Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Unit Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 73 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 21 34 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.20% 2.91% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.47% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 27
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £30,750 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.14% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,200
90th Percentile £46,025 £69,950 £52,500
North East median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -8.57% -10.83% +20.77%

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 817 979 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.64% 83.75% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 717 813 749
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 16 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Gateshead +3 2 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Sunderland - 2 £32,000 -
Prudhoe +1 1 £44,500 +11.25%
Unit Testing
North East

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

1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) Android
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) CRM
3 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
3 13 (61.90%) Apple iOS
3 13 (61.90%) Xamarin
3 13 (61.90%) Mobile App
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) VBA
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (52.38%) Dynamics GP
5 11 (52.38%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (52.38%) WPF
5 11 (52.38%) React
5 11 (52.38%) SOLID
5 11 (52.38%) User Stories
5 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 11 (52.38%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 9 (42.86%) Web Development
8 6 (28.57%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) C#

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 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) iPlanet
3 3 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.76%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (52.38%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) FCoE
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) VLAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) 802.15
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) SMS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Software Developer
3 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 10 (47.62%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) WPF Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Android Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Architect
8 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Pega Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
3 11 (52.38%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (52.38%) React
3 11 (52.38%) WPF
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) J2EE
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) Xamarin.iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Android
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) HPUX
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 3 (14.29%) SUSE
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) CRM
4 11 (52.38%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (52.38%) SOLID
4 11 (52.38%) User Stories
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
6 9 (42.86%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) High Availability
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
9 2 (9.52%) Physics
10 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (52.38%) VBA
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) C-shell
4 3 (14.29%) Korn
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) KVM
1 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.52%) Samba
3 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Xamarin
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) PlateSpin
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Sun
3 3 (14.29%) Veritas
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 2 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Opsware
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Pega