Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 107 99
Rank change year-on-year +47 -8 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 86 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.01% 1.67% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 2.00% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 76 40 53
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +23.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £29,650 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,475 £43,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 1925 2245 2372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 89.79% 83.55% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1648 1903 1954
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,229 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.53% +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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +51 69 £42,500 -10.53% 5
West Wales -22 10 £45,269 +20.72%
North Wales - 7 £40,000 - 2
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (90.70%) TDD
3 73 (84.88%) C#
4 67 (77.91%) .NET
5 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
5 59 (68.60%) MVC
6 57 (66.28%) ASP.NET
7 50 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 49 (56.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (54.65%) Test Automation
10 46 (53.49%) RESTful
11 43 (50.00%) Visual Studio
12 42 (48.84%) Software Engineering
13 41 (47.67%) .NET Framework
14 40 (46.51%) Java
15 39 (45.35%) Unit Testing
16 32 (37.21%) Web Services
16 32 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 31 (36.05%) Scrum
18 30 (34.88%) IIS
18 30 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (34.88%) Spring
18 30 (34.88%) REST
18 30 (34.88%) Continuous Deployment
19 29 (33.72%) Subversion
20 28 (32.56%) Maven
20 28 (32.56%) SOAP
20 28 (32.56%) Hibernate
20 28 (32.56%) Performance Optimisation
20 28 (32.56%) Customer Insight

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 30 (34.88%) IIS
2 27 (31.40%) Tomcat
2 27 (31.40%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.65%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) MTS
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) PaaS
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (68.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (25.58%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.65%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.33%) Big Data
8 2 (2.33%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.16%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 43 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 29 (33.72%) Subversion
3 28 (32.56%) Maven
4 27 (31.40%) Eclipse
5 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
6 8 (9.30%) Selenium
7 7 (8.14%) NUnit
7 7 (8.14%) SpecFlow
8 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.65%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.65%) JMeter
11 3 (3.49%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.33%) MbUnit
12 2 (2.33%) Mercurial
12 2 (2.33%) MSTest
12 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Advertising
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Developer
2 34 (39.53%) Software Engineer
3 28 (32.56%) .NET Developer
4 18 (20.93%) .NET Software Engineer
5 16 (18.60%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Java Engineer
6 12 (13.95%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (5.81%) Test Specialist
9 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Junior
10 3 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.91%) .NET
2 57 (66.28%) ASP.NET
3 50 (58.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 49 (56.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (53.49%) RESTful
6 41 (47.67%) .NET Framework
7 32 (37.21%) Web Services
8 30 (34.88%) REST
8 30 (34.88%) Spring
9 28 (32.56%) Hibernate
9 28 (32.56%) SOAP
10 27 (31.40%) EJB
10 27 (31.40%) Java SE
11 26 (30.23%) Middleware
12 20 (23.26%) WCF
13 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 15 (17.44%) CSS
15 14 (16.28%) Node.js
16 13 (15.12%) CSS3
17 11 (12.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) User Experience
2 24 (27.91%) Mainframe
3 8 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) NHS
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Android
1 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (90.70%) TDD
3 59 (68.60%) MVC
4 47 (54.65%) Test Automation
5 42 (48.84%) Software Engineering
6 39 (45.35%) Unit Testing
7 31 (36.05%) Scrum
8 30 (34.88%) Continuous Deployment
8 30 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (32.56%) Customer Insight
9 28 (32.56%) Performance Optimisation
10 25 (29.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 17 (19.77%) Web Application Development
12 13 (15.12%) DevOps
13 7 (8.14%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
15 5 (5.81%) Open Source
15 5 (5.81%) SDLC
15 5 (5.81%) Separation of Concerns
15 5 (5.81%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 73 (84.88%) C#
2 40 (46.51%) Java
3 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (16.28%) SQL
5 13 (15.12%) Ruby
6 5 (5.81%) Python
6 5 (5.81%) Scala
7 4 (4.65%) Go
7 4 (4.65%) R
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) Clojure
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 27 (31.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) IBM
2 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) Facebook
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.16%) IFS
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Perforce
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
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IntaPeople
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £32500.00 - £40249.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Flintshire
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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