The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.73% 1.34% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.56% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 13
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
UK excluding London median salary £44,275 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +2.40%
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
527 576 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.99% 85.71% 84.29%
Number of salaries quoted 454 474 465
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for BDD.

1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) TDD
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) Java
4 20 (66.67%) PHP
4 20 (66.67%) Ruby
5 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 14 (46.67%) Scrum
7 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
8 12 (40.00%) Hudson
8 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 12 (40.00%) AnthillPro
8 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
8 12 (40.00%) OOP
8 12 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (40.00%) Blog
9 10 (33.33%) Games
10 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (26.67%) C++
11 8 (26.67%) Python
11 8 (26.67%) TOWER Software
11 8 (26.67%) Maven
11 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
11 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
12 7 (23.33%) Node.js
12 7 (23.33%) RSpec
12 7 (23.33%) Big Data
12 7 (23.33%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (23.33%) Gradle

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (13.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Mule
3 1 (3.33%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (23.33%) Big Data
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
2 12 (40.00%) AnthillPro
2 12 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (40.00%) Hudson
2 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (26.67%) Maven
3 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
4 7 (23.33%) Ant
4 7 (23.33%) Gradle
4 7 (23.33%) RSpec
4 7 (23.33%) Selenium
5 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.33%) Mocha
6 1 (3.33%) Moq
6 1 (3.33%) MSTest
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 10 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (13.33%) WCF
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) JPA
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Blog
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) TDD
2 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (40.00%) OOP
6 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) CQRS
8 3 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (10.00%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) PHP
3 20 (66.67%) Ruby
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) TOWER Software
2 4 (13.33%) Alterian
2 4 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle