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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 56 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.82% 1.37% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.71% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
453 468 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 74.75% 80.27% 67.25%
Number of salaries quoted 391 407 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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 1 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 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) TDD
3 19 (65.52%) Web Services
4 17 (58.62%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) Selenium
6 15 (51.72%) SoapUI
7 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
7 13 (44.83%) SOAP
8 12 (41.38%) Scrum
9 11 (37.93%) Blackberry
9 11 (37.93%) Windows
9 11 (37.93%) Android
9 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
9 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
10 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
10 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (34.48%) Calabash
11 9 (31.03%) eggPlant
11 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
11 9 (31.03%) Robotium
11 9 (31.03%) Groovy
11 9 (31.03%) JBehave
11 9 (31.03%) SOA
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 9 (31.03%) Maven
12 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
12 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
13 7 (24.14%) REST
13 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
14 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (6.90%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) SoapUI
3 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
4 10 (34.48%) WebDriver
4 10 (34.48%) Calabash
5 9 (31.03%) eggPlant
5 9 (31.03%) Robotium
5 9 (31.03%) JBehave
5 9 (31.03%) Maven
6 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (20.69%) JUnit
8 5 (17.24%) Ant
8 5 (17.24%) CruiseControl
9 4 (13.79%) JIRA
10 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
10 3 (10.34%) Appium
11 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
12 1 (3.45%) Subversion
12 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
12 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
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%) Developer
1 9 (31.03%) Test Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Web Services
2 13 (44.83%) SOAP
3 7 (24.14%) REST
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Blackberry
2 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
3 6 (20.69%) 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%) Android
1 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (72.41%) TDD
3 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) SOA
7 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
7 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
9 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
10 4 (13.79%) Code Coverage
10 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
12 2 (6.90%) CQRS
12 2 (6.90%) Agile Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
12 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (6.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Groovy
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.79%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) XQuery
8 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
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