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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.59% 2.35% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.91% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 0
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -
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
869 929 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.70% 80.99% 67.23%
Number of salaries quoted 760 838 553
Average salary £36,000 £37,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,096 £57,500
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
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -11 7 £35,000 -13.58%
Torfaen 0 6 £32,000 -27.27%
Newport +14 2 £35,750 -24.73%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) Scrum
3 30 (76.92%) TDD
4 22 (56.41%) Java
5 19 (48.72%) C++
6 18 (46.15%) Python
6 18 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (38.46%) Ruby
7 15 (38.46%) Linux
8 14 (35.90%) Korn
8 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
8 14 (35.90%) Regression Testing
9 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 12 (30.77%) C#
10 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
11 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
11 11 (28.21%) Perl
12 10 (25.64%) CentOS
12 10 (25.64%) HTTP
12 10 (25.64%) SQL
12 10 (25.64%) UNIX
12 10 (25.64%) Bug Management
12 10 (25.64%) Confluence
12 10 (25.64%) JIRA
13 9 (23.08%) PHP
13 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 8 (20.51%) Product Management
14 8 (20.51%) Test Management
14 8 (20.51%) Pair Programming
14 8 (20.51%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (25.64%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) FileNet
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.64%) HTTP
3 7 (17.95%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.64%) JIRA
3 8 (20.51%) Selenium
3 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.51%) TestLink
4 7 (17.95%) JUnit
4 7 (17.95%) Fiddler
5 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
6 3 (7.69%) Maven
6 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
6 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) JMeter
7 1 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.56%) JBehave
7 1 (2.56%) Mocha
7 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.56%) Spock
General
1 3 (7.69%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.13%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Software Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) QA Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Automated Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) QA Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.56%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
2 7 (17.95%) SOAP
3 6 (15.38%) WCF
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.26%) J2EE
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) Spring
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (7.69%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) XSLT
8 1 (2.56%) Struts
8 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.56%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) DTV
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) UNIX
2 10 (25.64%) CentOS
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) Scrum
3 30 (76.92%) TDD
4 18 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (35.90%) Regression Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Bug Management
7 8 (20.51%) Product Management
7 8 (20.51%) Test Management
7 8 (20.51%) Pair Programming
8 7 (17.95%) MVC
8 7 (17.95%) OOP
9 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.69%) Agile Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.13%) OO
11 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) C++
3 18 (46.15%) Python
4 15 (38.46%) Ruby
5 14 (35.90%) Korn
5 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
6 12 (30.77%) C#
7 11 (28.21%) Perl
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 9 (23.08%) PHP
9 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.95%) C
11 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (7.69%) Groovy
13 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.82%) TOWER Software
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Perforce
5 1 (2.56%) IBM