Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +40 -14 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 30 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.74% 1.77% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 2.00% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 39
Cardiff median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £34,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,475 £85,000 £48,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £36,779
% change year-on-year -15.00% +35.95% +5.08%

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 734 1199 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.52% 88.55% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 652 1087 1132
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,275
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) TDD
3 21 (70.00%) C#
4 20 (66.67%) MVC
4 20 (66.67%) .NET
4 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 18 (60.00%) Scrum
5 18 (60.00%) RESTful
6 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
8 14 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
8 14 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (46.67%) Kanban
9 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
9 11 (36.67%) Entity Framework
10 10 (33.33%) Games
10 10 (33.33%) Ruby
11 9 (30.00%) WCF
11 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (26.67%) QA
12 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
12 8 (26.67%) Google
12 8 (26.67%) Internet
12 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Hyperconnected
1 8 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
1 6 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (33.33%) Games
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Graduate
4 6 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior
4 6 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Tester
5 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Software QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
1 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 18 (60.00%) RESTful
3 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (53.33%) AngularJS
5 14 (46.67%) KnockoutJS
5 14 (46.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 11 (36.67%) Entity Framework
7 9 (30.00%) WCF
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (20.00%) MSMQ
9 6 (20.00%) WPF
10 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
11 3 (10.00%) CSS
12 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
12 2 (6.67%) Sass
12 2 (6.67%) SOAP
12 2 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) TDD
3 20 (66.67%) MVC
4 18 (60.00%) Scrum
5 14 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
5 14 (46.67%) Kanban
5 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
6 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (23.33%) Web Development
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.00%) CRM
11 3 (10.00%) DevOps
11 3 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (10.00%) SDLC
11 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
12 2 (6.67%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
3 6 (20.00%) F#
4 4 (13.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) TOWER Software
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft