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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 51 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.22% 4.16% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 5.08% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +16.42%
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
460 413 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.50% 81.78% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 393 365 251
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Java
3 15 (78.95%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) PHP
6 7 (36.84%) OOP
6 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
6 7 (36.84%) Selenium
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) QA
7 6 (31.58%) C++
8 5 (26.32%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
8 5 (26.32%) Ruby
8 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
9 4 (21.05%) Maven
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) J2EE
10 3 (15.79%) JUnit
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
10 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) Spring
10 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.79%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
4 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
4 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.26%) JBehave
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) Mocha
6 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
6 1 (5.26%) Spock
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) QA Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) WCF
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Pair Programming
4 7 (36.84%) OOP
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (10.53%) CQRS
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) PHP
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Ruby
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle