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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 73 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.08% 1.62% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.14% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 18
Average salary £36,074 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.48% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1155 982 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.80% 75.95% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 966 862 888
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 28 £36,779 +8.17% 6
Mid Wales - 1 £29,500 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (100.00%) TDD
2 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (87.27%) Java
4 33 (60.00%) Scrum
4 33 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 21 (38.18%) Linux
5 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
6 18 (32.73%) Web Services
6 18 (32.73%) Eclipse
6 18 (32.73%) Oracle
6 18 (32.73%) Maven
6 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (29.09%) Java EE
7 16 (29.09%) Degree
7 16 (29.09%) SQL
7 16 (29.09%) SOAP
7 16 (29.09%) NetBeans
7 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
7 16 (29.09%) User Experience
8 15 (27.27%) OO
8 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 14 (25.45%) Perl
9 14 (25.45%) C#
9 14 (25.45%) JUnit
9 14 (25.45%) Client/Server
9 14 (25.45%) Objective-C
9 14 (25.45%) JIRA
9 14 (25.45%) Korn
9 14 (25.45%) Product Management
9 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (25.45%) Confluence
2 12 (21.82%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DVB
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.55%) Big Data
4 8 (14.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
3 18 (32.73%) Eclipse
3 18 (32.73%) Maven
4 16 (29.09%) NetBeans
5 14 (25.45%) Hudson
5 14 (25.45%) JIRA
5 14 (25.45%) JUnit
6 10 (18.18%) JMeter
7 9 (16.36%) TestLink
8 7 (12.73%) Selenium
9 5 (9.09%) Ant
10 4 (7.27%) FitNesse
10 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.64%) Gradle
12 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.00%) Retail
2 10 (18.18%) Back Office
3 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 7 (12.73%) Banking
4 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Lead Developer
7 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Tester
9 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.64%) Automated Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Agile Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) Web Services
2 16 (29.09%) Java EE
2 16 (29.09%) SOAP
3 14 (25.45%) REST
4 13 (23.64%) Spring
5 10 (18.18%) .NET
6 9 (16.36%) XML
6 9 (16.36%) RESTful
7 7 (12.73%) HTML
8 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
8 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (9.09%) Servlets
9 5 (9.09%) Spring MVC
10 4 (7.27%) WCF
10 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.27%) Java SE
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) User Experience
2 14 (25.45%) Client/Server
3 9 (16.36%) Statistics
3 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) BBC
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) CentOS
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (3.64%) Windows
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) TDD
2 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (60.00%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (27.27%) OO
6 14 (25.45%) Product Management
7 11 (20.00%) MVC
8 9 (16.36%) Test Management
9 8 (14.55%) OOP
10 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Bug Management
11 5 (9.09%) Validation
11 5 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.09%) OOD
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
12 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) Perl
4 14 (25.45%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) Objective-C
4 14 (25.45%) Korn
4 14 (25.45%) Bash Shell
5 13 (23.64%) C++
6 12 (21.82%) Ruby
7 8 (14.55%) Python
7 8 (14.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 9 (16.36%) Perforce
3 8 (14.55%) TOWER Software
4 4 (7.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.82%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Sony
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Intapeople
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago