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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 65 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 7 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.02% 2.78% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.38% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
563 562 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.31% 82.16% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 453 470 372
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Cardiff

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) PHP
5 6 (46.15%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) C++
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) OOP
5 6 (46.15%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) TOWER Software
5 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
5 6 (46.15%) Ruby
6 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP
7 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) NetBeans
7 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
7 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
2 1 (7.69%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Couchbase
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (23.08%) CouchDB
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) NetBeans
2 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 3 (23.08%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) Line Management
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Refactoring
6 3 (23.08%) ATDD
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) PHP
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) TOWER Software
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle