The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South Wales / Torfaen
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 15 27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Torfaen - 1.96% 5.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.27% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +39.24%  
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 Torfaen with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Torfaen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 27 44 101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Torfaen 93.10% 86.27% 91.82%
Number of salaries quoted 74 135 521
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Torfaen

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Torfaen

BDD
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Salary trend for BDD in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 29 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 Torfaen region with a requirement for BDD.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Java SE
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Java SE
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM