Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +32 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing BDD 45 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.58% 2.59% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 2.82% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 37
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £49,875 £85,000 £55,100
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 750 1,062 1,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.94% 91.63% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 659 972 1,064
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £24,875 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
South Wales median annual salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +6.38%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) TDD
3 28 (62.22%) Scrum
4 27 (60.00%) C#
5 25 (55.56%) RESTful
6 24 (53.33%) .NET
7 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
8 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
8 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 21 (46.67%) MVC
8 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (44.44%) Kanban
10 19 (42.22%) Dependency Injection
10 19 (42.22%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (42.22%) Web Application Development
10 19 (42.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
12 13 (28.89%) Internet
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (28.89%) Hyperconnected
13 12 (26.67%) Ruby
14 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
14 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
15 10 (22.22%) Java
15 10 (22.22%) Games
16 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 9 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.67%) PaaS
4 3 (6.67%) Route 53
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Hyperconnected
1 13 (28.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
2 8 (17.78%) Selenium
3 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (11.11%) JUnit
6 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.67%) JMeter
6 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 10 (22.22%) Games
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (35.56%) C# Developer
4 15 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (28.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.56%) Tester
7 6 (13.33%) Graduate
7 6 (13.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Junior
7 6 (13.33%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Junior Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Software Tester
8 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
9 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
9 4 (8.89%) Software QA Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Software QA Tester
10 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (55.56%) RESTful
2 24 (53.33%) .NET
3 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (42.22%) KnockoutJS
5 19 (42.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
8 8 (17.78%) WCF
9 7 (15.56%) Spring
10 6 (13.33%) MSMQ
10 6 (13.33%) REST
10 6 (13.33%) WPF
11 5 (11.11%) CSS
11 5 (11.11%) Gherkin
12 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
12 4 (8.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
1 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (6.67%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) DC/OS
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) TDD
3 28 (62.22%) Scrum
4 21 (46.67%) MVC
5 20 (44.44%) Kanban
6 19 (42.22%) Dependency Injection
6 19 (42.22%) Web Application Development
7 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
9 9 (20.00%) DevOps
10 8 (17.78%) Web Development
11 7 (15.56%) Microservices
12 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
13 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 5 (11.11%) Test-First Development
13 5 (11.11%) Wealth Management
14 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
14 4 (8.89%) SOA
15 3 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
15 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) Ruby
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) F#
5 4 (8.89%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Kibana
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) Grafana
2 3 (6.67%) Marathon
2 3 (6.67%) Mesos
2 3 (6.67%) Prometheus
2 3 (6.67%) Rundeck
2 3 (6.67%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Google
2 4 (8.89%) TOWER Software
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Apple