The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 53 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.77% 2.46% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 3.33% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 0
Average salary £39,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
501 390 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.03% 73.86% 73.15%
Number of salaries quoted 448 319 243
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
South Wales

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 28 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (86.96%) Web Services
1 20 (86.96%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 14 (60.87%) SoapUI
3 14 (60.87%) Selenium
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) SOAP
5 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
5 11 (47.83%) Calabash
5 11 (47.83%) Android
5 11 (47.83%) WebDriver
5 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
6 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (43.48%) JBehave
6 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
6 10 (43.48%) SOA
6 10 (43.48%) Java
6 10 (43.48%) Groovy
7 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
7 9 (39.13%) Robotium
7 9 (39.13%) eggPlant
8 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) JUnit
9 7 (30.43%) Scrum
9 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (30.43%) Maven
9 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (30.43%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (17.39%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) SoapUI
1 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) Calabash
2 11 (47.83%) WebDriver
3 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
3 10 (43.48%) JBehave
4 9 (39.13%) Robotium
4 9 (39.13%) eggPlant
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
6 7 (30.43%) JUnit
6 7 (30.43%) Maven
7 6 (26.09%) CruiseControl
7 6 (26.09%) Ant
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
9 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
9 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.70%) Hudson
9 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
10 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) SOAP
3 7 (30.43%) REST
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
2 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
3 7 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
1 11 (47.83%) Android
1 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) SOA
5 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Code Coverage
8 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) CQRS
9 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
9 2 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (4.35%) V-Model
10 1 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
1 10 (43.48%) Groovy
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) XPath
4 2 (8.70%) XQuery
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle