The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 87 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
BDD
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1216 1063 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.12% 84.90% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 711
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

BDD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region.

BDD Salary Trend in Edinburgh

BDD
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) RESTful
3 33 (50.00%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) SOA
5 30 (45.45%) MVC
5 30 (45.45%) Open Source
6 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
6 28 (42.42%) Scrum
7 27 (40.91%) Web Services
7 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
7 27 (40.91%) TDD
7 27 (40.91%) Spring
8 25 (37.88%) JBoss
8 25 (37.88%) JSON
8 25 (37.88%) Gherkin
8 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
9 24 (36.36%) Document Management
9 24 (36.36%) Selenium
9 24 (36.36%) Alfresco
10 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 19 (28.79%) HTML
11 19 (28.79%) CSS
12 18 (27.27%) C#
12 18 (27.27%) .NET
12 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (25.76%) jQuery
14 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
15 15 (22.73%) OO
15 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (36.36%) Alfresco
2 9 (13.64%) Node.js
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 24 (36.36%) Selenium
3 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.67%) Maven
4 11 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 5 (7.58%) RSpec
5 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (68.18%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 12 (18.18%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
6 9 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Analyst
7 7 (10.61%) Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Senior .NET Architect
7 7 (10.61%) .NET Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Programmer
9 5 (7.58%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
9 5 (7.58%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) UML Business Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Software Manager
9 5 (7.58%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (54.55%) RESTful
2 27 (40.91%) Web Services
2 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
2 27 (40.91%) Spring
3 25 (37.88%) JSON
3 25 (37.88%) Gherkin
4 19 (28.79%) CSS
4 19 (28.79%) HTML
5 18 (27.27%) .NET
5 18 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 17 (25.76%) jQuery
7 14 (21.21%) Ajax
8 13 (19.70%) JSF
9 11 (16.67%) WCF
9 11 (16.67%) XHTML
9 11 (16.67%) Spring Security
10 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
11 6 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Open Source
2 9 (13.64%) Social Media
2 9 (13.64%) BBC
3 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) AIX
1 5 (7.58%) Solaris
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
1 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) SOA
3 30 (45.45%) MVC
4 28 (42.42%) Scrum
5 27 (40.91%) TDD
6 24 (36.36%) Document Management
7 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (22.73%) OO
9 12 (18.18%) UML
10 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 9 (13.64%) Web Application Development
12 7 (10.61%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.61%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
14 5 (7.58%) Web Development
14 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
14 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) C#
4 14 (21.21%) Ruby
5 9 (13.64%) SQL
6 5 (7.58%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.03%) F#
8 1 (1.52%) PHP5
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Capistrano
2 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) JBoss
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) Facebook
3 9 (13.64%) Apple
3 9 (13.64%) Sony
3 9 (13.64%) Yahoo!
3 9 (13.64%) Google
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter
6 1 (1.52%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago