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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.87% 0.52% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.71% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
567 282 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.05% 72.68% 74.61%
Number of salaries quoted 493 242 321
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 18 (94.74%) Java
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) PHP
5 9 (47.37%) OOP
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) C++
6 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
7 7 (36.84%) Ruby
7 7 (36.84%) Python
7 7 (36.84%) C#
7 7 (36.84%) TOWER Software
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (31.58%) QA
9 5 (26.32%) Spring
10 4 (21.05%) UNIX
10 4 (21.05%) SOAP
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Selenium
11 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 3 (15.79%) Maven
11 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
11 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
11 3 (15.79%) Web Services
11 3 (15.79%) Linux
11 3 (15.79%) MVC
11 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
11 3 (15.79%) User Stories
11 3 (15.79%) Relational Database

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (5.26%) Mule
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) CouchDB
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.26%) TestNG
4 1 (5.26%) JBehave
4 1 (5.26%) Mocha
4 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) QA Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) Spring MVC
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) JPA
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) OOP
5 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) ATDD
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 1 (5.26%) Scalability Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle