Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 70 111
Rank change year-on-year +4 +41 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 76 76 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.70% 3.75% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.05% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 47
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +41.37%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,720 £36,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,200 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,820 1,877 2,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.65% 92.69% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 1,614 2,017
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,475 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,425 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Wales

BDD
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for BDD in Wales

BDD
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Wales

BDD
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
South Wales +12 70 £50,000 +17.65% 12
West Wales +5 4 £40,000 - 2
North Wales -4 2 £47,500 +18.75%
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 64 (84.21%) TDD
2 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (69.74%) Java
4 36 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (46.05%) Test Automation
6 32 (42.11%) Selenium
7 30 (39.47%) Cucumber
8 29 (38.16%) QA
9 26 (34.21%) REST
10 24 (31.58%) Scrum
11 23 (30.26%) C#
12 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
12 20 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
13 18 (23.68%) Microservices
13 18 (23.68%) Web Services
14 17 (22.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (22.37%) Docker
14 17 (22.37%) WebDriver
15 16 (21.05%) SDET
16 15 (19.74%) Fintech
16 15 (19.74%) RESTful
16 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
17 14 (18.42%) JUnit
17 14 (18.42%) .NET
17 14 (18.42%) JMeter
17 14 (18.42%) Protractor
17 14 (18.42%) Issue Tracking
17 14 (18.42%) SoapUI
17 14 (18.42%) Web Application Development
17 14 (18.42%) Go

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.32%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.63%) Serverless
5 1 (1.32%) Apigee
5 1 (1.32%) GitHub
5 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Internet
2 2 (2.63%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) Selenium
2 30 (39.47%) Cucumber
3 17 (22.37%) WebDriver
4 14 (18.42%) JMeter
4 14 (18.42%) JUnit
4 14 (18.42%) Protractor
4 14 (18.42%) SoapUI
5 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
6 10 (13.16%) JIRA
7 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.95%) webpack
9 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.63%) Babel
10 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.32%) Mocha
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Law
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) Tester
3 12 (15.79%) Java Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) QA Leader
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Developer in Test
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) REST
2 18 (23.68%) Web Services
3 15 (19.74%) RESTful
4 14 (18.42%) .NET
5 13 (17.11%) Spring
6 9 (11.84%) Node.js
7 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (10.53%) Swagger
8 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
9 6 (7.89%) CSS
9 6 (7.89%) CSS3
9 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
9 6 (7.89%) HTML
9 6 (7.89%) HTML5
10 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Fintech
2 6 (7.89%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.95%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) BBC
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Android
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) CentOS
3 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (84.21%) TDD
2 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (46.05%) Test Automation
5 24 (31.58%) Scrum
6 20 (26.32%) Acceptance Criteria
7 18 (23.68%) Microservices
8 17 (22.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (21.05%) SDET
10 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
11 14 (18.42%) Issue Tracking
11 14 (18.42%) Web Application Development
12 13 (17.11%) Unit Testing
13 12 (15.79%) Open Source
13 12 (15.79%) QA Automation
14 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.53%) MVC
15 8 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (10.53%) Performance Testing
16 6 (7.89%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) C#
3 14 (18.42%) Go
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.53%) Python
6 8 (10.53%) Ruby
7 6 (7.89%) Java 8
8 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Scala
8 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.32%) ES6
9 1 (1.32%) ES8
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) IBM
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Perforce
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.32%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.32%) Facebook
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Mashery
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Sony
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk
4 1 (1.32%) Yahoo!