The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for TDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TDD over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 31 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18  
Permanent jobs citing TDD 19 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.48% 5.23% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.64% 5.86% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 12
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £45,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

TDD 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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 461 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 87.95% 89.34% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 153 252 281
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

TDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing TDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TDD in Cheltenham

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Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TDD in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for TDD in Cheltenham

TDD
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TDD in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TDD in Cheltenham

TDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing TDD 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for TDD.

1 43 (87.76%) Java
2 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (75.51%) Web Services
4 36 (73.47%) Hibernate
5 35 (71.43%) Spring
6 34 (69.39%) MVC
6 34 (69.39%) SOAP
7 32 (65.31%) JUnit
7 32 (65.31%) REST
8 31 (63.27%) XML
9 30 (61.22%) Tomcat
9 30 (61.22%) BDD
10 29 (59.18%) JPA
10 29 (59.18%) Linux
10 29 (59.18%) Scrum
11 28 (57.14%) JBoss
11 28 (57.14%) JSON
11 28 (57.14%) Git (software)
12 27 (55.10%) Integration Testing
12 27 (55.10%) Amazon AWS
12 27 (55.10%) MongoDB
12 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
12 27 (55.10%) Retail
12 27 (55.10%) Apache Camel
12 27 (55.10%) Mule ESB
13 26 (53.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 26 (53.06%) IntelliJ
13 26 (53.06%) Spring Integration
13 26 (53.06%) Mule
13 26 (53.06%) Spring MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 30 (61.22%) Tomcat
2 28 (57.14%) JBoss
3 27 (55.10%) Mule ESB
4 26 (53.06%) Mule
5 4 (8.16%) IIS
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.04%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (40.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (44.90%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) MongoDB
1 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
2 26 (53.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) HSQLDB
6 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) JUnit
2 28 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 26 (53.06%) IntelliJ
4 25 (51.02%) JIRA
5 7 (14.29%) Maven
6 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.16%) Subversion
6 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.12%) TestNG
8 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.04%) JMeter
9 1 (2.04%) Selenium
9 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.04%) WATIR
General
1 27 (55.10%) Retail
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 20 (40.82%) Electronics
3 20 (40.82%) Manufacturing
3 20 (40.82%) Marketing
3 20 (40.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 26 (53.06%) Senior Developer
3 26 (53.06%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Research Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) Web Services
2 36 (73.47%) Hibernate
3 35 (71.43%) Spring
4 34 (69.39%) SOAP
5 32 (65.31%) REST
6 31 (63.27%) XML
7 29 (59.18%) JPA
8 28 (57.14%) JSON
9 27 (55.10%) Apache Camel
10 26 (53.06%) Spring Integration
10 26 (53.06%) Spring MVC
11 8 (16.33%) .NET
11 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.24%) J2EE
12 6 (12.24%) RESTful
13 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
13 4 (8.16%) EJB
13 4 (8.16%) Java EE
13 4 (8.16%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.08%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) FreeBSD
3 4 (8.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) MVC
3 30 (61.22%) BDD
4 29 (59.18%) Scrum
5 27 (55.10%) Integration Testing
6 25 (51.02%) E-Commerce
7 24 (48.98%) Kanban
8 20 (40.82%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (40.82%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (40.82%) Programme Management
9 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.41%) OO
11 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.33%) Unit Testing
13 6 (12.24%) OOP
14 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
15 4 (8.16%) Customer Insight
15 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
15 4 (8.16%) Performance Optimisation
15 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) Python
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Apple
2 20 (40.82%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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