The first table below looks at the demand for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 114 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 57 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 0.87% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 12
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2995 2540 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 81.56% 78.81% 75.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2016 1666 1655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
BDD
UK

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BDD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

BDD Salary Trend in Scotland

BDD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014.

BDD Salary Histogram in Scotland

BDD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 46 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Glasgow +3 27 £38,750 -3.12% 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 85 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (60.00%) Java
3 77 (57.04%) JavaScript
4 74 (54.81%) Scrum
5 71 (52.59%) Open Source
6 69 (51.11%) Spring
6 69 (51.11%) HTML
7 68 (50.37%) Jenkins
8 65 (48.15%) Hibernate
9 64 (47.41%) CSS
10 63 (46.67%) RESTful
10 63 (46.67%) Selenium
10 63 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (45.19%) Gherkin
11 61 (45.19%) Web Services
12 60 (44.44%) JBoss
13 58 (42.96%) JSON
13 58 (42.96%) jQuery
14 56 (41.48%) SOA
15 47 (34.81%) Unit Testing
15 47 (34.81%) Alfresco
16 46 (34.07%) Document Management
17 45 (33.33%) Maven
17 45 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
18 44 (32.59%) TDD
19 41 (30.37%) Artifactory
20 39 (28.89%) XHTML
21 34 (25.19%) Spring Security
22 30 (22.22%) MVC
23 23 (17.04%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 47 (34.81%) Alfresco
2 10 (7.41%) Node.js
3 8 (5.93%) IIS
4 7 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 5 (3.70%) nginx
5 5 (3.70%) Facebook Platform
5 5 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.48%) Drupal
7 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.74%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
3 2 (1.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) GPRS
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) MySQL
3 11 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.70%) Redis
8 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.48%) Informix
9 2 (1.48%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.74%) Big Data
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 68 (50.37%) Jenkins
2 63 (46.67%) Selenium
3 45 (33.33%) Maven
4 41 (30.37%) Artifactory
5 14 (10.37%) JIRA
5 14 (10.37%) Git (software)
6 12 (8.89%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.93%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.19%) RSpec
9 6 (4.44%) JUnit
10 5 (3.70%) PHPUnit
10 5 (3.70%) Behat
11 4 (2.96%) Subversion
11 4 (2.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (2.96%) Grunt
12 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.48%) JMeter
13 2 (1.48%) NUnit
13 2 (1.48%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.48%) FindBugs
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Marketing
4 5 (3.70%) Advertising
5 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (73.33%) Developer
2 67 (49.63%) Java Developer
3 34 (25.19%) Senior Developer
4 32 (23.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Team Leader
5 12 (8.89%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (8.89%) Java Team Leader
6 10 (7.41%) Programmer
7 8 (5.93%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.93%) Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Software Test Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Ruby Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Senior Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.19%) Senior .NET Architect
8 7 (5.19%) .NET Architect
8 7 (5.19%) Software Manager
9 6 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (51.11%) Spring
1 69 (51.11%) HTML
2 65 (48.15%) Hibernate
3 64 (47.41%) CSS
4 63 (46.67%) RESTful
5 61 (45.19%) Gherkin
5 61 (45.19%) Web Services
6 58 (42.96%) JSON
6 58 (42.96%) jQuery
7 39 (28.89%) XHTML
8 34 (25.19%) Spring Security
9 19 (14.07%) JSF
10 16 (11.85%) ASP.NET
10 16 (11.85%) .NET
10 16 (11.85%) Backbone.js
11 13 (9.63%) Ajax
12 11 (8.15%) Ember.js
12 11 (8.15%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (5.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (52.59%) Open Source
2 11 (8.15%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.93%) Social Media
4 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.70%) GIS
6 3 (2.22%) BBC
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) AIX
2 7 (5.19%) Solaris
3 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.70%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) UNIX
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (54.81%) Scrum
3 63 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (41.48%) SOA
5 47 (34.81%) Unit Testing
6 46 (34.07%) Document Management
7 45 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (32.59%) TDD
9 30 (22.22%) MVC
10 23 (17.04%) OO
11 18 (13.33%) Kanban
12 16 (11.85%) Software Engineering
13 12 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (7.41%) Test Automation
15 8 (5.93%) Web Development
15 8 (5.93%) Pair Programming
15 8 (5.93%) Waterfall
16 7 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
16 7 (5.19%) UML
16 7 (5.19%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.00%) Java
2 77 (57.04%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.59%) Ruby
4 16 (11.85%) C#
5 13 (9.63%) SQL
6 12 (8.89%) Python
7 11 (8.15%) PHP
8 7 (5.19%) Groovy
9 6 (4.44%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.96%) C
11 4 (2.96%) ECMAScript
12 2 (1.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) F#
13 1 (0.74%) PHP5
13 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.74%) C++
13 1 (0.74%) Jython
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Capistrano
2 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (44.44%) JBoss
2 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.93%) Google
3 8 (5.93%) Facebook
4 7 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.44%) Zend
6 5 (3.70%) Twitter
7 4 (2.96%) ESRI
7 4 (2.96%) Oracle
7 4 (2.96%) HP
8 3 (2.22%) Apple
8 3 (2.22%) Sony
8 3 (2.22%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.48%) Adobe
10 1 (0.74%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.74%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago