Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > North East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 70 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 65 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.37% 2.78% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 3.05% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 35
North East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,400 £46,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +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 1,368 1,048 1,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.87% 91.05% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 890 1,166
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% -1.25%
10th Percentile £22,023 £23,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +5 61 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Durham +12 4 £40,500 -4.71%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 54 (83.08%) C#
2 52 (80.00%) .NET
3 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
4 40 (61.54%) MVC
5 38 (58.46%) SQL Server
5 38 (58.46%) ASP.NET
5 38 (58.46%) SQL
6 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (49.23%) Software Engineering
8 30 (46.15%) .NET Framework
9 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
10 26 (40.00%) Git (software)
11 24 (36.92%) CSS
12 22 (33.85%) Scrum
13 21 (32.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (32.31%) TDD
13 21 (32.31%) Entity Framework
14 19 (29.23%) BDD
14 19 (29.23%) Pair Programming
14 19 (29.23%) Domain-Driven Design
14 19 (29.23%) HTML
14 19 (29.23%) Java
15 18 (27.69%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (26.15%) CSS3
17 15 (23.08%) HTML5
18 13 (20.00%) React
19 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
19 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Core

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 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.54%) Heroku
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Intranet
2 5 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (58.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (32.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.31%) NUnit
4 6 (9.23%) MSTest
5 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.15%) JIRA
7 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.08%) Qt Creator
8 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.54%) GitLab
9 1 (1.54%) Moq
9 1 (1.54%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.54%) Selenium
9 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) VTune
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Electronics
2 2 (3.08%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (90.77%) Developer
2 43 (66.15%) .NET Developer
3 34 (52.31%) C# Developer
4 33 (50.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 28 (43.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (29.23%) Software Developer
8 16 (24.62%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
10 10 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (15.38%) Core Java Developer
10 10 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (15.38%) SQL Developer
11 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
12 6 (9.23%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
14 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
14 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (80.00%) .NET
2 38 (58.46%) ASP.NET
3 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 24 (36.92%) CSS
6 21 (32.31%) Entity Framework
7 19 (29.23%) HTML
8 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (26.15%) CSS3
10 15 (23.08%) HTML5
11 13 (20.00%) React
12 12 (18.46%) AngularJS
12 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Core
13 11 (16.92%) Backbone.js
14 9 (13.85%) Web Services
15 8 (12.31%) jQuery
16 7 (10.77%) RESTful
17 4 (6.15%) Django
17 4 (6.15%) Sass
17 4 (6.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Arduino
4 2 (3.08%) Life Science
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.54%) Online Games
5 1 (1.54%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) MVC
2 32 (49.23%) Software Engineering
3 22 (33.85%) Scrum
4 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (32.31%) TDD
5 19 (29.23%) BDD
5 19 (29.23%) Domain-Driven Design
5 19 (29.23%) Pair Programming
6 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (15.38%) ITSM
8 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.77%) OO
11 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (6.15%) Microservices
11 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (6.15%) SDLC
11 4 (6.15%) Web Design
11 4 (6.15%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 54 (83.08%) C#
2 38 (58.46%) SQL
3 29 (44.62%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.23%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) Python
5 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.15%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 43 (66.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Apple
2 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.08%) Atmel
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) Siebel