Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 83 51
Rank change year-on-year +28 -32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 49 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.50% 1.93% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 2.09% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 40
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% +33.33% -45.45%
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £44,000
North East median annual salary £50,000 £30,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +66.67% +33.33% -45.78%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,025 1,197 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.21% 92.36% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1,051 741
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,062
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.93% +2.95%
10th Percentile £23,670 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,063 £52,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,062
% change year-on-year - +7.93% -1.17%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Unit Testing in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 34 £50,000 +66.67% 8
Prudhoe - 15 £50,000 - 1
Unit Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 33 (67.35%) Git (software)
2 31 (63.27%) C#
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 30 (61.22%) .NET
3 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
4 28 (57.14%) MVC
4 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (53.06%) TDD
6 23 (46.94%) Java
6 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
7 21 (42.86%) BDD
8 18 (36.73%) CSS
8 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (30.61%) CSS3
10 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET Core
10 15 (30.61%) Scrum
10 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 13 (26.53%) Pair Programming
12 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
12 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
12 13 (26.53%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (26.53%) Entity Framework
12 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
13 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
13 10 (20.41%) Performance Testing

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (20.41%) Selenium
3 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
4 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.29%) Gatling
4 7 (14.29%) JMeter
5 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.12%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 30 (61.22%) C# Developer
3 28 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 28 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (38.78%) Software Developer
5 17 (34.69%) C# Software Developer
5 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
5 17 (34.69%) Java Software Developer
6 15 (30.61%) .NET Software Developer
6 15 (30.61%) Core Java Developer
6 15 (30.61%) SQL Developer
7 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
7 8 (16.33%) Tester
8 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (10.20%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
1 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
2 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (36.73%) CSS
4 17 (34.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET Core
5 15 (30.61%) CSS3
6 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
6 13 (26.53%) Entity Framework
7 10 (20.41%) JSON
7 10 (20.41%) XML
8 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 7 (14.29%) React
10 6 (12.24%) Django
11 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
11 5 (10.20%) Ember.js
11 5 (10.20%) RESTful
12 3 (6.12%) jQuery
12 3 (6.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.04%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) MVC
2 26 (53.06%) TDD
3 21 (42.86%) BDD
4 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.61%) Scrum
6 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 13 (26.53%) Domain-Driven Design
7 13 (26.53%) Pair Programming
7 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.41%) Performance Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 7 (14.29%) SDET
10 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
11 5 (10.20%) Prototyping
11 5 (10.20%) Software Architecture
11 5 (10.20%) Thought Leadership
11 5 (10.20%) Web Development
12 4 (8.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) C#
1 31 (63.27%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Java 8
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) DBS Check
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft