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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 120 128 158
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 49 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 0.97% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.19% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2970 2522 2433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.73% 81.20% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1609 1623
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 2 October 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
Glasgow -4 26 £43,750 +9.37% 6
Edinburgh -2 19 £40,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £37,500 - 3
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 88 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (56.60%) TDD
3 54 (50.94%) Java
4 51 (48.11%) JavaScript
5 39 (36.79%) MVC
6 38 (35.85%) Spring
6 38 (35.85%) RESTful
7 37 (34.91%) Open Source
8 36 (33.96%) Scrum
9 34 (32.08%) HTML
10 32 (30.19%) Hibernate
10 32 (30.19%) SOA
10 32 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (29.25%) Selenium
11 31 (29.25%) Web Services
11 31 (29.25%) OO
12 29 (27.36%) SQL Server
13 27 (25.47%) CSS
13 27 (25.47%) jQuery
14 26 (24.53%) JSON
14 26 (24.53%) JBoss
14 26 (24.53%) .NET
14 26 (24.53%) C#
15 25 (23.58%) Gherkin
15 25 (23.58%) Jenkins
16 24 (22.64%) Alfresco
16 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
16 24 (22.64%) Document Management
17 23 (21.70%) Ruby
18 21 (19.81%) Git (software)

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 24 (22.64%) Alfresco
2 15 (14.15%) Node.js
3 7 (6.60%) IIS
3 7 (6.60%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.72%) Drupal
6 3 (2.83%) CMS
7 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.89%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
1 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.32%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.49%) MySQL
4 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.89%) Big Data
8 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 31 (29.25%) Selenium
2 25 (23.58%) Jenkins
3 21 (19.81%) Git (software)
4 20 (18.87%) Maven
5 15 (14.15%) Cucumber
6 11 (10.38%) Artifactory
7 9 (8.49%) JUnit
8 7 (6.60%) Subversion
9 6 (5.66%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.72%) Grunt
10 5 (4.72%) RSpec
11 4 (3.77%) JIRA
11 4 (3.77%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.77%) Moq
12 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.89%) FindBugs
12 2 (1.89%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.89%) JMeter
12 2 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (65.09%) Developer
2 33 (31.13%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.70%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (12.26%) Team Leader
5 13 (12.26%) .NET Developer
6 12 (11.32%) Technical Team Leader
6 12 (11.32%) Java Team Leader
7 11 (10.38%) Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Senior .NET Architect
8 7 (6.60%) .NET Architect
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) UML Business Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Programmer
10 5 (4.72%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.85%) Spring
1 38 (35.85%) RESTful
2 34 (32.08%) HTML
3 32 (30.19%) Hibernate
4 31 (29.25%) Web Services
5 27 (25.47%) CSS
5 27 (25.47%) jQuery
6 26 (24.53%) .NET
6 26 (24.53%) JSON
7 25 (23.58%) Gherkin
8 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET
9 16 (15.09%) WCF
10 15 (14.15%) Ajax
11 13 (12.26%) JSF
12 12 (11.32%) XHTML
13 11 (10.38%) Backbone.js
13 11 (10.38%) Spring Security
14 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (8.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Open Source
2 11 (10.38%) BBC
3 10 (9.43%) Social Media
3 10 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) NHS
6 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.94%) Tandem
7 1 (0.94%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
7 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
2 5 (4.72%) AIX
2 5 (4.72%) Solaris
3 3 (2.83%) Android
3 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.89%) UNIX
4 2 (1.89%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (56.60%) TDD
3 39 (36.79%) MVC
4 36 (33.96%) Scrum
5 32 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (30.19%) SOA
6 31 (29.25%) OO
7 24 (22.64%) Document Management
8 17 (16.04%) Unit Testing
9 15 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (12.26%) UML
11 11 (10.38%) Web Development
11 11 (10.38%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (9.43%) Web Application Development
12 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.60%) OOP
13 7 (6.60%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.66%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) Java
2 51 (48.11%) JavaScript
3 26 (24.53%) C#
4 23 (21.70%) Ruby
5 19 (17.92%) SQL
6 14 (13.21%) Python
7 11 (10.38%) PHP
8 5 (4.72%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (3.77%) C
9 4 (3.77%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.89%) F#
10 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.89%) C++
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
11 1 (0.94%) R
11 1 (0.94%) PHP5
11 1 (0.94%) Jython
11 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.72%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) JBoss
2 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.43%) Apple
3 10 (9.43%) Sony
3 10 (9.43%) Yahoo!
3 10 (9.43%) Google
3 10 (9.43%) Facebook
4 8 (7.55%) Oracle
5 4 (3.77%) HP
6 3 (2.83%) Twitter
6 3 (2.83%) Adobe
7 2 (1.89%) Alterian
7 2 (1.89%) Zend
8 1 (0.94%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.94%) Sybase
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
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