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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 91 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 10 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.83% 1.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
955 714 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.65% 81.79% 72.37%
Number of salaries quoted 847 622 577
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 January 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
Torfaen -12 5 £33,750 -23.29%
Cardiff -24 3 £35,000 -13.04% 2
Newport - 1 £34,000 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (94.44%) Scrum
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) TDD
4 25 (69.44%) Java
5 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (47.22%) C++
7 16 (44.44%) Python
8 14 (38.89%) Linux
9 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
9 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
9 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
9 13 (36.11%) Perl
9 13 (36.11%) Ruby
9 13 (36.11%) Korn
9 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
9 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
10 12 (33.33%) Bug Management
10 12 (33.33%) Confluence
10 12 (33.33%) JIRA
10 12 (33.33%) CentOS
10 12 (33.33%) C#
10 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
11 11 (30.56%) PHP
11 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
12 10 (27.78%) TestLink
12 10 (27.78%) Product Management
12 10 (27.78%) Test Management
13 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 9 (25.00%) OOP
13 9 (25.00%) UNIX

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
2 12 (33.33%) JIRA
3 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
4 10 (27.78%) TestLink
5 8 (22.22%) JUnit
6 6 (16.67%) Selenium
6 6 (16.67%) Fiddler
6 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (8.33%) Maven
8 3 (8.33%) Xcode
8 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
8 3 (8.33%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.78%) JMeter
9 1 (2.78%) Mocha
9 1 (2.78%) PhantomJS
9 1 (2.78%) JBehave
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Software Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Test Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) QA Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Development Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Graduate
9 1 (2.78%) Junior
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) SOAP
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (11.11%) WCF
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (8.33%) REST
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) DTV
2 7 (19.44%) Client/Server
2 7 (19.44%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) CentOS
3 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Scrum
2 32 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) TDD
4 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Bug Management
7 10 (27.78%) Product Management
7 10 (27.78%) Test Management
8 9 (25.00%) OOP
9 8 (22.22%) Pair Programming
10 5 (13.89%) MVC
11 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
13 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
13 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
13 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) C++
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (36.11%) Perl
4 13 (36.11%) Ruby
4 13 (36.11%) Korn
4 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
5 12 (33.33%) C#
6 11 (30.56%) PHP
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) C
9 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
9 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (19.44%) TOWER Software
3 4 (11.11%) Perforce
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
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