The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 2.04% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.66% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BDD
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
540 301 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.20% 76.59% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 479 270 273
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,242 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BDD
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

BDD Salary Trend in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) PHP
4 9 (52.94%) OOP
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) C++
6 7 (41.18%) C#
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Pair Programming
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) TOWER Software
7 6 (35.29%) QA
8 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) J2EE
10 3 (17.65%) SOAP
10 3 (17.65%) Spring
10 3 (17.65%) Maven
10 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
10 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
10 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
11 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 2 (11.76%) Big Data
11 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
11 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
11 2 (11.76%) Test Automation

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) JBehave
4 1 (5.88%) Mocha
4 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
4 5 (29.41%) QA Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.88%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) OOP
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Pair Programming
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) ETL
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Scalability Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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