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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 125 103 133
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +30
Permanent jobs citing BDD 33 77 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 1.90% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.34% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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
2701 3285 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.37% 81.25% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 2157 1392
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Edinburgh -16 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Glasgow -12 12 £40,000 - 9
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 71 (93.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (72.37%) TDD
3 43 (56.58%) OO
4 32 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 28 (36.84%) C#
5 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
6 27 (35.53%) .NET
6 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
7 25 (32.89%) WCF
8 23 (30.26%) Ruby
9 22 (28.95%) MVC
10 21 (27.63%) RESTful
11 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (26.32%) Scrum
11 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 18 (23.68%) SQL
12 18 (23.68%) Java
12 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
12 18 (23.68%) Finance
12 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (23.68%) Node.js
12 18 (23.68%) Web Application Development
12 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (22.37%) HTML
13 17 (22.37%) Web Services
13 17 (22.37%) Linux
14 16 (21.05%) Apple
14 16 (21.05%) CSS
14 16 (21.05%) Sony
14 16 (21.05%) BBC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (23.68%) Node.js
2 7 (9.21%) Drupal
3 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.32%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
2 27 (35.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
4 13 (17.11%) RDBMS
5 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.26%) MySQL
6 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.74%) JUnit
2 15 (19.74%) Selenium
3 14 (18.42%) JIRA
4 12 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 11 (14.47%) WebDriver
6 10 (13.16%) Subversion
7 7 (9.21%) Maven
8 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.26%) JMeter
8 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.95%) RSpec
9 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.63%) Appium
11 1 (1.32%) TestLink
11 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.32%) Grunt
11 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (63.16%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Tester
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.53%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) WCF
3 21 (27.63%) RESTful
4 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (22.37%) Web Services
6 17 (22.37%) HTML
7 16 (21.05%) CSS
8 15 (19.74%) jQuery
9 13 (17.11%) Spring
10 9 (11.84%) REST
11 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 7 (9.21%) WinForms
12 7 (9.21%) Backbone.js
12 7 (9.21%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (9.21%) HTML5
13 6 (7.89%) CSS3
14 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
15 4 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) BBC
1 16 (21.05%) Social Media
2 6 (7.89%) Open Source
3 4 (5.26%) iPad
3 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (93.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (72.37%) TDD
3 43 (56.58%) OO
4 22 (28.95%) MVC
5 20 (26.32%) Scrum
5 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.68%) Web Application Development
7 14 (18.42%) OOD
8 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 11 (14.47%) User Stories
9 9 (11.84%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (11.84%) Process Improvement
9 9 (11.84%) Manual Testing
10 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.89%) OOP
11 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
11 6 (7.89%) Automation Testing
12 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) C#
2 23 (30.26%) Ruby
3 18 (23.68%) SQL
3 18 (23.68%) Java
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) F#
6 3 (3.95%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (3.95%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Jython
7 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Apple
1 16 (21.05%) Sony
1 16 (21.05%) Yahoo!
1 16 (21.05%) Google
1 16 (21.05%) Facebook
2 12 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Sybase
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Alterian
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