Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 84 95
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 26 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.93% 2.20% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.60% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 30
North East median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -10.83% +20.77%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,425
90th Percentile £48,600 £47,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 1175 1269 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.10% 84.43% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1073 1190
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +3 21 £30,750 -12.14% 5
Durham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 16 (61.54%) MVC
4 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
5 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
5 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (53.85%) Android
5 14 (53.85%) Apple iOS
6 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (50.00%) Xamarin
6 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 13 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 13 (50.00%) CRM
7 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
7 12 (46.15%) User Stories
8 11 (42.31%) React
8 11 (42.31%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (42.31%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (42.31%) SOLID
8 11 (42.31%) WPF
8 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (42.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (42.31%) Dynamics GP
8 11 (42.31%) VBA
9 10 (38.46%) Web Development
10 8 (30.77%) Web Services
11 7 (26.92%) 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 13 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) iPlanet
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (42.31%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) FCoE
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
1 2 (7.69%) NAS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VLAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) 802.15
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 10 (38.46%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Android Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 11 (42.31%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (42.31%) React
5 11 (42.31%) WPF
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) J2EE
8 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
9 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.69%) HTML
9 2 (7.69%) REST
9 2 (7.69%) Xamarin.iOS
9 2 (7.69%) XML
9 2 (7.69%) XSD
9 2 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Animation
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Android
1 14 (53.85%) Apple iOS
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) AIX
2 3 (11.54%) HPUX
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) SUSE
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) MVC
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (50.00%) CRM
5 12 (46.15%) User Stories
6 11 (42.31%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
6 11 (42.31%) SOLID
7 10 (38.46%) Web Development
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) High Availability
10 3 (11.54%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (11.54%) SDLC
11 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
11 2 (7.69%) TDD
11 2 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) VBA
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.54%) C-shell
5 3 (11.54%) Korn
5 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) XPath
6 2 (7.69%) XQuery
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.54%) KVM
1 3 (11.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) PlateSpin
3 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Opsware
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) Pega