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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 65 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.42% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.53% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -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
961 1049 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.08% 77.70% 71.03%
Number of salaries quoted 806 939 676
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 +13 20 £34,500 -1.42% 4
North Wales - 11 £37,500 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (84.13%) TDD
3 33 (52.38%) Scrum
4 24 (38.10%) Java
5 23 (36.51%) Selenium
6 22 (34.92%) Ruby
7 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (33.33%) Web Services
7 21 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 18 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (25.40%) Windows
9 16 (25.40%) C#
10 15 (23.81%) Regression Testing
10 15 (23.81%) Finance
10 15 (23.81%) Groovy
11 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (22.22%) MVC
11 14 (22.22%) .NET
11 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 14 (22.22%) SOAP
12 13 (20.63%) JUnit
12 13 (20.63%) SQL
12 13 (20.63%) RESTful
12 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
12 13 (20.63%) WCF
12 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
12 13 (20.63%) Web Application Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (17.46%) Node.js
2 5 (7.94%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) FileNet
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) HTTP
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) Wireshark
3 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Selenium
2 21 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 13 (20.63%) Git (software)
4 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
4 13 (20.63%) JUnit
5 11 (17.46%) WebDriver
6 10 (15.87%) Calabash
6 10 (15.87%) Maven
6 10 (15.87%) JIRA
6 10 (15.87%) JBehave
7 9 (14.29%) eggPlant
7 9 (14.29%) Robotium
8 6 (9.52%) CruiseControl
8 6 (9.52%) Ant
9 5 (7.94%) Fiddler
10 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.76%) Subversion
11 2 (3.17%) Hudson
11 2 (3.17%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Advertising
3 3 (4.76%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Test Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Test Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Tester
11 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Web Services
2 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 14 (22.22%) SOAP
2 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (20.63%) WCF
3 13 (20.63%) RESTful
4 12 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 11 (17.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (11.11%) REST
7 6 (9.52%) XML
8 5 (7.94%) HTML
9 4 (6.35%) Spring
9 4 (6.35%) J2EE
10 3 (4.76%) Velocity
11 2 (3.17%) JSON
12 1 (1.59%) Java SE
12 1 (1.59%) Struts
12 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (17.46%) Blackberry
3 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (6.35%) DTV
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Android
2 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
3 9 (14.29%) UNIX
4 8 (12.70%) Linux
5 5 (7.94%) CentOS
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (84.13%) TDD
3 33 (52.38%) Scrum
4 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 14 (22.22%) MVC
6 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 13 (20.63%) Web Application Development
8 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.46%) SOA
9 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.70%) Automation Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Product Management
10 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
11 7 (11.11%) Test Management
12 6 (9.52%) Pair Programming
12 6 (9.52%) V-Model
13 5 (7.94%) Test Planning
13 5 (7.94%) Bug Management
13 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) Ruby
3 16 (25.40%) C#
4 15 (23.81%) Groovy
5 13 (20.63%) SQL
6 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
6 11 (17.46%) Korn
7 10 (15.87%) Python
7 10 (15.87%) C++
7 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
8 8 (12.70%) Perl
9 6 (9.52%) C
10 5 (7.94%) PHP
11 2 (3.17%) XQuery
11 2 (3.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Facebook
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.35%) Perforce
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
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