The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.32% 1.52% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.08% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 7
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 915 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.39% 73.43% 70.64%
Number of salaries quoted 882 807 610
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,031
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 26 £37,500 +7.14% 4
North Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
West Wales - 2 £60,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (88.10%) TDD
2 22 (52.38%) Scrum
3 21 (50.00%) Web Services
3 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (47.62%) Selenium
5 19 (45.24%) SoapUI
6 16 (38.10%) Java
7 15 (35.71%) Groovy
7 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 14 (33.33%) Finance
8 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 13 (30.95%) JUnit
9 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (28.57%) Cucumber
10 12 (28.57%) SOAP
10 12 (28.57%) Windows
11 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
11 11 (26.19%) SOA
11 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
11 11 (26.19%) Android
11 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
11 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
11 11 (26.19%) Calabash
12 10 (23.81%) JBehave
12 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
12 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
13 9 (21.43%) Robotium
13 9 (21.43%) eggPlant
14 8 (19.05%) JavaScript

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) FileNet
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Selenium
2 19 (45.24%) SoapUI
3 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 13 (30.95%) JUnit
5 12 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 11 (26.19%) Calabash
6 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
7 10 (23.81%) JBehave
8 9 (21.43%) eggPlant
8 9 (21.43%) Robotium
9 7 (16.67%) Maven
10 6 (14.29%) JIRA
10 6 (14.29%) CruiseControl
10 6 (14.29%) Ant
11 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
12 3 (7.14%) Subversion
13 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
13 2 (4.76%) Hudson
13 2 (4.76%) Gerrit
14 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) SOAP
3 7 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (11.90%) WCF
4 5 (11.90%) RESTful
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.90%) XML
4 5 (11.90%) .NET
4 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.14%) Velocity
6 2 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) MyBatis
7 1 (2.38%) Java SE
7 1 (2.38%) Struts
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE
7 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
2 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Android
2 11 (26.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) TDD
2 22 (52.38%) Scrum
3 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) SOA
6 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
7 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 6 (14.29%) V-Model
9 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
9 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.90%) Code Coverage
9 5 (11.90%) MVC
10 4 (9.52%) Product Management
11 3 (7.14%) Test Management
12 2 (4.76%) OO
12 2 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 15 (35.71%) Groovy
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (11.90%) Korn
6 5 (11.90%) C#
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.52%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) XPath
8 2 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (4.76%) XQuery
8 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Perforce
3 3 (7.14%) Facebook
3 3 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
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