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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 14 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
1279 1164 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.27% 81.80% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 853 740 666
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (55.56%) RESTful
3 27 (50.00%) SOA
4 26 (48.15%) Scrum
5 24 (44.44%) MVC
5 24 (44.44%) TDD
5 24 (44.44%) Java
6 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
6 23 (42.59%) Open Source
7 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
8 20 (37.04%) Web Services
8 20 (37.04%) JBoss
8 20 (37.04%) Spring
8 20 (37.04%) Hibernate
8 20 (37.04%) JSON
8 20 (37.04%) Gherkin
8 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
9 19 (35.19%) Document Management
9 19 (35.19%) Selenium
9 19 (35.19%) Alfresco
9 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
9 19 (35.19%) C#
9 19 (35.19%) .NET
10 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 14 (25.93%) OO
11 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (24.07%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) HTML
12 13 (24.07%) CSS
12 13 (24.07%) UML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (37.04%) JBoss
2 19 (35.19%) Alfresco
3 10 (18.52%) Node.js
4 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (12.96%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Jenkins
2 19 (35.19%) Selenium
3 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
4 9 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 9 (16.67%) Maven
5 3 (5.56%) RSpec
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 9 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
5 9 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
5 9 (16.67%) Analyst
6 7 (12.96%) Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Senior .NET Architect
6 7 (12.96%) .NET Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Architect
7 6 (11.11%) UML Business Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Programmer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) RESTful
2 20 (37.04%) Gherkin
2 20 (37.04%) Web Services
2 20 (37.04%) Hibernate
2 20 (37.04%) Spring
2 20 (37.04%) JSON
3 19 (35.19%) .NET
3 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
4 13 (24.07%) CSS
4 13 (24.07%) HTML
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 12 (22.22%) WCF
6 11 (20.37%) Ajax
7 10 (18.52%) JSF
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (16.67%) Spring Security
8 9 (16.67%) XHTML
9 7 (12.96%) XML
10 4 (7.41%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Open Source
2 10 (18.52%) Social Media
2 10 (18.52%) BBC
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) AIX
1 3 (5.56%) Solaris
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) SOA
3 26 (48.15%) Scrum
4 24 (44.44%) MVC
4 24 (44.44%) TDD
5 19 (35.19%) Document Management
6 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (25.93%) OO
7 13 (24.07%) UML
8 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Web Application Development
10 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.96%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.96%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
13 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
13 3 (5.56%) Web Development
14 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
15 1 (1.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.19%) C#
4 13 (24.07%) Ruby
5 9 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.70%) F#
8 1 (1.85%) PHP5
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.56%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Facebook
2 10 (18.52%) Apple
2 10 (18.52%) Sony
2 10 (18.52%) Yahoo!
2 10 (18.52%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago