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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 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
1220 1018 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.55% 84.41% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 806 628 670
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) RESTful
3 38 (54.29%) Java
4 36 (51.43%) SOA
5 34 (48.57%) Open Source
6 32 (45.71%) Hibernate
6 32 (45.71%) Spring
7 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
7 31 (44.29%) Web Services
7 31 (44.29%) JSON
8 30 (42.86%) JBoss
8 30 (42.86%) MVC
8 30 (42.86%) Scrum
8 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
9 29 (41.43%) Gherkin
10 28 (40.00%) Document Management
10 28 (40.00%) Selenium
10 28 (40.00%) Alfresco
11 26 (37.14%) TDD
12 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (32.86%) HTML
13 23 (32.86%) CSS
14 21 (30.00%) jQuery
15 20 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (24.29%) C#
16 17 (24.29%) .NET
16 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
16 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
17 16 (22.86%) OO
17 16 (22.86%) Maven

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (40.00%) Alfresco
2 9 (12.86%) Node.js
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
3 7 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.57%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 28 (40.00%) Selenium
3 16 (22.86%) Maven
4 15 (21.43%) Artifactory
5 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.14%) RSpec
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Developer
2 32 (45.71%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Senior Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (17.14%) Team Leader
5 12 (17.14%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (17.14%) Java Team Leader
6 9 (12.86%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Senior .NET Architect
7 7 (10.00%) .NET Architect
7 7 (10.00%) Software Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Software Test Manager
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Architect
8 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Programmer
9 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.14%) RESTful
2 32 (45.71%) Hibernate
2 32 (45.71%) Spring
3 31 (44.29%) Web Services
3 31 (44.29%) JSON
4 29 (41.43%) Gherkin
5 23 (32.86%) HTML
5 23 (32.86%) CSS
6 21 (30.00%) jQuery
7 17 (24.29%) .NET
7 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
8 15 (21.43%) XHTML
8 15 (21.43%) Spring Security
9 14 (20.00%) Ajax
10 13 (18.57%) JSF
11 10 (14.29%) WCF
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (8.57%) Backbone.js
14 5 (7.14%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (48.57%) Open Source
2 9 (12.86%) Social Media
2 9 (12.86%) BBC
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 5 (7.14%) AIX
2 5 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (51.43%) SOA
3 30 (42.86%) MVC
3 30 (42.86%) Scrum
4 28 (40.00%) Document Management
5 26 (37.14%) TDD
6 24 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (22.86%) OO
9 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Web Application Development
11 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.43%) UML
12 7 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.57%) Pair Programming
14 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
14 5 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) Java
2 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) C#
4 14 (20.00%) Ruby
5 9 (12.86%) SQL
6 5 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.43%) PHP5
7 1 (1.43%) F#
7 1 (1.43%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (7.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (7.14%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) JBoss
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) Facebook
3 9 (12.86%) Apple
3 9 (12.86%) Sony
3 9 (12.86%) Yahoo!
3 9 (12.86%) Google
4 5 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter
6 1 (1.43%) Zend
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago