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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 93 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 19 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
1257 1117 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.80% 83.48% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 839 711 720
Average salary £42,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) RESTful
3 33 (50.00%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) SOA
5 31 (46.97%) MVC
6 30 (45.45%) Open Source
7 29 (43.94%) Scrum
8 28 (42.42%) TDD
8 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
9 27 (40.91%) Web Services
9 27 (40.91%) Spring
9 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
10 25 (37.88%) JBoss
10 25 (37.88%) Gherkin
10 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
10 25 (37.88%) JSON
11 24 (36.36%) Selenium
11 24 (36.36%) Alfresco
11 24 (36.36%) Document Management
12 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
13 19 (28.79%) .NET
13 19 (28.79%) C#
13 19 (28.79%) HTML
13 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
13 19 (28.79%) CSS
14 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (25.76%) jQuery
15 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
16 16 (24.24%) OO
17 15 (22.73%) Ruby

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (36.36%) Alfresco
2 10 (15.15%) Node.js
3 7 (10.61%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.61%) IIS
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 24 (36.36%) Selenium
3 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.67%) Maven
4 11 (16.67%) Artifactory
5 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
5 5 (7.58%) RSpec
5 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.03%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 27 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (18.18%) Team Leader
5 12 (18.18%) Technical Team Leader
6 10 (15.15%) Analyst
6 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Senior .NET Architect
7 7 (10.61%) .NET Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) UML Business Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Programmer
8 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.06%) RESTful
2 27 (40.91%) Web Services
2 27 (40.91%) Spring
2 27 (40.91%) Hibernate
3 25 (37.88%) Gherkin
3 25 (37.88%) JSON
4 19 (28.79%) .NET
4 19 (28.79%) HTML
4 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET
4 19 (28.79%) CSS
5 17 (25.76%) jQuery
6 14 (21.21%) Ajax
7 13 (19.70%) JSF
8 12 (18.18%) WCF
9 11 (16.67%) XHTML
9 11 (16.67%) Spring Security
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (10.61%) XML
12 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Open Source
2 10 (15.15%) Social Media
2 10 (15.15%) BBC
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) AIX
1 5 (7.58%) Solaris
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
1 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) SOA
3 31 (46.97%) MVC
4 29 (43.94%) Scrum
5 28 (42.42%) TDD
6 24 (36.36%) Document Management
7 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (24.24%) OO
9 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (19.70%) UML
11 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 10 (15.15%) Web Application Development
13 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
13 7 (10.61%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (10.61%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (9.09%) Pair Programming
15 5 (7.58%) Web Development
16 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
17 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
17 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) C#
4 15 (22.73%) Ruby
5 9 (13.64%) SQL
6 5 (7.58%) Python
6 5 (7.58%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.03%) F#
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
8 1 (1.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Capistrano
2 4 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) JBoss
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.15%) Facebook
3 10 (15.15%) Yahoo!
3 10 (15.15%) Google
3 10 (15.15%) Apple
3 10 (15.15%) Sony
4 4 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter
6 1 (1.52%) Zend
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago