The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 122 139 149
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing BDD 46 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.65% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.80% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 9
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2907 2612 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.44% 80.69% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1702 1606
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Edinburgh +16 33 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Glasgow 0 22 £37,500 -6.25% 7
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 73 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (57.14%) Java
2 68 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 57 (47.90%) Open Source
4 55 (46.22%) Scrum
4 55 (46.22%) Spring
5 54 (45.38%) Hibernate
5 54 (45.38%) RESTful
6 53 (44.54%) Jenkins
6 53 (44.54%) HTML
7 51 (42.86%) Selenium
8 49 (41.18%) JBoss
8 49 (41.18%) Gherkin
9 48 (40.34%) CSS
9 48 (40.34%) SOA
10 47 (39.50%) Web Services
10 47 (39.50%) JSON
10 47 (39.50%) jQuery
11 46 (38.66%) TDD
12 43 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (32.77%) Alfresco
14 38 (31.93%) Document Management
15 35 (29.41%) MVC
16 34 (28.57%) Unit Testing
17 33 (27.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (27.73%) Maven
18 29 (24.37%) XHTML
18 29 (24.37%) Artifactory
19 25 (21.01%) Spring Security
19 25 (21.01%) OO

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 39 (32.77%) Alfresco
2 13 (10.92%) Node.js
3 8 (6.72%) IIS
4 7 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.52%) Drupal
5 3 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.68%) CMS
6 2 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.68%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) Apache
7 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.84%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) GitHub
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) GPRS
1 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) MySQL
2 10 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.68%) Informix
6 2 (1.68%) Redis
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (44.54%) Jenkins
2 51 (42.86%) Selenium
3 33 (27.73%) Maven
4 29 (24.37%) Artifactory
5 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
6 13 (10.92%) Cucumber
7 11 (9.24%) JIRA
8 8 (6.72%) Jasmine
9 6 (5.04%) RSpec
10 5 (4.20%) Grunt
11 4 (3.36%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.52%) PHPUnit
12 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.52%) Behat
12 3 (2.52%) JUnit
12 3 (2.52%) NUnit
12 3 (2.52%) Subversion
13 2 (1.68%) JMeter
13 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.68%) FindBugs
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Marketing
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (74.79%) Developer
2 57 (47.90%) Java Developer
3 31 (26.05%) Senior Developer
4 29 (24.37%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Team Leader
5 12 (10.08%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (10.08%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Test Manager
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Software Test Manager
7 7 (5.88%) Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Senior .NET Architect
7 7 (5.88%) .NET Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Software Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Programmer
8 6 (5.04%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.22%) Spring
2 54 (45.38%) Hibernate
2 54 (45.38%) RESTful
3 53 (44.54%) HTML
4 49 (41.18%) Gherkin
5 48 (40.34%) CSS
6 47 (39.50%) Web Services
6 47 (39.50%) JSON
6 47 (39.50%) jQuery
7 29 (24.37%) XHTML
8 25 (21.01%) Spring Security
9 19 (15.97%) ASP.NET
9 19 (15.97%) .NET
10 17 (14.29%) JSF
11 14 (11.76%) Ajax
12 13 (10.92%) Backbone.js
13 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.56%) WCF
13 9 (7.56%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (47.90%) Open Source
2 9 (7.56%) Social Media
3 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.88%) BBC
4 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.36%) GIS
7 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) AIX
2 6 (5.04%) Solaris
3 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.20%) Android
3 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.84%) UNIX
4 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (61.34%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (46.22%) Scrum
3 48 (40.34%) SOA
4 46 (38.66%) TDD
5 43 (36.13%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (31.93%) Document Management
7 35 (29.41%) MVC
8 34 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 33 (27.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (21.01%) OO
11 12 (10.08%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (8.40%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.56%) Kanban
13 9 (7.56%) Web Development
13 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.72%) Waterfall
15 7 (5.88%) Web Application Development
15 7 (5.88%) Data Modelling
15 7 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 68 (57.14%) Java
1 68 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.97%) C#
2 19 (15.97%) Ruby
3 13 (10.92%) SQL
4 12 (10.08%) Python
5 11 (9.24%) PHP
6 5 (4.20%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (3.36%) C
7 4 (3.36%) ECMAScript
7 4 (3.36%) Groovy
8 2 (1.68%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.68%) Perl
8 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.84%) F#
9 1 (0.84%) PHP5
9 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Capistrano
2 6 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (41.18%) JBoss
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.56%) Facebook
3 9 (7.56%) Google
4 7 (5.88%) Apple
4 7 (5.88%) Sony
4 7 (5.88%) Yahoo!
5 4 (3.36%) Zend
5 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.36%) HP
6 3 (2.52%) Twitter
6 3 (2.52%) Adobe
6 3 (2.52%) ESRI
7 1 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.84%) Talend
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago