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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 88 77 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 2.22% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.64% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% -1.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1126 1214 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.34% 84.36% 82.09%
Number of salaries quoted 686 800 611
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 19 (73.08%) TDD
4 18 (69.23%) C#
5 17 (65.38%) .NET
5 17 (65.38%) WCF
6 16 (61.54%) NoSQL
6 16 (61.54%) MVC
6 16 (61.54%) OO
7 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
8 14 (53.85%) BBC
8 14 (53.85%) Apple
8 14 (53.85%) Sony
8 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (53.85%) Social Media
8 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
8 14 (53.85%) RESTful
8 14 (53.85%) Ruby
8 14 (53.85%) Yahoo!
8 14 (53.85%) Google
8 14 (53.85%) Node.js
8 14 (53.85%) Facebook
8 14 (53.85%) Web Application Development
8 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (15.38%) JIRA
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) XML

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (53.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) Appium
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
1 17 (65.38%) WCF
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 14 (53.85%) RESTful
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (15.38%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) WinForms
5 3 (11.54%) WPF
5 3 (11.54%) Silverlight
6 2 (7.69%) LINQ
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) BBC
1 14 (53.85%) Social Media
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) OO
3 16 (61.54%) MVC
4 14 (53.85%) Web Application Development
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Android Development
9 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) F#
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Apple
1 14 (53.85%) Sony
1 14 (53.85%) Yahoo!
1 14 (53.85%) Google
1 14 (53.85%) Facebook
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
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