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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 65 78
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 48 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.73% 3.29% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 3.67% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 16
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £37,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 771 953 917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 92.00% 89.65% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 625 603 742
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +11 13 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Gloucester +2 4 £45,269 +6.51%
Cirencester -7 2 £35,000 +4.47%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for BDD.

1 88 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (92.39%) REST
3 84 (91.30%) SOAP
4 83 (90.22%) Java
5 81 (88.04%) TDD
6 76 (82.61%) Scrum
7 74 (80.43%) Linux
7 74 (80.43%) JIRA
8 72 (78.26%) Kanban
9 70 (76.09%) XML
10 68 (73.91%) Web Services
11 67 (72.83%) Spring
12 66 (71.74%) MVC
12 66 (71.74%) Hibernate
13 64 (69.57%) Programme Management
13 64 (69.57%) Telecoms
13 64 (69.57%) Finance
13 64 (69.57%) Marketing
14 61 (66.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 61 (66.30%) Digital Marketing
14 61 (66.30%) Manufacturing
14 61 (66.30%) Electronics
14 61 (66.30%) SAP
14 61 (66.30%) Business Intelligence
15 60 (65.22%) JSON
15 60 (65.22%) Integration Testing
15 60 (65.22%) Git (software)
16 59 (64.13%) Mule
16 59 (64.13%) JPA
16 59 (64.13%) Spring Integration

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 59 (64.13%) Mule
1 59 (64.13%) Mule ESB
2 51 (55.43%) Tomcat
3 44 (47.83%) JBoss
4 15 (16.30%) Confluence
5 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 61 (66.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (61.96%) SaaS
2 50 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (45.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) SSH
2 3 (3.26%) Extranet
3 2 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (58.70%) NoSQL
2 44 (47.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 44 (47.83%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 74 (80.43%) JIRA
2 60 (65.22%) Git (software)
3 59 (64.13%) JUnit
4 44 (47.83%) IntelliJ
5 23 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (20.65%) Maven
7 17 (18.48%) Zephyr
8 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (10.87%) Cucumber
10 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
11 8 (8.70%) Bitbucket
11 8 (8.70%) Vagrant
12 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
12 7 (7.61%) Subversion
12 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
13 5 (5.43%) Selenium
14 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
15 2 (2.17%) TestNG
16 1 (1.09%) Appium
16 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (69.57%) Finance
1 64 (69.57%) Marketing
1 64 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 61 (66.30%) Electronics
2 61 (66.30%) Manufacturing
3 49 (53.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (53.26%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) Java Developer
3 31 (33.70%) Senior Developer
3 31 (33.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 15 (16.30%) Development Team Leader
4 15 (16.30%) Software Development Team Leader
4 15 (16.30%) Software Team Leader
4 15 (16.30%) Team Leader
5 10 (10.87%) Tester
6 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Manual Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (92.39%) REST
2 84 (91.30%) SOAP
3 70 (76.09%) XML
4 68 (73.91%) Web Services
5 67 (72.83%) Spring
6 66 (71.74%) Hibernate
7 60 (65.22%) JSON
8 59 (64.13%) Apache Camel
8 59 (64.13%) JPA
8 59 (64.13%) Spring Integration
9 57 (61.96%) Spring MVC
10 17 (18.48%) Gherkin
11 10 (10.87%) .NET
12 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (9.78%) RESTful
13 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
13 7 (7.61%) EJB
13 7 (7.61%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (7.61%) Mainframe
2 7 (7.61%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) BBC
3 2 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (80.43%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (88.04%) TDD
3 76 (82.61%) Scrum
4 72 (78.26%) Kanban
5 66 (71.74%) MVC
6 64 (69.57%) Programme Management
7 61 (66.30%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (66.30%) Digital Marketing
8 60 (65.22%) Integration Testing
9 43 (46.74%) E-Commerce
10 18 (19.57%) Data Transformation
11 15 (16.30%) Defect Management
11 15 (16.30%) Test Management
12 14 (15.22%) Manual Testing
12 14 (15.22%) OO
12 14 (15.22%) Software Engineering
13 13 (14.13%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (13.04%) OOP
15 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
15 8 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 83 (90.22%) Java
2 19 (20.65%) SQL
3 18 (19.57%) C#
4 16 (17.39%) Ruby
5 8 (8.70%) XPath
6 7 (7.61%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) ISEB
1 15 (16.30%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 7 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (66.30%) SAP
2 59 (64.13%) Apple
3 17 (18.48%) HP
4 15 (16.30%) Atlassian
4 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.61%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Facebook
6 2 (2.17%) Google
6 2 (2.17%) Sony
6 2 (2.17%) Yahoo!
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