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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 25 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.08% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 3
Average salary £37,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.64% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
965 829 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.42% 82.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 833 701 718
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 10 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Torfaen - 6 £37,000 -
Newport -4 5 £32,750 +0.76% 1
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 34 (97.14%) TDD
2 32 (91.43%) Java
3 30 (85.71%) Scrum
4 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (60.00%) Linux
6 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
7 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
8 16 (45.71%) User Experience
8 16 (45.71%) JUnit
9 15 (42.86%) Perl
9 15 (42.86%) Client/Server
9 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
9 15 (42.86%) Korn
10 14 (40.00%) JIRA
10 14 (40.00%) Confluence
11 13 (37.14%) Objective-C
11 13 (37.14%) C++
11 13 (37.14%) Product Management
12 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
12 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
13 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
13 10 (28.57%) CentOS
13 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (28.57%) Bug Management
14 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (22.86%) TestLink
14 8 (22.86%) Test Management
14 8 (22.86%) Statistics

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.86%) DVB
3 7 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) Couchbase
3 3 (8.57%) CouchDB
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
1 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (45.71%) JUnit
3 14 (40.00%) JIRA
4 8 (22.86%) TestLink
5 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (14.29%) JMeter
7 4 (11.43%) Xcode
7 4 (11.43%) Selenium
8 3 (8.57%) Maven
9 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.71%) NetBeans
10 1 (2.86%) TestNG
10 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
10 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (5.71%) Automated Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
2 5 (14.29%) REST
3 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
4 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.71%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.86%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) User Experience
2 15 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 8 (22.86%) Statistics
3 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) CentOS
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) TDD
2 30 (85.71%) Scrum
3 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (51.43%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (37.14%) Product Management
6 11 (31.43%) Regression Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Bug Management
8 8 (22.86%) Test Management
8 8 (22.86%) OOP
9 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (17.14%) MVC
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
11 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
11 3 (8.57%) ATDD
11 3 (8.57%) User Stories
12 2 (5.71%) Line Management
12 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
13 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) Perl
3 15 (42.86%) Korn
3 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 13 (37.14%) C++
4 13 (37.14%) Objective-C
5 8 (22.86%) C#
5 8 (22.86%) Python
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
7 6 (17.14%) Ruby
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 8 (22.86%) Perforce
3 6 (17.14%) TOWER Software
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum (negotiable) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago