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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 94 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 11 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.91% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.10% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
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
1206 1181 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.96% 82.59% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 807 765 630
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 19 (67.86%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) .NET
3 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 19 (67.86%) TDD
3 19 (67.86%) WCF
4 18 (64.29%) OO
4 18 (64.29%) NoSQL
5 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
5 17 (60.71%) RESTful
6 16 (57.14%) Apple
6 16 (57.14%) Sony
6 16 (57.14%) BBC
6 16 (57.14%) Ruby
6 16 (57.14%) Yahoo!
6 16 (57.14%) Google
6 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (57.14%) Social Media
6 16 (57.14%) Node.js
6 16 (57.14%) Facebook
6 16 (57.14%) Web Application Development
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (35.71%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) UML
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (57.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (64.29%) NoSQL
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
1 19 (67.86%) WCF
2 17 (60.71%) RESTful
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) WPF
5 3 (10.71%) Silverlight
5 3 (10.71%) WinForms
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) BBC
1 16 (57.14%) Social Media
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) TDD
2 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 18 (64.29%) OO
4 16 (57.14%) Web Application Development
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Parallel Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Document Management
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (10.71%) F#
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Apple
1 16 (57.14%) Sony
1 16 (57.14%) Yahoo!
1 16 (57.14%) Google
1 16 (57.14%) Facebook
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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