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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.05% 1.33% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.63% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 3
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
1102 983 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.61% 81.51% 74.43%
Number of salaries quoted 914 830 812
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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
South Wales +9 23 £37,000 -5.12% 3
North Wales - 5 £37,500 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 54 (98.18%) TDD
2 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (65.45%) Java
4 27 (49.09%) MVC
4 27 (49.09%) Scrum
5 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
5 26 (47.27%) NoSQL
6 24 (43.64%) C#
6 24 (43.64%) RESTful
7 23 (41.82%) Ruby
8 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
8 22 (40.00%) .NET
8 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 21 (38.18%) JUnit
10 20 (36.36%) Linux
11 19 (34.55%) Node.js
12 18 (32.73%) Web Application Development
12 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
12 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
13 17 (30.91%) WCF
13 17 (30.91%) Advertising
13 17 (30.91%) Cucumber
13 17 (30.91%) Entity Framework
13 17 (30.91%) Facebook
13 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
13 17 (30.91%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (29.09%) User Experience

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (34.55%) Node.js
2 14 (25.45%) Confluence
3 5 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.82%) Mule
4 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.55%) DVB
3 7 (12.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
1 26 (47.27%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) Couchbase
4 5 (9.09%) Redis
4 5 (9.09%) MySQL
4 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) CouchDB
5 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (38.18%) JUnit
3 17 (30.91%) Cucumber
3 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
4 14 (25.45%) JIRA
5 8 (14.55%) Maven
5 8 (14.55%) TestLink
6 7 (12.73%) Eclipse
7 5 (9.09%) JMeter
7 5 (9.09%) Ant
7 5 (9.09%) Subversion
7 5 (9.09%) EasyMock
7 5 (9.09%) Mockito
8 4 (7.27%) Selenium
8 4 (7.27%) Xcode
9 2 (3.64%) NetBeans
9 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.82%) TestNG
10 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 17 (30.91%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.64%) Automated Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Lead .NET Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.82%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) RESTful
2 22 (40.00%) .NET
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (30.91%) Entity Framework
4 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
4 17 (30.91%) WCF
5 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 10 (18.18%) Spring
7 7 (12.73%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.91%) CSS
8 6 (10.91%) JPA
9 5 (9.09%) jQuery
9 5 (9.09%) JDBC
9 5 (9.09%) JDO
9 5 (9.09%) Ajax
9 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.27%) REST
10 4 (7.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (29.09%) User Experience
3 15 (27.27%) Client/Server
4 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.55%) Statistics
5 5 (9.09%) Wiki
5 5 (9.09%) iPad
5 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) DTV
7 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) CentOS
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.55%) UNIX
4 6 (10.91%) Windows
5 5 (9.09%) Android
5 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) TDD
2 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (49.09%) MVC
3 27 (49.09%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (32.73%) Web Application Development
5 13 (23.64%) Product Management
6 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Bug Management
8 9 (16.36%) Test Management
9 8 (14.55%) Refactoring
9 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.91%) OOP
12 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 5 (9.09%) Data Management
12 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.09%) AOP
12 5 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (9.09%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) C#
3 23 (41.82%) Ruby
4 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (27.27%) Perl
5 15 (27.27%) Korn
5 15 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 13 (23.64%) Objective-C
7 12 (21.82%) C++
8 9 (16.36%) SQL
9 8 (14.55%) Python
10 6 (10.91%) PHP
11 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Facebook
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 8 (14.55%) Perforce
3 8 (14.55%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) TOWER Software
5 5 (9.09%) hybris
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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techfolk Ltd
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