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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 28 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.13% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.51% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 3
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1064 781 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.97% 79.37% 74.96%
Number of salaries quoted 902 652 712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 6 March 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 March 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 -12 15 £35,000 -8.49% 2
North Wales - 12 £37,500 - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £34,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 59 (89.39%) TDD
2 58 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.06%) MVC
4 36 (54.55%) C#
5 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
6 33 (50.00%) Java
6 33 (50.00%) Ruby
7 32 (48.48%) Scrum
8 30 (45.45%) .NET
8 30 (45.45%) NoSQL
9 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
10 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
10 28 (42.42%) Git (software)
10 28 (42.42%) RESTful
10 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (40.91%) WCF
12 26 (39.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (36.36%) Node.js
13 24 (36.36%) Web Application Development
13 24 (36.36%) Advertising
14 23 (34.85%) Facebook
14 23 (34.85%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
16 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (24.24%) JUnit
18 15 (22.73%) C++
18 15 (22.73%) Linux
19 13 (19.70%) Python
19 13 (19.70%) SQL

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (36.36%) Node.js
2 11 (16.67%) Confluence
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) JBoss
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.64%) HTTP
3 4 (6.06%) DVB
4 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 30 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.61%) Couchbase
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
4 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Redis
6 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.03%) Big Data
7 2 (3.03%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (24.24%) JUnit
3 13 (19.70%) Cucumber
4 12 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 11 (16.67%) JIRA
6 8 (12.12%) TestLink
7 7 (10.61%) Maven
8 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
9 5 (7.58%) Subversion
9 5 (7.58%) Ant
9 5 (7.58%) Mockito
9 5 (7.58%) EasyMock
10 4 (6.06%) Selenium
10 4 (6.06%) Xcode
11 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.55%) Fiddler
11 3 (4.55%) Mercurial
11 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
12 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.52%) JMeter
General
1 24 (36.36%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) C Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Tester
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Software Tester
11 1 (1.52%) Test Manager
11 1 (1.52%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.52%) Junior
11 1 (1.52%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) .NET
2 29 (43.94%) ASP.NET
3 28 (42.42%) .NET Framework
3 28 (42.42%) RESTful
3 28 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (40.91%) WCF
5 26 (39.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (16.67%) HTML
7 10 (15.15%) Spring
8 9 (13.64%) SOAP
8 9 (13.64%) Web Services
9 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.09%) CSS
10 6 (9.09%) JPA
10 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.09%) REST
11 5 (7.58%) JDBC
11 5 (7.58%) JDO
11 5 (7.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 9 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.58%) DTV
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Data Structures
3 5 (7.58%) Wiki
3 5 (7.58%) iPad
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) UNIX
3 10 (15.15%) CentOS
4 8 (12.12%) Windows
5 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) TDD
2 58 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.06%) MVC
4 32 (48.48%) Scrum
5 24 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 11 (16.67%) Bug Management
9 9 (13.64%) Test Management
9 9 (13.64%) Product Management
9 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 9 (13.64%) OOP
10 7 (10.61%) Pair Programming
10 7 (10.61%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.58%) AOP
11 5 (7.58%) Data Management
11 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (7.58%) Dependency Management
11 5 (7.58%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) C#
2 33 (50.00%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) Ruby
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.73%) C++
5 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 13 (19.70%) Python
6 12 (18.18%) Korn
6 12 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 12 (18.18%) Perl
7 9 (13.64%) PHP
8 6 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.55%) C
12 2 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) VCP4
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Facebook
2 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) TOWER Software
5 5 (7.58%) Perforce
5 5 (7.58%) hybris
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
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