Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 54 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 +35 +21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 64 116 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.80% 7.03% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 7.66% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 65 104 80
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £45,269 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% -21.27% +9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £34,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £71,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +12.82%

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 1,566 1,515 1,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 93.10% 91.87% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,231 1,401
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -20 35 £40,000 -11.64% 1
Tewkesbury - 4 £47,500 -
Gloucester +5 3 £57,500 +27.02% 1
Cirencester +11 1 £55,000 +37.50%
BDD
South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 62 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (82.81%) TDD
3 35 (54.69%) Scrum
4 29 (45.31%) Kanban
5 28 (43.75%) Java
6 27 (42.19%) MVC
7 25 (39.06%) Finance
8 24 (37.50%) Spring
9 22 (34.38%) JIRA
10 21 (32.81%) Hibernate
10 21 (32.81%) SOAP
10 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
11 20 (31.25%) REST
11 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
11 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
11 20 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (31.25%) JSON
11 20 (31.25%) Mule
11 20 (31.25%) Linux
11 20 (31.25%) JBoss
11 20 (31.25%) Tomcat
11 20 (31.25%) E-Commerce
11 20 (31.25%) JUnit
11 20 (31.25%) Mule ESB
12 19 (29.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (29.69%) Apache Camel
12 19 (29.69%) Web Services
12 19 (29.69%) XML
12 19 (29.69%) IntelliJ

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 20 (31.25%) JBoss
1 20 (31.25%) Mule
1 20 (31.25%) Mule ESB
1 20 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (29.69%) SaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Trello
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) NoSQL
2 19 (29.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 19 (29.69%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) JIRA
2 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 20 (31.25%) JUnit
3 19 (29.69%) IntelliJ
4 10 (15.63%) Selenium
5 9 (14.06%) SpecFlow
6 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.13%) Maven
8 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.56%) Ant
9 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Retail
3 15 (23.44%) Electronics
3 15 (23.44%) Manufacturing
3 15 (23.44%) Marketing
3 15 (23.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (15.63%) Analyst
7 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 8 (12.50%) Test Analyst
9 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Senior Tester
10 6 (9.38%) Test Leader
10 6 (9.38%) Tester
11 5 (7.81%) Lead Tester
12 4 (6.25%) Internet Developer
13 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
13 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
13 2 (3.13%) Junior
13 2 (3.13%) Junior Software Engineer
13 2 (3.13%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) Spring
2 21 (32.81%) Hibernate
2 21 (32.81%) SOAP
3 20 (31.25%) JSON
3 20 (31.25%) REST
4 19 (29.69%) Apache Camel
4 19 (29.69%) JPA
4 19 (29.69%) Spring Integration
4 19 (29.69%) Spring MVC
4 19 (29.69%) Web Services
4 19 (29.69%) XML
5 8 (12.50%) .NET
6 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (7.81%) RESTful
9 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.25%) Gherkin
10 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.81%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (82.81%) TDD
3 35 (54.69%) Scrum
4 29 (45.31%) Kanban
5 27 (42.19%) MVC
6 20 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 19 (29.69%) Integration Testing
8 16 (25.00%) Software Delivery
9 15 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (23.44%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (23.44%) Programme Management
9 15 (23.44%) Software Engineering
10 14 (21.88%) Mentoring
11 13 (20.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (20.31%) Visualisation
12 11 (17.19%) SDLC
12 11 (17.19%) SOLID
13 9 (14.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) C
3 10 (15.63%) C#
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.13%) Java 8
6 2 (3.13%) Ruby
6 2 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) Jython
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) ISEB
3 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (1.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Apple
2 15 (23.44%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) CA
3 1 (1.56%) HP