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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.96% 2.77% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.40% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
471 470 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.09% 81.46% 64.75%
Number of salaries quoted 401 406 233
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) TDD
3 20 (64.52%) Java
4 18 (58.06%) Web Services
5 17 (54.84%) Selenium
6 15 (48.39%) Scrum
6 15 (48.39%) SoapUI
7 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
7 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
7 13 (41.94%) SOAP
8 10 (32.26%) Blackberry
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (32.26%) Android
8 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
9 9 (29.03%) JBehave
9 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
9 9 (29.03%) Calabash
10 8 (25.81%) eggPlant
10 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
10 8 (25.81%) Groovy
10 8 (25.81%) Robotium
10 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
10 8 (25.81%) SOA
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 8 (25.81%) Maven
11 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
11 7 (22.58%) PHP
11 7 (22.58%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 15 (48.39%) SoapUI
3 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
4 9 (29.03%) JBehave
4 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
4 9 (29.03%) Calabash
5 8 (25.81%) eggPlant
5 8 (25.81%) Robotium
5 8 (25.81%) Maven
6 6 (19.35%) JUnit
6 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
7 4 (12.90%) Ant
7 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
8 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
8 3 (9.68%) JIRA
8 3 (9.68%) FitNesse
8 3 (9.68%) Appium
9 1 (3.23%) Mocha
9 1 (3.23%) Spock
9 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Test Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) Web Services
2 13 (41.94%) SOAP
3 7 (22.58%) REST
4 3 (9.68%) J2EE
4 3 (9.68%) Spring
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.45%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Blackberry
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.90%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
1 10 (32.26%) Android
1 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) TDD
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
6 8 (25.81%) SOA
7 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
8 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.90%) OOP
10 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
11 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.45%) Code Coverage
12 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
12 2 (6.45%) MVC
12 2 (6.45%) OO
12 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (6.45%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Groovy
3 7 (22.58%) PHP
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Ruby
6 4 (12.90%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) TOWER Software
2 3 (9.68%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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