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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 80 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -3
Permanent jobs citing BDD 85 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.86% 1.39% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.59% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52 30 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,650 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2660 2698 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.59% 86.92% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1719 1843
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +12 55 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Edinburgh +11 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Stirling - 6 £48,750 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (82.31%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (70.75%) TDD
3 81 (55.10%) Java
4 77 (52.38%) C#
5 76 (51.70%) JavaScript
6 75 (51.02%) HTML
7 74 (50.34%) RESTful
8 73 (49.66%) CSS
9 66 (44.90%) Scrum
10 63 (42.86%) jQuery
11 56 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (36.05%) .NET
12 53 (36.05%) SQL Server
13 51 (34.69%) Unit Testing
14 49 (33.33%) Spring
15 44 (29.93%) OO
16 43 (29.25%) SQL
16 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET
16 43 (29.25%) MVC
16 43 (29.25%) Selenium
17 42 (28.57%) Web Services
18 41 (27.89%) JSON
19 40 (27.21%) Ruby
19 40 (27.21%) Gherkin
19 40 (27.21%) Jenkins
20 39 (26.53%) Hibernate
21 38 (25.85%) Maven
22 37 (25.17%) User Acceptance Testing
22 37 (25.17%) ASP.NET MVC
23 36 (24.49%) SDLC

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (22.45%) JBoss
2 30 (20.41%) Alfresco
3 20 (13.61%) IIS
4 19 (12.93%) Node.js
5 18 (12.24%) Tomcat
6 12 (8.16%) MQSeries
7 10 (6.80%) Umbraco
8 8 (5.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Jetty
9 7 (4.76%) WebLogic
10 6 (4.08%) CMS
11 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
12 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (1.36%) Apache
14 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.68%) Drupal
14 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.68%) GemFire
14 1 (0.68%) Liferay
14 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) DLNA
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) ICMP
2 1 (0.68%) SNMP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.05%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (7.48%) BigTable
7 4 (2.72%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.04%) Big Data
8 3 (2.04%) DB2
9 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.68%) HBase
10 1 (0.68%) Impala
10 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (29.25%) Selenium
2 40 (27.21%) Jenkins
3 38 (25.85%) Maven
4 30 (20.41%) Artifactory
5 25 (17.01%) Git (software)
6 18 (12.24%) JIRA
7 17 (11.56%) Cucumber
8 14 (9.52%) Subversion
9 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (6.12%) Eclipse
10 9 (6.12%) JUnit
10 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.76%) Xcode
12 6 (4.08%) gulp
13 4 (2.72%) FitNesse
14 3 (2.04%) Ant
14 3 (2.04%) SonarQube
15 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
15 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
15 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (18.37%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Back Office
4 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Automotive
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (80.27%) Developer
2 41 (27.89%) Java Developer
3 34 (23.13%) .NET Developer
4 28 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 24 (16.33%) Open Source Developer
6 16 (10.88%) Social Media Developer
7 15 (10.20%) Software Engineer
8 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (8.16%) Web Developer
10 11 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (7.48%) Test Engineer
11 10 (6.80%) Analyst
11 10 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (6.12%) Applications Developer
12 9 (6.12%) C# Web Developer
12 9 (6.12%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (5.44%) Senior Developer
14 7 (4.76%) Python Developer
14 7 (4.76%) Software Tester
14 7 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (51.02%) HTML
2 74 (50.34%) RESTful
3 73 (49.66%) CSS
4 63 (42.86%) jQuery
5 53 (36.05%) .NET
6 49 (33.33%) Spring
7 43 (29.25%) ASP.NET
8 42 (28.57%) Web Services
9 41 (27.89%) JSON
10 40 (27.21%) Gherkin
11 39 (26.53%) Hibernate
12 37 (25.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (22.45%) XML
14 32 (21.77%) Spring Security
14 32 (21.77%) XHTML
15 31 (21.09%) AngularJS
16 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (10.88%) .NET Framework
17 16 (10.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.88%) BBC
1 16 (10.88%) Social Media
2 14 (9.52%) Derivative
3 13 (8.84%) Fixed Income
4 11 (7.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (7.48%) Market Risk
5 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 6 (4.08%) User Experience
8 4 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.36%) Equities
10 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Android
1 16 (10.88%) Apple iOS
1 16 (10.88%) Windows
2 13 (8.84%) Linux
3 12 (8.16%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (82.31%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (70.75%) TDD
3 66 (44.90%) Scrum
4 56 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (34.69%) Unit Testing
6 44 (29.93%) OO
7 43 (29.25%) MVC
8 37 (25.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (24.49%) SDLC
10 31 (21.09%) SOA
11 30 (20.41%) Document Management
11 30 (20.41%) Open Source
12 17 (11.56%) Web Application Development
13 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
14 14 (9.52%) Android Development
14 14 (9.52%) Mobile Development
14 14 (9.52%) Refactoring
15 13 (8.84%) Web Development
16 12 (8.16%) System Testing
17 11 (7.48%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.10%) Java
2 77 (52.38%) C#
3 76 (51.70%) JavaScript
4 43 (29.25%) SQL
5 40 (27.21%) Ruby
6 24 (16.33%) Python
7 18 (12.24%) Perl
8 15 (10.20%) C++
9 11 (7.48%) XPath
10 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.76%) Apple Swift
11 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.08%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.72%) PHP
13 4 (2.72%) Smalltalk
14 3 (2.04%) C
15 2 (1.36%) Tcl
15 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.84%) Degree
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Firmware
1 1 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Iperf
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.88%) Apple
2 16 (10.88%) Facebook
2 16 (10.88%) Google
2 16 (10.88%) Sony
2 16 (10.88%) Yahoo!
3 8 (5.44%) Adobe
4 7 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 7 (4.76%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle
6 4 (2.72%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.04%) Sybase
8 2 (1.36%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Actian
9 1 (0.68%) Alterian
9 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.68%) Ektron
9 1 (0.68%) Perforce
9 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
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