The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 61 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 9 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.79% 2.36% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.16% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 25
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Unit Testing
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 474 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.94% 74.53% 83.24%
Number of salaries quoted 333 317 370
Average salary £40,000 £37,050 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -7.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 9 £38,500 +71.11% 2
Sunderland -16 2 £30,000 +33.33%
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) C#
2 25 (86.21%) .NET
3 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
3 21 (72.41%) MVC
4 19 (65.52%) OO
5 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
6 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) Finance
8 10 (34.48%) WinForms
9 9 (31.03%) Scrum
9 9 (31.03%) Project Management
9 9 (31.03%) NUnit
9 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
9 9 (31.03%) CRM
10 8 (27.59%) IIS
10 8 (27.59%) WPF
10 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (24.14%) RESTful
11 7 (24.14%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (24.14%) Windows
12 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
12 6 (20.69%) CMS
12 6 (20.69%) Moq
12 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) CMS
2 6 (20.69%) Orchard CMS
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) SaaS
1 3 (10.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (31.03%) NUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Moq
4 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
7 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Software Developer
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Manager
7 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (34.48%) WinForms
6 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
7 8 (27.59%) WPF
8 7 (24.14%) RESTful
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (20.69%) Entity Framework
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (17.24%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
11 4 (13.79%) CSS
12 3 (10.34%) REST
13 2 (6.90%) XML
13 2 (6.90%) HTML5
13 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
14 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) CUDA
3 2 (6.90%) Physics
3 2 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) MVC
3 19 (65.52%) OO
4 9 (31.03%) CRM
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
8 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Release Management
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) ERP
9 3 (10.34%) Line Management
10 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.90%) Coaching
10 2 (6.90%) Product Management
10 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Delphi
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
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