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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 63 71 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 36 36 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.80% 2.83% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.56% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 0
Average salary £36,250 £40,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.49% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
970 1011 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.55% 79.54% 68.82%
Number of salaries quoted 834 895 652
Average salary £37,500 £37,565 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.17% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -4 18 £35,000 -14.63% 2
North Wales - 17 £37,500 - 2
Mid Wales - 1 £34,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 65 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (86.57%) TDD
3 39 (58.21%) Ruby
4 36 (53.73%) C#
5 35 (52.24%) MVC
6 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
6 34 (50.75%) Scrum
7 32 (47.76%) .NET
8 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET
9 30 (44.78%) WCF
9 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (43.28%) .NET Framework
11 28 (41.79%) Git (software)
11 28 (41.79%) RESTful
11 28 (41.79%) NoSQL
12 27 (40.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 26 (38.81%) Web Application Development
14 25 (37.31%) Java
14 25 (37.31%) Advertising
14 25 (37.31%) Node.js
15 24 (35.82%) Facebook
15 24 (35.82%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (28.36%) C++
17 18 (26.87%) Python
17 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (22.39%) Linux
19 14 (20.90%) UNIX
19 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
19 14 (20.90%) Korn

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (37.31%) Node.js
2 10 (14.93%) Confluence
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.93%) HTTP
3 7 (10.45%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 28 (41.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) MySQL
3 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.97%) Couchbase
4 4 (5.97%) Redis
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (41.79%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.93%) JUnit
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 8 (11.94%) Cucumber
4 8 (11.94%) TestLink
5 7 (10.45%) Maven
5 7 (10.45%) Fiddler
5 7 (10.45%) Selenium
6 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.97%) Mockito
7 4 (5.97%) EasyMock
7 4 (5.97%) Ant
7 4 (5.97%) Subversion
8 3 (4.48%) FitNesse
8 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.49%) JBehave
9 1 (1.49%) Mocha
9 1 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 25 (37.31%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.99%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Test Engineer
3 14 (20.90%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) QA Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Tester
6 2 (2.99%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) QA Specialist
7 1 (1.49%) Software Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (1.49%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (1.49%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.49%) Junior
7 1 (1.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) .NET
2 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET
3 30 (44.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (44.78%) WCF
4 29 (43.28%) .NET Framework
5 28 (41.79%) RESTful
6 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (40.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (11.94%) HTML
8 7 (10.45%) Spring
8 7 (10.45%) SOAP
8 7 (10.45%) Web Services
9 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.97%) jQuery
10 4 (5.97%) JPA
10 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.97%) JDO
10 4 (5.97%) CSS
10 4 (5.97%) JDBC
10 4 (5.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.94%) DTV
3 4 (5.97%) Wiki
3 4 (5.97%) iPad
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) UNIX
3 11 (16.42%) Windows
4 10 (14.93%) CentOS
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (97.01%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (86.57%) TDD
3 35 (52.24%) MVC
4 34 (50.75%) Scrum
5 26 (38.81%) Web Application Development
6 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Bug Management
9 9 (13.43%) Test Management
10 8 (11.94%) Product Management
10 8 (11.94%) Pair Programming
11 7 (10.45%) OOP
12 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Refactoring
13 4 (5.97%) AOP
13 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.97%) Data Management
13 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (5.97%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) Ruby
2 36 (53.73%) C#
3 25 (37.31%) Java
4 19 (28.36%) C++
5 18 (26.87%) Python
6 14 (20.90%) Korn
6 14 (20.90%) Bash Shell
7 13 (19.40%) SQL
7 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.42%) Perl
9 9 (13.43%) PHP
10 7 (10.45%) C
11 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
12 3 (4.48%) Groovy
13 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Facebook
2 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) TOWER Software
5 4 (5.97%) hybris
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.99%) Perforce
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