The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 60 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.29% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  

Unit Testing 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 214 358 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 92.24% 88.18% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1426 1079
Cheltenham median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £66,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Cheltenham

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) IIS
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Java SE
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) SQL

Unit Testing
Co-occurring 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 7 (53.85%) IIS
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Research Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (30.77%) EJB
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) Java SE
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
2 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
3 3 (23.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) FreeBSD
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Insight
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Perl
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM