The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 35 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.37% 0.25% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1228 1023 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.20% 84.76% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 810 638 615
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (62.03%) Java
2 49 (62.03%) RESTful
3 47 (59.49%) SOA
4 44 (55.70%) Open Source
5 43 (54.43%) Spring
5 43 (54.43%) Hibernate
6 42 (53.16%) Web Services
6 42 (53.16%) JSON
7 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
7 41 (51.90%) JBoss
7 41 (51.90%) Jenkins
8 40 (50.63%) Scrum
8 40 (50.63%) Gherkin
9 38 (48.10%) Selenium
9 38 (48.10%) Alfresco
9 38 (48.10%) Document Management
10 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (41.77%) CSS
11 33 (41.77%) HTML
12 31 (39.24%) jQuery
13 29 (36.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (35.44%) MVC
15 26 (32.91%) Maven
16 25 (31.65%) Unit Testing
16 25 (31.65%) Spring Security
16 25 (31.65%) XHTML
16 25 (31.65%) Artifactory
17 24 (30.38%) TDD
18 15 (18.99%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (48.10%) Alfresco
2 7 (8.86%) Node.js
2 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 41 (51.90%) Jenkins
2 38 (48.10%) Selenium
3 26 (32.91%) Maven
4 25 (31.65%) Artifactory
5 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.33%) RSpec
6 5 (6.33%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.06%) JIRA
8 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 60 (75.95%) Developer
2 43 (54.43%) Java Developer
3 24 (30.38%) Senior Developer
4 23 (29.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (15.19%) Team Leader
5 12 (15.19%) Technical Team Leader
6 7 (8.86%) Software Test Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Software Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Senior Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Senior .NET Architect
6 7 (8.86%) .NET Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Test Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
6 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Programmer
8 5 (6.33%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (62.03%) RESTful
2 43 (54.43%) Spring
2 43 (54.43%) Hibernate
3 42 (53.16%) Web Services
3 42 (53.16%) JSON
4 40 (50.63%) Gherkin
5 33 (41.77%) CSS
5 33 (41.77%) HTML
6 31 (39.24%) jQuery
7 25 (31.65%) Spring Security
7 25 (31.65%) XHTML
8 15 (18.99%) .NET
8 15 (18.99%) ASP.NET
9 14 (17.72%) Ajax
10 13 (16.46%) JSF
11 8 (10.13%) WCF
12 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (7.59%) Backbone.js
14 5 (6.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.70%) Open Source
2 7 (8.86%) Social Media
2 7 (8.86%) BBC
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) AIX
2 5 (6.33%) Solaris
2 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) SOA
3 40 (50.63%) Scrum
4 38 (48.10%) Document Management
5 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (36.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (35.44%) MVC
8 25 (31.65%) Unit Testing
9 24 (30.38%) TDD
10 15 (18.99%) OO
11 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
12 7 (8.86%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
12 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.86%) UML
12 7 (8.86%) OOA/OOD
13 6 (7.59%) Pair Programming
14 5 (6.33%) Web Development
15 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.03%) Java
2 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.99%) C#
4 12 (15.19%) Ruby
5 10 (12.66%) SQL
6 5 (6.33%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (6.33%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Perl
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) PHP5
8 1 (1.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Capistrano
2 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) JBoss
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) Yahoo!
3 7 (8.86%) Google
3 7 (8.86%) Facebook
3 7 (8.86%) Apple
3 7 (8.86%) Sony
4 4 (5.06%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago