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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 78 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 1.57% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.08% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 7
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
819 866 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 73.32% 75.50% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 744 773 579
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 -12 8 £37,500 - 3
Newport +13 5 £34,000 +4.61%
Torfaen -3 2 £34,000 +7.08%
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (91.67%) TDD
2 21 (58.33%) Selenium
3 20 (55.56%) Web Services
4 19 (52.78%) Scrum
4 19 (52.78%) SoapUI
5 18 (50.00%) Java
6 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 15 (41.67%) Groovy
8 14 (38.89%) Windows
8 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
9 13 (36.11%) JUnit
9 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
10 12 (33.33%) SOAP
10 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 11 (30.56%) SOA
11 11 (30.56%) Blackberry
11 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
11 11 (30.56%) Android
11 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
11 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
12 10 (27.78%) SQL
12 10 (27.78%) JBehave
12 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
12 10 (27.78%) Calabash
13 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (25.00%) HTTP
13 9 (25.00%) Finance
13 9 (25.00%) Korn

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) FileNet
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Selenium
2 19 (52.78%) SoapUI
3 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 13 (36.11%) JUnit
5 12 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 11 (30.56%) WebDriver
7 10 (27.78%) Calabash
7 10 (27.78%) JBehave
8 9 (25.00%) Robotium
8 9 (25.00%) eggPlant
9 8 (22.22%) Maven
9 8 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (16.67%) CruiseControl
10 6 (16.67%) Ant
11 3 (8.33%) Fiddler
11 3 (8.33%) Subversion
12 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
12 2 (5.56%) Hudson
12 2 (5.56%) Gerrit
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Web Services
2 12 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (19.44%) REST
4 5 (13.89%) XML
4 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) WCF
5 2 (5.56%) RESTful
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Java SE
6 1 (2.78%) MyBatis
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
6 1 (2.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Blackberry
2 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (5.56%) DTV
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Replication
6 1 (2.78%) Statistics
6 1 (2.78%) Open Source
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Android
2 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) TDD
2 19 (52.78%) Scrum
3 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
6 11 (30.56%) SOA
6 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
7 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
9 6 (16.67%) V-Model
9 6 (16.67%) Product Management
10 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) Test Management
10 5 (13.89%) Code Coverage
11 3 (8.33%) Bug Management
12 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
12 2 (5.56%) CQRS
12 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Groovy
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 9 (25.00%) Korn
5 8 (22.22%) Ruby
6 7 (19.44%) C++
6 7 (19.44%) Python
7 6 (16.67%) Perl
8 4 (11.11%) C
9 3 (8.33%) C#
10 2 (5.56%) XQuery
10 2 (5.56%) PHP
10 2 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.11%) Perforce
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago