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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.13% 4.61% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 5.84% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
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
487 377 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.93% 79.04% 65.24%
Number of salaries quoted 418 330 240
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £65,000
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 24 December 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 9 (50.00%) PHP
5 7 (38.89%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) OOP
5 7 (38.89%) Pair Programming
6 6 (33.33%) C++
6 6 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
9 3 (16.67%) J2EE
9 3 (16.67%) SOAP
9 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
9 3 (16.67%) Spring
9 3 (16.67%) Maven
9 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 2 (11.11%) .NET
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) JUnit
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.56%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.56%) JBehave
5 1 (5.56%) Mocha
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) PhantomJS
5 1 (5.56%) Spock
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) QA Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) WCF
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Pair Programming
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) CQRS
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) User Stories
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) TOWER Software
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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