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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.11% 1.83% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.27% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 0
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1050 880 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.01% 80.44% 72.52%
Number of salaries quoted 913 761 681
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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
North Wales - 17 £37,500 - 1
South Wales -13 10 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £34,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 65 (95.59%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (86.76%) TDD
3 40 (58.82%) Ruby
4 37 (54.41%) C#
5 36 (52.94%) MVC
6 35 (51.47%) SQL Server
7 34 (50.00%) Scrum
8 32 (47.06%) .NET
9 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
9 31 (45.59%) .NET Framework
9 31 (45.59%) Git (software)
9 31 (45.59%) RESTful
9 31 (45.59%) NoSQL
10 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (44.12%) WCF
11 29 (42.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (41.18%) Java
13 27 (39.71%) Advertising
13 27 (39.71%) Node.js
14 26 (38.24%) Facebook
14 26 (38.24%) Web Application Development
14 26 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (26.47%) C++
15 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (25.00%) Python
17 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
18 15 (22.06%) Linux
19 14 (20.59%) UNIX
19 14 (20.59%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (39.71%) Node.js
2 11 (16.18%) Confluence
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.71%) HTTP
3 6 (8.82%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.94%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) SQL Server
2 31 (45.59%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.82%) MySQL
3 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.35%) Redis
4 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (45.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.65%) JUnit
2 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.18%) JIRA
4 10 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.24%) TestLink
6 8 (11.76%) Maven
7 6 (8.82%) Selenium
7 6 (8.82%) Fiddler
8 5 (7.35%) EasyMock
8 5 (7.35%) Mockito
8 5 (7.35%) Subversion
8 5 (7.35%) Ant
8 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.41%) Mercurial
10 3 (4.41%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.94%) Xcode
12 1 (1.47%) JMeter
12 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (39.71%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Developer
2 29 (42.65%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 12 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) QA Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Tester
8 2 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Graduate Software Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.06%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET
2 31 (45.59%) .NET Framework
2 31 (45.59%) RESTful
3 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (44.12%) WCF
4 29 (42.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (14.71%) HTML
6 8 (11.76%) Spring
7 7 (10.29%) SOAP
7 7 (10.29%) Web Services
8 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (7.35%) Ajax
9 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (7.35%) JDO
9 5 (7.35%) CSS
9 5 (7.35%) JDBC
9 5 (7.35%) jQuery
9 5 (7.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.76%) DTV
3 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.35%) Data Structures
4 5 (7.35%) Wiki
4 5 (7.35%) iPad
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) UNIX
3 11 (16.18%) Windows
3 11 (16.18%) CentOS
4 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (86.76%) TDD
3 36 (52.94%) MVC
4 34 (50.00%) Scrum
5 26 (38.24%) Web Application Development
6 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (20.59%) Regression Testing
8 11 (16.18%) Bug Management
9 10 (14.71%) Test Management
10 9 (13.24%) Product Management
11 8 (11.76%) OOP
11 8 (11.76%) Pair Programming
12 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.35%) AOP
13 5 (7.35%) Refactoring
13 5 (7.35%) Data Management
13 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (7.35%) Dependency Management
14 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) Ruby
2 37 (54.41%) C#
3 28 (41.18%) Java
4 18 (26.47%) C++
5 17 (25.00%) Python
6 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 14 (20.59%) SQL
7 14 (20.59%) Korn
7 14 (20.59%) Bash Shell
8 12 (17.65%) Perl
9 10 (14.71%) PHP
10 6 (8.82%) C
11 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
12 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
13 3 (4.41%) Objective-C
14 2 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) Facebook
2 13 (19.12%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) TOWER Software
5 5 (7.35%) hybris
6 3 (4.41%) Perforce
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
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