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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > North East
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 94 85 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 17 19 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.17% 1.62% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.74% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 15
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,975 £37,500
25th Percentile £36,063 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £53,125
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% -4.55%

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 1,332 1,092 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.55% 93.02% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 954 818 583
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,500 £25,850
25th Percentile £36,563 £32,563 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in the North East over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear +1 11 £58,750 +6.82% 8
Durham -7 2 £38,250 +4.79% 1
Northumberland -7 1 £30,000 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) AWS
3 7 (41.18%) CI/CD
4 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) GitLab
4 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
5 5 (29.41%) Full Stack Development
5 5 (29.41%) React
6 4 (23.53%) ES6
6 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) GitHub
6 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (23.53%) Microservices
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) 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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) AWS
2 4 (23.53%) GitHub
3 3 (17.65%) GitHub Actions
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
4 2 (11.76%) Azure
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) GCP
5 1 (5.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Lake
2 2 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (5.88%) Metadata
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) GitLab
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
4 2 (11.76%) CircleCI
5 1 (5.88%) Babel
5 1 (5.88%) Cypress.io
5 1 (5.88%) GoogleTest
5 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Agriculture
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1 (5.88%) Local Government
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) GCP Data Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) GCP Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) React Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) Node.js
1 5 (29.41%) React
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (17.65%) OAuth
3 3 (17.65%) OAuth2
3 3 (17.65%) OpenID
3 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (17.65%) Velocity
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Kafka
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) YAML
5 1 (5.88%) Java SE
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
5 1 (5.88%) WinForms
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Robotics
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) CI/CD
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Full Stack Development
5 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) Microservices
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (17.65%) OWASP
7 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Secure Coding
7 3 (17.65%) SOLID
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C++
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) ES6
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Databricks
1 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin