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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.18% 2.10% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.71% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 17
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1000 885 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.84% 77.50% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 844 793 747
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 16 £36,250 -7.05% 1
Newport -10 5 £36,779 +11.45% 3
Torfaen - 5 £39,500 -
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (98.00%) TDD
2 48 (96.00%) Java
3 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (68.00%) Scrum
5 31 (62.00%) Jenkins
6 25 (50.00%) Linux
7 21 (42.00%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (42.00%) Cucumber
8 18 (36.00%) User Experience
9 17 (34.00%) JUnit
10 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 16 (32.00%) Perl
10 16 (32.00%) Web Services
10 16 (32.00%) Client/Server
10 16 (32.00%) Eclipse
10 16 (32.00%) Objective-C
10 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
10 16 (32.00%) Confluence
10 16 (32.00%) Product Management
10 16 (32.00%) Korn
10 16 (32.00%) JIRA
11 15 (30.00%) Maven
11 15 (30.00%) SOAP
11 15 (30.00%) Oracle
12 14 (28.00%) Spring
12 14 (28.00%) Degree
13 13 (26.00%) Java EE
13 13 (26.00%) C++
13 13 (26.00%) SQL
13 13 (26.00%) NetBeans

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (32.00%) Confluence
2 6 (12.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.00%) Mule
4 1 (2.00%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) DVB
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (62.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (42.00%) Cucumber
3 17 (34.00%) JUnit
4 16 (32.00%) Eclipse
4 16 (32.00%) JIRA
5 15 (30.00%) Maven
6 13 (26.00%) NetBeans
7 11 (22.00%) Hudson
8 10 (20.00%) TestLink
8 10 (20.00%) JMeter
9 7 (14.00%) Selenium
10 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
10 4 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (8.00%) Ant
11 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
11 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
12 1 (2.00%) Xcode
12 1 (2.00%) TestNG
12 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (2.00%) Gradle
General
1 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.00%) Back Office
3 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 4 (8.00%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Automated Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Web Services
2 15 (30.00%) SOAP
3 14 (28.00%) Spring
4 13 (26.00%) Java EE
4 13 (26.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) XML
5 7 (14.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) .NET
6 6 (12.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.00%) JPA
7 4 (8.00%) RESTful
8 3 (6.00%) Java SE
8 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (6.00%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (6.00%) JSF
8 3 (6.00%) Servlets
8 3 (6.00%) EJB
8 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) User Experience
2 16 (32.00%) Client/Server
3 10 (20.00%) Statistics
3 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) CentOS
2 10 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) TDD
2 43 (86.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (68.00%) Scrum
4 21 (42.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.00%) Product Management
6 11 (22.00%) OO
7 10 (20.00%) Test Management
8 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.00%) MVC
8 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.00%) OOP
9 7 (14.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Bug Management
10 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.00%) OOD
11 4 (8.00%) Validation
11 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.00%) Mobile Development
12 3 (6.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.00%) Perl
2 16 (32.00%) Objective-C
2 16 (32.00%) Korn
2 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (26.00%) C++
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) C#
5 7 (14.00%) Python
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
5 7 (14.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.00%) Perforce
3 7 (14.00%) TOWER Software
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