Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 63 82
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 54 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.88% 2.34% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 2.51% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43 20 19
Cardiff median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,625 £55,000
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 974 837 1,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.07% 93.31% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 805 736 1,059
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £41,125 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +1.35%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 49 (90.74%) TDD
2 43 (79.63%) Java
3 42 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 38 (70.37%) Selenium
5 37 (68.52%) Cucumber
6 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (61.11%) REST
7 33 (61.11%) QA
8 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (42.59%) Web Services
10 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
11 20 (37.04%) NoSQL
11 20 (37.04%) C#
11 20 (37.04%) Acceptance Criteria
12 19 (35.19%) Protractor
12 19 (35.19%) Issue Tracking
12 19 (35.19%) JUnit
12 19 (35.19%) Software Testing
13 18 (33.33%) SDET
14 16 (29.63%) JMeter
14 16 (29.63%) SoapUI
14 16 (29.63%) Microservices
14 16 (29.63%) Fintech
15 15 (27.78%) Go
16 14 (25.93%) Scrum
17 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
18 12 (22.22%) QA Automation
19 9 (16.67%) JIRA
19 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
19 9 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing

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 7 (12.96%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Serverless
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) GitHub
4 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (70.37%) Selenium
2 37 (68.52%) Cucumber
3 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
4 19 (35.19%) JUnit
4 19 (35.19%) Protractor
5 16 (29.63%) JMeter
5 16 (29.63%) SoapUI
6 9 (16.67%) JIRA
7 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.70%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Tester
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 13 (24.07%) QA Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Developer in Test
5 7 (12.96%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) QA Leader
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Tester
7 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (61.11%) REST
2 23 (42.59%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) Swagger
4 7 (12.96%) RESTful
4 7 (12.96%) Spring
4 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
5 4 (7.41%) .NET
5 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.56%) Node.js
6 3 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) XML
8 1 (1.85%) JMS
8 1 (1.85%) Middleware
8 1 (1.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Fintech
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Android
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) TDD
2 42 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (53.70%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (37.04%) Acceptance Criteria
6 19 (35.19%) Issue Tracking
6 19 (35.19%) Software Testing
7 18 (33.33%) SDET
8 16 (29.63%) Microservices
9 14 (25.93%) Scrum
10 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
11 12 (22.22%) QA Automation
12 9 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (16.67%) Performance Testing
13 7 (12.96%) API Testing
14 5 (9.26%) DevOps
15 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (7.41%) Kanban
15 4 (7.41%) MVC
15 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 15 (27.78%) Go
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) Python
7 3 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) R
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (61.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Apigee
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.85%) Mashery
2 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.85%) Perforce
2 1 (1.85%) Splunk