The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 47 90 126
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +36
Permanent jobs citing BDD 143 73 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.02% 2.31% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 2.57% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 30
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2572 2835 3251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.34% 89.57% 85.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1798 2206
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Scotland

BDD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +33 112 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Edinburgh -3 17 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Stirling - 17 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for BDD.

1 244 (94.57%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (76.74%) TDD
3 153 (59.30%) Java
4 145 (56.20%) JavaScript
5 137 (53.10%) HTML
6 136 (52.71%) CSS
7 119 (46.12%) Scrum
8 110 (42.64%) C#
9 107 (41.47%) jQuery
10 96 (37.21%) Unit Testing
11 94 (36.43%) RESTful
12 88 (34.11%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (31.78%) Finance
14 79 (30.62%) .NET
15 77 (29.84%) OO
16 74 (28.68%) SQL Server
17 73 (28.29%) HTML5
17 73 (28.29%) SDLC
18 70 (27.13%) AngularJS
19 69 (26.74%) JSON
20 68 (26.36%) Jenkins
21 67 (25.97%) CSS3
22 64 (24.81%) Degree
23 62 (24.03%) Spring
23 62 (24.03%) Maven
24 60 (23.26%) Subversion
24 60 (23.26%) Eclipse
25 59 (22.87%) Oracle
26 58 (22.48%) Software Engineering
27 56 (21.71%) REST

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (17.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 35 (13.57%) JBoss
3 32 (12.40%) Alfresco
4 20 (7.75%) Tomcat
5 16 (6.20%) CMS
6 10 (3.88%) Documentum
6 10 (3.88%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.71%) IIS
8 6 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.94%) Apache
9 5 (1.94%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.16%) Jetty
11 3 (1.16%) SAS
11 3 (1.16%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.39%) GemFire
12 1 (0.39%) Mule
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 19 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (7.36%) Amazon S3
3 19 (7.36%) IaaS
3 19 (7.36%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 43 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (4.65%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.26%) MySQL
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (3.49%) BigTable
10 3 (1.16%) Big Data
11 2 (0.78%) Redis
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 68 (26.36%) Jenkins
2 62 (24.03%) Maven
3 60 (23.26%) Eclipse
3 60 (23.26%) Subversion
4 54 (20.93%) Selenium
5 32 (12.40%) Artifactory
6 30 (11.63%) Git (software)
7 28 (10.85%) Cucumber
8 26 (10.08%) JIRA
9 23 (8.91%) Xcode
10 22 (8.53%) JUnit
11 11 (4.26%) gulp
12 6 (2.33%) Mockito
12 6 (2.33%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.94%) JBehave
13 5 (1.94%) JMeter
13 5 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.94%) RSpec
13 5 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (31.78%) Finance
2 40 (15.50%) Banking
3 10 (3.88%) Back Office
4 9 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.33%) Automotive
6 5 (1.94%) Private Banking
6 5 (1.94%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (73.26%) Developer
2 53 (20.54%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.89%) .NET Developer
4 36 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 24 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 23 (8.91%) Applications Developer
6 23 (8.91%) Mobile Developer
7 21 (8.14%) Open Source Developer
8 20 (7.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (7.36%) Cloud Developer
10 18 (6.98%) Agile Developer
10 18 (6.98%) Application Development Manager
10 18 (6.98%) Applications Development Manager
10 18 (6.98%) Applications Manager
10 18 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (6.98%) Development Manager
10 18 (6.98%) Web Developer
11 16 (6.20%) Agile .NET Developer
11 16 (6.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (53.10%) HTML
2 136 (52.71%) CSS
3 107 (41.47%) jQuery
4 94 (36.43%) RESTful
5 79 (30.62%) .NET
6 73 (28.29%) HTML5
7 70 (27.13%) AngularJS
8 69 (26.74%) JSON
9 67 (25.97%) CSS3
10 62 (24.03%) Spring
11 56 (21.71%) REST
12 54 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 52 (20.16%) Sass
14 47 (18.22%) XML
15 46 (17.83%) Web Services
16 40 (15.50%) Hibernate
17 38 (14.73%) JSP
18 37 (14.34%) Node.js
19 35 (13.57%) Gherkin
20 32 (12.40%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (15.12%) Computer Science
3 37 (14.34%) Virtual Team
4 34 (13.18%) Data Integration
5 29 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (9.30%) User Experience
7 22 (8.53%) Management Information System
8 19 (7.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (7.36%) Mobile App
8 19 (7.36%) Visualisation
9 10 (3.88%) Derivative
9 10 (3.88%) Fixed Income
9 10 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (3.88%) Market Risk
10 6 (2.33%) FMCG
10 6 (2.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.16%) Windows
2 37 (14.34%) Unix
3 34 (13.18%) Linux
4 30 (11.63%) Apple iOS
5 29 (11.24%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (94.57%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (76.74%) TDD
3 119 (46.12%) Scrum
4 96 (37.21%) Unit Testing
5 88 (34.11%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (29.84%) OO
7 73 (28.29%) SDLC
8 58 (22.48%) Software Engineering
9 55 (21.32%) DevOps
10 52 (20.16%) SOA
11 44 (17.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 42 (16.28%) Document Management
13 39 (15.12%) Mentoring
14 38 (14.73%) Service Delivery
14 38 (14.73%) Web Development
15 36 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (13.57%) MVC
17 32 (12.40%) Open Source
18 29 (11.24%) Analytics
19 27 (10.47%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 153 (59.30%) Java
2 145 (56.20%) JavaScript
3 110 (42.64%) C#
4 54 (20.93%) SQL
5 43 (16.67%) PHP
6 41 (15.89%) Ruby
7 31 (12.02%) Python
8 23 (8.91%) Apple Swift
9 17 (6.59%) Perl
10 14 (5.43%) C++
11 13 (5.04%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.49%) XPath
13 8 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 8 (3.10%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.55%) Smalltalk
16 3 (1.16%) C
16 3 (1.16%) Lisp
16 3 (1.16%) Scala
17 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (24.81%) Degree
2 25 (9.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.16%) PhD
System Software
1 19 (7.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.36%) Kubernetes
1 19 (7.36%) Mesos
2 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (22.87%) Oracle
2 44 (17.05%) Adobe
3 20 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 10 (3.88%) FatWire
6 9 (3.49%) Sybase
7 8 (3.10%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.55%) IBM
8 4 (1.55%) Zend
9 3 (1.16%) Cegedim Rx
10 2 (0.78%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.78%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.39%) SAP
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