Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 94 105
Rank change year-on-year +57 +11 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 124 74 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.28% 3.29% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 3.64% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 115 80 43
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -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 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 1330 2034 1833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.84% 90.40% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1663 1481
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +21 52 £49,500 -1.00% 4
Cirencester 0 14 £42,500 -37.04%
Stroud - 4 £30,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £47,500 - 1
Gloucester +17 2 £42,500 -37.04%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 120 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (95.97%) TDD
3 102 (82.26%) JIRA
4 100 (80.65%) Java
5 99 (79.84%) REST
6 97 (78.23%) XML
7 96 (77.42%) Scrum
8 95 (76.61%) SOAP
9 85 (68.55%) JUnit
9 85 (68.55%) Git (software)
10 80 (64.52%) Spring
11 79 (63.71%) Hibernate
11 79 (63.71%) Mule
11 79 (63.71%) Tomcat
11 79 (63.71%) Amazon AWS
11 79 (63.71%) Mule ESB
12 77 (62.10%) Linux
13 75 (60.48%) MVC
13 75 (60.48%) JSON
14 73 (58.87%) Kanban
15 70 (56.45%) MongoDB
16 68 (54.84%) Web Services
17 66 (53.23%) Integration Testing
18 64 (51.61%) JPA
18 64 (51.61%) Spring MVC
18 64 (51.61%) Business Intelligence
18 64 (51.61%) Apple
18 64 (51.61%) Spring Integration
18 64 (51.61%) Apache Camel
19 63 (50.81%) SaaS

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 79 (63.71%) Mule
1 79 (63.71%) Mule ESB
1 79 (63.71%) Tomcat
2 54 (43.55%) JBoss
3 25 (20.16%) Apache
4 23 (18.55%) Confluence
5 15 (12.10%) Anypoint
5 15 (12.10%) WebSphere
6 10 (8.06%) GlassFish
6 10 (8.06%) IIS
6 10 (8.06%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.23%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 79 (63.71%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (50.81%) SaaS
3 54 (43.55%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.23%) Route 53
4 4 (3.23%) Serverless
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) HTTP
2 6 (4.84%) Internet
3 4 (3.23%) SSH
3 4 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (56.45%) MongoDB
2 62 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 58 (46.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
5 16 (12.90%) MySQL
6 11 (8.87%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.61%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.81%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 102 (82.26%) JIRA
2 85 (68.55%) Git (software)
2 85 (68.55%) JUnit
3 54 (43.55%) IntelliJ
4 32 (25.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 27 (21.77%) Cucumber
6 26 (20.97%) Eclipse
7 25 (20.16%) Maven
8 21 (16.94%) SoapUI
9 19 (15.32%) Jenkins
10 18 (14.52%) Selenium
11 11 (8.87%) Ant
11 11 (8.87%) HP UFT
11 11 (8.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (8.06%) Gradle
13 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
14 4 (3.23%) Bitbucket
14 4 (3.23%) PostCSS
14 4 (3.23%) Vagrant
14 4 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 62 (50.00%) Finance
2 61 (49.19%) Marketing
3 60 (48.39%) Electronics
3 60 (48.39%) Manufacturing
3 60 (48.39%) Telecoms
4 53 (42.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (60.48%) Developer
2 54 (43.55%) Java Developer
3 28 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (13.71%) Software Engineer
6 14 (11.29%) Team Leader
7 11 (8.87%) Test Automation Manager
7 11 (8.87%) Test Manager
8 10 (8.06%) Development Team Leader
8 10 (8.06%) Software Development Team Leader
8 10 (8.06%) Software Team Leader
9 8 (6.45%) Java Development Team Leader
9 8 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
10 6 (4.84%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Internet Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (79.84%) REST
2 97 (78.23%) XML
3 95 (76.61%) SOAP
4 80 (64.52%) Spring
5 79 (63.71%) Hibernate
6 75 (60.48%) JSON
7 68 (54.84%) Web Services
8 64 (51.61%) Apache Camel
8 64 (51.61%) JPA
8 64 (51.61%) Spring Integration
8 64 (51.61%) Spring MVC
9 25 (20.16%) J2EE
10 21 (16.94%) .NET
11 19 (15.32%) CSS
11 19 (15.32%) HTML
12 17 (13.71%) Gherkin
13 15 (12.10%) AngularJS
14 14 (11.29%) jQuery
14 14 (11.29%) Node.js
14 14 (11.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (62.10%) Linux
2 10 (8.06%) Unix
2 10 (8.06%) Windows
2 10 (8.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (95.97%) TDD
3 96 (77.42%) Scrum
4 75 (60.48%) MVC
5 73 (58.87%) Kanban
6 66 (53.23%) Integration Testing
7 64 (51.61%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (48.39%) Digital Marketing
8 60 (48.39%) Programme Management
9 53 (42.74%) E-Commerce
10 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
11 22 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (16.13%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.29%) Software Delivery
14 13 (10.48%) Software Testing
15 11 (8.87%) Release Management
15 11 (8.87%) Waterfall
16 10 (8.06%) API Design
16 10 (8.06%) User Stories
16 10 (8.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (80.65%) Java
2 27 (21.77%) C#
2 27 (21.77%) SQL
3 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.94%) Groovy
5 19 (15.32%) Ruby
6 14 (11.29%) XPath
7 11 (8.87%) C++
7 11 (8.87%) Python
7 11 (8.87%) VBScript
8 10 (8.06%) Jython
9 4 (3.23%) C
9 4 (3.23%) ES6
10 3 (2.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (20.16%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) ISEB
2 4 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) CA Service Virtualization
2 10 (8.06%) CloudHub
3 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) Apple
2 60 (48.39%) SAP
3 15 (12.10%) HP
3 15 (12.10%) IBM
3 15 (12.10%) Oracle
4 11 (8.87%) CA
5 10 (8.06%) Atlassian
5 10 (8.06%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com