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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 90 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 44 73 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 2.47% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.73% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 29
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
1983 2672 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.40% 90.36% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1728 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,300 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +24 36 £53,000 +17.77% 6
Glasgow -18 7 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 107 (93.86%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (80.70%) TDD
3 55 (48.25%) Java
4 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
5 50 (43.86%) Scrum
6 41 (35.96%) C#
7 38 (33.33%) HTML
8 37 (32.46%) CSS
9 35 (30.70%) Selenium
10 34 (29.82%) .NET
11 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
11 31 (27.19%) AngularJS
12 30 (26.32%) MVC
13 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (22.81%) RESTful
14 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET
15 23 (20.18%) Finance
16 22 (19.30%) Spring
16 22 (19.30%) jQuery
17 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (17.54%) Node.js
17 20 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (16.67%) DevOps
18 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
18 19 (16.67%) REST
18 19 (16.67%) SOA
19 18 (15.79%) Ruby
19 18 (15.79%) JIRA
20 17 (14.91%) JSON
21 16 (14.04%) .NET Framework

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 11 (9.65%) JBoss
2 10 (8.77%) Alfresco
3 8 (7.02%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.39%) CMS
4 5 (4.39%) Confluence
5 4 (3.51%) IIS
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.88%) IaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Broadband
2 1 (0.88%) DVB
2 1 (0.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.26%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.63%) MySQL
5 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (30.70%) Selenium
2 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 18 (15.79%) JIRA
4 16 (14.04%) Git (software)
5 15 (13.16%) Maven
6 11 (9.65%) Artifactory
7 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.14%) Subversion
9 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.26%) Jasmine
9 6 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.51%) JBehave
11 3 (2.63%) Appium
11 3 (2.63%) NUnit
11 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
11 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.75%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.75%) JUnit
12 2 (1.75%) RSpec
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Banking
3 11 (9.65%) Games
4 6 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (62.28%) Developer
2 26 (22.81%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Open Source Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Tester
5 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Graduate
9 5 (4.39%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.33%) HTML
2 37 (32.46%) CSS
3 34 (29.82%) .NET
4 31 (27.19%) AngularJS
5 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET
5 26 (22.81%) RESTful
6 22 (19.30%) jQuery
6 22 (19.30%) Spring
7 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (17.54%) Node.js
8 19 (16.67%) REST
9 17 (14.91%) JSON
10 16 (14.04%) .NET Framework
11 15 (13.16%) Entity Framework
12 13 (11.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
12 13 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (10.53%) Gherkin
13 12 (10.53%) HTML5
13 12 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.39%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.51%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.63%) Wiki
7 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.75%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
2 4 (3.51%) Android
3 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.63%) Unix
3 3 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) CentOS
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (93.86%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (80.70%) TDD
3 50 (43.86%) Scrum
4 30 (26.32%) MVC
5 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (16.67%) DevOps
7 19 (16.67%) SOA
8 16 (14.04%) Manual Testing
9 15 (13.16%) Open Source
9 15 (13.16%) SDLC
9 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.40%) Automated Testing
10 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
12 11 (9.65%) Open Source Development
12 11 (9.65%) Web Application Development
13 10 (8.77%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.25%) Java
2 52 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 41 (35.96%) C#
4 18 (15.79%) Ruby
5 13 (11.40%) Python
5 13 (11.40%) SQL
6 8 (7.02%) PHP
7 4 (3.51%) C++
8 3 (2.63%) Clojure
8 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.63%) Scala
8 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) Jython
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) XAML
9 1 (0.88%) XPath
9 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
1 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Talend
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