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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 5 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 2.43% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 3.19% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
467 439 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.41% 76.08% 68.73%
Number of salaries quoted 423 369 216
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 21 (87.50%) TDD
2 19 (79.17%) Web Services
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
4 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) Java
6 12 (50.00%) SOAP
7 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
7 11 (45.83%) Windows
7 11 (45.83%) Apple iOS
7 11 (45.83%) WebDriver
7 11 (45.83%) Android
8 10 (41.67%) Groovy
8 10 (41.67%) JBehave
8 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
8 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
8 10 (41.67%) Calabash
8 10 (41.67%) SOA
9 9 (37.50%) eggPlant
9 9 (37.50%) Robotium
9 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
10 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 8 (33.33%) Maven
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (33.33%) Scrum
11 7 (29.17%) JUnit
11 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (29.17%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
3 11 (45.83%) WebDriver
4 10 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (41.67%) JBehave
4 10 (41.67%) Calabash
5 9 (37.50%) eggPlant
5 9 (37.50%) Robotium
6 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (33.33%) Maven
7 7 (29.17%) JUnit
8 6 (25.00%) CruiseControl
8 6 (25.00%) Ant
9 5 (20.83%) JIRA
10 2 (8.33%) Subversion
10 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
10 2 (8.33%) Hudson
10 2 (8.33%) Gerrit
11 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) SOAP
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Blackberry
2 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Android
1 11 (45.83%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) TDD
2 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Code Coverage
7 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) OO
9 2 (8.33%) Test Management
9 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) CQRS
9 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
10 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Groovy
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) XQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
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