Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > North East
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 65 85
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 -22
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 9 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.70% 3.69% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 3.97% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 49 34
North East median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +60.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £33,275 £40,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 1,182 1,259 1,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.56% 92.92% 92.41%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1,002 1,412
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 -35 9 £42,500 -15.00% 15
Northumberland +3 1 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Flash
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Firmware
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services

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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Django
1 1 (11.11%) Flash
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Laravel
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) Redux
1 1 (11.11%) Sass
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Symfony
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
1 1 (11.11%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Regression Testing
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe