Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 52 59
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 39 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.77% 6.39% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 7.00% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 22
Cheltenham median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -14.58% +33.33%
10th Percentile £34,625 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 445 671 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 88.65% 91.17% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 389 576 463
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £66,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

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

BDD
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 34 (87.18%) Scrum
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (87.18%) TDD
2 33 (84.62%) JIRA
3 31 (79.49%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (76.92%) Java
5 29 (74.36%) Git (software)
5 29 (74.36%) Spring
5 29 (74.36%) MongoDB
5 29 (74.36%) REST
6 28 (71.79%) Mule
6 28 (71.79%) SOAP
6 28 (71.79%) Tomcat
6 28 (71.79%) Hibernate
6 28 (71.79%) Mule ESB
7 27 (69.23%) MVC
8 25 (64.10%) Web Services
8 25 (64.10%) Kanban
8 25 (64.10%) Integration Testing
9 24 (61.54%) Marketing
9 24 (61.54%) JSON
9 24 (61.54%) Linux
9 24 (61.54%) Finance
10 23 (58.97%) Manufacturing
10 23 (58.97%) Electronics
10 23 (58.97%) Telecoms
10 23 (58.97%) Programme Management
10 23 (58.97%) Retail
10 23 (58.97%) JBoss
10 23 (58.97%) XML

BDD
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 (71.79%) Mule
1 28 (71.79%) Mule ESB
1 28 (71.79%) Tomcat
2 23 (58.97%) JBoss
3 5 (12.82%) Anypoint
3 5 (12.82%) Apache
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.69%) Confluence
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 31 (79.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (58.97%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (58.97%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) MongoDB
2 23 (58.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (58.97%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL Workbench
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (84.62%) JIRA
2 29 (74.36%) Git (software)
3 23 (58.97%) IntelliJ
3 23 (58.97%) JUnit
4 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
1 24 (61.54%) Marketing
2 23 (58.97%) Electronics
2 23 (58.97%) Manufacturing
2 23 (58.97%) Retail
2 23 (58.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 23 (58.97%) Java Developer
3 18 (46.15%) Senior Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Internet Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) REST
1 29 (74.36%) Spring
2 28 (71.79%) Hibernate
2 28 (71.79%) SOAP
3 25 (64.10%) Web Services
4 24 (61.54%) JSON
5 23 (58.97%) Apache Camel
5 23 (58.97%) JPA
5 23 (58.97%) Spring Integration
5 23 (58.97%) Spring MVC
5 23 (58.97%) XML
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
7 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.69%) Node.js
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (87.18%) Scrum
1 34 (87.18%) TDD
2 27 (69.23%) MVC
3 25 (64.10%) Integration Testing
3 25 (64.10%) Kanban
4 23 (58.97%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (58.97%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (58.97%) E-Commerce
4 23 (58.97%) Programme Management
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Coaching
10 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Apple
1 23 (58.97%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com