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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / North East
Rank 41 68 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 29 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.65% 1.55% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 1.72% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 20
Median salary £23,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 544 580 615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.32% 89.64% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 498 493 530
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +30 26 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (67.35%) Scrum
4 29 (59.18%) HTML
5 28 (57.14%) Python
5 28 (57.14%) Git (software)
5 28 (57.14%) RESTful
5 28 (57.14%) HTML5
6 27 (55.10%) Apple iOS
6 27 (55.10%) Android
6 27 (55.10%) Xamarin
6 27 (55.10%) Mobile App
7 26 (53.06%) User Experience
7 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (53.06%) Translating Business Requirements
7 26 (53.06%) Django
7 26 (53.06%) HTTP
7 26 (53.06%) Apple
7 26 (53.06%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (22.45%) C#
8 11 (22.45%) SQL
9 10 (20.41%) .NET
9 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
9 10 (20.41%) MVC
10 9 (18.37%) Web Services
10 9 (18.37%) Java
10 9 (18.37%) jQuery
11 8 (16.33%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (16.33%) VB.NET

Unit Testing
Top Related 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%) Mule
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) HTTP
2 8 (16.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) Gradle
2 2 (4.08%) gulp
3 1 (2.04%) Grunt
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) Xamarin Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Development Team Leader
4 4 (8.16%) Java Development Team Leader
4 4 (8.16%) Java Team Leader
4 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft Developer
7 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.04%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) HTML
2 28 (57.14%) HTML5
2 28 (57.14%) RESTful
3 26 (53.06%) Django
4 10 (20.41%) .NET
4 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.37%) jQuery
5 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (16.33%) Classic ASP
6 8 (16.33%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (6.12%) CSS
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.04%) Ajax
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) SOAP
8 1 (2.04%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) Velocity
8 1 (2.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (55.10%) Mobile App
2 26 (53.06%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (53.06%) User Experience
3 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Android
1 27 (55.10%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (67.35%) Scrum
3 26 (53.06%) Technical Architecture
3 26 (53.06%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (20.41%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) SDLC
5 4 (8.16%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.12%) Physics
7 2 (4.08%) OOD
7 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.04%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (2.04%) SOLID
8 1 (2.04%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 28 (57.14%) Python
3 11 (22.45%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) Java
5 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.20%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) Delphi
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Xamarin
2 26 (53.06%) Apple
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) Zend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 13 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago