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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 83 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 41 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 2.50% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.92% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
1195 1403 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.53% 85.60% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 701 917 503
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) C#
3 20 (62.50%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) MVC
4 18 (56.25%) .NET
4 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 18 (56.25%) OO
4 18 (56.25%) WCF
4 18 (56.25%) NoSQL
5 16 (50.00%) Node.js
5 16 (50.00%) Facebook
5 16 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (50.00%) Yahoo!
5 16 (50.00%) Google
5 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (50.00%) RESTful
5 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (50.00%) Social Media
5 16 (50.00%) Apple
5 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (50.00%) BBC
5 16 (50.00%) Sony
5 16 (50.00%) Ruby
6 10 (31.25%) JIRA
7 9 (28.13%) Selenium
7 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
7 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Linux

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 18 (56.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) JIRA
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium
3 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) Appium
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
1 18 (56.25%) .NET Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
1 18 (56.25%) WCF
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (50.00%) RESTful
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) WinForms
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
4 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.25%) LINQ
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) BBC
1 16 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) OO
3 18 (56.25%) MVC
4 16 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.25%) Parallel Programming
9 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) Ruby
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) F#
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Apple
1 16 (50.00%) Sony
1 16 (50.00%) Yahoo!
1 16 (50.00%) Google
1 16 (50.00%) Facebook
2 2 (6.25%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago