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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 67 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.42% 1.53% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.90% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
817 1002 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 80.94% 72.04%
Number of salaries quoted 698 895 673
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,475 £28,000 £27,860
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,096 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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 0 12 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Torfaen - 8 £34,000 -
Newport +21 3 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £31,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) TDD
3 34 (65.38%) Scrum
4 28 (53.85%) Java
5 23 (44.23%) Web Services
5 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (42.31%) Selenium
7 20 (38.46%) SoapUI
8 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 17 (32.69%) Windows
10 16 (30.77%) SOAP
10 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
11 15 (28.85%) Python
11 15 (28.85%) C++
11 15 (28.85%) Regression Testing
11 15 (28.85%) Ruby
12 14 (26.92%) Korn
12 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
13 13 (25.00%) SQL
13 13 (25.00%) Groovy
13 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
14 12 (23.08%) JUnit
15 11 (21.15%) HTTP
15 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
15 11 (21.15%) Perl
15 11 (21.15%) Linux
15 11 (21.15%) JIRA
16 10 (19.23%) Android
16 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
16 10 (19.23%) UNIX

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (15.38%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) uiautomator
3 1 (1.92%) FileNet
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) HTTP
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.46%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Selenium
2 20 (38.46%) SoapUI
3 18 (34.62%) Jenkins
4 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
5 12 (23.08%) JUnit
6 11 (21.15%) JIRA
7 9 (17.31%) Calabash
7 9 (17.31%) JBehave
7 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
8 8 (15.38%) Maven
8 8 (15.38%) eggPlant
8 8 (15.38%) Robotium
8 8 (15.38%) TestLink
9 7 (13.46%) Fiddler
10 5 (9.62%) Spock
11 4 (7.69%) FitNesse
11 4 (7.69%) CruiseControl
11 4 (7.69%) Ant
12 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
12 3 (5.77%) Appium
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Web Services
2 16 (30.77%) SOAP
3 9 (17.31%) REST
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.62%) WCF
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.69%) J2EE
6 4 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (5.77%) HTML
8 2 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.85%) RESTful
9 1 (1.92%) XSLT
9 1 (1.92%) Struts
9 1 (1.92%) Java SE
9 1 (1.92%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 8 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 7 (13.46%) DTV
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Open Source
7 1 (1.92%) Statistics
7 1 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Android
3 10 (19.23%) UNIX
3 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 8 (15.38%) CentOS
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) TDD
3 34 (65.38%) Scrum
4 23 (44.23%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (28.85%) Regression Testing
6 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
8 9 (17.31%) Automation Testing
8 9 (17.31%) SOA
8 9 (17.31%) Product Management
9 8 (15.38%) Test Management
9 8 (15.38%) Pair Programming
9 8 (15.38%) Bug Management
10 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.54%) MVC
12 5 (9.62%) V-Model
13 4 (7.69%) Test Planning
13 4 (7.69%) OOP
14 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) Python
2 15 (28.85%) C++
2 15 (28.85%) Ruby
3 14 (26.92%) Korn
3 14 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) Groovy
5 11 (21.15%) Perl
6 10 (19.23%) C#
7 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.38%) C
9 7 (13.46%) PHP
10 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Red Hat
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Perforce
3 4 (7.69%) TOWER Software
4 3 (5.77%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
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