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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 71 65 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing BDD 33 47 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.28% 3.02% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 4
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1268 1345 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.69% 86.55% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 870 592
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
2 22 (46.81%) Selenium
3 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 19 (40.43%) WebDriver
4 17 (36.17%) C#
4 17 (36.17%) RESTful
5 16 (34.04%) User Stories
6 14 (29.79%) OO
6 14 (29.79%) SQL
6 14 (29.79%) MVC
7 13 (27.66%) BBC
7 13 (27.66%) Sony
7 13 (27.66%) Ruby
7 13 (27.66%) Yahoo!
7 13 (27.66%) Google
7 13 (27.66%) .NET
7 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
7 13 (27.66%) Linux
7 13 (27.66%) Apple
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (27.66%) Node.js
7 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
7 13 (27.66%) Facebook
7 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
7 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
7 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (27.66%) Social Media
7 13 (27.66%) WCF

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (27.66%) Node.js
2 6 (12.77%) JBoss
3 3 (6.38%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
1 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) SQLite
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 19 (40.43%) WebDriver
3 13 (27.66%) Git (software)
4 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
5 11 (23.40%) JIRA
6 6 (12.77%) Maven
6 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
7 5 (10.64%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.38%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.38%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (6.38%) JUnit
8 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.26%) Appium
10 1 (2.13%) Redmine
10 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Test Analyst
4 13 (27.66%) .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Test Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Automation Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Open Source Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.13%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) RESTful
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (27.66%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
2 13 (27.66%) WCF
3 10 (21.28%) Web Services
4 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
5 6 (12.77%) jQuery
5 6 (12.77%) HTML
5 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 5 (10.64%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) XHTML
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) Ajax
7 3 (6.38%) JSON
7 3 (6.38%) Dojo
7 3 (6.38%) EJB
7 3 (6.38%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) BBC
1 13 (27.66%) Social Media
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.64%) User Experience
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) TDD
3 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
4 16 (34.04%) User Stories
5 14 (29.79%) OO
5 14 (29.79%) MVC
6 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
7 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Scrum
9 8 (17.02%) Open Source
9 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
11 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.64%) Product Management
11 5 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (10.64%) Kanban
12 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (8.51%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) C#
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) Ruby
4 8 (17.02%) Java
5 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Apple
1 13 (27.66%) Sony
1 13 (27.66%) Yahoo!
1 13 (27.66%) Google
1 13 (27.66%) Facebook
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
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