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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 53 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.22% 2.58% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 3.06% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 7
Median salary £35,000 £48,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.83% +38.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £34,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,581 £53,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 496 588 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 89.21% 84.12% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 439 479 490
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for BDD.

1 36 (83.72%) TDD
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) C#
4 26 (60.47%) .NET
5 22 (51.16%) MVC
5 22 (51.16%) Scrum
6 21 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
8 17 (39.53%) Java
8 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
9 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
9 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (32.56%) RESTful
10 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
11 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
12 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
12 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
13 11 (25.58%) Selenium
14 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
15 9 (20.93%) Advertising
15 9 (20.93%) Marketing
15 9 (20.93%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (20.93%) Facebook
15 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
15 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
16 8 (18.60%) DevOps
16 8 (18.60%) HTML5

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 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
1 6 (13.95%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
3 13 (30.23%) NoSQL
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (13.95%) Big Data
5 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
5 6 (13.95%) HBase
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Sqoop
6 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 11 (25.58%) Selenium
3 6 (13.95%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.95%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) NUnit
5 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.30%) JMeter
6 3 (6.98%) JUnit
7 2 (4.65%) MbUnit
7 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.65%) MSTest
7 2 (4.65%) NetBeans
7 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.33%) Ant
8 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
8 1 (2.33%) TestNG
General
1 9 (20.93%) Advertising
1 9 (20.93%) Marketing
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Java Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (11.63%) Test Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Junior
8 3 (6.98%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) .NET
2 17 (39.53%) ASP.NET
3 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (32.56%) RESTful
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
6 8 (18.60%) CSS
6 8 (18.60%) CSS3
6 8 (18.60%) HTML
6 8 (18.60%) HTML5
6 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (18.60%) WCF
7 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
7 7 (16.28%) SOAP
7 7 (16.28%) Spring
8 6 (13.95%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
9 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
9 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.30%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) TDD
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) MVC
3 22 (51.16%) Scrum
4 21 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (30.23%) Unit Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.93%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (20.93%) Web Application Development
8 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
9 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (9.30%) Customer Insight
10 4 (9.30%) Defect Management
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) Scala
5 6 (13.95%) Go
5 6 (13.95%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) HDFS
2 1 (2.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Facebook
2 6 (13.95%) Cloudera
2 6 (13.95%) Hortonworks
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Zend
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