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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 26 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 27 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 16.27% 5.21% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.76% 5.68% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
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 Preston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 152 88 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 91.57% 91.67% 91.77%
Number of salaries quoted 131 77 105
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 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 Preston region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (80.00%) iSeries
3 32 (80.00%) RPG
3 32 (80.00%) DB2
3 32 (80.00%) ITIL
3 32 (80.00%) ERP
3 32 (80.00%) IBM
3 32 (80.00%) AS400
3 32 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 32 (80.00%) SDLC
4 20 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (17.50%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 5 (12.50%) LINQ
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) Workflow
7 5 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (7.50%) HTML
9 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.00%) CSS
9 2 (5.00%) 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 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (80.00%) DB2
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Programmer
1 20 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
1 20 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
1 20 (50.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 12 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 5 (12.50%) LINQ
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) J2EE
6 1 (2.50%) jQuery
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (80.00%) AS400
1 32 (80.00%) iSeries
2 20 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) ERP
2 32 (80.00%) ITIL
2 32 (80.00%) SDLC
2 32 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (15.00%) MVC
4 5 (12.50%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) Web Development
4 5 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile First
5 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.50%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.50%) Scrum
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) SQL
2 32 (80.00%) RPG
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) MCAD
1 1 (2.50%) MCPD
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft