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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 66 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 21 43 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 2.72% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.15% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1176 1363 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.05% 86.27% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 710 889 524
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
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 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 15 (42.86%) Selenium
3 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 15 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (40.00%) Social Media
4 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 14 (40.00%) Node.js
4 14 (40.00%) Facebook
4 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (40.00%) RESTful
4 14 (40.00%) WCF
4 14 (40.00%) Yahoo!
4 14 (40.00%) Google
4 14 (40.00%) Ruby
4 14 (40.00%) Apple
4 14 (40.00%) Sony
4 14 (40.00%) MVC
4 14 (40.00%) BBC
4 14 (40.00%) .NET
4 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (40.00%) OO
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) JIRA
7 11 (31.43%) Linux

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Mingle
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Selenium
1 15 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (34.29%) JIRA
4 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.71%) Appium
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Test Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
1 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (40.00%) WCF
1 14 (40.00%) RESTful
1 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) Dojo
4 2 (5.71%) EJB
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) BBC
1 14 (40.00%) Social Media
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 14 (40.00%) OO
4 14 (40.00%) MVC
4 14 (40.00%) Web Application Development
5 11 (31.43%) User Stories
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.57%) Investment Management
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) Open Source
10 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Use Case
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.86%) Product Management
11 1 (2.86%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) Ruby
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Apple
1 14 (40.00%) Sony
1 14 (40.00%) Yahoo!
1 14 (40.00%) Google
1 14 (40.00%) Facebook
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago