Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 52 86
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 63 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.75% 4.41% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.87% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 25
North East median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £46,050 £51,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,536 1,088 1,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.48% 90.59% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,281 978 1,084
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,325
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in the North East

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 51 £47,500 +72.73% 11
Durham +8 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 54 (85.71%) .NET
2 52 (82.54%) C#
3 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
4 38 (60.32%) Software Engineering
5 37 (58.73%) .NET Framework
5 37 (58.73%) SQL Server
6 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (46.03%) MVC
8 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
9 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
10 25 (39.68%) HTML
10 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (39.68%) HTML5
11 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
11 23 (36.51%) SQL
12 19 (30.16%) Entity Framework
13 17 (26.98%) TDD
13 17 (26.98%) Pair Programming
13 17 (26.98%) OO
13 17 (26.98%) BDD
14 16 (25.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (25.40%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (25.40%) Scrum
14 16 (25.40%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (22.22%) Web Services
15 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
16 13 (20.63%) React
16 13 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (20.63%) Java
16 13 (20.63%) C++

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (6.35%) Confluence
1 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) Trello
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.59%) Heroku
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (58.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Git (software)
2 16 (25.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (20.63%) NUnit
4 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
5 8 (12.70%) MSTest
6 5 (7.94%) JIRA
7 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.35%) Moq
7 4 (6.35%) NSubstitute
7 4 (6.35%) Qt Creator
7 4 (6.35%) ReSharper
7 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.59%) GitLab
9 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (6.35%) Electronics
1 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Developer
2 39 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 23 (36.51%) C# Developer
3 23 (36.51%) Software Developer
4 20 (31.75%) .NET Software Developer
5 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (19.05%) Senior Developer
9 10 (15.87%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 10 (15.87%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (15.87%) Software Engineer
10 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
11 4 (6.35%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (85.71%) .NET
2 37 (58.73%) .NET Framework
3 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 25 (39.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (39.68%) HTML
4 25 (39.68%) HTML5
5 19 (30.16%) Entity Framework
6 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 14 (22.22%) Web Services
7 13 (20.63%) React
8 12 (19.05%) WCF
9 11 (17.46%) CSS
10 10 (15.87%) Backbone.js
10 10 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (15.87%) WPF
11 9 (14.29%) CSS3
11 9 (14.29%) REST
12 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Core
13 5 (7.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) User Experience
4 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.35%) Arduino
5 4 (6.35%) Life Science
6 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.59%) Fintech
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.59%) Online Games
7 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.59%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Android
2 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Software Engineering
2 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) MVC
4 17 (26.98%) BDD
4 17 (26.98%) OO
4 17 (26.98%) Pair Programming
4 17 (26.98%) TDD
5 16 (25.40%) Domain-Driven Design
5 16 (25.40%) Scrum
6 13 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (20.63%) Web Development
7 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.70%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.94%) MVVM
10 5 (7.94%) SDLC
10 5 (7.94%) SOLID
11 4 (6.35%) Microfluidics
11 4 (6.35%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) C#
2 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
4 13 (20.63%) C++
4 13 (20.63%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.35%) C
8 3 (4.76%) VBA
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
10 1 (1.59%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO 13485
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.35%) Atmel
3 3 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Nintex
5 1 (1.59%) Siebel