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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.90% 0.84% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.02% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 3
Average salary £48,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.57% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £36,250 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
913 981 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 78.84% 82.37% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 789 854 631
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 +11 19 £48,500 +38.57% 2
Torfaen +4 3 £37,500 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (94.74%) TDD
2 38 (66.67%) C#
2 38 (66.67%) Java
3 28 (49.12%) Ruby
4 25 (43.86%) Jenkins
5 21 (36.84%) PHP
5 21 (36.84%) Scrum
6 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (31.58%) Hudson
7 18 (31.58%) OO
8 17 (29.82%) .NET
8 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET
8 17 (29.82%) Node.js
8 17 (29.82%) Cucumber
9 16 (28.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (28.07%) Maven
10 15 (26.32%) MongoDB
10 15 (26.32%) MVC
10 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (22.81%) C++
12 13 (22.81%) Python
12 13 (22.81%) Linux
12 13 (22.81%) User Experience
13 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 12 (21.05%) Web Application Development
13 12 (21.05%) Games

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 17 (29.82%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
4 9 (15.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (15.79%) Big Data
5 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.58%) Hudson
3 17 (29.82%) Cucumber
4 16 (28.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (28.07%) Maven
5 12 (21.05%) AnthillPro
5 12 (21.05%) TeamCity
6 10 (17.54%) Ant
7 8 (14.04%) Gradle
8 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.28%) JMeter
8 7 (12.28%) RSpec
8 7 (12.28%) SoapUI
9 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
9 6 (10.53%) JIRA
9 6 (10.53%) JUnit
9 6 (10.53%) NetBeans
10 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
10 4 (7.02%) TestLink
10 4 (7.02%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (21.05%) Games
2 6 (10.53%) Back Office
3 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Software Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
6 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Social Media Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Developer in Test
8 5 (8.77%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Objective-C Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
11 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Lead .NET Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Lead Web Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Technical Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
1 17 (29.82%) ASP.NET
2 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 12 (21.05%) WCF
4 11 (19.30%) RESTful
5 10 (17.54%) Web Services
6 8 (14.04%) HTML
7 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (12.28%) Java EE
7 7 (12.28%) REST
7 7 (12.28%) SOAP
7 7 (12.28%) XML
8 6 (10.53%) Spring
9 5 (8.77%) HTML5
10 3 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (5.26%) JPA
10 3 (5.26%) JSF
10 3 (5.26%) JSON
10 3 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) User Experience
2 12 (21.05%) Blog
3 7 (12.28%) BBC
3 7 (12.28%) Social Media
4 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.02%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Android
2 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.02%) CentOS
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (94.74%) TDD
2 21 (36.84%) Scrum
3 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (31.58%) OO
5 15 (26.32%) MVC
6 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.05%) Web Application Development
7 9 (15.79%) OOP
8 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.28%) DevOps
10 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.77%) CQRS
10 5 (8.77%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (7.02%) Test Management
12 3 (5.26%) ATDD
12 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
12 3 (5.26%) Kanban
12 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) C#
1 38 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) Ruby
3 21 (36.84%) PHP
4 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.81%) C++
5 13 (22.81%) Python
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
7 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
1 9 (15.79%) TOWER Software
2 7 (12.28%) Apple
2 7 (12.28%) Facebook
2 7 (12.28%) Google
2 7 (12.28%) Sony
2 7 (12.28%) Yahoo!
3 4 (7.02%) Perforce
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
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