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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 68 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.38% 1.39% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.81% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 17
Average salary £35,889 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1041 830 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.62% 76.99% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 900 753 811
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 23 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Newport -15 6 £37,139 +9.23%
Torfaen -1 1 £39,500 +16.17%
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 55 (100.00%) TDD
2 50 (90.91%) Java
3 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (61.82%) Scrum
4 34 (61.82%) Jenkins
5 21 (38.18%) Linux
5 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
6 20 (36.36%) Web Services
7 19 (34.55%) Eclipse
7 19 (34.55%) Oracle
7 19 (34.55%) Maven
8 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (32.73%) SOAP
9 17 (30.91%) OO
9 17 (30.91%) SQL
9 17 (30.91%) NetBeans
9 17 (30.91%) Java EE
9 17 (30.91%) MongoDB
10 16 (29.09%) REST
10 16 (29.09%) User Experience
10 16 (29.09%) Degree
10 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
11 15 (27.27%) Hudson
12 14 (25.45%) Perl
12 14 (25.45%) C#
12 14 (25.45%) C++
12 14 (25.45%) JUnit
12 14 (25.45%) Client/Server
12 14 (25.45%) Objective-C
12 14 (25.45%) JIRA

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 14 (25.45%) Confluence
2 11 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DVB
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.36%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.36%) Big Data
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 34 (61.82%) Jenkins
2 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
3 19 (34.55%) Eclipse
3 19 (34.55%) Maven
4 17 (30.91%) NetBeans
5 15 (27.27%) Hudson
6 14 (25.45%) JIRA
6 14 (25.45%) JUnit
7 10 (18.18%) JMeter
8 9 (16.36%) TestLink
9 7 (12.73%) Selenium
10 5 (9.09%) Ant
11 4 (7.27%) FitNesse
11 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
13 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
13 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
13 2 (3.64%) Gradle
14 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.00%) Back Office
1 11 (20.00%) Retail
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
6 4 (7.27%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Automated Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Web Services
2 18 (32.73%) SOAP
3 17 (30.91%) Java EE
4 16 (29.09%) REST
5 14 (25.45%) Spring
6 10 (18.18%) XML
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
8 7 (12.73%) HTML
8 7 (12.73%) RESTful
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.09%) Servlets
9 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.27%) Java SE
11 3 (5.45%) JSF
11 3 (5.45%) EJB
11 3 (5.45%) JPA
11 3 (5.45%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 14 (25.45%) Client/Server
3 9 (16.36%) Statistics
3 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.64%) BBC
6 2 (3.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) CentOS
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) TDD
2 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (61.82%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (30.91%) OO
6 14 (25.45%) Product Management
7 10 (18.18%) MVC
8 9 (16.36%) OOP
8 9 (16.36%) Test Management
9 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Validation
10 6 (10.91%) OOD
10 6 (10.91%) Mobile Development
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Bug Management
12 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (5.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) Perl
4 14 (25.45%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) C++
4 14 (25.45%) Objective-C
4 14 (25.45%) Korn
4 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell
5 11 (20.00%) Ruby
6 9 (16.36%) Python
6 9 (16.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 9 (16.36%) TOWER Software
2 9 (16.36%) Perforce
3 2 (3.64%) Yahoo!
3 2 (3.64%) Google
3 2 (3.64%) Facebook
3 2 (3.64%) Apple
3 2 (3.64%) Sony
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