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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 59 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 53 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.88% 2.24% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.50% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 14
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1234 960 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.27% 89.64% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 753 628 634
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 90 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (71.82%) TDD
3 63 (57.27%) Java
4 62 (56.36%) JavaScript
5 61 (55.45%) C#
5 61 (55.45%) HTML
5 61 (55.45%) RESTful
6 60 (54.55%) CSS
7 51 (46.36%) SQL Server
7 51 (46.36%) jQuery
8 50 (45.45%) .NET
9 48 (43.64%) Scrum
10 43 (39.09%) Spring
11 42 (38.18%) ASP.NET
12 40 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (35.45%) MVC
14 38 (34.55%) Unit Testing
15 36 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (32.73%) SQL
16 35 (31.82%) Web Services
17 34 (30.91%) OO
18 32 (29.09%) Hibernate
19 31 (28.18%) Maven
19 31 (28.18%) Jenkins
20 30 (27.27%) Ruby
20 30 (27.27%) Selenium
21 28 (25.45%) JSON
21 28 (25.45%) SDLC
21 28 (25.45%) NoSQL
21 28 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (22.73%) Alfresco
1 25 (22.73%) JBoss
2 18 (16.36%) Node.js
3 13 (11.82%) IIS
4 12 (10.91%) MQSeries
5 10 (9.09%) Umbraco
6 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.55%) CMS
8 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.82%) Apache
9 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.91%) Drupal
10 1 (0.91%) GemFire
10 1 (0.91%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) DHCP
1 1 (0.91%) DLNA
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) ICMP
1 1 (0.91%) SNMP
1 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.91%) Wireless
1 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (46.36%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.45%) NoSQL
3 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (10.00%) BigTable
7 7 (6.36%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.73%) DB2
9 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.82%) Big Data
10 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) Jenkins
1 31 (28.18%) Maven
2 30 (27.27%) Selenium
3 25 (22.73%) Artifactory
4 21 (19.09%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.00%) JUnit
6 7 (6.36%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.64%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.64%) Subversion
8 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.91%) Ant
9 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.91%) Mocha
9 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 11 (10.00%) Back Office
4 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Automotive
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (96.36%) Developer
2 40 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 32 (29.09%) .NET Developer
4 27 (24.55%) C# Developer
5 23 (20.91%) Open Source Developer
6 16 (14.55%) Social Media Developer
7 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Web Developer
9 9 (8.18%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Applications Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Python Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
12 5 (4.55%) C# Web Applications Developer
12 5 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
12 5 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (55.45%) HTML
1 61 (55.45%) RESTful
2 60 (54.55%) CSS
3 51 (46.36%) jQuery
4 50 (45.45%) .NET
5 43 (39.09%) Spring
6 42 (38.18%) ASP.NET
7 36 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (31.82%) Web Services
9 32 (29.09%) Hibernate
10 28 (25.45%) JSON
11 27 (24.55%) Gherkin
11 27 (24.55%) Spring Security
11 27 (24.55%) XHTML
12 26 (23.64%) XML
13 22 (20.00%) AngularJS
14 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (14.55%) WCF
15 15 (13.64%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) BBC
1 16 (14.55%) Social Media
2 14 (12.73%) Derivative
3 13 (11.82%) Fixed Income
4 11 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (10.00%) Market Risk
5 7 (6.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.55%) User Experience
7 2 (1.82%) Equities
8 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Unix
2 7 (6.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (71.82%) TDD
3 48 (43.64%) Scrum
4 40 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (35.45%) MVC
6 38 (34.55%) Unit Testing
7 34 (30.91%) OO
8 28 (25.45%) SDLC
8 28 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (23.64%) SOA
10 25 (22.73%) Document Management
10 25 (22.73%) Open Source
11 16 (14.55%) Web Application Development
12 14 (12.73%) Refactoring
13 13 (11.82%) Web Development
14 11 (10.00%) Complex Event Processing
14 11 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
14 11 (10.00%) Multithreading
14 11 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
14 11 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (57.27%) Java
2 62 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 61 (55.45%) C#
4 36 (32.73%) SQL
5 30 (27.27%) Ruby
6 14 (12.73%) Python
7 12 (10.91%) C++
8 11 (10.00%) XPath
9 9 (8.18%) Shell Script
10 8 (7.27%) Perl
11 4 (3.64%) Smalltalk
12 2 (1.82%) PHP
12 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.91%) Jython
13 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.91%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 25 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Iperf
Vendors
1 21 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) Apple
2 16 (14.55%) Facebook
2 16 (14.55%) Google
2 16 (14.55%) Sony
2 16 (14.55%) Yahoo!
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (0.91%) Alterian
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.91%) Ektron
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