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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 54 71 95
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 37 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.21% 1.97% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.17% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1055 1427 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.66% 90.72% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 747 893 868
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) Scrum
3 34 (62.96%) TDD
3 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 30 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (50.00%) HTML
5 27 (50.00%) CSS
6 26 (48.15%) Java
7 25 (46.30%) C#
8 21 (38.89%) SOA
8 21 (38.89%) Selenium
9 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 18 (33.33%) Open Source
10 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
10 17 (31.48%) Spring
10 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
11 16 (29.63%) MVC
11 16 (29.63%) Maven
11 16 (29.63%) Hibernate
11 16 (29.63%) jQuery
12 15 (27.78%) JSON
12 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
12 15 (27.78%) .NET
12 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
12 15 (27.78%) JBoss
12 15 (27.78%) RESTful
12 15 (27.78%) Open Source Development
13 14 (25.93%) Gherkin
13 14 (25.93%) Artifactory
13 14 (25.93%) XHTML

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 15 (27.78%) JBoss
2 14 (25.93%) Alfresco
3 12 (22.22%) IIS
4 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Big Data
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Redis
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Selenium
2 17 (31.48%) Jenkins
3 16 (29.63%) Maven
4 14 (25.93%) Artifactory
5 12 (22.22%) JIRA
6 6 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 6 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.56%) NUnit
7 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
8 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.70%) JUnit
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.85%) Appium
9 1 (1.85%) Protractor
9 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.85%) TestRail
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Open Source Developer
4 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Architect
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.00%) CSS
1 27 (50.00%) HTML
2 17 (31.48%) Spring
3 16 (29.63%) Hibernate
3 16 (29.63%) jQuery
4 15 (27.78%) .NET
4 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 15 (27.78%) JSON
4 15 (27.78%) RESTful
5 14 (25.93%) Gherkin
5 14 (25.93%) Spring Security
5 14 (25.93%) Web Services
5 14 (25.93%) XHTML
6 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.67%) Drools
6 9 (16.67%) jBPM
6 9 (16.67%) Middleware
7 8 (14.81%) REST
8 7 (12.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) iPhone
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) Scrum
3 34 (62.96%) TDD
4 30 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (38.89%) SOA
6 18 (33.33%) Open Source
6 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 16 (29.63%) MVC
8 15 (27.78%) Open Source Development
9 14 (25.93%) Document Management
9 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.52%) Manual Testing
12 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
13 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.81%) Web Development
14 7 (12.96%) API Testing
15 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 26 (48.15%) Java
3 25 (46.30%) C#
4 11 (20.37%) C++
5 9 (16.67%) SQL
6 8 (14.81%) Python
7 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
8 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (7.41%) PHP
9 4 (7.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.85%) Jython
10 1 (1.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Talend
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