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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 24 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.05% 2.07% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.49% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 1
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +2.50%
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
959 884 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 81.90% 83.00% 74.30%
Number of salaries quoted 828 759 687
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 7 £35,000 -13.58%
Torfaen - 7 £37,000 - 1
Newport -5 5 £28,000 -13.84% 3
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 37 (97.37%) Java
1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 33 (86.84%) Scrum
3 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (65.79%) Linux
5 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
6 21 (55.26%) User Experience
6 21 (55.26%) Cucumber
7 20 (52.63%) JUnit
8 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 19 (50.00%) Perl
8 19 (50.00%) Client/Server
8 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 19 (50.00%) Korn
9 18 (47.37%) JIRA
9 18 (47.37%) Confluence
10 17 (44.74%) Product Management
10 17 (44.74%) Objective-C
11 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
11 13 (34.21%) C++
11 13 (34.21%) CentOS
11 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
12 12 (31.58%) Regression Testing
13 11 (28.95%) DVB
13 11 (28.95%) Perforce
13 11 (28.95%) Test Management
13 11 (28.95%) Statistics
13 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (47.37%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 11 (28.95%) DVB
3 7 (18.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.89%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Couchbase
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Jenkins
2 21 (55.26%) Cucumber
3 20 (52.63%) JUnit
4 18 (47.37%) JIRA
5 11 (28.95%) TestLink
6 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
7 7 (18.42%) JMeter
8 5 (13.16%) Selenium
9 4 (10.53%) Xcode
9 4 (10.53%) Maven
10 3 (7.89%) NetBeans
11 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
11 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
12 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
12 1 (2.63%) Hudson
12 1 (2.63%) TestNG
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) Spring
3 4 (10.53%) Spring MVC
3 4 (10.53%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) REST
4 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) Java EE
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) CSS
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.63%) JPA
6 1 (2.63%) Java SE
6 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) User Experience
2 19 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (28.95%) Statistics
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) CentOS
2 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) UNIX
5 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) TDD
2 33 (86.84%) Scrum
3 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (44.74%) Product Management
6 12 (31.58%) Regression Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Test Management
7 11 (28.95%) Bug Management
8 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.79%) OOP
10 5 (13.16%) MVC
11 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
11 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
11 3 (7.89%) ATDD
11 3 (7.89%) Line Management
11 3 (7.89%) User Stories
12 2 (5.26%) Coaching
12 2 (5.26%) SDLC
12 2 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) Perl
2 19 (50.00%) Korn
2 19 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 17 (44.74%) Objective-C
4 13 (34.21%) C++
5 8 (21.05%) Python
6 7 (18.42%) C#
7 6 (15.79%) Ruby
7 6 (15.79%) PHP
8 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Red Hat
2 11 (28.95%) Perforce
3 6 (15.79%) TOWER Software
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle
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