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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 53 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 11 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.75% 3.98% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 4.88% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 4
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +0.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
514 410 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.98% 81.67% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 367 358 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -17 11 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Sunderland +2 5 £22,500 -37.93% 1
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) .NET
3 21 (60.00%) C#
4 18 (51.43%) MVC
5 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 14 (40.00%) OO
7 13 (37.14%) HTML
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
9 11 (31.43%) CSS
10 9 (25.71%) Java
10 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
11 8 (22.86%) WPF
12 7 (20.00%) QA
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (20.00%) Web Services
13 6 (17.14%) Games
13 6 (17.14%) Scrum
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
13 6 (17.14%) JUnit
13 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
13 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
13 6 (17.14%) Physics
13 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
13 6 (17.14%) JIRA
13 6 (17.14%) NUnit
13 6 (17.14%) CruiseControl
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) JUnit
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
1 6 (17.14%) NUnit
1 6 (17.14%) CruiseControl
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) InstallShield
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Xcode
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
5 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (17.14%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Graduate
5 7 (20.00%) Junior Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Junior
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Junior Java Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Graduate Java Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Junior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Junior Java Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Junior Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Junior Software Engineer
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) WPF
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (11.43%) LINQ
8 4 (11.43%) jQuery
9 3 (8.57%) WCF
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.57%) RESTful
10 2 (5.71%) XHTML
10 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (5.71%) Ajax
11 1 (2.86%) Zend Framework
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
1 6 (17.14%) Physics
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Online Gambling
3 3 (8.57%) Social Gaming
3 3 (8.57%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.86%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) MVC
3 14 (40.00%) OO
4 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Game Development
7 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) OOP
7 3 (8.57%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) B2B
8 2 (5.71%) B2C
8 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) VBScript
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.71%) PHP5
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Apple
2 1 (2.86%) Zend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago