The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.55% 2.15% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.72% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 11
Average salary £39,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
987 882 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.31% 79.10% 75.07%
Number of salaries quoted 824 768 689
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

BDD
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the South Wales region.

BDD Salary Trend in South Wales

BDD
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in South Wales

BDD
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 9 £37,500 -7.40% 3
Torfaen - 5 £39,500 -
Newport -10 3 £35,369 +8.82%
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 41 (97.62%) TDD
2 40 (95.24%) Java
3 35 (83.33%) Scrum
4 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (59.52%) Linux
5 25 (59.52%) Jenkins
6 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
8 21 (50.00%) User Experience
9 20 (47.62%) JUnit
10 19 (45.24%) Perl
10 19 (45.24%) Client/Server
10 19 (45.24%) Objective-C
10 19 (45.24%) Bash Shell
10 19 (45.24%) Confluence
10 19 (45.24%) Product Management
10 19 (45.24%) JIRA
10 19 (45.24%) Korn
11 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
12 13 (30.95%) Perforce
12 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
12 13 (30.95%) DVB
12 13 (30.95%) Statistics
12 13 (30.95%) Test Management
12 13 (30.95%) CentOS
12 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (30.95%) TestLink
13 12 (28.57%) Degree
13 12 (28.57%) C++

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 19 (45.24%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.38%) Mule
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DVB
2 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data
4 3 (7.14%) Couchbase
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) CouchDB
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Jenkins
2 22 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 20 (47.62%) JUnit
4 19 (45.24%) JIRA
5 13 (30.95%) TestLink
6 10 (23.81%) Eclipse
7 7 (16.67%) JMeter
8 6 (14.29%) Maven
9 5 (11.90%) NetBeans
10 4 (9.52%) Xcode
10 4 (9.52%) Selenium
10 4 (9.52%) FitNesse
10 4 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (7.14%) Hudson
12 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
12 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
13 1 (2.38%) TestNG
13 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 4 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Tester
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 2 (4.76%) Automated Tester
10 1 (2.38%) Technical Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
1 8 (19.05%) Web Services
2 7 (16.67%) SOAP
2 7 (16.67%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 5 (11.90%) Java EE
5 4 (9.52%) Spring MVC
5 4 (9.52%) XML
6 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
8 1 (2.38%) Servlets
8 1 (2.38%) JPA
8 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) User Experience
2 19 (45.24%) Client/Server
3 13 (30.95%) Statistics
3 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) CentOS
2 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
5 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) TDD
2 35 (83.33%) Scrum
3 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (45.24%) Product Management
6 13 (30.95%) Test Management
7 10 (23.81%) Bug Management
7 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 6 (14.29%) OOP
9 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
10 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.14%) SOA
10 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.14%) OO
10 3 (7.14%) Workflow
10 3 (7.14%) ATDD
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) Perl
2 19 (45.24%) Objective-C
2 19 (45.24%) Korn
2 19 (45.24%) Bash Shell
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) C++
5 8 (19.05%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) Ruby
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) Python
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
1 13 (30.95%) Perforce
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) TOWER Software
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