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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 97 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.67% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.81% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 1
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +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
1279 1236 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.42% 82.29% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 879 809 616
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,604 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
3 21 (55.26%) TDD
3 21 (55.26%) RESTful
4 20 (52.63%) MVC
5 19 (50.00%) C#
5 19 (50.00%) .NET
6 18 (47.37%) Scrum
7 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
8 16 (42.11%) WCF
9 15 (39.47%) OO
10 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
11 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
12 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (31.58%) Social Media
12 12 (31.58%) Ruby
12 12 (31.58%) Node.js
12 12 (31.58%) Facebook
12 12 (31.58%) Web Application Development
12 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (31.58%) Sony
12 12 (31.58%) BBC
12 12 (31.58%) Yahoo!
12 12 (31.58%) Google
12 12 (31.58%) SOA
12 12 (31.58%) Apple
12 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
13 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
14 10 (26.32%) Java
14 10 (26.32%) Open Source

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 12 (31.58%) Node.js
2 9 (23.68%) JBoss
2 9 (23.68%) Alfresco
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Business Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) UML Business Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
8 4 (10.53%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (10.53%) Java Team Leader
9 3 (7.89%) Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Architect
9 3 (7.89%) .NET Architect
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) RESTful
2 19 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
4 16 (42.11%) WCF
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (26.32%) JSON
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
7 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
7 9 (23.68%) Spring
7 9 (23.68%) Gherkin
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
8 7 (18.42%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) CSS
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
9 6 (15.79%) Ajax
10 5 (13.16%) JSF
11 4 (10.53%) WinForms
11 4 (10.53%) XHTML
11 4 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) BBC
1 12 (31.58%) Social Media
2 10 (26.32%) Open Source
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) TDD
3 20 (52.63%) MVC
4 18 (47.37%) Scrum
5 15 (39.47%) OO
6 12 (31.58%) Web Application Development
6 12 (31.58%) SOA
7 9 (23.68%) UML
7 9 (23.68%) Document Management
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
11 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.26%) OOP
11 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 12 (31.58%) Ruby
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) F#
6 1 (2.63%) PHP5
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Apple
1 12 (31.58%) Sony
1 12 (31.58%) Yahoo!
1 12 (31.58%) Google
1 12 (31.58%) Facebook
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
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