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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 62 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 39 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.03% 1.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 1.83% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 1
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
965 1094 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.86% 79.16% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 791 976 731
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 +17 26 £35,000 -22.22% 5
North Wales - 13 £37,500 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (82.61%) TDD
3 35 (50.72%) Scrum
4 31 (44.93%) Ruby
5 28 (40.58%) Java
6 26 (37.68%) C#
7 23 (33.33%) Web Services
7 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (31.88%) Selenium
8 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET
8 22 (31.88%) .NET
8 22 (31.88%) MVC
9 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 21 (30.43%) WCF
9 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (28.99%) SoapUI
10 20 (28.99%) .NET Framework
11 18 (26.09%) RESTful
11 18 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
11 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
11 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (24.64%) Windows
12 17 (24.64%) Advertising
13 16 (23.19%) SOAP
13 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
13 16 (23.19%) Facebook
13 16 (23.19%) Node.js
13 16 (23.19%) NoSQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (23.19%) Node.js
2 8 (11.59%) Confluence
3 2 (2.90%) uiautomator
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) FileNet
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.14%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.19%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Selenium
2 20 (28.99%) SoapUI
3 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 16 (23.19%) Cucumber
4 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
5 12 (17.39%) JUnit
6 11 (15.94%) JIRA
7 9 (13.04%) JBehave
7 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
7 9 (13.04%) Calabash
8 8 (11.59%) Robotium
8 8 (11.59%) TestLink
8 8 (11.59%) eggPlant
8 8 (11.59%) Maven
9 7 (10.14%) Fiddler
10 5 (7.25%) Spock
11 4 (5.80%) FitNesse
11 4 (5.80%) Ant
11 4 (5.80%) CruiseControl
12 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (24.64%) Advertising
2 10 (14.49%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) .NET Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Test Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) Web Services
2 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.43%) WCF
3 21 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (28.99%) .NET Framework
5 18 (26.09%) RESTful
5 18 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (23.19%) SOAP
7 9 (13.04%) REST
8 4 (5.80%) J2EE
8 4 (5.80%) XML
8 4 (5.80%) Spring
9 3 (4.35%) HTML
10 1 (1.45%) XSLT
10 1 (1.45%) Struts
10 1 (1.45%) MyBatis
10 1 (1.45%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 7 (10.14%) DTV
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.45%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Open Source
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Android
3 10 (14.49%) UNIX
3 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
4 8 (11.59%) CentOS
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (89.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (82.61%) TDD
3 35 (50.72%) Scrum
4 23 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (31.88%) MVC
6 18 (26.09%) Web Application Development
7 15 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
10 9 (13.04%) Product Management
10 9 (13.04%) SOA
10 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
10 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 8 (11.59%) Bug Management
11 8 (11.59%) Test Management
11 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
12 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
13 5 (7.25%) V-Model
14 4 (5.80%) OOP
14 4 (5.80%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.93%) Ruby
2 28 (40.58%) Java
3 26 (37.68%) C#
4 15 (21.74%) C++
4 15 (21.74%) Python
5 14 (20.29%) Korn
5 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
6 13 (18.84%) Groovy
6 13 (18.84%) SQL
7 11 (15.94%) Perl
8 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.59%) C
10 7 (10.14%) PHP
11 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Facebook
2 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) TOWER Software
4 4 (5.80%) Perforce
5 3 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
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