Period
to 20 January 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 53 99
Rank change year-on-year -26 +46 -10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 95 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.48% 4.95% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 5.34% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 93 55
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £35,500 £34,550 £31,871
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,673 1,780 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.33% 92.81% 90.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,357 1,467 1,855
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,710 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -4 46 £55,000 +29.41% 14
West Wales -20 1 £27,500 -31.25% 2
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (74.47%) TDD
3 27 (57.45%) Java
4 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (42.55%) Scrum
6 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
7 18 (38.30%) C#
8 16 (34.04%) Selenium
9 15 (31.91%) .NET
9 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
10 14 (29.79%) Microservices
11 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
11 13 (27.66%) QA
12 12 (25.53%) Web Services
12 12 (25.53%) REST
12 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
14 10 (21.28%) Docker
14 10 (21.28%) SDET
14 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
15 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
15 9 (19.15%) JMeter
15 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
16 8 (17.02%) Go
16 8 (17.02%) DevOps
16 8 (17.02%) QA Automation
16 8 (17.02%) Fintech
16 8 (17.02%) Acceptance Criteria
17 7 (14.89%) Open Source

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 5 (10.64%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.26%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Selenium
2 15 (31.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.15%) JMeter
3 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
4 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
5 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.51%) JUnit
6 4 (8.51%) Protractor
7 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (6.38%) webpack
8 2 (4.26%) MbUnit
8 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.26%) MSTest
8 2 (4.26%) NUnit
8 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Retail Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Java Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) QA Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
3 5 (10.64%) QA Automation Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Tester
5 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.38%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) REST
2 12 (25.53%) Web Services
3 11 (23.40%) AngularJS
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (14.89%) Spring
6 6 (12.77%) RESTful
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.64%) CSS
7 5 (10.64%) CSS3
7 5 (10.64%) HTML
7 5 (10.64%) HTML5
7 5 (10.64%) Swagger
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Core
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.51%) Node.js
8 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
9 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Fintech
2 3 (6.38%) Digital TV
2 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.13%) BBC
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (74.47%) TDD
3 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (42.55%) Scrum
5 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
6 14 (29.79%) Microservices
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (21.28%) SDET
8 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (17.02%) DevOps
9 8 (17.02%) QA Automation
10 7 (14.89%) Open Source
10 7 (14.89%) Web Application Development
11 6 (12.77%) MVC
11 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
12 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) Go
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Java 8
6 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) ES6
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) IBM
2 1 (2.13%) Apple
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.13%) Facebook
2 1 (2.13%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Perforce
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Sony
2 1 (2.13%) Yahoo!