Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 42 91
Rank change year-on-year -45 +49 +19
Permanent jobs citing BDD 38 126 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.41% 8.27% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 9.13% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 117 81
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +23.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,500 £71,250
South West median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% +6.25%

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 1,452 1,380 2,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.07% 90.61% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,126 1,705
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -30 14 £40,000 -19.19% 3
Gloucester +12 11 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Tewkesbury -10 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Fairford - 1 £37,500 - 1
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (89.47%) TDD
2 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) MVC
3 15 (39.47%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
4 13 (34.21%) Spring
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) Kanban
5 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
5 12 (31.58%) Software Delivery
6 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
7 10 (26.32%) Web Services
7 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
7 10 (26.32%) JSON
7 10 (26.32%) JIRA
7 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (26.32%) SOLID
8 9 (23.68%) SDLC
8 9 (23.68%) Retail
8 9 (23.68%) REST
8 9 (23.68%) SaaS
8 9 (23.68%) Visualisation
8 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (23.68%) XML
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) C#
8 9 (23.68%) JUnit

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 8 (21.05%) JBoss
1 8 (21.05%) Mule
1 8 (21.05%) Mule ESB
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.68%) SaaS
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 8 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 9 (23.68%) JUnit
4 8 (21.05%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.53%) Selenium
6 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.63%) Appium
7 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.63%) Maven
7 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 7 (18.42%) Electronics
3 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
3 7 (18.42%) Marketing
3 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Graduate
7 3 (7.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Junior
8 2 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Spring
2 11 (28.95%) Hibernate
3 10 (26.32%) JSON
3 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 9 (23.68%) REST
4 9 (23.68%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
5 8 (21.05%) JPA
5 8 (21.05%) SOAP
5 8 (21.05%) Spring Integration
5 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
6 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
6 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.53%) RESTful
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (7.89%) WCF
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.89%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (89.47%) TDD
2 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) MVC
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) Kanban
4 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
5 12 (31.58%) Software Delivery
6 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (26.32%) SOLID
7 9 (23.68%) SDLC
7 9 (23.68%) Visualisation
8 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Line Management
8 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
9 7 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (18.42%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C
6 3 (7.89%) Java 8
6 3 (7.89%) VB
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Apple
2 7 (18.42%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) HP