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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.96% 2.76% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 3.34% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 23
Median salary £80,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
942 927 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.12% 82.55% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 803 760
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -11 13 £58,000 +65.71%
Newport -2 11 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Blaenau Gwent - 2 - -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 41 (89.13%) TDD
2 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (73.91%) Java
4 20 (43.48%) MongoDB
5 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
6 16 (34.78%) Python
7 15 (32.61%) QA
8 14 (30.43%) Scrum
8 14 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (28.26%) Web Services
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle
9 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
10 12 (26.09%) Selenium
10 12 (26.09%) JUnit
10 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
11 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
11 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (23.91%) SOAP
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
11 11 (23.91%) Spring
12 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (21.74%) .NET
12 10 (21.74%) C#
12 10 (21.74%) RESTful
13 9 (19.57%) Scala
13 9 (19.57%) REST
14 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
14 8 (17.39%) Maven
14 8 (17.39%) Java EE
14 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (15.22%) Apache Spark
3 6 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.70%) JBoss
5 3 (6.52%) Mule
5 3 (6.52%) Mule ESB
5 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Broadband
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) MongoDB
2 18 (39.13%) NoSQL
3 14 (30.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (15.22%) Big Data
4 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
4 7 (15.22%) Sqoop
5 6 (13.04%) HBase
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.87%) Neo4j
7 3 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.17%) RavenDB
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
1 12 (26.09%) JUnit
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Maven
4 6 (13.04%) TestNG
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
6 4 (8.70%) Subversion
7 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.52%) Hudson
7 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.35%) Ant
8 2 (4.35%) Appium
8 2 (4.35%) Calabash
8 2 (4.35%) eggPlant
8 2 (4.35%) Gradle
8 2 (4.35%) NetBeans
8 2 (4.35%) Robotium
8 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Java Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Java Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Big Data Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Agile Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) SOAP
2 11 (23.91%) Spring
3 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) RESTful
4 9 (19.57%) REST
5 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 8 (17.39%) Java EE
6 7 (15.22%) JSON
7 6 (13.04%) Apache Camel
7 6 (13.04%) J2EE
8 5 (10.87%) JPA
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.52%) Node.js
10 3 (6.52%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.52%) Spring Integration
10 3 (6.52%) XML
11 2 (4.35%) Dropwizard
11 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Fintech
3 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.52%) Digital TV
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Android
1 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) TDD
2 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.22%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) API Development
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.70%) OO
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.70%) User Stories
10 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) Scala
6 6 (13.04%) Go
6 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Ruby
7 5 (10.87%) PHP
8 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
8 4 (8.70%) C++
8 4 (8.70%) Korn
8 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
8 4 (8.70%) Perl
9 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) HDFS
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Cloudera
2 6 (13.04%) Hortonworks
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Perforce
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
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