Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 months to 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 73 52
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 34 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.95% 2.48% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 2.70% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 29
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% +33.33% -45.45%
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +66.67% +33.33% -45.45%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 800 889 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 93.02% 91.93% 85.53%
Number of salaries quoted 674 780 610
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,031
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.02% -1.25%
10th Percentile £25,150 £23,125 £22,475
90th Percentile £70,182 £65,060 £56,375
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,062
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.93% +1.54%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 26 (76.47%) TDD
2 21 (61.76%) BDD
3 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) C#
4 16 (47.06%) SQL
5 15 (44.12%) .NET
5 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
6 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
7 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
7 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
7 13 (38.24%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (38.24%) Pair Programming
7 13 (38.24%) MVC
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) Entity Framework
7 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 10 (29.41%) XML
8 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
8 10 (29.41%) Selenium
8 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
8 10 (29.41%) JSON
9 9 (26.47%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (23.53%) DBS Check

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.59%) Gatling
3 7 (20.59%) JMeter
4 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.82%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) C# Developer
3 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 13 (38.24%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (38.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Automation Tester
4 8 (23.53%) Tester
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (14.71%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Web Automation Tester
6 5 (14.71%) Web Tester
6 5 (14.71%) XML Tester
7 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
1 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
2 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
2 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (38.24%) Entity Framework
3 10 (29.41%) JSON
3 10 (29.41%) XML
4 9 (26.47%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) React
6 6 (17.65%) Django
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
7 5 (14.71%) Ember.js
7 5 (14.71%) RESTful
8 3 (8.82%) CSS
8 3 (8.82%) HTML
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 3 (8.82%) Sass
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) TDD
2 21 (61.76%) BDD
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 13 (38.24%) Domain-Driven Design
5 13 (38.24%) MVC
5 13 (38.24%) Pair Programming
5 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
8 7 (20.59%) SDET
8 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.71%) Front End Development
9 5 (14.71%) Prototyping
9 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) Thought Leadership
9 5 (14.71%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) Microservices
10 3 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Java 8
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) DBS Check
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft