The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 213 222 224
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Configuration Management 1638 1530 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.46% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.72% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1175 950
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,977 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +7.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK.

Configuration Management Salary Trend in the UK

Configuration Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Configuration Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Configuration Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 1533 £50,000 +5.26% 245
London +41 735 £60,000 +9.09% 106
South East -26 268 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Yorkshire +33 136 £45,000 - 23
West Yorkshire +25 114 £47,500 +5.55% 17
City of London +27 108 £60,000 +9.09% 29
South West 0 105 £41,500 +3.75% 12
East of England -21 95 £44,488 -1.13% 17
Leeds +3 85 £47,500 +5.55% 16
North West +9 77 £40,000 - 18
Surrey -27 73 £48,000 +12.94% 8
West Midlands -13 72 £42,500 +3.65% 19
Manchester +27 56 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Berkshire -7 54 £47,500 +18.75% 9
East Midlands +19 49 £39,690 -10.80% 8
Hampshire -10 48 £43,500 +3.57% 13
Scotland -15 39 £45,250 -4.73% 4
West Sussex +20 35 £43,000 +7.50%
Gloucestershire +14 35 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 34 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Birmingham +13 27 £40,000 +46.78% 4
Cambridge +5 27 £28,750 -28.12% 5
Reading -9 25 £40,000 +3.15% 4
Bristol -6 23 £58,750 +23.68% 5
Oxfordshire +9 22 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Dorset +17 21 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Leicestershire +15 21 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Crawley +16 20 £39,000 -8.23%
Hertfordshire -6 20 £41,562 -16.87% 5
Gatwick - 19 £45,000 -

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 1738 (48.02%) Linux
2 1202 (33.21%) Puppet
3 1145 (31.64%) DevOps
4 1037 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
5 904 (24.98%) Windows
6 893 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
7 874 (24.15%) Java
8 853 (23.57%) Python
9 766 (21.17%) Finance
10 739 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
11 723 (19.98%) SQL
12 712 (19.67%) ITIL
13 662 (18.29%) VMware
14 622 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
15 618 (17.08%) Bash Shell
16 612 (16.91%) Jenkins
17 600 (16.58%) Ansible
18 569 (15.72%) Ruby
19 548 (15.14%) Microsoft
20 525 (14.51%) Unix
21 514 (14.20%) Perl
22 474 (13.10%) Git (software)
23 469 (12.96%) Oracle
24 446 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
25 444 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
26 441 (12.19%) Degree
27 416 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 400 (11.05%) Red Hat
29 398 (11.00%) Apache
30 389 (10.75%) Web Services

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 398 (11.00%) Apache
2 220 (6.08%) Tomcat
3 208 (5.75%) IIS
4 202 (5.58%) JBoss
5 194 (5.36%) OpenStack
6 160 (4.42%) nginx
7 107 (2.96%) Node.js
8 102 (2.82%) WebLogic
9 84 (2.32%) MS Exchange
10 80 (2.21%) WebSphere
11 76 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
12 53 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
13 48 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 40 (1.11%) CloudStack
15 38 (1.05%) SharePoint
16 37 (1.02%) Confluence
17 33 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
18 32 (0.88%) Lync
19 29 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
20 25 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 280 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 115 (3.18%) MS Office
3 32 (0.88%) MS Project
4 30 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.55%) Simulink
7 9 (0.25%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.083%) HipChat
10 3 (0.083%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.055%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.028%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.028%) Maya
12 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.028%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 31 (0.86%) SAP PS
2 28 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 28 (0.77%) Siebel Analytics
3 26 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 26 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 26 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 26 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (0.69%) SAP GTS
4 25 (0.69%) SAP HR
4 25 (0.69%) SAP MM
4 25 (0.69%) SAP PM
4 25 (0.69%) SAP R/3
5 24 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 22 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (0.61%) Markit EDM
6 22 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (0.47%) Temenos T24
8 11 (0.30%) Primavera
9 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 622 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (4.23%) IaaS
3 142 (3.92%) SaaS
4 108 (2.98%) PaaS
5 105 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
6 99 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 64 (1.77%) GitHub
8 55 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 43 (1.19%) Amazon S3
11 34 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 34 (0.94%) Joyent
12 28 (0.77%) Route 53
13 27 (0.75%) Office 365
14 25 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 20 (0.55%) CloudFront
16 17 (0.47%) Heroku
17 12 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
18 11 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
19 10 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 356 (9.84%) Firewall
2 274 (7.57%) TCP/IP
3 268 (7.41%) DNS
4 160 (4.42%) Internet
5 152 (4.20%) LAN
6 146 (4.03%) SAN
7 137 (3.79%) WAN
8 122 (3.37%) HTTP
9 112 (3.09%) LDAP
10 105 (2.90%) VPN
11 91 (2.51%) SSL
12 81 (2.24%) DHCP
13 69 (1.91%) NAS
14 65 (1.80%) SMTP
15 59 (1.63%) Network Security
16 49 (1.35%) iSCSI
17 48 (1.33%) Wireless
18 43 (1.19%) Wireshark
19 39 (1.08%) SNMP
20 34 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (10.53%) MySQL
2 350 (9.67%) SQL Server
3 191 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 164 (4.53%) Oracle Database
5 158 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 135 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 132 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 117 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 100 (2.76%) Big Data
10 85 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 80 (2.21%) Redis
12 76 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 70 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 62 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 61 (1.69%) GIS
17 59 (1.63%) Hadoop
18 58 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
19 50 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
20 49 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 612 (16.91%) Jenkins
2 474 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 264 (7.29%) Subversion
4 195 (5.39%) Maven
5 191 (5.28%) JIRA
6 184 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 117 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 103 (2.85%) Hudson
8 103 (2.85%) Visual Studio
9 91 (2.51%) Ant
10 72 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 66 (1.82%) Selenium
12 64 (1.77%) JUnit
13 60 (1.66%) Vagrant
14 58 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
15 53 (1.46%) NUnit
15 53 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 48 (1.33%) Eclipse
17 39 (1.08%) Gradle
17 39 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 766 (21.17%) Finance
2 216 (5.97%) Banking
3 166 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 148 (4.09%) Retail
5 123 (3.40%) Games
6 93 (2.57%) Marketing
7 59 (1.63%) Law
8 57 (1.58%) Publishing
9 51 (1.41%) Aerospace
10 50 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.97%) Legal
13 30 (0.83%) Advertising
14 27 (0.75%) Electronics
15 21 (0.58%) Billing
16 20 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.53%) Avionics
17 19 (0.53%) Online Betting
18 15 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 638 (17.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 498 (13.76%) Developer
3 350 (9.67%) Linux Engineer
4 336 (9.28%) Analyst
5 309 (8.54%) Administrator
6 222 (6.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 215 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
8 196 (5.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 196 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
9 185 (5.11%) Linux Administrator
10 171 (4.73%) Architect
11 170 (4.70%) Software Engineer
12 150 (4.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 130 (3.59%) Senior Developer
14 122 (3.37%) Configuration Manager
15 118 (3.26%) Java Developer
16 113 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
17 110 (3.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
18 100 (2.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 97 (2.68%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (10.75%) Web Services
2 378 (10.44%) .NET
3 255 (7.05%) HTML
4 239 (6.60%) LAMP
5 205 (5.66%) XML
6 153 (4.23%) CSS
7 130 (3.59%) Middleware
8 126 (3.48%) jQuery
9 124 (3.43%) JSON
10 121 (3.34%) Spring
11 101 (2.79%) ASP.NET
12 96 (2.65%) REST
13 91 (2.51%) HTML5
14 85 (2.35%) RESTful
15 77 (2.13%) .NET Framework
16 75 (2.07%) SOAP
17 70 (1.93%) WCF
18 68 (1.88%) Hibernate
19 65 (1.80%) MCollective
20 61 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 444 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (7.76%) Management Information System
3 224 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 180 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 177 (4.89%) CMDB
6 107 (2.96%) Replication
7 74 (2.04%) Clustering
8 71 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 66 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 57 (1.58%) Private Cloud
11 56 (1.55%) Public Cloud
12 50 (1.38%) User Experience
13 38 (1.05%) PKI
14 37 (1.02%) Fintech
15 35 (0.97%) N-Tier
16 32 (0.88%) Online Games
17 31 (0.86%) Digital Media
18 29 (0.80%) Client/Server
18 29 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1738 (48.02%) Linux
2 904 (24.98%) Windows
3 525 (14.51%) Unix
4 416 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 371 (10.25%) Windows Server
