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

Unit Testing
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.50% 0.99% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 1.11% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £45,269 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +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 194 450 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 87.39% 88.93% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 150 254 287
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 £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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

Unit Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (57.14%) TDD
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) IIS
5 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (42.86%) Web Services
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) SOA
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (28.57%) RESTful
8 4 (28.57%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) REST
8 4 (28.57%) Customer Insight
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Research Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) .NET Framework
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (42.86%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) EJB
5 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 4 (28.57%) Java SE
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) FreeBSD
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Customer Insight
5 4 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) C
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft