The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 46 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.28% 3.82% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 4.32% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 4
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,108 £45,000 £60,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,638 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.81% +11.59%  

BDD 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 218 440 353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 91.21% 88.53% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 175 282 276
Median salary £45,269 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.69% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Cheltenham

BDD
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for BDD in Cheltenham

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Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (96.88%) SOAP
2 31 (96.88%) Web Services
2 31 (96.88%) REST
3 30 (93.75%) Java
4 29 (90.63%) TDD
5 28 (87.50%) Spring
5 28 (87.50%) MVC
5 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
5 28 (87.50%) Linux
5 28 (87.50%) Tomcat
6 27 (84.38%) JIRA
6 27 (84.38%) Git (software)
7 26 (81.25%) Kanban
7 26 (81.25%) Scrum
8 24 (75.00%) JBoss
8 24 (75.00%) IntelliJ
8 24 (75.00%) Apple
8 24 (75.00%) XML
8 24 (75.00%) JUnit
8 24 (75.00%) Mule
8 24 (75.00%) JSON
8 24 (75.00%) Integration Testing
8 24 (75.00%) Spring MVC
8 24 (75.00%) JPA
8 24 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (75.00%) MongoDB
8 24 (75.00%) NoSQL
8 24 (75.00%) Spring Integration

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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 28 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 24 (75.00%) JBoss
2 24 (75.00%) Mule
2 24 (75.00%) Mule ESB
3 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 19 (59.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (53.13%) SaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 24 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 24 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (84.38%) Git (software)
1 27 (84.38%) JIRA
2 24 (75.00%) IntelliJ
2 24 (75.00%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Zephyr
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.13%) RSpec
6 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (59.38%) Electronics
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
1 19 (59.38%) Manufacturing
1 19 (59.38%) Marketing
1 19 (59.38%) Retail
1 19 (59.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
1 24 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 22 (68.75%) Senior Developer
2 22 (68.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) REST
1 31 (96.88%) SOAP
1 31 (96.88%) Web Services
2 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 28 (87.50%) Spring
3 24 (75.00%) Apache Camel
3 24 (75.00%) JPA
3 24 (75.00%) JSON
3 24 (75.00%) Spring Integration
3 24 (75.00%) Spring MVC
3 24 (75.00%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.50%) EJB
4 4 (12.50%) Java SE
4 4 (12.50%) Middleware
4 4 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (90.63%) TDD
3 28 (87.50%) MVC
4 26 (81.25%) Kanban
4 26 (81.25%) Scrum
5 24 (75.00%) Integration Testing
6 19 (59.38%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (59.38%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (59.38%) Programme Management
7 17 (53.13%) E-Commerce
8 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (25.00%) OOP
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (12.50%) Customer Insight
10 4 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Apple
2 19 (59.38%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
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