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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.58% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.13% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £37,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
978 753 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 81.57% 81.94% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 847 630 656
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 7 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 7 £37,000 - 1
Newport - 2 £37,500 - 2
BDD
Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (89.19%) TDD
2 32 (86.49%) Scrum
3 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (81.08%) Java
4 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (54.05%) Linux
6 17 (45.95%) Cucumber
7 16 (43.24%) Bash Shell
7 16 (43.24%) Korn
7 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
7 16 (43.24%) Perl
7 16 (43.24%) JUnit
7 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
8 15 (40.54%) C++
8 15 (40.54%) JIRA
8 15 (40.54%) Confluence
9 14 (37.84%) Client/Server
9 14 (37.84%) User Experience
10 13 (35.14%) Regression Testing
10 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
10 13 (35.14%) Product Management
11 12 (32.43%) CentOS
11 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
11 12 (32.43%) Bug Management
12 11 (29.73%) Objective-C
12 11 (29.73%) Python
12 11 (29.73%) C#
13 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (27.03%) Test Management
13 10 (27.03%) TestLink

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (40.54%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) HTTP
3 7 (18.92%) DVB
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) CouchDB
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.11%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Cucumber
2 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 16 (43.24%) JUnit
3 15 (40.54%) JIRA
4 10 (27.03%) TestLink
5 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
6 4 (10.81%) Xcode
7 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium
8 2 (5.41%) FitNesse
8 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
8 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
9 1 (2.70%) JBehave
9 1 (2.70%) Mocha
9 1 (2.70%) Maven
9 1 (2.70%) TestNG
9 1 (2.70%) JMeter
9 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Test Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Graduate
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) SOAP
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) REST
3 5 (13.51%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.81%) Spring MVC
4 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.41%) XML
6 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) CSS
7 1 (2.70%) JPA
7 1 (2.70%) Java SE
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Client/Server
1 14 (37.84%) User Experience
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) Statistics
4 4 (10.81%) DTV
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) CentOS
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 4 (10.81%) Android
5 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) TDD
2 32 (86.49%) Scrum
3 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (35.14%) Regression Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Product Management
6 12 (32.43%) Bug Management
7 10 (27.03%) Test Management
8 9 (24.32%) MVC
9 8 (21.62%) OOP
10 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
12 4 (10.81%) User Stories
13 3 (8.11%) ATDD
13 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
13 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
13 3 (8.11%) Refactoring
14 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) Perl
2 16 (43.24%) Korn
2 16 (43.24%) Bash Shell
3 15 (40.54%) C++
4 11 (29.73%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) Python
4 11 (29.73%) Objective-C
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby
6 7 (18.92%) PHP
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
9 2 (5.41%) C
9 2 (5.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Red Hat
2 8 (21.62%) Perforce
3 6 (16.22%) TOWER Software
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
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