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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Wales
Rank 66 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.71% 2.20% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.70% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 24
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
953 1000 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 86.01% 81.43% 81.34%
Number of salaries quoted 812 878 915
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 0 15 £58,000 +45.00% 1
West Wales 0 12 £50,000 +42.85% 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 51 (91.07%) TDD
2 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Java
4 28 (50.00%) Scrum
5 27 (48.21%) C#
5 27 (48.21%) .NET
5 27 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (46.43%) RESTful
7 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
8 24 (42.86%) MVC
9 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
9 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (33.93%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 19 (33.93%) Dependency Injection
11 19 (33.93%) Web Application Development
11 19 (33.93%) Python
12 17 (30.36%) OO
12 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
13 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 15 (26.79%) MongoDB
15 14 (25.00%) Retail
16 12 (21.43%) QA
16 12 (21.43%) Selenium
16 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
17 11 (19.64%) JUnit
18 10 (17.86%) SQL
18 10 (17.86%) Spring
18 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering

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 8 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 6 (10.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.36%) JBoss
6 2 (3.57%) Mule
6 2 (3.57%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.79%) Confluence
7 1 (1.79%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Broadband
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
4 15 (26.79%) MongoDB
5 10 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (12.50%) Big Data
6 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 7 (12.50%) Sqoop
7 6 (10.71%) HBase
8 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.79%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 12 (21.43%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) JUnit
3 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.50%) Maven
5 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.93%) TestNG
6 4 (7.14%) Subversion
7 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.36%) Hudson
7 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.57%) Ant
8 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.57%) Gradle
8 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
9 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.79%) Calabash
9 1 (1.79%) JIRA
9 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Retail
2 8 (14.29%) Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Advertising
4 4 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.36%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Graduate Python Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Junior C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) RESTful
3 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (17.86%) Spring
8 9 (16.07%) J2EE
8 9 (16.07%) SOAP
9 8 (14.29%) Web Services
10 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 7 (12.50%) REST
11 6 (10.71%) JSON
12 5 (8.93%) Apache Camel
12 5 (8.93%) Java EE
13 4 (7.14%) JPA
14 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
14 3 (5.36%) Spring Boot
15 2 (3.57%) Dropwizard
15 2 (3.57%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) TDD
2 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) Scrum
4 27 (48.21%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (42.86%) MVC
6 19 (33.93%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (33.93%) Web Application Development
7 17 (30.36%) OO
8 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.93%) DevOps
11 4 (7.14%) API Development
11 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.14%) User Stories
12 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Kanban
12 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.36%) Static Code Analysis
13 2 (3.57%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Java
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 19 (33.93%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) SQL
5 9 (16.07%) Scala
6 6 (10.71%) Go
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
8 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Korn
8 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
8 4 (7.14%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) HDFS
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) Varnish
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Cloudera
3 6 (10.71%) Hortonworks
4 5 (8.93%) Facebook
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Zend
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