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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +42 -1  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 65 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.95% 1.64% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 1.99% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 57 18 26
Median salary £45,269 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.74% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 960 1105 1183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 87.91% 82.34% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 786 937 984
Median salary £40,210 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.52% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +38 53 £45,269 +3.47%
West Wales +3 8 £45,269 +20.71% 1
North Wales - 4 £40,000 - 2
BDD
UK

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

1 91 (92.86%) TDD
2 88 (89.80%) C#
3 87 (88.78%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (86.73%) .NET
5 75 (76.53%) MVC
6 73 (74.49%) SQL Server
6 73 (74.49%) ASP.NET
7 68 (69.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (67.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 63 (64.29%) RESTful
10 43 (43.88%) Java
11 41 (41.84%) Visual Studio
11 41 (41.84%) Scrum
11 41 (41.84%) Unit Testing
12 39 (39.80%) Software Engineering
12 39 (39.80%) .NET Framework
13 38 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 34 (34.69%) Web Services
16 33 (33.67%) IIS
16 33 (33.67%) REST
16 33 (33.67%) Continuous Deployment
17 31 (31.63%) SOAP
17 31 (31.63%) Spring
17 31 (31.63%) Maven
18 30 (30.61%) Subversion
18 30 (30.61%) Java SE
18 30 (30.61%) WebSphere
18 30 (30.61%) Tomcat
18 30 (30.61%) IBM

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 33 (33.67%) IIS
2 30 (30.61%) Tomcat
2 30 (30.61%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (74.49%) SQL Server
2 35 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (24.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 20 (20.41%) NoSQL
5 14 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (5.10%) Big Data
7 5 (5.10%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.08%) HBase
8 4 (4.08%) Sqoop
9 2 (2.04%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (41.84%) Visual Studio
2 31 (31.63%) Maven
3 30 (30.61%) Eclipse
3 30 (30.61%) Subversion
4 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.18%) Selenium
6 8 (8.16%) SpecFlow
7 7 (7.14%) NUnit
8 6 (6.12%) Artifactory
8 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.12%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.08%) JMeter
10 2 (2.04%) GitLab
10 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.04%) MbUnit
10 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.04%) MSTest
10 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (16.33%) Marketing
1 16 (16.33%) Retail
2 9 (9.18%) Advertising
3 7 (7.14%) Finance
4 5 (5.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (56.12%) Developer
2 39 (39.80%) .NET Developer
3 35 (35.71%) Software Engineer
4 17 (17.35%) .NET Software Engineer
5 16 (16.33%) Java Engineer
5 16 (16.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (15.31%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Junior
8 6 (6.12%) Junior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (5.10%) Test Specialist
10 4 (4.08%) Graduate
10 4 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (86.73%) .NET
2 73 (74.49%) ASP.NET
3 68 (69.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (67.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 63 (64.29%) RESTful
6 39 (39.80%) .NET Framework
7 34 (34.69%) Web Services
8 33 (33.67%) REST
9 31 (31.63%) SOAP
9 31 (31.63%) Spring
10 30 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 30 (30.61%) EJB
10 30 (30.61%) Hibernate
10 30 (30.61%) Java SE
11 25 (25.51%) Middleware
12 17 (17.35%) WCF
13 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
13 9 (9.18%) CSS
13 9 (9.18%) HTML
13 9 (9.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) User Experience
2 24 (24.49%) Mainframe
3 19 (19.39%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (92.86%) TDD
2 87 (88.78%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (76.53%) MVC
4 41 (41.84%) Scrum
4 41 (41.84%) Unit Testing
5 39 (39.80%) Software Engineering
6 38 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (33.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 30 (30.61%) Customer Insight
8 30 (30.61%) Performance Optimisation
8 30 (30.61%) Web Application Development
9 26 (26.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 24 (24.49%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (18.37%) OO
12 9 (9.18%) DevOps
13 7 (7.14%) Functional Programming
13 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
14 6 (6.12%) Automation Testing
15 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 5 (5.10%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 88 (89.80%) C#
2 43 (43.88%) Java
3 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.20%) Python
4 10 (10.20%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) SQL
6 5 (5.10%) Scala
7 4 (4.08%) Go
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
8 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.04%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) Clojure
9 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 29 (29.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) HDFS
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) IBM
2 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.18%) Facebook
4 4 (4.08%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.08%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.04%) IFS
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
Deeside
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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