Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 85 87
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 80 84 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.58% 3.88% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 4.25% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 96 90 45
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £34,375 £27,500 £33,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,750 £65,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,288 1,977 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 89.88% 91.36% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 1,621 1,305
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Gloucestershire

BDD
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for BDD in Gloucestershire

BDD
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Gloucestershire

BDD
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +4 27 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cirencester -3 15 £41,250 +37.50%
Gloucester +27 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Tewkesbury - 7 £47,500 - 1
Stroud - 4 £30,000 -
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 76 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (90.00%) TDD
3 53 (66.25%) Java
4 52 (65.00%) JIRA
5 49 (61.25%) REST
6 48 (60.00%) XML
7 45 (56.25%) SOAP
8 42 (52.50%) JUnit
8 42 (52.50%) Scrum
9 41 (51.25%) Tomcat
10 39 (48.75%) MVC
11 38 (47.50%) Linux
12 36 (45.00%) Web Services
13 35 (43.75%) C#
13 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
14 34 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
15 31 (38.75%) Kanban
16 30 (37.50%) Spring
17 29 (36.25%) Integration Testing
17 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
17 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
17 29 (36.25%) .NET
17 29 (36.25%) Mule
17 29 (36.25%) MongoDB
17 29 (36.25%) Mule ESB
18 28 (35.00%) Test Automation
18 28 (35.00%) JSON
19 27 (33.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 26 (32.50%) SQL
21 25 (31.25%) Apple

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (51.25%) Tomcat
2 29 (36.25%) Mule
2 29 (36.25%) Mule ESB
3 23 (28.75%) JBoss
4 18 (22.50%) Apache
5 14 (17.50%) IIS
6 6 (7.50%) Confluence
7 4 (5.00%) Anypoint
7 4 (5.00%) CMS
7 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 34 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (31.25%) SaaS
3 23 (28.75%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.00%) Route 53
4 4 (5.00%) Serverless
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.25%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) HTTP
2 12 (15.00%) Internet
3 4 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) MongoDB
2 27 (33.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 23 (28.75%) NoSQL
4 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (8.75%) MySQL
7 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
9 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.25%) MySQL Workbench
10 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (65.00%) JIRA
2 42 (52.50%) JUnit
3 35 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 23 (28.75%) IntelliJ
4 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
4 23 (28.75%) Selenium
5 20 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 20 (25.00%) Maven
6 18 (22.50%) Cucumber
7 17 (21.25%) SoapUI
8 16 (20.00%) Ant
8 16 (20.00%) HP UFT
8 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 11 (13.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (10.00%) WebDriver
11 4 (5.00%) Gradle
11 4 (5.00%) PostCSS
11 4 (5.00%) Travis CI
12 3 (3.75%) GitLab
13 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 24 (30.00%) Marketing
3 23 (28.75%) Electronics
3 23 (28.75%) Manufacturing
3 23 (28.75%) Retail
3 23 (28.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) Java Developer
3 17 (21.25%) Senior Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Test Manager
5 13 (16.25%) Test Automation Manager
6 12 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Internet Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Automation Test Lead
11 3 (3.75%) Junior
11 3 (3.75%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Test Leader
12 2 (2.50%) Development Team Leader
12 2 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) REST
2 48 (60.00%) XML
3 45 (56.25%) SOAP
4 36 (45.00%) Web Services
5 30 (37.50%) Spring
6 29 (36.25%) .NET
6 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
7 28 (35.00%) JSON
8 25 (31.25%) Apache Camel
8 25 (31.25%) CSS
8 25 (31.25%) JPA
8 25 (31.25%) Spring Integration
8 25 (31.25%) Spring MVC
9 22 (27.50%) HTML
10 20 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 19 (23.75%) jQuery
12 18 (22.50%) Gherkin
12 18 (22.50%) J2EE
13 13 (16.25%) RESTful
14 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (47.50%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) Unix
2 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (90.00%) TDD
3 42 (52.50%) Scrum
4 39 (48.75%) MVC
5 31 (38.75%) Kanban
6 29 (36.25%) Integration Testing
7 28 (35.00%) Test Automation
8 23 (28.75%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (28.75%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (28.75%) E-Commerce
8 23 (28.75%) Programme Management
9 16 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
13 10 (12.50%) Microservices
14 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
16 7 (8.75%) OOP
16 7 (8.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (66.25%) Java
2 35 (43.75%) C#
3 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.50%) SQL
5 17 (21.25%) Groovy
6 16 (20.00%) C++
6 16 (20.00%) Python
6 16 (20.00%) Ruby
6 16 (20.00%) VBScript
7 15 (18.75%) Jython
8 4 (5.00%) C
8 4 (5.00%) ES6
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.75%) VB
9 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
1 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Apple
2 23 (28.75%) SAP
3 16 (20.00%) CA
3 16 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com