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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Wales
Rank 49 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 46 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.37% 1.83% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 2.27% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 22
Median salary £37,500 £48,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% +29.33%
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
899 1099 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 85.38% 80.28% 83.56%
Number of salaries quoted 729 940 985
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +21 28 £35,000 -27.83% 5
West Wales +5 15 £50,000 +33.33% 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (88.89%) TDD
2 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (72.22%) C#
4 50 (69.44%) .NET
5 44 (61.11%) Scrum
6 43 (59.72%) MVC
6 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
7 40 (55.56%) ASP.NET
8 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (51.39%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (48.61%) RESTful
12 29 (40.28%) Web Application Development
12 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 27 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
14 24 (33.33%) Java
15 23 (31.94%) OO
15 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
16 19 (26.39%) Retail
17 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
18 15 (20.83%) MongoDB
19 14 (19.44%) Python
20 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
20 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
21 12 (16.67%) Marketing
22 11 (15.28%) Selenium
23 10 (13.89%) WCF
23 10 (13.89%) Degree
23 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing

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 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.56%) IIS
5 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 15 (20.83%) MongoDB
5 8 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (9.72%) Big Data
6 7 (9.72%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.33%) HBase
7 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (8.33%) Sqoop
8 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) Selenium
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.72%) SpecFlow
5 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.94%) JUnit
6 5 (6.94%) Maven
6 5 (6.94%) Subversion
7 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.56%) NUnit
8 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.78%) GitLab
9 2 (2.78%) MbUnit
9 2 (2.78%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.78%) MSTest
9 2 (2.78%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (26.39%) Retail
2 12 (16.67%) Marketing
3 9 (12.50%) Advertising
4 6 (8.33%) Finance
5 4 (5.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 34 (47.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Junior
5 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Test Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (69.44%) .NET
2 40 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (48.61%) RESTful
6 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (13.89%) WCF
8 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.72%) REST
9 7 (9.72%) Spring
10 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.33%) CSS
10 6 (8.33%) Gherkin
10 6 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 6 (8.33%) HTML
10 6 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (8.33%) SOAP
10 6 (8.33%) Web Services
11 5 (6.94%) CSS3
11 5 (6.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.94%) User Experience
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) TDD
2 59 (81.94%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (61.11%) Scrum
4 43 (59.72%) MVC
5 37 (51.39%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (40.28%) Web Application Development
7 27 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
8 23 (31.94%) OO
9 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
11 8 (11.11%) DevOps
11 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.94%) Kanban
12 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
13 4 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (5.56%) Defect Management
13 4 (5.56%) Functional Programming
13 4 (5.56%) Web Development
14 3 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (72.22%) C#
2 24 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) Python
4 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.11%) Ruby
5 8 (11.11%) Scala
6 6 (8.33%) Go
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Korn
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) Clojure
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) HDFS
2 1 (1.39%) Varnish
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Facebook
3 6 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 6 (8.33%) Hortonworks
4 3 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) IFS
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) Perforce
6 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.39%) Zend
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