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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.09% 2.01% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.58% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 18
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £50,000 £38,250
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
1127 1047 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.37% 77.84% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 925 914 846
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 27 £37,500 - 4
North Wales +2 2 £37,500 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (98.25%) TDD
2 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (84.21%) Java
4 34 (59.65%) Scrum
5 31 (54.39%) Jenkins
6 25 (43.86%) Linux
7 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (36.84%) Cucumber
8 18 (31.58%) User Experience
9 17 (29.82%) JUnit
10 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
10 16 (28.07%) Perl
10 16 (28.07%) C#
10 16 (28.07%) Web Services
10 16 (28.07%) Client/Server
10 16 (28.07%) Eclipse
10 16 (28.07%) Objective-C
10 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
10 16 (28.07%) Confluence
10 16 (28.07%) Product Management
10 16 (28.07%) Korn
10 16 (28.07%) JIRA
11 15 (26.32%) Maven
11 15 (26.32%) MVC
11 15 (26.32%) Oracle
11 15 (26.32%) SOAP
12 14 (24.56%) Spring
12 14 (24.56%) Degree
12 14 (24.56%) Ruby
12 14 (24.56%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (28.07%) Confluence
2 13 (22.81%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 2 (3.51%) JBoss
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.75%) Mule
4 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) DVB
2 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) NoSQL
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.05%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (10.53%) Big Data
5 3 (5.26%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Jenkins
2 21 (36.84%) Cucumber
3 17 (29.82%) JUnit
4 16 (28.07%) Eclipse
4 16 (28.07%) JIRA
5 15 (26.32%) Maven
6 13 (22.81%) NetBeans
7 11 (19.30%) Hudson
8 10 (17.54%) JMeter
8 10 (17.54%) TestLink
9 7 (12.28%) Selenium
9 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
10 4 (7.02%) Ant
10 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
10 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.75%) Gradle
12 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 9 (15.79%) Retail
2 7 (12.28%) Back Office
2 7 (12.28%) Advertising
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Tester
7 4 (7.02%) ScrumMaster
8 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Automated Tester
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 15 (26.32%) SOAP
3 14 (24.56%) Spring
4 13 (22.81%) Java EE
4 13 (22.81%) .NET
4 13 (22.81%) REST
5 11 (19.30%) RESTful
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.28%) HTML
8 7 (12.28%) XML
8 7 (12.28%) Entity Framework
8 7 (12.28%) WCF
8 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (10.53%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.02%) JPA
11 3 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) User Experience
2 16 (28.07%) Client/Server
3 10 (17.54%) Statistics
3 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) CentOS
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.53%) Android
4 3 (5.26%) UNIX
5 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) TDD
2 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (59.65%) Scrum
4 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (28.07%) Product Management
6 15 (26.32%) MVC
7 11 (19.30%) OO
8 10 (17.54%) Test Management
9 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
9 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
9 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.28%) OOP
10 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Bug Management
11 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.02%) OOD
12 4 (7.02%) Validation
12 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
12 4 (7.02%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (84.21%) Java
2 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) Perl
2 16 (28.07%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) Objective-C
2 16 (28.07%) Korn
2 16 (28.07%) Bash Shell
3 14 (24.56%) Ruby
4 13 (22.81%) C++
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Python
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat
2 10 (17.54%) Perforce
3 7 (12.28%) Facebook
3 7 (12.28%) TOWER Software
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