Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 67 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 58 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.03% 2.23% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 2.47% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 31
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.47% -12.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £34,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £46,025 £47,000
North East median annual salary £47,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +48.44% -8.57% -10.83%

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 1,091 849 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.62% 90.32% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 907 748 807
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,425 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 41 £50,000 +66.67% 16
Prudhoe -1 16 £47,500 +6.74%
Unit Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 39 (67.24%) .NET
3 38 (65.52%) MVC
4 37 (63.79%) SQL
5 36 (62.07%) SQL Server
5 36 (62.07%) ASP.NET
5 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
6 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
8 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 25 (43.10%) TDD
10 23 (39.66%) CSS
10 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (36.21%) Scrum
12 20 (34.48%) Java
12 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
12 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (32.76%) .NET Framework
13 19 (32.76%) BDD
14 17 (29.31%) Entity Framework
15 16 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (27.59%) Domain-Driven Design
15 16 (27.59%) Pair Programming
16 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Core
16 15 (25.86%) CSS3
17 11 (18.97%) React
17 11 (18.97%) Intranet
18 10 (17.24%) HTML
18 10 (17.24%) ITSM

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 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Intranet
2 5 (8.62%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
4 2 (3.45%) Gatling
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) JMeter
4 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.72%) GitLab
5 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.72%) MSTest
5 1 (1.72%) NUnit
5 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.72%) VTune
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
2 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 35 (60.34%) .NET Developer
3 32 (55.17%) C# Developer
4 31 (53.45%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (53.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 31 (53.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (48.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (36.21%) Software Developer
7 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
8 16 (27.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 15 (25.86%) Java Software Developer
10 13 (22.41%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (22.41%) Core Java Developer
10 13 (22.41%) SQL Developer
11 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
12 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (8.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 3 (5.17%) Django Developer
13 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (5.17%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) .NET
2 36 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 35 (60.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (39.66%) CSS
5 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (32.76%) .NET Framework
7 17 (29.31%) Entity Framework
8 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET Core
8 15 (25.86%) CSS3
9 11 (18.97%) React
10 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 10 (17.24%) HTML
11 9 (15.52%) Backbone.js
11 9 (15.52%) RESTful
12 8 (13.79%) jQuery
12 8 (13.79%) Web Services
13 5 (8.62%) Django
13 5 (8.62%) Ember.js
13 5 (8.62%) HTML5
13 5 (8.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Podcast
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) MVC
2 25 (43.10%) TDD
3 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (36.21%) Scrum
5 20 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 19 (32.76%) BDD
7 16 (27.59%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (27.59%) Pair Programming
8 10 (17.24%) ITSM
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
10 5 (8.62%) Microservices
10 5 (8.62%) Prototyping
10 5 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
10 5 (8.62%) Web Design
10 5 (8.62%) Web Development
10 5 (8.62%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 37 (63.79%) SQL
3 31 (53.45%) JavaScript
4 20 (34.48%) Java
5 7 (12.07%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Java 8
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.72%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) Scala
7 1 (1.72%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Siebel