The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 96 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs citing BDD 72 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.29% 1.51% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.79% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 23
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
BDD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2764 3177 2622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.77% 84.29% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1742 2126 1699
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +21 44 £42,500 +6.25%
Edinburgh -7 31 £44,500 -11.00% 3
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 92 (92.93%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (63.64%) TDD
3 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
4 36 (36.36%) .NET
4 36 (36.36%) OO
5 35 (35.35%) C#
6 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
6 31 (31.31%) RESTful
7 29 (29.29%) Git (software)
7 29 (29.29%) Scrum
8 27 (27.27%) Ruby
9 26 (26.26%) SQL
10 25 (25.25%) Java
10 25 (25.25%) WCF
11 24 (24.24%) Selenium
12 23 (23.23%) MVC
12 23 (23.23%) NoSQL
13 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (22.22%) Test Automation
13 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.22%) Web Services
14 21 (21.21%) User Stories
14 21 (21.21%) Web Application Development
14 21 (21.21%) Node.js
14 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (20.20%) Finance
16 19 (19.19%) WebDriver
17 18 (18.18%) HTML
18 17 (17.17%) CSS
18 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 21 (21.21%) Node.js
2 6 (6.06%) JBoss
3 4 (4.04%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.03%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.01%) Mule
6 1 (1.01%) Drupal
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) Mingle
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (2.02%) DHCP
2 2 (2.02%) HTTP
2 2 (2.02%) SNMP
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) ICMP
2 2 (2.02%) Wireless
2 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.02%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.23%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.07%) MySQL
4 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (4.04%) MarkLogic
4 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.24%) Selenium
3 19 (19.19%) WebDriver
4 16 (16.16%) Cucumber
5 15 (15.15%) Maven
6 12 (12.12%) JIRA
7 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.06%) JUnit
9 5 (5.05%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.04%) FitNesse
10 4 (4.04%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.04%) RSpec
11 3 (3.03%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (2.02%) Appium
12 2 (2.02%) Subversion
12 2 (2.02%) Mocha
13 1 (1.01%) Redmine
13 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Financial Institution
2 8 (8.08%) Marketing
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
4 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (58.59%) Developer
2 31 (31.31%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.24%) Analyst
4 13 (13.13%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 11 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) .NET Applications Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Test Engineer
11 5 (5.05%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Test Specialist
12 4 (4.04%) Test Automation Specialist
12 4 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.04%) Automation Specialist
12 4 (4.04%) Test Automation Engineer
13 3 (3.03%) Open Source Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) .NET
2 31 (31.31%) ASP.NET
2 31 (31.31%) RESTful
3 25 (25.25%) WCF
4 22 (22.22%) Web Services
4 22 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (18.18%) HTML
7 17 (17.17%) CSS
8 13 (13.13%) .NET Framework
9 12 (12.12%) Spring
9 12 (12.12%) jQuery
10 9 (9.09%) Entity Framework
11 8 (8.08%) Gherkin
11 8 (8.08%) Hibernate
11 8 (8.08%) JMS
12 7 (7.07%) HTML5
13 5 (5.05%) CSS3
13 5 (5.05%) XML
13 5 (5.05%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.13%) BBC
2 13 (13.13%) Social Media
3 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.07%) User Experience
5 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.04%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.01%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Android
2 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.04%) UNIX
4 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (92.93%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (63.64%) TDD
3 36 (36.36%) OO
4 29 (29.29%) Scrum
5 23 (23.23%) MVC
6 22 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 21 (21.21%) Web Application Development
7 21 (21.21%) User Stories
8 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.13%) Asset Management
10 12 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (12.12%) Open Source
11 10 (10.10%) DevOps
11 10 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (8.08%) SDLC
12 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
12 8 (8.08%) Kanban
12 8 (8.08%) Software Testing
13 7 (7.07%) Refactoring
13 7 (7.07%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) C#
2 27 (27.27%) Ruby
3 26 (26.26%) SQL
4 25 (25.25%) Java
5 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.06%) Python
6 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.05%) PHP
8 4 (4.04%) XQuery
8 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 2 (2.02%) C++
9 2 (2.02%) Tcl
9 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.02%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Capistrano
1 2 (2.02%) Iperf
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Apple
1 13 (13.13%) Sony
1 13 (13.13%) Yahoo!
1 13 (13.13%) Google
1 13 (13.13%) Facebook
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Sybase
4 4 (4.04%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.04%) Cognos
4 4 (4.04%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.02%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.02%) Alterian
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle
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