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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.71% 1.38% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.75% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 5
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
797 914 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.62% 78.66% 74.32%
Number of salaries quoted 711 819 612
Average salary £35,500 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.24% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 17 September 2014. 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 -2 10 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Newport +17 4 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Torfaen -2 3 £34,000 +9.67% 1
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (83.33%) TDD
2 24 (57.14%) Scrum
3 23 (54.76%) Java
4 22 (52.38%) Selenium
5 21 (50.00%) Web Services
5 21 (50.00%) SoapUI
6 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
8 15 (35.71%) Windows
8 15 (35.71%) Groovy
9 14 (33.33%) SOAP
9 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
9 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
10 13 (30.95%) JUnit
10 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
11 11 (26.19%) SOA
11 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
11 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
11 11 (26.19%) Android
11 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
11 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
12 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
12 10 (23.81%) HTTP
12 10 (23.81%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) Ruby
12 10 (23.81%) Korn
12 10 (23.81%) JBehave
12 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 4 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) FileNet
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 21 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
4 13 (30.95%) Cucumber
4 13 (30.95%) JUnit
5 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
6 10 (23.81%) Calabash
6 10 (23.81%) JBehave
7 9 (21.43%) Robotium
7 9 (21.43%) Maven
7 9 (21.43%) JIRA
7 9 (21.43%) eggPlant
8 6 (14.29%) CruiseControl
8 6 (14.29%) Ant
9 4 (9.52%) Fiddler
10 3 (7.14%) Subversion
11 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
11 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
11 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
11 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Test Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Tester
7 3 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (11.90%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE
5 3 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (4.76%) JSON
6 2 (4.76%) WCF
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (2.38%) XSLT
7 1 (2.38%) Struts
7 1 (2.38%) Java SE
7 1 (2.38%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
2 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (7.14%) DTV
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (2.38%) Statistics
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Android
2 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
3 8 (19.05%) UNIX
4 7 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (9.52%) CentOS
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (83.33%) TDD
2 24 (57.14%) Scrum
3 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 11 (26.19%) SOA
5 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
6 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Product Management
9 6 (14.29%) V-Model
9 6 (14.29%) Test Management
10 5 (11.90%) Code Coverage
10 5 (11.90%) Pair Programming
10 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
11 4 (9.52%) Bug Management
12 2 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) Groovy
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 10 (23.81%) Ruby
4 10 (23.81%) Korn
5 9 (21.43%) C++
5 9 (21.43%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 5 (11.90%) C
8 4 (9.52%) C#
8 4 (9.52%) PHP
9 2 (4.76%) XQuery
9 2 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) Perforce
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
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