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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 81 47 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.57% 1.27% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.51% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 57 24 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £36,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £45,000
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
2794 3112 2683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.50% 83.88% 82.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2074 1754
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 30 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 +41 48 £42,500 +9.67% 10
Edinburgh +5 39 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Dundee - 1 £45,000 - 1
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 105 (90.52%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (62.93%) TDD
3 42 (36.21%) SQL Server
4 40 (34.48%) .NET
4 40 (34.48%) C#
5 38 (32.76%) Java
6 37 (31.90%) OO
7 36 (31.03%) Scrum
8 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
9 34 (29.31%) RESTful
10 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 30 (25.86%) Selenium
12 27 (23.28%) HTML
12 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
13 26 (22.41%) SQL
13 26 (22.41%) CSS
13 26 (22.41%) MVC
13 26 (22.41%) Ruby
14 24 (20.69%) Finance
14 24 (20.69%) Web Services
15 23 (19.83%) WCF
15 23 (19.83%) Test Automation
15 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (18.10%) NoSQL
16 21 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (18.10%) User Stories
17 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
17 20 (17.24%) Node.js
17 20 (17.24%) WebDriver
17 20 (17.24%) Open Source

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (17.24%) Node.js
2 10 (8.62%) JBoss
3 7 (6.03%) Alfresco
4 5 (4.31%) Apache
4 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.31%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Drupal
7 1 (0.86%) Mule
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.86%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
1 3 (2.59%) LDAP
1 3 (2.59%) Wireless
2 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.72%) DLNA
2 2 (1.72%) DHCP
2 2 (1.72%) SNMP
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.10%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.17%) MySQL
4 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.45%) MarkLogic
5 4 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Selenium
2 27 (23.28%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.24%) WebDriver
3 20 (17.24%) Maven
4 19 (16.38%) Cucumber
5 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.48%) JIRA
7 8 (6.90%) JUnit
7 8 (6.90%) FitNesse
8 7 (6.03%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.59%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.59%) RSpec
10 3 (2.59%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.72%) Mocha
11 2 (1.72%) Subversion
12 1 (0.86%) TestNG
12 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.86%) ReSharper
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 13 (11.21%) Financial Institution
3 8 (6.90%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (57.76%) Developer
2 34 (29.31%) .NET Developer
3 26 (22.41%) Analyst
4 17 (14.66%) Java Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Applications Developer
7 10 (8.62%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.76%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) .NET Applications Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Test Automation Specialist
9 8 (6.90%) Automation Specialist
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.90%) Test Specialist
10 7 (6.03%) Test Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Open Source Developer
11 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.48%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
3 34 (29.31%) RESTful
4 27 (23.28%) HTML
5 26 (22.41%) CSS
6 24 (20.69%) Web Services
7 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (19.83%) WCF
8 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (16.38%) Spring
10 17 (14.66%) jQuery
11 15 (12.93%) .NET Framework
12 12 (10.34%) Hibernate
12 12 (10.34%) Gherkin
13 11 (9.48%) Entity Framework
14 10 (8.62%) JMS
15 8 (6.90%) XHTML
16 7 (6.03%) JSON
16 7 (6.03%) HTML5
16 7 (6.03%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.48%) BBC
2 11 (9.48%) Social Media
3 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.76%) User Experience
4 8 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Linux
2 5 (4.31%) Windows
3 4 (3.45%) UNIX
3 4 (3.45%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (90.52%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (62.93%) TDD
3 37 (31.90%) OO
4 36 (31.03%) Scrum
5 26 (22.41%) MVC
6 23 (19.83%) Test Automation
7 21 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (18.10%) User Stories
8 20 (17.24%) Open Source
9 19 (16.38%) Web Application Development
10 17 (14.66%) Asset Management
11 16 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (9.48%) Unit Testing
12 11 (9.48%) DevOps
12 11 (9.48%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (8.62%) Software Testing
14 9 (7.76%) Coaching
14 9 (7.76%) SDLC
15 8 (6.90%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) C#
2 38 (32.76%) Java
3 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 26 (22.41%) SQL
4 26 (22.41%) Ruby
5 8 (6.90%) Python
6 6 (5.17%) Perl
6 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.31%) PHP
8 4 (3.45%) XQuery
8 4 (3.45%) Tcl
8 4 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.17%) ISEB
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Iperf
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Yahoo!
2 11 (9.48%) Google
2 11 (9.48%) Apple
2 11 (9.48%) Sony
2 11 (9.48%) Facebook
3 7 (6.03%) Sybase
4 4 (3.45%) Cognos
4 4 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.72%) Alterian
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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