The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 49 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.52% 1.57% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 14
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1171 1223 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.66% 87.36% 83.69%
Number of salaries quoted 731 723 623
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

BDD
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Glasgow region.

BDD Salary Trend in Glasgow

BDD
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (77.01%) TDD
3 46 (52.87%) Scrum
4 44 (50.57%) JavaScript
5 43 (49.43%) Java
6 41 (47.13%) SQL Server
7 40 (45.98%) HTML
7 40 (45.98%) CSS
8 38 (43.68%) .NET
9 35 (40.23%) C#
10 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET
10 34 (39.08%) RESTful
11 30 (34.48%) Spring
12 29 (33.33%) OO
13 28 (32.18%) Web Services
14 25 (28.74%) Maven
14 25 (28.74%) jQuery
15 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
17 20 (22.99%) SDLC
17 20 (22.99%) MVC
18 19 (21.84%) Finance
18 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
19 18 (20.69%) Selenium
19 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
20 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
20 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
20 17 (19.54%) Hibernate
21 16 (18.39%) SQL
21 16 (18.39%) JMS

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (12.64%) JBoss
1 11 (12.64%) Alfresco
2 9 (10.34%) Node.js
2 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 7 (8.05%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.05%) Apache
4 5 (5.75%) CMS
5 3 (3.45%) Drupal
6 2 (2.30%) Sitefinity
6 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DHCP
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
1 2 (2.30%) SNMP
1 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.30%) ICMP
1 2 (2.30%) Wireless
1 2 (2.30%) Wireshark
1 2 (2.30%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (47.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
5 4 (4.60%) MarkLogic
5 4 (4.60%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Maven
2 21 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 18 (20.69%) Selenium
4 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.64%) Artifactory
6 10 (11.49%) JUnit
7 6 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.60%) Subversion
10 3 (3.45%) RSpec
11 2 (2.30%) Mocha
11 2 (2.30%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Financial Institution
3 8 (9.20%) Marketing
4 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (87.36%) Developer
2 29 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 29 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Applications Developer
4 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Open Source Developer
5 9 (10.34%) .NET Applications Developer
6 8 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Junior
9 4 (4.60%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
10 3 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (45.98%) HTML
1 40 (45.98%) CSS
2 38 (43.68%) .NET
3 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.08%) RESTful
4 30 (34.48%) Spring
5 28 (32.18%) Web Services
6 25 (28.74%) jQuery
7 19 (21.84%) .NET Framework
8 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (19.54%) Hibernate
10 16 (18.39%) JMS
10 16 (18.39%) Entity Framework
11 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
11 13 (14.94%) JSON
12 12 (13.79%) XHTML
12 12 (13.79%) WCF
12 12 (13.79%) Spring Security
13 10 (11.49%) Ext JS
13 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) User Experience
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) BBC
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) UNIX
1 4 (4.60%) Android
1 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (85.06%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (77.01%) TDD
3 46 (52.87%) Scrum
4 29 (33.33%) OO
5 24 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (22.99%) MVC
6 20 (22.99%) SDLC
7 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
8 16 (18.39%) Open Source
9 12 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (13.79%) DevOps
10 11 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.64%) SOA
10 11 (12.64%) Document Management
11 9 (10.34%) Refactoring
11 9 (10.34%) ATDD
11 9 (10.34%) Web Application Development
11 9 (10.34%) Planning Poker
12 8 (9.20%) Web Development
12 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) JavaScript
2 43 (49.43%) Java
3 35 (40.23%) C#
4 16 (18.39%) SQL
5 14 (16.09%) Ruby
6 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.90%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) Python
8 4 (4.60%) XQuery
9 2 (2.30%) Tcl
9 2 (2.30%) C++
9 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
1 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Iperf
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Sybase
3 4 (4.60%) Cognos
3 4 (4.60%) Alterian
4 3 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Facebook
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) Sony
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