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

Unit Testing
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 11.97% 7.02% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.86% 8.00% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 101 50 61
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 86.32% 87.72% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 41 50
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 28 March 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 21 (80.77%) SQL
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 19 (73.08%) SDLC
3 18 (69.23%) DB2
3 18 (69.23%) RPG
3 18 (69.23%) ERP
3 18 (69.23%) IBM
3 18 (69.23%) AS400
3 18 (69.23%) iSeries
3 18 (69.23%) Waterfall
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) DB2
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Programmer
1 10 (38.46%) RPG Programmer
1 10 (38.46%) Senior Programmer
1 10 (38.46%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 8 (30.77%) Applications Support Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Laravel
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Symfony
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) AS400
1 18 (69.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 19 (73.08%) SDLC
3 18 (69.23%) ERP
3 18 (69.23%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Management
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) RPG
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) IBM
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25500 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Company Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago