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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 72 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +61
Permanent jobs citing BDD 64 91 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.86% 3.09% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.39% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 48 26
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
2022 2681 2791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.23% 90.91% 88.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1704 1748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +29 43 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Glasgow -6 20 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Dundee +14 1 - -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 113 (96.58%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (80.34%) TDD
3 50 (42.74%) Java
4 46 (39.32%) JavaScript
5 41 (35.04%) Scrum
6 40 (34.19%) Selenium
7 34 (29.06%) C#
7 34 (29.06%) .NET
8 33 (28.21%) RESTful
9 31 (26.50%) AngularJS
10 30 (25.64%) MVC
11 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
11 27 (23.08%) HTML
11 27 (23.08%) CSS
11 27 (23.08%) Node.js
12 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
13 24 (20.51%) SQL
13 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
14 23 (19.66%) Finance
14 23 (19.66%) Spring
14 23 (19.66%) Ruby
15 22 (18.80%) NoSQL
16 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (17.95%) Web Application Development
16 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (17.09%) Entity Framework
18 19 (16.24%) WCF
18 19 (16.24%) jQuery
18 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
18 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 8 (6.84%) Alfresco
1 8 (6.84%) JBoss
1 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
1 8 (6.84%) WebSphere
1 8 (6.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (4.27%) CMS
3 3 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (1.71%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.71%) Liferay
4 2 (1.71%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Multicast
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.80%) NoSQL
3 16 (13.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (8.55%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (4.27%) Big Data
7 4 (3.42%) MySQL
8 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.71%) Redis
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (34.19%) Selenium
2 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 15 (12.82%) JIRA
4 15 (12.82%) Maven
5 9 (7.69%) Artifactory
5 9 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.84%) JUnit
7 7 (5.98%) Subversion
8 5 (4.27%) Appium
8 5 (4.27%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (4.27%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.27%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.42%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.56%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.71%) Robot Framework
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Games
3 10 (8.55%) Banking
4 7 (5.98%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (65.81%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.80%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Tester
5 9 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Angular Developer
9 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.27%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) .NET
2 33 (28.21%) RESTful
3 31 (26.50%) AngularJS
4 27 (23.08%) CSS
4 27 (23.08%) HTML
4 27 (23.08%) Node.js
5 25 (21.37%) ASP.NET
6 23 (19.66%) Spring
7 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (17.09%) Entity Framework
9 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
9 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 19 (16.24%) jQuery
9 19 (16.24%) WCF
10 18 (15.38%) Code First Entity Framework
11 15 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (11.97%) JSON
12 14 (11.97%) REST
13 13 (11.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.71%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (96.58%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (80.34%) TDD
3 41 (35.04%) Scrum
4 30 (25.64%) MVC
5 21 (17.95%) Web Application Development
6 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.38%) DevOps
6 18 (15.38%) SDLC
7 17 (14.53%) Automated Testing
7 17 (14.53%) Manual Testing
7 17 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.82%) Open Source
10 13 (11.11%) SOA
11 12 (10.26%) OO
12 10 (8.55%) Front End Development
12 10 (8.55%) Kanban
12 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.74%) Java
2 46 (39.32%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.06%) C#
4 24 (20.51%) SQL
5 23 (19.66%) Ruby
6 17 (14.53%) Python
7 8 (6.84%) PHP
8 4 (3.42%) Scala
9 3 (2.56%) Clojure
9 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.71%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Lisp
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (2.56%) HP
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle
2 2 (1.71%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (1.71%) Facebook
2 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
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