6 331 (9.15%) CentOS
7 171 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 169 (4.67%) Ubuntu
9 143 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 92 (2.54%) Solaris
11 91 (2.51%) Debian
12 71 (1.96%) Windows 7
13 59 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (1.30%) AIX
15 45 (1.24%) Android
16 25 (0.69%) Apple iOS
16 25 (0.69%) Fedora
17 21 (0.58%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.53%) SUSE
19 16 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1145 (31.64%) DevOps
2 1037 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
3 739 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
4 712 (19.67%) ITIL
5 379 (10.47%) Change Management
6 349 (9.64%) High Availability
7 335 (9.26%) Release Management
8 326 (9.01%) Open Source
9 320 (8.84%) SDLC
10 305 (8.43%) Project Management
11 285 (7.88%) Software Engineering
12 276 (7.63%) Service Management
13 267 (7.38%) Scrum
14 214 (5.91%) E-Commerce
15 191 (5.28%) Change Control
15 191 (5.28%) OO
16 189 (5.22%) TDD
17 183 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
18 180 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
19 172 (4.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 874 (24.15%) Java
2 853 (23.57%) Python
3 723 (19.98%) SQL
4 618 (17.08%) Bash Shell
5 569 (15.72%) Ruby
6 514 (14.20%) Perl
7 345 (9.53%) JavaScript
8 278 (7.68%) C#
9 265 (7.32%) PHP
10 249 (6.88%) PowerShell
11 215 (5.94%) C
12 211 (5.83%) Shell Script
13 187 (5.17%) C++
14 136 (3.76%) PL/SQL
15 91 (2.51%) VB
16 70 (1.93%) VBScript
17 54 (1.49%) Scala
18 50 (1.38%) T-SQL
19 46 (1.27%) Go
20 39 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 441 (12.19%) Degree
2 254 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 132 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 97 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (2.49%) DV Cleared
6 78 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
8 68 (1.88%) CCNA
9 57 (1.58%) ISEB
10 47 (1.30%) MCSE
11 45 (1.24%) CCNP
12 35 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 34 (0.94%) ISTQB
14 31 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (0.72%) CISSP
15 26 (0.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 24 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
17 23 (0.64%) MCSA
17 23 (0.64%) RHCE
18 22 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (8.54%) QA
2 158 (4.37%) SLA
3 63 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 46 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (0.94%) ISO 9001
7 31 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.50%) COBIT
9 14 (0.39%) COSO
10 12 (0.33%) ISO22301
11 10 (0.28%) JTAG
12 7 (0.19%) HL7
12 7 (0.19%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.11%) ISO19770
14 3 (0.083%) DO-178B
14 3 (0.083%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.083%) P3O
14 3 (0.083%) RMADS
14 3 (0.083%) TickIT
System Software
1 446 (12.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 301 (8.32%) Docker
3 258 (7.13%) Active Directory
4 113 (3.12%) vSphere
5 98 (2.71%) KVM
6 82 (2.27%) Xen
7 57 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
8 52 (1.44%) XenServer
9 43 (1.19%) Hyper-V
10 41 (1.13%) NFS
10 41 (1.13%) Varnish
11 38 (1.05%) VMware ESX
12 35 (0.97%) iptables
12 35 (0.97%) Squid
13 31 (0.86%) Firmware
14 26 (0.72%) vCloud
15 24 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
16 22 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
16 22 (0.61%) Snort
17 20 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1202 (33.21%) Puppet
2 893 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
3 600 (16.58%) Ansible
4 248 (6.85%) Nagios
5 147 (4.06%) Salt
6 112 (3.09%) CFEngine
7 76 (2.10%) ZABBIX
8 61 (1.69%) SCCM
9 58 (1.60%) Zenoss
10 56 (1.55%) Cobbler
11 52 (1.44%) Capistrano
11 52 (1.44%) Graphite
11 52 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
12 51 (1.41%) Tivoli
13 48 (1.33%) HP UCMDB
14 44 (1.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 40 (1.11%) Cacti
15 40 (1.11%) Data Guard
15 40 (1.11%) WSUS
16 39 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 662 (18.29%) VMware
2 548 (15.14%) Microsoft
3 469 (12.96%) Oracle
4 400 (11.05%) Red Hat
5 236 (6.52%) Cisco
6 192 (5.31%) HP
7 116 (3.21%) IBM
8 100 (2.76%) Google
9 92 (2.54%) Citrix
10 89 (2.46%) Rackspace
10 89 (2.46%) SAP
11 88 (2.43%) Remedy
12 86 (2.38%) F5
13 84 (2.32%) NetApp
14 80 (2.21%) Juniper
15 66 (1.82%) SaltStack
16 57 (1.58%) Dell
17 55 (1.52%) CheckPoint
18 54 (1.49%) EMC
19 45 (1.24%) Symantec
Coalville, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Flex Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits and Pensions
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tribal Worldwide
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £31,150 to £38,100 per annum Plus MRP
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Bonus/Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus (5%)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Share Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Pesaro
Salary: From £85,000 to £88,000 per annum Car + Bonus + Pension + 25 days Leav
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday