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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 67 65 90
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.57% 2.30% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.82% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 11
Median salary £58,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,952 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £53,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
766 885 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 86.16% 81.34% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 677 774 859
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +3 10 £35,750 -18.28% 3
Newport -3 7 £80,000 +23.07%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £26,500 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 34 (87.18%) TDD
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (69.23%) Java
4 17 (43.59%) NoSQL
5 16 (41.03%) Python
6 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
7 14 (35.90%) Scrum
8 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (30.77%) RESTful
9 12 (30.77%) QA
9 12 (30.77%) Selenium
9 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
10 11 (28.21%) JUnit
11 10 (25.64%) C#
11 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 10 (25.64%) .NET
11 10 (25.64%) Spring
11 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (23.08%) Scala
12 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 9 (23.08%) SOAP
13 8 (20.51%) Web Services
13 8 (20.51%) Oracle
13 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
13 8 (20.51%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (17.95%) Sqoop
14 7 (17.95%) HDFS

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 (20.51%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (17.95%) Apache Spark
3 6 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.69%) JBoss
6 2 (5.13%) Mule
6 2 (5.13%) Mule ESB
7 1 (2.56%) Confluence
7 1 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Broadband
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) NoSQL
2 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
3 10 (25.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 7 (17.95%) Big Data
5 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
5 7 (17.95%) Sqoop
6 6 (15.38%) HBase
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.56%) RavenDB
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 12 (30.77%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) JUnit
3 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.95%) Maven
5 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.82%) TestNG
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
7 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.69%) Hudson
7 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
7 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.13%) Ant
8 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.13%) Gradle
8 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
9 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.56%) JIRA
9 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Advertising
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Developer in Test
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) RESTful
2 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Spring
3 9 (23.08%) SOAP
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) Web Services
5 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
5 7 (17.95%) REST
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (15.38%) J2EE
6 6 (15.38%) JSON
7 5 (12.82%) Apache Camel
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (12.82%) Java EE
8 4 (10.26%) JPA
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
10 2 (5.13%) Dropwizard
10 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) CentOS
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) TDD
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) MVC
7 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
9 4 (10.26%) API Development
9 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.26%) User Stories
10 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Kanban
10 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) OO
10 3 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
11 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Java
2 16 (41.03%) Python
3 10 (25.64%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Scala
5 6 (15.38%) Go
5 6 (15.38%) Ruby
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.26%) C++
7 4 (10.26%) Korn
7 4 (10.26%) Objective-C
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) HDFS
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Cloudera
2 6 (15.38%) Hortonworks
3 5 (12.82%) Facebook
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Perforce
5 1 (2.56%) Zend
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