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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 55 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 21 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.39% 5.32% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 6.99% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 29
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,950 £33,250 £45,000
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
479 415 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.38% 76.15% 77.53%
Number of salaries quoted 399 367 412
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,636 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
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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 -8 21 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Sunderland -3 3 £25,000 -
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) OO
2 18 (58.06%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
4 14 (45.16%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) MVC
5 13 (41.94%) Degree
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
6 12 (38.71%) PhD
7 10 (32.26%) WinForms
7 10 (32.26%) OOD
8 9 (29.03%) Web Services
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (25.81%) NUnit
9 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
9 8 (25.81%) WPF
9 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
9 8 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) Project Management
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 6 (19.35%) Games
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (19.35%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) CMS
1 5 (16.13%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.81%) NUnit
3 5 (16.13%) Moq
4 4 (12.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (19.35%) Games
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Software Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Java Software Developer
4 9 (29.03%) .NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
8 3 (9.68%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) WinForms
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
4 8 (25.81%) WPF
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) RESTful
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
8 2 (6.45%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) XSLT
9 1 (3.23%) XHTML
9 1 (3.23%) CSS
9 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
3 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.45%) CUDA
4 2 (6.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) OO
3 14 (45.16%) MVC
4 10 (32.26%) OOD
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
6 8 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) Game Development
9 5 (16.13%) CRM
10 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.45%) Parallel Programming
10 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.45%) Coaching
11 1 (3.23%) OOP
11 1 (3.23%) Line Management
11 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Delphi
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) PhD
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Microsoft Certs and Amazing Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago