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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing BDD 22 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.72% 1.24% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.42% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,500 £43,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £68,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1153 1194 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.36% 86.77% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 768 753 799
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (77.78%) Java
3 34 (75.56%) Scrum
4 33 (73.33%) Spring
4 33 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (71.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
5 32 (71.11%) Web Services
6 31 (68.89%) Maven
6 31 (68.89%) RESTful
7 30 (66.67%) Selenium
7 30 (66.67%) JSON
7 30 (66.67%) JBoss
7 30 (66.67%) HTML
7 30 (66.67%) CSS
8 29 (64.44%) Hibernate
8 29 (64.44%) jQuery
8 29 (64.44%) Gherkin
9 28 (62.22%) Artifactory
9 28 (62.22%) Jenkins
9 28 (62.22%) Open Source
9 28 (62.22%) Unit Testing
9 28 (62.22%) Alfresco
9 28 (62.22%) Spring Security
9 28 (62.22%) Document Management
9 28 (62.22%) SOA
9 28 (62.22%) XHTML
10 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
11 10 (22.22%) TDD
12 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (66.67%) JBoss
2 28 (62.22%) Alfresco
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Liferay
4 1 (2.22%) Magnolia
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 31 (68.89%) Maven
2 30 (66.67%) Selenium
3 28 (62.22%) Artifactory
3 28 (62.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.22%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.22%) Mockito
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (53.33%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Process Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) Spring
2 32 (71.11%) Web Services
3 31 (68.89%) RESTful
4 30 (66.67%) CSS
4 30 (66.67%) HTML
4 30 (66.67%) JSON
5 29 (64.44%) Gherkin
5 29 (64.44%) Hibernate
5 29 (64.44%) jQuery
6 28 (62.22%) Spring Security
6 28 (62.22%) XHTML
7 3 (6.67%) JSP
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) JAX-RS
9 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.22%) LESS
9 1 (2.22%) REST
9 1 (2.22%) Sass
9 1 (2.22%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Scrum
3 33 (73.33%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (71.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (62.22%) Document Management
5 28 (62.22%) Open Source
5 28 (62.22%) SOA
5 28 (62.22%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.67%) MVC
9 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.44%) OO
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Java
2 32 (71.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) C
4 3 (6.67%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 3 (6.67%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (2.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle