The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 74 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 23 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 2.48% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.73% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 20
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1106 1317 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.03% 90.64% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 646 846 864
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for BDD.

1 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (78.00%) Scrum
3 36 (72.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (66.00%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (62.00%) Java
6 29 (58.00%) HTML
6 29 (58.00%) CSS
7 28 (56.00%) SOA
8 25 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 25 (50.00%) Open Source
8 25 (50.00%) TDD
9 24 (48.00%) Spring
9 24 (48.00%) Maven
9 24 (48.00%) jQuery
10 23 (46.00%) JSON
10 23 (46.00%) Selenium
10 23 (46.00%) Hibernate
10 23 (46.00%) Web Services
10 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
11 22 (44.00%) Artifactory
11 22 (44.00%) Gherkin
11 22 (44.00%) JBoss
11 22 (44.00%) XHTML
11 22 (44.00%) Document Management
11 22 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (44.00%) Spring Security
11 22 (44.00%) Alfresco
11 22 (44.00%) RESTful
12 21 (42.00%) Open Source Development
13 15 (30.00%) C#

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (44.00%) Alfresco
1 22 (44.00%) JBoss
2 9 (18.00%) IIS
3 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Redis
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Maven
2 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (46.00%) Selenium
3 22 (44.00%) Artifactory
4 7 (14.00%) JIRA
5 5 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.00%) NUnit
7 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) JUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Java Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Open Source Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Architect
7 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Architect
8 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Analyst Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) CSS
1 29 (58.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) jQuery
2 24 (48.00%) Spring
3 23 (46.00%) Hibernate
3 23 (46.00%) JSON
3 23 (46.00%) Web Services
4 22 (44.00%) Gherkin
4 22 (44.00%) RESTful
4 22 (44.00%) Spring Security
4 22 (44.00%) XHTML
5 11 (22.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.00%) Drools
6 7 (14.00%) jBPM
6 7 (14.00%) Middleware
7 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (12.00%) REST
8 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (78.00%) Scrum
3 33 (66.00%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (56.00%) SOA
5 25 (50.00%) Open Source
5 25 (50.00%) TDD
5 25 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 22 (44.00%) Document Management
6 22 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (42.00%) Open Source Development
8 11 (22.00%) MVC
9 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
11 6 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.00%) UML
12 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (62.00%) Java
3 15 (30.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) C++
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (14.00%) Python
7 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) Lisp
8 3 (6.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) PhD
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
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