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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 114 124 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 49 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.26% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.55% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 9
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
2735 2711 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.81% 81.51% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 1722 1597
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 November 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 21 November 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 +10 31 £43,750 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh -1 13 £40,000 - 3
South Lanarkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Aberdeen +10 1 £47,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 79 (84.95%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (73.12%) TDD
3 40 (43.01%) Java
4 38 (40.86%) JavaScript
4 38 (40.86%) OO
5 35 (37.63%) Scrum
6 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
8 31 (33.33%) MVC
8 31 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 30 (32.26%) Spring
10 29 (31.18%) .NET
10 29 (31.18%) C#
11 28 (30.11%) HTML
12 26 (27.96%) Finance
13 25 (26.88%) Web Services
13 25 (26.88%) RESTful
14 23 (24.73%) jQuery
14 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET
15 22 (23.66%) WCF
16 21 (22.58%) CSS
17 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
18 19 (20.43%) JUnit
18 19 (20.43%) Ruby
19 18 (19.35%) Oracle
19 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
19 18 (19.35%) NoSQL
19 18 (19.35%) Selenium
20 17 (18.28%) Open Source
20 17 (18.28%) Node.js

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (18.28%) Node.js
2 14 (15.05%) JBoss
3 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
4 11 (11.83%) Alfresco
5 6 (6.45%) Drupal
6 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.23%) CMS
6 3 (3.23%) Apache
6 3 (3.23%) IIS
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
1 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.51%) Relational Database
3 18 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.38%) MySQL
7 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.15%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.43%) JUnit
3 18 (19.35%) Selenium
4 17 (18.28%) Subversion
5 15 (16.13%) Maven
6 14 (15.05%) Cucumber
7 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.38%) Grunt
8 5 (5.38%) Artifactory
9 4 (4.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (4.30%) JIRA
9 4 (4.30%) Moq
10 3 (3.23%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.23%) JMeter
11 2 (2.15%) NUnit
11 2 (2.15%) ReSharper
11 2 (2.15%) JBehave
11 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.15%) TestNG
11 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Banking
3 11 (11.83%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (66.67%) Developer
2 25 (26.88%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.66%) Senior Developer
4 17 (18.28%) .NET Developer
5 14 (15.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.45%) UML Business Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Technical Team Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Architect
10 3 (3.23%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.26%) Spring
2 29 (31.18%) .NET
3 28 (30.11%) HTML
4 25 (26.88%) Web Services
4 25 (26.88%) RESTful
5 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET
5 23 (24.73%) jQuery
6 22 (23.66%) WCF
7 21 (22.58%) CSS
8 15 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 14 (15.05%) REST
10 13 (13.98%) JSON
11 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (12.90%) HTML5
11 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (11.83%) Backbone.js
12 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
12 11 (11.83%) Gherkin
13 10 (10.75%) WPF
13 10 (10.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) Open Source
2 13 (13.98%) BBC
3 12 (12.90%) Social Media
4 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.30%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.30%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.15%) Tandem
7 2 (2.15%) NHS
7 2 (2.15%) User Experience
8 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.08%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.08%) Statistics
8 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 3 (3.23%) Android
2 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (84.95%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (73.12%) TDD
3 38 (40.86%) OO
4 35 (37.63%) Scrum
5 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (33.33%) MVC
7 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
8 14 (15.05%) SOA
9 13 (13.98%) OOD
10 12 (12.90%) Web Application Development
11 11 (11.83%) Process Improvement
11 11 (11.83%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (11.83%) Document Management
12 9 (9.68%) UML
13 8 (8.60%) OOP
14 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (7.53%) Domain-Driven Design
15 5 (5.38%) Automated Testing
15 5 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) Java
2 38 (40.86%) JavaScript
3 29 (31.18%) C#
4 19 (20.43%) Ruby
5 17 (18.28%) SQL
6 9 (9.68%) PHP
7 7 (7.53%) Python
8 6 (6.45%) F#
9 4 (4.30%) ECMAScript
9 4 (4.30%) C
10 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.23%) C++
11 2 (2.15%) Perl
11 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.15%) Jython
12 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.08%) R
12 1 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.08%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.90%) Apple
3 12 (12.90%) Sony
3 12 (12.90%) Yahoo!
3 12 (12.90%) Google
3 12 (12.90%) Facebook
4 5 (5.38%) Sybase
5 4 (4.30%) HP
6 3 (3.23%) Twitter
7 2 (2.15%) Zend
7 2 (2.15%) Alterian
8 1 (1.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe
8 1 (1.08%) Guidewire
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 19 days ago