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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
1147 928 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.76% 80.70% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 970 789 770
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +7 22 £37,000 -8.64%
North Wales - 9 £37,500 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 63 (94.03%) TDD
2 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (58.21%) Java
4 36 (53.73%) Scrum
5 34 (50.75%) MVC
6 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
7 31 (46.27%) C#
8 29 (43.28%) .NET
9 28 (41.79%) Ruby
9 28 (41.79%) NoSQL
10 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
10 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
10 25 (37.31%) RESTful
11 24 (35.82%) .NET Framework
11 24 (35.82%) WCF
11 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (34.33%) Entity Framework
12 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (32.84%) JUnit
13 22 (32.84%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
14 21 (31.34%) Linux
14 21 (31.34%) Node.js
14 21 (31.34%) Web Application Development
15 20 (29.85%) Advertising
15 20 (29.85%) Cucumber
15 20 (29.85%) Facebook
15 20 (29.85%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (25.37%) Perl
16 17 (25.37%) Korn

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (31.34%) Node.js
2 16 (23.88%) Confluence
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.49%) Mule
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) HTTP
3 8 (11.94%) DVB
4 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (41.79%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.94%) Couchbase
4 6 (8.96%) MySQL
4 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.46%) Redis
5 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.48%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.99%) Big Data
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Git (software)
2 22 (32.84%) JUnit
3 20 (29.85%) Cucumber
4 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
5 16 (23.88%) JIRA
6 11 (16.42%) TestLink
7 6 (8.96%) Selenium
7 6 (8.96%) Maven
8 5 (7.46%) EasyMock
8 5 (7.46%) Ant
8 5 (7.46%) Subversion
8 5 (7.46%) Mockito
8 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.97%) JMeter
9 4 (5.97%) Xcode
10 3 (4.48%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.99%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
11 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (29.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (61.19%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Tester
8 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Development Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.99%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.99%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Automated Tester
9 2 (2.99%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (1.49%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) .NET
2 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
2 25 (37.31%) RESTful
3 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (35.82%) .NET Framework
3 24 (35.82%) WCF
4 23 (34.33%) Entity Framework
4 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (16.42%) HTML
6 10 (14.93%) Spring
7 8 (11.94%) SOAP
7 8 (11.94%) Web Services
8 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.96%) CSS
9 6 (8.96%) JPA
9 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.96%) REST
10 5 (7.46%) JDBC
10 5 (7.46%) JDO
10 5 (7.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (22.39%) User Experience
2 15 (22.39%) Client/Server
3 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.94%) Statistics
5 5 (7.46%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.46%) Wiki
5 5 (7.46%) iPad
6 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.97%) DTV
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) CentOS
3 11 (16.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (16.42%) UNIX
4 8 (11.94%) Windows
5 4 (5.97%) Android
5 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (94.03%) TDD
2 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (53.73%) Scrum
4 34 (50.75%) MVC
5 22 (32.84%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (31.34%) Web Application Development
7 14 (20.90%) Product Management
8 13 (19.40%) Regression Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Bug Management
9 12 (17.91%) Test Management
10 8 (11.94%) Refactoring
10 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.94%) OOP
11 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.96%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.46%) AOP
13 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
13 5 (7.46%) Data Management
13 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) C#
3 28 (41.79%) Ruby
4 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (25.37%) Perl
5 17 (25.37%) Korn
5 17 (25.37%) Bash Shell
6 15 (22.39%) C++
7 12 (17.91%) SQL
7 12 (17.91%) Objective-C
8 11 (16.42%) Python
9 7 (10.45%) PHP
10 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
11 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.99%) C
12 2 (2.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Facebook
2 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
3 9 (13.43%) Perforce
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 6 (8.96%) TOWER Software
6 5 (7.46%) hybris
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
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