Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > North East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 87 81
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 50 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.60% 1.77% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 1.95% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 31
North East median annual salary £47,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.44% -8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £36,625 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1,293 1,334 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.22% 90.81% 87.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 1,154 1,056
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,875 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +19 49 £47,500 +58.33% 20
Northumberland +8 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 36 (72.00%) C#
2 35 (70.00%) SQL
3 34 (68.00%) .NET
3 34 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (68.00%) MVC
3 34 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
5 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
6 26 (52.00%) Git (software)
7 24 (48.00%) TDD
8 20 (40.00%) CSS
9 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
9 18 (36.00%) BDD
9 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (34.00%) Java
11 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (32.00%) Scrum
11 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
12 15 (30.00%) Pair Programming
12 15 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (30.00%) Entity Framework
12 15 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (28.00%) CSS3
14 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET Core
15 10 (20.00%) React
16 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
16 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
16 8 (16.00%) ITSM

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 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Intranet
2 5 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (6.00%) Selenium
4 2 (4.00%) Gatling
4 2 (4.00%) JMeter
4 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.00%) VTune
General
1 1 (2.00%) Automotive
1 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (92.00%) Developer
2 33 (66.00%) .NET Developer
3 31 (62.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 31 (62.00%) C# Developer
4 30 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 30 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 28 (56.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (34.00%) Software Developer
7 15 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
7 15 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
8 13 (26.00%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (26.00%) Core Java Developer
8 13 (26.00%) SQL Developer
9 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Django Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (68.00%) .NET
1 34 (68.00%) ASP.NET
1 34 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 14 (28.00%) CSS3
7 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 10 (20.00%) React
9 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (16.00%) Backbone.js
10 6 (12.00%) RESTful
10 6 (12.00%) Web Services
11 5 (10.00%) Django
11 5 (10.00%) Ember.js
11 5 (10.00%) HTML
11 5 (10.00%) jQuery
11 5 (10.00%) Sass
12 3 (6.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.00%) Podcast
3 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) MVC
2 24 (48.00%) TDD
3 18 (36.00%) BDD
3 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Scrum
5 15 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 8 (16.00%) ITSM
7 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.00%) Microservices
8 5 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Thought Leadership
8 5 (10.00%) Web Design
8 5 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) C#
2 35 (70.00%) SQL
3 28 (56.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.00%) Java
5 7 (14.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Java 8
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian