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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.93% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 7
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
952 986 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 73.06% 74.64% 71.27%
Number of salaries quoted 835 878 653
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,860 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 20 August 2014. 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 -8 16 £34,000 -2.85% 7
North Wales - 6 £37,500 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 44 (89.80%) TDD
2 26 (53.06%) Scrum
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.86%) Selenium
4 20 (40.82%) Web Services
5 19 (38.78%) SoapUI
6 18 (36.73%) Java
7 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
8 15 (30.61%) Groovy
9 14 (28.57%) Finance
9 14 (28.57%) Windows
9 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 14 (28.57%) Ruby
10 13 (26.53%) JUnit
10 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
10 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (24.49%) SOAP
11 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
12 11 (22.45%) Apple iOS
12 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
12 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
12 11 (22.45%) Android
12 11 (22.45%) SOA
12 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
13 10 (20.41%) SQL
13 10 (20.41%) JBehave
13 10 (20.41%) Calabash
13 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
14 9 (18.37%) Robotium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (12.24%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) FileNet
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Selenium
2 19 (38.78%) SoapUI
3 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
4 13 (26.53%) JUnit
5 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
6 11 (22.45%) WebDriver
7 10 (20.41%) JBehave
7 10 (20.41%) Calabash
8 9 (18.37%) eggPlant
8 9 (18.37%) Robotium
9 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (16.33%) Maven
9 8 (16.33%) JIRA
10 6 (12.24%) CruiseControl
10 6 (12.24%) Ant
11 3 (6.12%) Fiddler
11 3 (6.12%) Subversion
12 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
12 2 (4.08%) Hudson
12 2 (4.08%) Gerrit
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Test Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.24%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Tester
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.82%) Web Services
2 12 (24.49%) SOAP
3 8 (16.33%) .NET
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.33%) WCF
3 8 (16.33%) RESTful
3 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (14.29%) REST
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.20%) HTML
6 5 (10.20%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) Velocity
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE
8 2 (4.08%) Spring
8 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 1 (2.04%) Java SE
9 1 (2.04%) XSLT
9 1 (2.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
3 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (4.08%) DTV
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Android
2 11 (22.45%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) UNIX
5 3 (6.12%) CentOS
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) TDD
2 26 (53.06%) Scrum
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
7 11 (22.45%) SOA
7 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
8 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
8 8 (16.33%) MVC
9 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.24%) V-Model
10 6 (12.24%) Product Management
11 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
11 5 (10.20%) Data Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Test Management
11 5 (10.20%) Code Coverage
12 3 (6.12%) Bug Management
13 2 (4.08%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) Groovy
3 14 (28.57%) Ruby
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) C#
5 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Korn
5 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.29%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) Python
7 6 (12.24%) Perl
8 4 (8.16%) C
9 2 (4.08%) XPath
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Red Hat
2 6 (12.24%) Facebook
3 4 (8.16%) Perforce
4 3 (6.12%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
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