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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 129 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 42 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.12% 0.79% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.97% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
3009 2477 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.56% 81.29% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1608 1587
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 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 29 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 +8 25 £40,000 - 5
Glasgow 0 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 46 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (47.87%) TDD
3 45 (47.87%) Java
4 39 (41.49%) RESTful
4 39 (41.49%) Open Source
5 35 (37.23%) MVC
6 34 (36.17%) Hibernate
6 34 (36.17%) Spring
6 34 (36.17%) SOA
7 32 (34.04%) Selenium
7 32 (34.04%) HTML
8 31 (32.98%) Scrum
9 30 (31.91%) Web Services
10 29 (30.85%) JBoss
11 28 (29.79%) CSS
11 28 (29.79%) JSON
11 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
12 27 (28.72%) Gherkin
12 27 (28.72%) jQuery
12 27 (28.72%) Alfresco
13 26 (27.66%) Document Management
13 26 (27.66%) OO
14 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
15 21 (22.34%) Ruby
16 20 (21.28%) .NET
16 20 (21.28%) C#
17 19 (20.21%) ASP.NET
18 18 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 27 (28.72%) Alfresco
2 15 (15.96%) Node.js
3 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 7 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.26%) Drupal
5 3 (3.19%) CMS
6 2 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.06%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.06%) Apache
7 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) GPRS
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.45%) MySQL
5 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.13%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.13%) Big Data
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Selenium
2 28 (29.79%) Jenkins
3 16 (17.02%) Maven
4 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
5 13 (13.83%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.83%) Artifactory
6 7 (7.45%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.32%) Grunt
7 5 (5.32%) RSpec
8 4 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (3.19%) Subversion
9 3 (3.19%) Moq
9 3 (3.19%) JIRA
10 2 (2.13%) JUnit
10 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.13%) JMeter
10 2 (2.13%) NUnit
10 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.13%) FindBugs
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (67.02%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.21%) Senior Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (12.77%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (12.77%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (12.77%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.57%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Test Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Senior .NET Architect
8 7 (7.45%) .NET Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Software Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Software Test Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Programmer
10 5 (5.32%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) RESTful
2 34 (36.17%) Hibernate
2 34 (36.17%) Spring
3 32 (34.04%) HTML
4 30 (31.91%) Web Services
5 28 (29.79%) JSON
5 28 (29.79%) CSS
6 27 (28.72%) jQuery
6 27 (28.72%) Gherkin
7 20 (21.28%) .NET
8 19 (20.21%) ASP.NET
9 15 (15.96%) Ajax
10 14 (14.89%) XHTML
11 13 (13.83%) JSF
11 13 (13.83%) Spring Security
12 12 (12.77%) WCF
13 11 (11.70%) Backbone.js
14 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.49%) Open Source
2 10 (10.64%) BBC
3 9 (9.57%) Social Media
3 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) Tandem
6 1 (1.06%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Linux
2 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
2 5 (5.32%) AIX
2 5 (5.32%) Solaris
3 3 (3.19%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (47.87%) TDD
3 35 (37.23%) MVC
4 34 (36.17%) SOA
5 31 (32.98%) Scrum
6 26 (27.66%) Document Management
6 26 (27.66%) OO
7 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (18.09%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (11.70%) Web Development
11 9 (9.57%) UML
11 9 (9.57%) Web Application Development
11 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.45%) OOP
13 7 (7.45%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (47.87%) Java
3 21 (22.34%) Ruby
4 20 (21.28%) C#
5 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 12 (12.77%) Python
6 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 5 (5.32%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (4.26%) ECMAScript
8 4 (4.26%) C
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.06%) Jython
10 1 (1.06%) PHP5
10 1 (1.06%) F#
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.32%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (30.85%) JBoss
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.57%) Apple
3 9 (9.57%) Sony
3 9 (9.57%) Yahoo!
3 9 (9.57%) Google
3 9 (9.57%) Facebook
4 5 (5.32%) HP
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe
5 3 (3.19%) Twitter
6 2 (2.13%) Zend
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle
7 1 (1.06%) Talend
7 1 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
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