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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 75 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.09% 2.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.49% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1110 922 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.11% 84.28% 75.90%
Number of salaries quoted 644 583 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Glasgow

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 32 (60.38%) TDD
4 25 (47.17%) Open Source
5 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
6 23 (43.40%) MVC
7 20 (37.74%) Spring
7 20 (37.74%) Selenium
8 19 (35.85%) OO
9 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
9 17 (32.08%) HTML
10 16 (30.19%) Web Services
11 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (26.42%) RESTful
12 14 (26.42%) Ajax
12 14 (26.42%) JSON
12 14 (26.42%) JBoss
13 13 (24.53%) CSS
13 13 (24.53%) Python
13 13 (24.53%) SOA
13 13 (24.53%) Document Management
13 13 (24.53%) Ruby
13 13 (24.53%) JSF
13 13 (24.53%) Alfresco
13 13 (24.53%) Gherkin
13 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
14 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
14 12 (22.64%) jQuery
14 12 (22.64%) Linux
15 11 (20.75%) Web Development

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 13 (24.53%) Alfresco
2 5 (9.43%) Drupal
2 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.43%) Node.js
3 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Selenium
2 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.21%) Subversion
5 6 (11.32%) JUnit
5 6 (11.32%) Jasmine
6 5 (9.43%) Grunt
6 5 (9.43%) RSpec
7 4 (7.55%) Maven
7 4 (7.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (7.55%) Moq
8 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.77%) FindBugs
8 2 (3.77%) JIRA
8 2 (3.77%) ReSharper
8 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.77%) JMeter
8 2 (3.77%) NUnit
8 2 (3.77%) JBehave
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Senior Developer
3 18 (33.96%) Java Developer
4 16 (30.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (24.53%) Team Leader
6 12 (22.64%) Technical Team Leader
6 12 (22.64%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (9.43%) Programmer
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Ruby Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.55%) Tester
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Spring
2 17 (32.08%) Hibernate
2 17 (32.08%) HTML
3 16 (30.19%) Web Services
4 14 (26.42%) Ajax
4 14 (26.42%) JSON
4 14 (26.42%) RESTful
5 13 (24.53%) Gherkin
5 13 (24.53%) JSF
5 13 (24.53%) CSS
6 12 (22.64%) jQuery
7 10 (18.87%) Backbone.js
8 7 (13.21%) .NET
8 7 (13.21%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.43%) Ember.js
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.43%) REST
11 4 (7.55%) CSS3
11 4 (7.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Open Source
2 10 (18.87%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) BBC
6 1 (1.89%) Tandem
6 1 (1.89%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Mac OS X
2 5 (9.43%) AIX
2 5 (9.43%) Solaris
3 3 (5.66%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) TDD
3 23 (43.40%) MVC
4 19 (35.85%) OO
5 15 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (24.53%) Document Management
6 13 (24.53%) SOA
7 11 (20.75%) Web Development
8 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.21%) OOP
10 6 (11.32%) Scrum
10 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
12 4 (7.55%) Content Management
12 4 (7.55%) OOD
12 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.55%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
13 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.53%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Ruby
4 10 (18.87%) PHP
5 7 (13.21%) C#
6 6 (11.32%) SQL
7 5 (9.43%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (7.55%) C
8 4 (7.55%) ECMAScript
9 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.77%) C++
9 2 (3.77%) Perl
9 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) JBoss
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Alterian
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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