Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 85 45
Rank change year-on-year +38 -40 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 57 34 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.49% 1.92% 5.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 2.11% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 95
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -5.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,875 £53,550
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 1,124 1,611 1,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.50% 91.02% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1,382 1,480
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Wales

BDD
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BDD in Wales.

Salary trend for BDD in Wales

BDD
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing BDD in Wales over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +43 57 £45,000 +2.86%
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 39 (68.42%) TDD
2 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 31 (54.39%) SQL
4 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.84%) NoSQL
6 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 18 (31.58%) .NET
6 18 (31.58%) C#
6 18 (31.58%) Java
6 18 (31.58%) SOLID
7 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
7 16 (28.07%) Cucumber
8 15 (26.32%) Selenium
9 14 (24.56%) Scrum
10 13 (22.81%) Banking
10 13 (22.81%) Maven
10 13 (22.81%) QA
10 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
11 12 (21.05%) Docker
12 11 (19.30%) Microservices
13 10 (17.54%) Fintech
13 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
14 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
14 9 (15.79%) Spring
14 9 (15.79%) Spring Boot
15 8 (14.04%) React Native
15 8 (14.04%) Front End Development
15 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
15 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing

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 4 (7.02%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) AWS
1 8 (14.04%) Azure
2 5 (8.77%) GCP
3 4 (7.02%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.51%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 1 (1.75%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (7.02%) Neo4j
3 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Cucumber
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) Selenium
3 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.81%) Maven
4 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
5 7 (12.28%) Jasmine
6 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.77%) Mocha
6 5 (8.77%) Protractor
6 5 (8.77%) Subversion
6 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (7.02%) JIRA
7 4 (7.02%) SonarQube
7 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
8 3 (5.26%) RSpec
9 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (22.81%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) .NET Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Test Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.53%) React Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) Spring
2 9 (15.79%) Spring Boot
3 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
3 8 (14.04%) React Native
4 7 (12.28%) Redux
5 6 (10.53%) JSON
6 5 (8.77%) React
7 4 (7.02%) Apache Camel
7 4 (7.02%) Dropwizard
7 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.02%) Java EE
7 4 (7.02%) JDBC
7 4 (7.02%) JPA
7 4 (7.02%) JSF
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js
7 4 (7.02%) RESTful
7 4 (7.02%) Web Services
7 4 (7.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) TDD
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) SOLID
3 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 14 (24.56%) Scrum
5 11 (19.30%) Microservices
6 10 (17.54%) Fintech
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.04%) Front End Development
7 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Test Management
7 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.28%) API Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.53%) DevOps
10 5 (8.77%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (8.77%) Regression Analysis
10 5 (8.77%) SDLC
10 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 31 (54.39%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) C#
3 18 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) Python
4 6 (10.53%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.02%) XPath
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Go
7 1 (1.75%) Java 8
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (12.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Guidewire
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Perforce
3 3 (5.26%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft