Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 95 85
Rank change year-on-year +33 -10 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.27% 2.11% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 2.35% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 54
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £36,779
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +35.95% +6.60%
10th Percentile £21,250 £36,275 £27,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £85,000 £50,125
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,184
% change year-on-year -20.00% +42.11% +0.53%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1269 1960 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.37% 89.91% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1758 1762
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,280 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +37 30 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Newport -14 7 £36,375 -54.53%
Bridgend - 5 £42,500 -
Torfaen +6 2 £46,250 -15.91%
BDD
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (82.98%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) Scrum
4 22 (46.81%) C#
5 20 (42.55%) .NET
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
5 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 20 (42.55%) MVC
5 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (42.55%) RESTful
6 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (34.04%) Ruby
8 16 (34.04%) Web Application Development
9 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (29.79%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (29.79%) Java
10 14 (29.79%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (29.79%) Kanban
11 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
12 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
12 11 (23.40%) CSS
12 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
12 11 (23.40%) DevOps
13 10 (21.28%) Python
13 10 (21.28%) Games
13 10 (21.28%) QA
13 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
13 10 (21.28%) MongoDB

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 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
1 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) MTS
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.89%) PaaS
4 6 (12.77%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Serverless
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Hyperconnected
1 8 (17.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.38%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
4 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
General
1 10 (21.28%) Games
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Junior
4 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Graduate
5 6 (12.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Junior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Software QA Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) .NET
1 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
1 20 (42.55%) RESTful
2 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
3 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (31.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (29.79%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
6 11 (23.40%) CSS
6 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
7 9 (19.15%) WCF
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (17.02%) CSS3
9 7 (14.89%) Node.js
10 6 (12.77%) Django
10 6 (12.77%) MSMQ
10 6 (12.77%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (12.77%) WPF
11 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (82.98%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) Scrum
4 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (42.55%) MVC
5 16 (34.04%) Web Application Development
6 14 (29.79%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (29.79%) Kanban
7 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
8 11 (23.40%) DevOps
9 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.02%) Open Source
11 7 (14.89%) Web Development
12 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
12 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
12 6 (12.77%) Pair Programming
12 6 (12.77%) SDLC
13 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) Ruby
3 14 (29.79%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) F#
6 6 (12.77%) Go
6 6 (12.77%) R
6 6 (12.77%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) C
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Kibana
2 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) TOWER Software
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle