Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 61 66
Rank change year-on-year +25 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 43 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 9.56% 3.68% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 4.18% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 16
Cheltenham median annual salary £47,385 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.74% -12.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,250 £71,250
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,269 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -24.55% - +60.00%

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 407 789 637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 90.44% 88.06% 87.86%
Number of salaries quoted 336 567 538
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,375 £29,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,325
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (100.00%) TDD
2 42 (97.67%) Java
2 42 (97.67%) SOAP
3 41 (95.35%) Tomcat
3 41 (95.35%) Hibernate
3 41 (95.35%) Spring
3 41 (95.35%) REST
4 38 (88.37%) Git (software)
5 37 (86.05%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (86.05%) Mule
5 37 (86.05%) JSON
5 37 (86.05%) JIRA
5 37 (86.05%) MongoDB
5 37 (86.05%) Mule ESB
5 37 (86.05%) Scrum
5 37 (86.05%) MVC
5 37 (86.05%) Web Services
5 37 (86.05%) XML
5 37 (86.05%) JUnit
6 34 (79.07%) Linux
7 33 (76.74%) JBoss
7 33 (76.74%) IntelliJ
7 33 (76.74%) Apple
7 33 (76.74%) Apache Camel
7 33 (76.74%) NoSQL
7 33 (76.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 33 (76.74%) Spring Integration
7 33 (76.74%) Spring MVC
7 33 (76.74%) Integration Testing

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 41 (95.35%) Tomcat
2 37 (86.05%) Mule
2 37 (86.05%) Mule ESB
3 33 (76.74%) JBoss
4 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.30%) Anypoint
5 4 (9.30%) Apache
5 4 (9.30%) Confluence
5 4 (9.30%) GlassFish
5 4 (9.30%) IIS
5 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 37 (86.05%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (76.74%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (46.51%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) MongoDB
2 33 (76.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 33 (76.74%) NoSQL
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) MySQL
4 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (88.37%) Git (software)
2 37 (86.05%) JIRA
2 37 (86.05%) JUnit
3 33 (76.74%) IntelliJ
4 8 (18.60%) Eclipse
4 8 (18.60%) Maven
5 4 (9.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.30%) Gradle
5 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium
7 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.33%) RSpec
7 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (72.09%) Electronics
1 31 (72.09%) Finance
1 31 (72.09%) Manufacturing
1 31 (72.09%) Marketing
1 31 (72.09%) Telecoms
2 20 (46.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
1 33 (76.74%) Java Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Senior Developer
2 19 (44.19%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) SOAP
2 41 (95.35%) Hibernate
2 41 (95.35%) REST
2 41 (95.35%) Spring
3 37 (86.05%) JSON
3 37 (86.05%) Web Services
3 37 (86.05%) XML
4 33 (76.74%) Apache Camel
4 33 (76.74%) JPA
4 33 (76.74%) Spring Integration
4 33 (76.74%) Spring MVC
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (9.30%) Java SE
5 4 (9.30%) RAML
5 4 (9.30%) RESTful
5 4 (9.30%) XSD
5 4 (9.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (100.00%) TDD
2 37 (86.05%) MVC
2 37 (86.05%) Scrum
3 33 (76.74%) Integration Testing
3 33 (76.74%) Kanban
4 31 (72.09%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (72.09%) Digital Marketing
4 31 (72.09%) Programme Management
5 20 (46.51%) E-Commerce
6 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.60%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) API Design
10 4 (9.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (9.30%) Release Management
10 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
10 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) Groovy
3 4 (9.30%) XPath
4 2 (4.65%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Apple
2 31 (72.09%) SAP
3 8 (18.60%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) MuleSoft
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle