The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 44 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.29% 5.00% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 5.42% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 13
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
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
410 295 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 90.31% 92.19% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 331 258 198
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BDD 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 BDD.

1 39 (100.00%) TDD
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (92.31%) Java
4 35 (89.74%) Git (software)
5 32 (82.05%) Integration Testing
6 31 (79.49%) XML
6 31 (79.49%) Linux
7 30 (76.92%) E-Commerce
8 29 (74.36%) Tomcat
8 29 (74.36%) Python
8 29 (74.36%) Spring
8 29 (74.36%) NoSQL
9 28 (71.79%) Scrum
10 27 (69.23%) OO
10 27 (69.23%) JIRA
11 26 (66.67%) MVC
12 25 (64.10%) Hibernate
12 25 (64.10%) Retail
12 25 (64.10%) JBoss
12 25 (64.10%) IntelliJ
12 25 (64.10%) Apple
12 25 (64.10%) SOAP
12 25 (64.10%) Web Services
12 25 (64.10%) JUnit
12 25 (64.10%) JSON
12 25 (64.10%) Spring MVC
12 25 (64.10%) Amazon EC2
12 25 (64.10%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (64.10%) Kanban
12 25 (64.10%) Mule

BDD
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 29 (74.36%) Tomcat
2 25 (64.10%) JBoss
2 25 (64.10%) Mule
2 25 (64.10%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (56.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (64.10%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (64.10%) Amazon EC2
1 25 (64.10%) SaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) NoSQL
2 25 (64.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 25 (64.10%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
4 4 (10.26%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (89.74%) Git (software)
2 27 (69.23%) JIRA
3 25 (64.10%) IntelliJ
3 25 (64.10%) JUnit
4 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.38%) Selenium
6 5 (12.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
6 5 (12.82%) RSpec
6 5 (12.82%) Subversion
7 4 (10.26%) Maven
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) Hudson
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.56%) WATIR
General
1 25 (64.10%) Retail
2 24 (61.54%) Finance
3 22 (56.41%) Electronics
3 22 (56.41%) Manufacturing
3 22 (56.41%) Marketing
3 22 (56.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 19 (48.72%) Senior Developer
3 19 (48.72%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) XML
2 29 (74.36%) Spring
3 25 (64.10%) Apache Camel
3 25 (64.10%) Hibernate
3 25 (64.10%) JPA
3 25 (64.10%) JSON
3 25 (64.10%) REST
3 25 (64.10%) SOAP
3 25 (64.10%) Spring Integration
3 25 (64.10%) Spring MVC
3 25 (64.10%) Web Services
4 4 (10.26%) Guice
4 4 (10.26%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Internet of Things
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) TDD
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (82.05%) Integration Testing
4 30 (76.92%) E-Commerce
5 28 (71.79%) Scrum
6 27 (69.23%) OO
7 26 (66.67%) MVC
8 25 (64.10%) Kanban
9 23 (58.97%) OOP
9 23 (58.97%) Software Engineering
10 22 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (56.41%) Digital Marketing
10 22 (56.41%) Programme Management
11 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (20.51%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
14 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) Python
3 24 (61.54%) C#
3 24 (61.54%) Ruby
4 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 5 (12.82%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISEB
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Apple
2 22 (56.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Rally
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