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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 20 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 1.99% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.37% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 3
Average salary £43,750 £37,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.24% -8.64%
UK excluding London average salary £44,638 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -2.43%
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
984 1012 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.83% 83.71% 84.45%
Number of salaries quoted 842 874 715
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +3 12 £35,000 - 1
Newport +1 8 £47,500 +45.03% 1
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (90.70%) TDD
3 33 (76.74%) C#
4 29 (67.44%) Java
5 24 (55.81%) Scrum
6 20 (46.51%) PHP
6 20 (46.51%) Ruby
6 20 (46.51%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
8 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
8 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
9 16 (37.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (27.91%) AnthillPro
10 12 (27.91%) TeamCity
10 12 (27.91%) Blog
10 12 (27.91%) Games
10 12 (27.91%) Python
10 12 (27.91%) Hudson
11 11 (25.58%) OOP
11 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
12 9 (20.93%) C++
12 9 (20.93%) .NET
12 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
12 9 (20.93%) Web Services
12 9 (20.93%) Maven
12 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
12 9 (20.93%) Big Data
12 9 (20.93%) DevOps
12 9 (20.93%) User Experience
13 8 (18.60%) SoapUI

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (18.60%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) tcpdump
2 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Big Data
1 9 (20.93%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
2 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
3 16 (37.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (27.91%) AnthillPro
4 12 (27.91%) Hudson
4 12 (27.91%) TeamCity
5 9 (20.93%) Maven
6 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
7 7 (16.28%) Ant
7 7 (16.28%) Gradle
7 7 (16.28%) JMeter
7 7 (16.28%) RSpec
8 6 (13.95%) Selenium
9 4 (9.30%) JIRA
9 4 (9.30%) TestLink
9 4 (9.30%) VersionOne
10 3 (6.98%) NUnit
10 3 (6.98%) Subversion
10 3 (6.98%) The Grinder
10 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (27.91%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) Senior Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Developer in Test
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior C# Application Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
1 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (13.95%) WCF
3 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (11.63%) REST
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) Grails
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE 5
6 1 (2.33%) JPA
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) JSF
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Blog
2 9 (20.93%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Android
2 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) CentOS
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Debian
4 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (90.70%) TDD
3 24 (55.81%) Scrum
4 20 (46.51%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (39.53%) Test Automation
6 11 (25.58%) OOP
7 9 (20.93%) DevOps
8 8 (18.60%) MVC
9 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.63%) CQRS
10 5 (11.63%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) Release Management
10 5 (11.63%) SDLC
10 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
11 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Test Management
12 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) C#
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) PHP
3 20 (46.51%) Ruby
4 12 (27.91%) Python
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.93%) C++
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) Groovy
9 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.98%) C
9 3 (6.98%) Perl
10 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) TOWER Software
2 4 (9.30%) Perforce
2 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) Alterian
3 3 (6.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
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