Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 58 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 61 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.12% 3.32% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 3.69% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 36
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £33,625 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,600 £46,000
North East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -3.45%

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 1,098 650 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.19% 90.03% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 925 552 857
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 47 £48,750 +30.00% 6
Prudhoe -3 13 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Unit Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (81.97%) C#
2 48 (78.69%) .NET
3 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
4 40 (65.57%) MVC
5 38 (62.30%) SQL Server
5 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET
5 38 (62.30%) SQL
6 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (52.46%) Software Engineering
8 28 (45.90%) .NET Framework
9 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
10 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
11 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (34.43%) TDD
11 21 (34.43%) Entity Framework
12 20 (32.79%) CSS
12 20 (32.79%) Scrum
13 19 (31.15%) Java
13 19 (31.15%) Pair Programming
13 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (31.15%) Domain-Driven Design
13 19 (31.15%) BDD
14 18 (29.51%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (24.59%) HTML
16 13 (21.31%) CSS3
16 13 (21.31%) React
17 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
17 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Core
18 11 (18.03%) Intranet

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 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.64%) Heroku
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Intranet
2 5 (8.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) FTP
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.11%) NUnit
4 6 (9.84%) MSTest
5 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.56%) JIRA
7 3 (4.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.28%) Qt Creator
9 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.64%) GitLab
9 1 (1.64%) Moq
9 1 (1.64%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.64%) VTune
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Games
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (90.16%) Developer
2 42 (68.85%) .NET Developer
3 33 (54.10%) C# Developer
4 32 (52.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 28 (45.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (31.15%) Software Developer
8 16 (26.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
10 10 (16.39%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (16.39%) Core Java Developer
10 10 (16.39%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (16.39%) SQL Developer
11 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
12 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
14 4 (6.56%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Developer
15 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (78.69%) .NET
2 38 (62.30%) ASP.NET
3 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (45.90%) .NET Framework
5 21 (34.43%) Entity Framework
6 20 (32.79%) CSS
7 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (24.59%) HTML
9 13 (21.31%) CSS3
9 13 (21.31%) React
10 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
10 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Core
11 11 (18.03%) Backbone.js
11 11 (18.03%) HTML5
12 8 (13.11%) jQuery
12 8 (13.11%) Web Services
13 7 (11.48%) RESTful
14 4 (6.56%) Django
14 4 (6.56%) Sass
15 3 (4.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.56%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Arduino
4 2 (3.28%) Life Science
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.64%) Online Games
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) MVC
2 32 (52.46%) Software Engineering
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (34.43%) TDD
4 20 (32.79%) Scrum
5 19 (31.15%) BDD
5 19 (31.15%) Domain-Driven Design
5 19 (31.15%) Pair Programming
6 10 (16.39%) ITSM
7 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (6.56%) Microservices
9 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.56%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) Web Design
9 4 (6.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) C#
2 38 (62.30%) SQL
3 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
4 19 (31.15%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) Python
6 4 (6.56%) C++
7 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Firmware
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Apple
2 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.28%) Atmel
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Siebel