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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.66% 2.04% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.45% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 13
Average salary £48,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.33% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
1045 1141 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 78.99% 83.28% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 905 976 752
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,051 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +19 22 £48,500 +38.57% 4
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 58 (95.08%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (95.08%) TDD
2 41 (67.21%) C#
3 38 (62.30%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) Ruby
5 25 (40.98%) Jenkins
6 24 (39.34%) Scrum
7 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (34.43%) PHP
9 20 (32.79%) .NET
9 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
10 18 (29.51%) MVC
10 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
10 18 (29.51%) OO
10 18 (29.51%) Hudson
11 17 (27.87%) Node.js
11 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
12 16 (26.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (26.23%) Maven
13 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
13 15 (24.59%) Web Application Development
13 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (22.95%) RESTful
14 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
15 13 (21.31%) C++
15 13 (21.31%) Python
15 13 (21.31%) Linux
15 13 (21.31%) User Experience

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (27.87%) Node.js
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
3 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
2 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
4 9 (14.75%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (14.75%) Big Data
5 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Jenkins
2 18 (29.51%) Hudson
3 17 (27.87%) Cucumber
4 16 (26.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (26.23%) Maven
5 12 (19.67%) AnthillPro
5 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
6 10 (16.39%) Ant
7 8 (13.11%) Gradle
8 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
8 7 (11.48%) JMeter
8 7 (11.48%) RSpec
8 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
9 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
9 6 (9.84%) JIRA
9 6 (9.84%) JUnit
9 6 (9.84%) NetBeans
10 4 (6.56%) FitNesse
10 4 (6.56%) TestLink
10 4 (6.56%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (19.67%) Games
2 6 (9.84%) Advertising
2 6 (9.84%) Back Office
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Software Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Senior Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Test Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Social Media Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Developer in Test
8 5 (8.20%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Objective-C Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
11 2 (3.28%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (3.28%) Lead .NET Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Lead Web Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Technical Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) .NET
1 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
2 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 14 (22.95%) RESTful
5 12 (19.67%) WCF
6 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (16.39%) Web Services
7 8 (13.11%) HTML
8 7 (11.48%) Java EE
8 7 (11.48%) REST
8 7 (11.48%) SOAP
8 7 (11.48%) XML
9 6 (9.84%) Spring
10 5 (8.20%) HTML5
11 3 (4.92%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (4.92%) JPA
11 3 (4.92%) JSF
11 3 (4.92%) JSON
11 3 (4.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) User Experience
2 12 (19.67%) Blog
3 7 (11.48%) BBC
3 7 (11.48%) Social Media
4 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Android
2 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.56%) CentOS
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (95.08%) TDD
2 24 (39.34%) Scrum
3 22 (36.07%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (29.51%) MVC
4 18 (29.51%) OO
5 15 (24.59%) Web Application Development
6 12 (19.67%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.75%) OOP
7 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.48%) DevOps
9 5 (8.20%) Automated Testing
9 5 (8.20%) CQRS
9 5 (8.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Test Management
11 3 (4.92%) ATDD
11 3 (4.92%) Front End Development
11 3 (4.92%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) C#
2 38 (62.30%) Java
3 28 (45.90%) Ruby
4 21 (34.43%) PHP
5 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (21.31%) C++
6 13 (21.31%) Python
7 9 (14.75%) SQL
8 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Facebook
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) TOWER Software
3 7 (11.48%) Apple
3 7 (11.48%) Google
3 7 (11.48%) Sony
3 7 (11.48%) Yahoo!
4 4 (6.56%) Perforce
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4000 bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, Wales
Sonovate
Salary: Up to £48k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago