The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 52 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.00% 1.94% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.34% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Average salary £66,250 £37,500 £44,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.66% -15.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £37,500 £44,280
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £37,500 £44,920
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
BDD
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
329 299 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.04% 83.06% 70.09%
Number of salaries quoted 275 252 156
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £71,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

BDD
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

BDD Salary Trend in Cheltenham

BDD
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing BDD 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 BDD.

1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (80.00%) Web Application Development
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) WCF
4 11 (73.33%) Advertising
4 11 (73.33%) Facebook
4 11 (73.33%) Entity Framework
4 11 (73.33%) Node.js
4 11 (73.33%) RESTful
4 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
4 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (73.33%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (13.33%) Mule

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing BDD 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 BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) Mule
2 2 (13.33%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) MSTest
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) TestNG
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 11 (73.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 11 (73.33%) WCF
3 11 (73.33%) Entity Framework
3 11 (73.33%) RESTful
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) JPA
6 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Camel
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (80.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) CQRS
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Facebook