The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 75 81
Rank change year-on-year +42 +6  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 58 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.69% 2.10% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.87% 2.56% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 21 14
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +28.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £53,500 £40,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 737 1014 1016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 85.01% 81.84% 84.18%
Number of salaries quoted 636 860 885
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

BDD
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for BDD in South Wales

BDD
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in South Wales

BDD
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 29 £35,000 -27.83% 4
Newport +10 16 £42,500 -10.52%
Torfaen +21 3 £45,269 +20.71%
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £50,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
BDD
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 71 (88.75%) TDD
2 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (72.50%) C#
4 55 (68.75%) .NET
5 50 (62.50%) MVC
6 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
7 45 (56.25%) Java
7 45 (56.25%) ASP.NET
8 43 (53.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (51.25%) RESTful
11 38 (47.50%) Unit Testing
12 37 (46.25%) Visual Studio
13 35 (43.75%) Software Engineering
14 31 (38.75%) Web Services
14 31 (38.75%) .NET Framework
14 31 (38.75%) REST
14 31 (38.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 30 (37.50%) Spring
15 30 (37.50%) SOAP
16 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
16 29 (36.25%) Scrum
16 29 (36.25%) IIS
16 29 (36.25%) Continuous Deployment
17 28 (35.00%) User Experience
17 28 (35.00%) Tomcat
17 28 (35.00%) Eclipse
17 28 (35.00%) Subversion
17 28 (35.00%) Maven
18 26 (32.50%) Java SE

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 29 (36.25%) IIS
2 28 (35.00%) Tomcat
3 26 (32.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (7.50%) Apache Spark
5 6 (7.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (38.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (21.25%) MongoDB
3 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (8.75%) Big Data
6 7 (8.75%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.50%) HBase
7 6 (7.50%) Sqoop
8 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (46.25%) Visual Studio
2 28 (35.00%) Eclipse
2 28 (35.00%) Maven
2 28 (35.00%) Subversion
3 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (15.00%) Selenium
5 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 6 (7.50%) Artifactory
6 6 (7.50%) IntelliJ
7 5 (6.25%) JUnit
7 5 (6.25%) NUnit
8 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (5.00%) JMeter
9 2 (2.50%) MbUnit
9 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.50%) MSTest
9 2 (2.50%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.25%) Advertising
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
1 9 (11.25%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Developer
2 33 (41.25%) Software Engineer
3 20 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 16 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 16 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (6.25%) Test Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Junior
10 3 (3.75%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (68.75%) .NET
2 45 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 43 (53.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 42 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (51.25%) RESTful
6 31 (38.75%) .NET Framework
6 31 (38.75%) REST
6 31 (38.75%) Web Services
7 30 (37.50%) SOAP
7 30 (37.50%) Spring
8 29 (36.25%) Hibernate
9 26 (32.50%) EJB
9 26 (32.50%) Java SE
10 21 (26.25%) Middleware
11 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 11 (13.75%) WCF
12 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
12 9 (11.25%) CSS
12 9 (11.25%) HTML
12 9 (11.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) User Experience
2 20 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Android
1 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (88.75%) TDD
2 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (62.50%) MVC
4 38 (47.50%) Unit Testing
5 35 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 29 (36.25%) Continuous Deployment
6 29 (36.25%) Scrum
7 26 (32.50%) Customer Insight
7 26 (32.50%) Performance Optimisation
8 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.75%) DevOps
9 11 (13.75%) Web Application Development
10 9 (11.25%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.75%) Functional Programming
13 6 (7.50%) Automation Testing
13 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.25%) Defect Management
15 4 (5.00%) Kanban
15 4 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (72.50%) C#
2 45 (56.25%) Java
3 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) Ruby
5 8 (10.00%) Scala
5 8 (10.00%) SQL
6 6 (7.50%) Go
7 5 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.50%) C++
8 2 (2.50%) Korn
8 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.50%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.25%) Clojure
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) HDFS
2 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) IBM
2 9 (11.25%) Facebook
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Cloudera
3 6 (7.50%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Perforce
5 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.25%) Zend
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