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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 2.57% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 3.08% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 20
Median salary £48,750 £35,889 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.83% +4.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
943 1070 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 88.71% 83.20% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 849 931 745
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 11 £43,250 +23.57% 4
Newport -1 6 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Torfaen +1 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £41,000 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) TDD
3 25 (65.79%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) C#
5 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 17 (44.74%) MongoDB
6 15 (39.47%) QA
7 14 (36.84%) Oracle
8 13 (34.21%) Web Services
9 12 (31.58%) SQL
9 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
10 11 (28.95%) .NET
11 10 (26.32%) SOAP
11 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (26.32%) Spring
11 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
12 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
12 9 (23.68%) RESTful
12 9 (23.68%) Maven
12 9 (23.68%) Java EE
12 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
12 9 (23.68%) Python
12 9 (23.68%) JUnit
13 8 (21.05%) MVC
13 8 (21.05%) Project Management
13 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
13 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Mule
2 4 (10.53%) Mule ESB
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Broadband
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) MongoDB
2 12 (31.58%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (13.16%) Neo4j
5 4 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (7.89%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (7.89%) Big Data
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
7 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
2 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) JUnit
2 9 (23.68%) Maven
3 7 (18.42%) Selenium
3 7 (18.42%) TestNG
4 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
4 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.89%) Hudson
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.26%) Ant
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (5.26%) Appium
6 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.26%) Calabash
6 2 (5.26%) eggPlant
6 2 (5.26%) FishEye
6 2 (5.26%) Gradle
6 2 (5.26%) Robotium
6 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Developer in Test
8 3 (7.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
3 10 (26.32%) SOAP
3 10 (26.32%) Spring
4 9 (23.68%) Java EE
4 9 (23.68%) RESTful
5 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
6 7 (18.42%) JPA
6 7 (18.42%) REST
7 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.79%) JSON
7 6 (15.79%) Node.js
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE
9 4 (10.53%) Spring Boot
9 4 (10.53%) Spring Integration
9 4 (10.53%) XML
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.89%) Dropwizard
10 3 (7.89%) JMX
10 3 (7.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Fintech
2 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.89%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) CentOS
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (92.11%) TDD
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (21.05%) MVC
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 8 (21.05%) SDLC
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.79%) OOP
8 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (10.53%) User Stories
10 3 (7.89%) API Development
10 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) Scala
8 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.26%) Groovy
8 2 (5.26%) Korn
8 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
1 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.89%) Alterian
4 3 (7.89%) TOWER Software
5 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Perforce
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