The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 72 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 26 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.90% 2.28% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.78% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 1
Average salary £37,500 £45,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.58% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1121 1080 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.12% 82.00% 74.17%
Number of salaries quoted 921 923 825
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BDD
Salary Trend in Wales

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

BDD Salary Trend in Wales

BDD
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Wales

BDD
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South Wales -3 23 £37,000 -5.12% 5
North Wales - 3 £37,500 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 55 (98.21%) TDD
2 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (71.43%) Java
4 33 (58.93%) Scrum
5 25 (44.64%) Linux
6 23 (41.07%) JUnit
7 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
7 22 (39.29%) MVC
7 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
8 21 (37.50%) Cucumber
8 21 (37.50%) NoSQL
8 21 (37.50%) User Experience
8 21 (37.50%) C#
8 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 20 (35.71%) .NET
9 20 (35.71%) RESTful
9 20 (35.71%) Ruby
10 19 (33.93%) Korn
10 19 (33.93%) Bash Shell
10 19 (33.93%) Perl
10 19 (33.93%) Client/Server
11 18 (32.14%) Confluence
11 18 (32.14%) JIRA
12 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
12 17 (30.36%) Objective-C
12 17 (30.36%) Product Management
12 17 (30.36%) Node.js
13 15 (26.79%) Web Application Development
13 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET MVC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 18 (32.14%) Confluence
2 17 (30.36%) Node.js
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.64%) DVB
3 7 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) NoSQL
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.36%) Redis
4 3 (5.36%) Big Data
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.36%) CouchDB
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) JUnit
2 22 (39.29%) Jenkins
3 21 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 18 (32.14%) JIRA
5 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
6 11 (19.64%) TestLink
7 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 7 (12.50%) JMeter
8 7 (12.50%) Maven
9 5 (8.93%) Selenium
10 4 (7.14%) Xcode
11 3 (5.36%) Mockito
11 3 (5.36%) Ant
11 3 (5.36%) NetBeans
11 3 (5.36%) EasyMock
11 3 (5.36%) Subversion
12 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
12 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 14 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Test Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Development Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
8 3 (5.36%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Automated Tester
10 1 (1.79%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
1 20 (35.71%) RESTful
2 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (25.00%) WCF
3 14 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (19.64%) HTML
5 8 (14.29%) Spring
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
7 4 (7.14%) JPA
7 4 (7.14%) SOAP
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) REST
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) User Experience
2 19 (33.93%) Client/Server
3 14 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (19.64%) Statistics
4 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.36%) iPad
6 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.36%) Wiki
7 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) CentOS
2 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Android
3 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) TDD
2 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (58.93%) Scrum
4 22 (39.29%) MVC
4 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (30.36%) Product Management
6 15 (26.79%) Web Application Development
7 12 (21.43%) Test Management
7 12 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 11 (19.64%) Bug Management
9 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.71%) Refactoring
10 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.71%) OOP
11 3 (5.36%) User Stories
11 3 (5.36%) ATDD
11 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.36%) Separation of Concerns
11 3 (5.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 21 (37.50%) C#
4 20 (35.71%) Ruby
5 19 (33.93%) Korn
5 19 (33.93%) Bash Shell
5 19 (33.93%) Perl
6 17 (30.36%) Objective-C
7 13 (23.21%) C++
8 8 (14.29%) SQL
8 8 (14.29%) Python
9 6 (10.71%) PHP
10 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Facebook
2 13 (23.21%) Red Hat
3 11 (19.64%) Perforce
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle
5 6 (10.71%) TOWER Software
6 3 (5.36%) hybris
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