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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 106 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 46 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 1.46% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.80% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £55,950 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +6 25 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Edinburgh -5 19 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (65.38%) TDD
3 36 (46.15%) OO
4 30 (38.46%) .NET
5 29 (37.18%) C#
5 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
6 28 (35.90%) NoSQL
6 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
7 27 (34.62%) Ruby
8 26 (33.33%) RESTful
9 25 (32.05%) WCF
9 25 (32.05%) ASP.NET
10 24 (30.77%) SQL
11 22 (28.21%) MVC
11 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (26.92%) Web Application Development
12 21 (26.92%) Node.js
12 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (23.08%) HTML
13 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
13 18 (23.08%) Selenium
14 17 (21.79%) CSS
15 16 (20.51%) Java
15 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
16 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
16 15 (19.23%) User Stories
16 15 (19.23%) Scrum
17 14 (17.95%) BBC
17 14 (17.95%) Finance
17 14 (17.95%) Sony

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (26.92%) Node.js
2 6 (7.69%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) JBoss
3 2 (2.56%) Apache
3 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) Mingle
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) NoSQL
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) MySQL
2 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.08%) Selenium
3 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 14 (17.95%) Cucumber
5 13 (16.67%) JIRA
6 9 (11.54%) Maven
7 7 (8.97%) JUnit
8 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
9 4 (5.13%) RSpec
9 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.56%) Subversion
11 2 (2.56%) Appium
12 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.28%) Grunt
12 1 (1.28%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (1.28%) TestNG
12 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 20 (25.64%) Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.56%) Tester
11 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) .NET
2 26 (33.33%) RESTful
3 25 (32.05%) WCF
3 25 (32.05%) ASP.NET
4 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (23.08%) HTML
7 17 (21.79%) CSS
8 14 (17.95%) Web Services
9 13 (16.67%) jQuery
10 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.26%) Entity Framework
12 6 (7.69%) Spring
12 6 (7.69%) HTML5
12 6 (7.69%) Gherkin
13 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.13%) CSLA
14 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (5.13%) WinForms
14 4 (5.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) BBC
1 14 (17.95%) Social Media
2 7 (8.97%) Open Source
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (65.38%) TDD
3 36 (46.15%) OO
4 22 (28.21%) MVC
5 21 (26.92%) Web Application Development
6 16 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.23%) User Stories
7 15 (19.23%) Scrum
8 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
10 7 (8.97%) OOD
10 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.41%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.41%) Kanban
12 4 (5.13%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.13%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.13%) OOP
12 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) C#
2 27 (34.62%) Ruby
3 24 (30.77%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.51%) Java
6 9 (11.54%) PHP
7 4 (5.13%) Python
7 4 (5.13%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Sony
1 14 (17.95%) Apple
1 14 (17.95%) Yahoo!
1 14 (17.95%) Google
1 14 (17.95%) Facebook
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.56%) Alterian
4 2 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) HP
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