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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 60 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 14 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.07% 3.07% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 3.61% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 14
Median salary £44,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,850 £38,200 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 304 498 460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.37% 84.84% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 267 439 369
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Prudhoe - 7 £44,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 6 £44,250 +26.42% 3
Gateshead - 1 £31,500 - 1
Unit Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
4 19 (47.50%) Scrum
5 18 (45.00%) HTML5
5 18 (45.00%) HTML
5 18 (45.00%) C#
5 18 (45.00%) Web Services
6 17 (42.50%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) Android
7 16 (40.00%) Apple iOS
7 16 (40.00%) RESTful
7 16 (40.00%) Xamarin
7 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 16 (40.00%) .NET
7 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 16 (40.00%) Python
8 15 (37.50%) HTTP
8 15 (37.50%) MVC
8 15 (37.50%) jQuery
9 14 (35.00%) Django
9 14 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (35.00%) User Experience
9 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (35.00%) Apple
9 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (35.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
10 12 (30.00%) Classic ASP

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Documentum
1 1 (2.50%) JBoss
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
2 12 (30.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) 802.15
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Grunt
2 3 (7.50%) gulp
2 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Java Development Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) HTML
1 18 (45.00%) HTML5
1 18 (45.00%) Web Services
2 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (40.00%) RESTful
3 15 (37.50%) jQuery
4 14 (35.00%) Django
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (30.00%) Classic ASP
5 12 (30.00%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) CSS
8 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.50%) CSS3
8 3 (7.50%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) Node.js
8 3 (7.50%) REST
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Android
2 16 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Scrum
3 15 (37.50%) MVC
4 14 (35.00%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (35.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) BDD
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.50%) SOLID
10 2 (5.00%) Change Management
10 2 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (5.00%) Physics
10 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (45.00%) C#
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 16 (40.00%) Python
5 12 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) Delphi
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Xamarin
2 14 (35.00%) Apple
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Cognizant
3 3 (7.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Pega
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary plus bonus & bene
Posted: 13 days ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago