Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 58 80
Rank change year-on-year +31 +22 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 62 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.77% 3.30% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 3.62% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 26
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £55,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +28.38%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 848 938 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.58% 91.16% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 735 820 992
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Cardiff

BDD
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Cardiff.

Salary trend for BDD in Cardiff

BDD
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for BDD.

1 55 (88.71%) TDD
2 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (62.90%) Scrum
4 32 (51.61%) Test Automation
5 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (45.16%) C#
6 27 (43.55%) Java
6 27 (43.55%) Cucumber
7 23 (37.10%) .NET
7 23 (37.10%) RESTful
8 20 (32.26%) Selenium
8 20 (32.26%) REST
8 20 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (30.65%) QA
10 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 16 (25.81%) MVC
11 16 (25.81%) Kanban
11 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
11 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
12 15 (24.19%) Web Application Development
12 15 (24.19%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (24.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (24.19%) Hyperconnected
12 15 (24.19%) Internet
13 14 (22.58%) JUnit

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.45%) PaaS
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.84%) Route 53
4 3 (4.84%) Serverless
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.61%) GitHub
6 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Hyperconnected
1 15 (24.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Cucumber
2 20 (32.26%) Selenium
3 14 (22.58%) JUnit
4 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
4 11 (17.74%) WebDriver
5 10 (16.13%) Protractor
6 7 (11.29%) JMeter
6 7 (11.29%) SoapUI
7 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
7 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.23%) NUnit
9 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.61%) JIRA
10 1 (1.61%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.61%) MSTest
General
1 10 (16.13%) Banking
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
1 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.84%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) C# Developer
3 18 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 18 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (24.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Developer in Test
6 6 (9.68%) Software Tester
6 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.84%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) .NET
1 23 (37.10%) RESTful
2 20 (32.26%) REST
3 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 16 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 15 (24.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (17.74%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) Spring
8 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.84%) JPA
8 3 (4.84%) Kafka
8 3 (4.84%) SOAP
9 2 (3.23%) CSS
9 2 (3.23%) HTML
9 2 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Cloud Native
1 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (88.71%) TDD
2 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (62.90%) Scrum
4 32 (51.61%) Test Automation
5 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (25.81%) Kanban
7 16 (25.81%) MVC
8 15 (24.19%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (24.19%) Web Application Development
9 13 (20.97%) DevOps
10 11 (17.74%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (17.74%) Test-First Development
11 10 (16.13%) Issue Tracking
11 10 (16.13%) Microservices
11 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
11 10 (16.13%) Wealth Management
12 7 (11.29%) ATDD
13 5 (8.06%) Agile Testing
13 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) C#
2 27 (43.55%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) Ruby
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
5 5 (8.06%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) Go
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) R
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Kibana
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) Grafana
2 3 (4.84%) Marathon
2 3 (4.84%) Mesos
2 3 (4.84%) Prometheus
2 3 (4.84%) Rundeck
2 3 (4.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.61%) Apigee
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.61%) Mashery
4 1 (1.61%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.61%) Perforce
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk