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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 128 135 149
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 44 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.95% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3024 2521 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 81.20% 81.90% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 1642 1644
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +9 25 £40,000 - 5
Glasgow +1 23 £37,500 -6.25% 4
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 50 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.98%) TDD
3 46 (46.94%) Java
4 39 (39.80%) RESTful
4 39 (39.80%) Open Source
5 36 (36.73%) MVC
6 34 (34.69%) Hibernate
6 34 (34.69%) Spring
6 34 (34.69%) SOA
7 33 (33.67%) HTML
8 32 (32.65%) Scrum
8 32 (32.65%) Selenium
9 30 (30.61%) Web Services
10 29 (29.59%) JBoss
10 29 (29.59%) CSS
11 28 (28.57%) JSON
11 28 (28.57%) jQuery
11 28 (28.57%) Jenkins
12 27 (27.55%) Gherkin
12 27 (27.55%) Alfresco
13 26 (26.53%) Document Management
13 26 (26.53%) OO
14 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
15 22 (22.45%) .NET
15 22 (22.45%) C#
15 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (21.43%) ASP.NET
16 21 (21.43%) Ruby
17 18 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (27.55%) Alfresco
2 15 (15.31%) Node.js
3 7 (7.14%) IIS
3 7 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.08%) Drupal
5 3 (3.06%) CMS
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.02%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.02%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) GPRS
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.14%) MySQL
5 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
7 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.04%) Big Data
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (32.65%) Selenium
2 28 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.33%) Maven
4 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
5 13 (13.27%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.27%) Artifactory
6 7 (7.14%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.10%) Grunt
7 5 (5.10%) RSpec
8 4 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.08%) Moq
9 3 (3.06%) JIRA
9 3 (3.06%) NUnit
9 3 (3.06%) Subversion
10 2 (2.04%) JUnit
10 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.04%) JMeter
10 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.04%) FindBugs
General
1 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (67.35%) Developer
2 33 (33.67%) Java Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Senior Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Technical Team Leader
5 12 (12.24%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (12.24%) Team Leader
6 10 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Test Manager
9 7 (7.14%) Architect
9 7 (7.14%) Senior .NET Architect
9 7 (7.14%) .NET Architect
9 7 (7.14%) Software Manager
9 7 (7.14%) Software Test Manager
9 7 (7.14%) Senior Architect
10 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.12%) Programmer
11 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.80%) RESTful
2 34 (34.69%) Hibernate
2 34 (34.69%) Spring
3 33 (33.67%) HTML
4 30 (30.61%) Web Services
5 29 (29.59%) CSS
6 28 (28.57%) JSON
6 28 (28.57%) jQuery
7 27 (27.55%) Gherkin
8 22 (22.45%) .NET
9 21 (21.43%) ASP.NET
10 15 (15.31%) Ajax
11 14 (14.29%) WCF
11 14 (14.29%) XHTML
12 13 (13.27%) JSF
12 13 (13.27%) Spring Security
13 11 (11.22%) Backbone.js
14 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.80%) Open Source
2 10 (10.20%) BBC
2 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.18%) Social Media
4 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.02%) Tandem
6 1 (1.02%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
2 5 (5.10%) AIX
2 5 (5.10%) Solaris
3 3 (3.06%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.02%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (48.98%) TDD
2 36 (36.73%) MVC
3 34 (34.69%) SOA
4 32 (32.65%) Scrum
5 26 (26.53%) Document Management
5 26 (26.53%) OO
6 22 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.22%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (11.22%) Web Development
9 10 (10.20%) UML
10 9 (9.18%) Web Application Development
10 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.14%) OOP
12 7 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 46 (46.94%) Java
3 22 (22.45%) C#
4 21 (21.43%) Ruby
5 12 (12.24%) Python
5 12 (12.24%) PHP
5 12 (12.24%) SQL
6 5 (5.10%) CoffeeScript
7 4 (4.08%) ECMAScript
7 4 (4.08%) C
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.04%) F#
9 1 (1.02%) PHP5
9 1 (1.02%) Jython
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.10%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.04%) Puppet
3 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) JBoss
2 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.18%) Apple
3 9 (9.18%) Sony
3 9 (9.18%) Yahoo!
3 9 (9.18%) Google
3 9 (9.18%) Facebook
4 5 (5.10%) HP
5 3 (3.06%) Adobe
5 3 (3.06%) Twitter
6 2 (2.04%) Zend
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.02%) Talend
7 1 (1.02%) Jaspersoft
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