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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 64 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing BDD 41 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.79% 2.37% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.77% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
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
1306 1264 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.84% 85.64% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 833 830 646
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Selenium
3 24 (42.86%) TDD
4 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
4 19 (33.93%) WebDriver
5 18 (32.14%) RESTful
6 17 (30.36%) Java
6 17 (30.36%) User Stories
7 16 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 15 (26.79%) Open Source
8 15 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (26.79%) C#
8 15 (26.79%) Scrum
9 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) Web Services
10 12 (21.43%) Linux
10 12 (21.43%) Finance
10 12 (21.43%) JIRA
10 12 (21.43%) Ruby
11 11 (19.64%) Gherkin
11 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
11 11 (19.64%) MVC
11 11 (19.64%) OO
11 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
12 10 (17.86%) HTML
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.86%) .NET
12 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.86%) JBoss
12 10 (17.86%) CSS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (17.86%) JBoss
1 10 (17.86%) Node.js
2 7 (12.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) SQLite
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Selenium
2 19 (33.93%) WebDriver
3 16 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 12 (21.43%) JIRA
5 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
6 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 10 (17.86%) Maven
7 8 (14.29%) FitNesse
8 7 (12.50%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (5.36%) JUnit
9 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.79%) Redmine
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Developer
3 17 (30.36%) Test Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Test Specialist
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
5 8 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
6 7 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Tester
11 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) RESTful
2 13 (23.21%) Web Services
3 11 (19.64%) Gherkin
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (17.86%) jQuery
4 10 (17.86%) WCF
4 10 (17.86%) CSS
4 10 (17.86%) HTML
4 10 (17.86%) .NET
4 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.50%) XHTML
5 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 7 (12.50%) Spring
5 7 (12.50%) Spring Security
5 7 (12.50%) JSON
6 6 (10.71%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) Dojo
7 3 (5.36%) Ajax
7 3 (5.36%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) BBC
1 10 (17.86%) Social Media
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.71%) User Experience
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) TDD
3 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
4 17 (30.36%) User Stories
5 15 (26.79%) Open Source
5 15 (26.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Scrum
6 11 (19.64%) MVC
6 11 (19.64%) OO
7 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
7 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.86%) Web Application Development
8 8 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.50%) SOA
9 7 (12.50%) Document Management
9 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Ruby
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Tcl
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) C
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Apple
1 10 (17.86%) Sony
1 10 (17.86%) Yahoo!
1 10 (17.86%) Google
1 10 (17.86%) Facebook
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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