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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 57 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 2.45% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 3.10% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
476 452 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.03% 79.16% 68.44%
Number of salaries quoted 422 386 214
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 20 (68.97%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Selenium
5 16 (55.17%) SoapUI
6 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
6 14 (48.28%) SOAP
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
8 11 (37.93%) Windows
8 11 (37.93%) Blackberry
8 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
8 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
8 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
8 11 (37.93%) Android
9 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (34.48%) Groovy
9 10 (34.48%) JBehave
9 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
9 10 (34.48%) Calabash
9 10 (34.48%) SOA
10 9 (31.03%) Finance
10 9 (31.03%) Maven
10 9 (31.03%) eggPlant
10 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (31.03%) Robotium
10 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
11 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
12 7 (24.14%) JUnit
12 7 (24.14%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
1 16 (55.17%) SoapUI
2 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
2 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 10 (34.48%) JBehave
3 10 (34.48%) Calabash
4 9 (31.03%) Maven
4 9 (31.03%) eggPlant
4 9 (31.03%) Robotium
5 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
6 7 (24.14%) JUnit
7 6 (20.69%) Ant
7 6 (20.69%) CruiseControl
8 5 (17.24%) JIRA
9 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
9 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
9 2 (6.90%) Hudson
9 2 (6.90%) Gerrit
9 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Web Services
2 14 (48.28%) SOAP
3 7 (24.14%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Blackberry
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
3 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (13.79%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
1 11 (37.93%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) SOA
6 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
7 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Pair Programming
8 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Code Coverage
8 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
8 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Test Management
10 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.90%) CQRS
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Groovy
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 4 (13.79%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) XQuery
7 2 (6.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) TOWER Software
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