The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 86 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.46% 2.57% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 3.07% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 31
Median salary £48,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
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
1134 1205 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 87.16% 83.74% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1029 862
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Wales

BDD
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 19 £48,750 +39.28% 10
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (95.12%) TDD
3 25 (60.98%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) C#
5 18 (43.90%) Scrum
6 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
7 14 (34.15%) QA
7 14 (34.15%) .NET
7 14 (34.15%) Oracle
8 13 (31.71%) Web Services
9 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
9 12 (29.27%) RESTful
10 11 (26.83%) SQL
10 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
10 11 (26.83%) MVC
10 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
12 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
12 9 (21.95%) SDLC
12 9 (21.95%) SOAP
12 9 (21.95%) Python
12 9 (21.95%) Spring
12 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
12 9 (21.95%) Java EE
13 8 (19.51%) Maven
13 8 (19.51%) JUnit
13 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 8 (19.51%) Project Management
13 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
13 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) Mule
2 4 (9.76%) Mule ESB
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) CMS
3 3 (7.32%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Broadband
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) MongoDB
2 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.20%) Neo4j
6 4 (9.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (9.76%) Big Data
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.44%) RavenDB
8 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) JUnit
2 8 (19.51%) Maven
3 7 (17.07%) Selenium
4 6 (14.63%) TestNG
5 4 (9.76%) IntelliJ
5 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.32%) Hudson
6 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.88%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (4.88%) Appium
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.88%) Calabash
7 2 (4.88%) eggPlant
7 2 (4.88%) FishEye
7 2 (4.88%) JIRA
7 2 (4.88%) Robotium
7 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Developer
3 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) RESTful
4 9 (21.95%) Java EE
4 9 (21.95%) SOAP
4 9 (21.95%) Spring
5 8 (19.51%) Apache Camel
6 7 (17.07%) JPA
6 7 (17.07%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.63%) JSON
7 6 (14.63%) Node.js
8 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (12.20%) J2EE
9 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.76%) Spring Boot
9 4 (9.76%) Spring Integration
9 4 (9.76%) XML
10 3 (7.32%) JMX
10 3 (7.32%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.76%) Fintech
2 3 (7.32%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.32%) Digital TV
2 3 (7.32%) Tandem
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (95.12%) TDD
3 18 (43.90%) Scrum
4 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.83%) MVC
5 9 (21.95%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.51%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Release Management
10 3 (7.32%) Feasibility Study
10 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) C#
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.20%) C++
6 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Groovy
8 2 (4.88%) Korn
8 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.32%) Alterian
4 3 (7.32%) TOWER Software
5 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
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