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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 73 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 8 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.12% 1.79% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.09% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 21
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +20.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £56,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 642 957 1063
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 90.04% 85.60% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 550 836 899
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +6 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Newport +3 2 £42,000 -17.64%
BDD
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 60 (92.31%) C#
2 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (87.69%) TDD
4 54 (83.08%) .NET
5 48 (73.85%) MVC
6 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
7 45 (69.23%) ASP.NET
8 42 (64.62%) Test Automation
9 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (60.00%) Visual Studio
12 38 (58.46%) RESTful
13 37 (56.92%) Unit Testing
14 32 (49.23%) Java
15 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
16 30 (46.15%) .NET Framework
16 30 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (44.62%) Web Services
18 28 (43.08%) IIS
18 28 (43.08%) REST
18 28 (43.08%) Continuous Deployment
19 27 (41.54%) Subversion
19 27 (41.54%) Spring
20 26 (40.00%) Scrum
20 26 (40.00%) SOAP
20 26 (40.00%) Maven
20 26 (40.00%) Customer Insight
20 26 (40.00%) User Experience
20 26 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation
21 25 (38.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework

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 28 (43.08%) IIS
2 25 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 25 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (70.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 39 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 27 (41.54%) Subversion
3 26 (40.00%) Maven
4 25 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
6 9 (13.85%) SpecFlow
7 7 (10.77%) Selenium
8 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.23%) IntelliJ
8 6 (9.23%) NUnit
9 5 (7.69%) Artifactory
9 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.15%) JMeter
10 4 (6.15%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.08%) MbUnit
11 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
11 2 (3.08%) MSTest
11 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.54%) JIRA
12 1 (1.54%) JUnit
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Advertising
3 8 (12.31%) Marketing
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Software Engineer
3 20 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 15 (23.08%) .NET Software Engineer
5 13 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) Java Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
7 5 (7.69%) Test Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior
9 3 (4.62%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Agile Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.08%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Graduate
11 1 (1.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (83.08%) .NET
2 45 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 40 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (58.46%) RESTful
6 30 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 29 (44.62%) Web Services
8 28 (43.08%) REST
9 27 (41.54%) Spring
10 26 (40.00%) SOAP
11 25 (38.46%) EJB
11 25 (38.46%) Hibernate
11 25 (38.46%) Java SE
12 21 (32.31%) Middleware
13 11 (16.92%) WCF
14 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 10 (15.38%) CSS
14 10 (15.38%) HTML
15 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
15 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) User Experience
2 20 (30.77%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (90.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (87.69%) TDD
3 48 (73.85%) MVC
4 42 (64.62%) Test Automation
5 37 (56.92%) Unit Testing
6 31 (47.69%) Software Engineering
7 28 (43.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 26 (40.00%) Customer Insight
8 26 (40.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 26 (40.00%) Scrum
9 22 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (32.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 10 (15.38%) Web Application Development
12 8 (12.31%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (12.31%) DevOps
13 6 (9.23%) Functional Programming
13 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.15%) Defect Management
14 4 (6.15%) Separation of Concerns
14 4 (6.15%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) C#
2 32 (49.23%) Java
3 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.31%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
5 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.54%) Clojure
6 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (38.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 25 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) IBM
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Facebook
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago