Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 97 88
Rank change year-on-year +46 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 95 56 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.95% 2.34% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 2.62% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 93 55 59
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34,550 £31,871 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £85,000 £53,200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,728 2,138 2,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.09% 89.23% 83.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,428 1,832 1,924
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.41%
10th Percentile £24,425 £22,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,619 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +34 53 £42,500 -15.00% 12
West Wales +14 24 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North Wales - 12 £40,000 - 4
Mid Wales - 6 £42,500 - 1
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for BDD.

1 89 (93.68%) Agile Software Development
1 89 (93.68%) TDD
2 67 (70.53%) C#
2 67 (70.53%) .NET
3 66 (69.47%) RESTful
4 65 (68.42%) SQL Server
4 65 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 65 (68.42%) MVC
5 64 (67.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 64 (67.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 63 (66.32%) Web Application Development
7 54 (56.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 54 (56.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 48 (50.53%) Ruby
9 44 (46.32%) WCF
10 43 (45.26%) .NET Framework
10 43 (45.26%) Entity Framework
11 40 (42.11%) NoSQL
12 38 (40.00%) Node.js
12 38 (40.00%) Git (software)
13 34 (35.79%) Scrum
13 34 (35.79%) Code First Entity Framework
14 32 (33.68%) AngularJS
15 27 (28.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 27 (28.42%) KnockoutJS
16 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (24.21%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (23.16%) Kanban
19 20 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
20 18 (18.95%) WPF

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 6 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) MTS
4 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.21%) PaaS
4 3 (3.16%) SaaS
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) Hyperconnected
1 14 (14.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 54 (56.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 40 (42.11%) NoSQL
4 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.11%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.05%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.37%) Selenium
3 7 (7.37%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.16%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.11%) JIRA
6 2 (2.11%) JUnit
6 2 (2.11%) Subversion
6 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.05%) JMeter
7 1 (1.05%) MbUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.05%) MSTest
7 1 (1.05%) NUnit
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (12.63%) Marketing
2 10 (10.53%) Games
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (84.21%) Developer
2 63 (66.32%) .NET Developer
3 38 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 38 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 36 (37.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 36 (37.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (12.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Junior
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Tester
11 4 (4.21%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.21%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (70.53%) .NET
2 66 (69.47%) RESTful
3 65 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 64 (67.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (67.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 54 (56.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 44 (46.32%) WCF
7 43 (45.26%) .NET Framework
7 43 (45.26%) Entity Framework
8 38 (40.00%) Node.js
9 34 (35.79%) Code First Entity Framework
10 32 (33.68%) AngularJS
11 27 (28.42%) KnockoutJS
11 27 (28.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (18.95%) WPF
13 11 (11.58%) CSS
14 7 (7.37%) CSS3
15 6 (6.32%) Gherkin
15 6 (6.32%) MSMQ
15 6 (6.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.32%) Tandem
4 1 (1.05%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.11%) DC/OS
2 1 (1.05%) Android
2 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (93.68%) Agile Software Development
1 89 (93.68%) TDD
2 65 (68.42%) MVC
3 63 (66.32%) Web Application Development
4 34 (35.79%) Scrum
5 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (23.16%) Kanban
7 20 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
8 15 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.53%) DevOps
9 10 (10.53%) Open Source
10 9 (9.47%) Web Development
11 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.32%) Microservices
11 6 (6.32%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.26%) SDLC
13 4 (4.21%) SOA
13 4 (4.21%) SOLID
14 3 (3.16%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (70.53%) C#
2 48 (50.53%) Ruby
3 12 (12.63%) Java
4 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) Python
5 7 (7.37%) SQL
6 6 (6.32%) F#
7 3 (3.16%) Go
7 3 (3.16%) R
7 3 (3.16%) Scala
7 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Kibana
2 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (8.42%) Google
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.11%) CA
4 2 (2.11%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle