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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 64 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 20 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.55% 2.49% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 2.92% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 14
Median salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £37,600 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 512 684 652
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 90.78% 85.18% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 447 607 538
Median salary £37,900 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +20 14 £44,500 +27.14% 3
Durham - 3 £42,500 - 1
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Git (software)
4 18 (36.73%) Scrum
4 18 (36.73%) C#
4 18 (36.73%) Web Services
5 17 (34.69%) HTML
5 17 (34.69%) SQL
5 17 (34.69%) HTML5
6 16 (32.65%) RESTful
6 16 (32.65%) Android
6 16 (32.65%) .NET
6 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
7 15 (30.61%) Python
7 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 15 (30.61%) jQuery
7 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
7 15 (30.61%) Xamarin
7 15 (30.61%) Mobile App
8 14 (28.57%) HTTP
8 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) Apple
9 13 (26.53%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (26.53%) Django
9 13 (26.53%) User Experience
9 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.53%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (24.49%) Razor View Engine
10 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC

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 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) JBoss
1 2 (4.08%) Mule
1 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) Documentum
2 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.04%) SAP EHS
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) SAP GTS
2 1 (2.04%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.04%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) HTTP
2 12 (24.49%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) 802.15
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Grunt
2 3 (6.12%) gulp
2 3 (6.12%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Xamarin Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) UI Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Web Services
2 17 (34.69%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) HTML5
3 16 (32.65%) .NET
3 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
3 16 (32.65%) RESTful
4 15 (30.61%) jQuery
5 13 (26.53%) Django
6 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (24.49%) Classic ASP
6 12 (24.49%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.20%) Middleware
8 4 (8.16%) CSS
9 3 (6.12%) Ajax
9 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) JSON
9 3 (6.12%) SOAP
9 3 (6.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Mobile App
2 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.53%) User Experience
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Android
2 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) SUSE
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) MVC
4 13 (26.53%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (26.53%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.29%) Web Development
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) Data Management
8 4 (8.16%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.12%) BDD
9 3 (6.12%) Change Control
9 3 (6.12%) Data Security
9 3 (6.12%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.12%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (6.12%) SOLID
9 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.73%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) Python
5 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
6 6 (12.24%) Java
7 4 (8.16%) C
8 3 (6.12%) C++
9 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.08%) Delphi
9 2 (4.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) ABAP
10 1 (2.04%) C-shell
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.04%) Korn
10 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) KVM
1 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Xamarin
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) Cognizant
4 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.12%) Perforce
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Pega
6 1 (2.04%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas
6 1 (2.04%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago