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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 93 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.60% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.73% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1295 1229 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.62% 82.04% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 888 802 611
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,604 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 November 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 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 23 (57.50%) RESTful
3 21 (52.50%) MVC
3 21 (52.50%) TDD
4 19 (47.50%) Scrum
4 19 (47.50%) C#
4 19 (47.50%) .NET
5 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
6 16 (40.00%) WCF
7 15 (37.50%) OO
8 14 (35.00%) SOA
8 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
9 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
9 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
10 12 (30.00%) Java
10 12 (30.00%) Apple
10 12 (30.00%) Sony
10 12 (30.00%) BBC
10 12 (30.00%) Yahoo!
10 12 (30.00%) Google
10 12 (30.00%) Open Source
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (30.00%) Social Media
10 12 (30.00%) Ruby
10 12 (30.00%) JSON
10 12 (30.00%) Node.js
10 12 (30.00%) Facebook
10 12 (30.00%) Web Application Development
10 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (30.00%) Node.js
2 11 (27.50%) JBoss
2 11 (27.50%) Alfresco
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (12.50%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.00%) UML Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
6 5 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Architect
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) RESTful
2 19 (47.50%) .NET
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
4 16 (40.00%) WCF
5 12 (30.00%) JSON
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (27.50%) Gherkin
6 11 (27.50%) Web Services
6 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
6 11 (27.50%) Spring
7 8 (20.00%) CSS
7 8 (20.00%) HTML
7 8 (20.00%) jQuery
8 7 (17.50%) Ajax
8 7 (17.50%) XML
9 6 (15.00%) JSF
10 5 (12.50%) XHTML
10 5 (12.50%) Spring Security
11 4 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) BBC
1 12 (30.00%) Open Source
1 12 (30.00%) Social Media
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) TDD
2 21 (52.50%) MVC
3 19 (47.50%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) OO
5 14 (35.00%) SOA
6 12 (30.00%) Web Application Development
7 11 (27.50%) Document Management
8 9 (22.50%) UML
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.50%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
12 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.00%) OOP
12 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
12 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) Ruby
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) F#
6 1 (2.50%) PHP5
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Apple
1 12 (30.00%) Sony
1 12 (30.00%) Yahoo!
1 12 (30.00%) Google
1 12 (30.00%) Facebook
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago