iSeries
2 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) MVC
1 16 (80.00%) TDD
1 16 (80.00%) Web Development
1 16 (80.00%) Workflow
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) SDLC
2 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) RPG
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM