The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 26 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 3.03% 3.85% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.00% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
BDD
South 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 Torfaen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 125 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 91.92% 96.15% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 80 98 47
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

BDD
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Torfaen region.

BDD Salary Trend in Torfaen

BDD
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 12 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
Cwmbran +3 3 £37,500 -
BDD
South Wales

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) DTV
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) TestLink
2 4 (66.67%) VersionOne
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Perforce

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) TestLink
2 4 (66.67%) VersionOne
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Java Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) DTV
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 4 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Perforce
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat