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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing BDD 29 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 1.10% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.24% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 21
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
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
1164 1205 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 89.81% 88.41% 87.43%
Number of salaries quoted 745 720 948
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £59,550
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (80.39%) Java
3 38 (74.51%) JavaScript
3 38 (74.51%) Scrum
4 36 (70.59%) Spring
5 35 (68.63%) Maven
5 35 (68.63%) HTML
5 35 (68.63%) CSS
6 34 (66.67%) Web Services
6 34 (66.67%) jQuery
6 34 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (66.67%) Open Source
7 33 (64.71%) RESTful
7 33 (64.71%) JSON
7 33 (64.71%) Hibernate
8 32 (62.75%) JBoss
8 32 (62.75%) Selenium
8 32 (62.75%) Unit Testing
8 32 (62.75%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (62.75%) Gherkin
9 31 (60.78%) Artifactory
9 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
9 31 (60.78%) Alfresco
9 31 (60.78%) Spring Security
9 31 (60.78%) XHTML
9 31 (60.78%) SOA
9 31 (60.78%) Document Management
10 26 (50.98%) Open Source Development
11 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
12 15 (29.41%) TDD

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 32 (62.75%) JBoss
2 31 (60.78%) Alfresco
3 3 (5.88%) SAS
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.96%) Liferay
5 1 (1.96%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
1 2 (3.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (68.63%) Maven
2 32 (62.75%) Selenium
3 31 (60.78%) Artifactory
3 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
4 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 5 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Ant
6 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.96%) Mockito
6 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 28 (54.90%) Java Developer
3 26 (50.98%) Open Source Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.96%) CMS Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) Spring
2 35 (68.63%) CSS
2 35 (68.63%) HTML
3 34 (66.67%) jQuery
3 34 (66.67%) Web Services
4 33 (64.71%) Hibernate
4 33 (64.71%) JSON
4 33 (64.71%) RESTful
5 32 (62.75%) Gherkin
6 31 (60.78%) Spring Security
6 31 (60.78%) XHTML
7 6 (11.76%) REST
8 5 (9.80%) SOAP
9 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.84%) Drools
9 4 (7.84%) jBPM
9 4 (7.84%) Middleware
10 3 (5.88%) CSS3
10 3 (5.88%) HTML5
10 3 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (98.04%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (74.51%) Scrum
3 34 (66.67%) Open Source
3 34 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (62.75%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (62.75%) Unit Testing
5 31 (60.78%) Document Management
5 31 (60.78%) SOA
6 26 (50.98%) Open Source Development
7 15 (29.41%) TDD
8 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.80%) API Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C++
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) C
5 3 (5.88%) Lisp
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.88%) PhD
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) HP
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
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