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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 125 129 163
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Permanent jobs citing BDD 41 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.00% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.23% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2939 2530 2504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.00% 81.93% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 1638 1663
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 £29,017
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 17 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 17 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
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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 -13 23 £38,750 -3.12% 7
Edinburgh +2 19 £40,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 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 79 (83.16%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.58%) TDD
3 46 (48.42%) JavaScript
4 45 (47.37%) Java
5 37 (38.95%) RESTful
6 36 (37.89%) Open Source
7 34 (35.79%) MVC
8 33 (34.74%) Scrum
9 32 (33.68%) SOA
9 32 (33.68%) Hibernate
10 31 (32.63%) Spring
11 30 (31.58%) HTML
11 30 (31.58%) Selenium
12 29 (30.53%) Web Services
13 27 (28.42%) OO
14 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
14 26 (27.37%) CSS
14 26 (27.37%) JBoss
14 26 (27.37%) JSON
15 25 (26.32%) Gherkin
15 25 (26.32%) Jenkins
16 24 (25.26%) Document Management
16 24 (25.26%) jQuery
16 24 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (25.26%) Alfresco
17 23 (24.21%) C#
17 23 (24.21%) .NET
18 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET
18 21 (22.11%) Ruby
19 18 (18.95%) Microsoft

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 24 (25.26%) Alfresco
2 14 (14.74%) Node.js
3 7 (7.37%) IIS
3 7 (7.37%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.21%) Drupal
5 3 (3.16%) CMS
6 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) HTTP
1 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.58%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.32%) MySQL
5 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) Big Data
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.05%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (31.58%) Selenium
2 25 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.89%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.79%) Maven
5 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
6 11 (11.58%) Artifactory
7 6 (6.32%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.26%) Grunt
8 5 (5.26%) RSpec
9 4 (4.21%) JIRA
9 4 (4.21%) Subversion
9 4 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (4.21%) Moq
10 3 (3.16%) JUnit
11 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.11%) JMeter
11 2 (2.11%) NUnit
11 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
11 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.11%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.11%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (65.26%) Developer
2 30 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (13.68%) Team Leader
6 12 (12.63%) Technical Team Leader
6 12 (12.63%) Java Team Leader
7 11 (11.58%) .NET Developer
8 10 (10.53%) Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Architect
9 7 (7.37%) Senior .NET Architect
9 7 (7.37%) .NET Architect
9 7 (7.37%) Senior Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Programmer
11 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Test Manager
11 5 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.95%) RESTful
2 32 (33.68%) Hibernate
3 31 (32.63%) Spring
4 30 (31.58%) HTML
5 29 (30.53%) Web Services
6 26 (27.37%) CSS
6 26 (27.37%) JSON
7 25 (26.32%) Gherkin
8 24 (25.26%) jQuery
9 23 (24.21%) .NET
10 21 (22.11%) ASP.NET
11 15 (15.79%) Ajax
11 15 (15.79%) WCF
12 13 (13.68%) JSF
13 12 (12.63%) XHTML
14 11 (11.58%) Spring Security
14 11 (11.58%) Backbone.js
15 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (8.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.89%) Open Source
2 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.53%) BBC
3 9 (9.47%) Social Media
4 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) NHS
8 1 (1.05%) Tandem
8 1 (1.05%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Mac OS X
2 5 (5.26%) AIX
2 5 (5.26%) Solaris
3 3 (3.16%) Android
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (83.16%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (51.58%) TDD
3 34 (35.79%) MVC
4 33 (34.74%) Scrum
5 32 (33.68%) SOA
6 27 (28.42%) OO
7 24 (25.26%) Document Management
7 24 (25.26%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (17.89%) Unit Testing
9 15 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (12.63%) UML
11 11 (11.58%) Web Development
11 11 (11.58%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
13 9 (9.47%) Web Application Development
14 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
15 7 (7.37%) OOP
15 7 (7.37%) OOA/OOD
15 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
16 6 (6.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) JavaScript
2 45 (47.37%) Java
3 23 (24.21%) C#
4 21 (22.11%) Ruby
5 13 (13.68%) SQL
6 12 (12.63%) Python
7 11 (11.58%) PHP
8 5 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
9 4 (4.21%) ECMAScript
9 4 (4.21%) C
10 2 (2.11%) C++
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.11%) F#
11 1 (1.05%) PHP5
11 1 (1.05%) Jython
11 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.26%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) JBoss
2 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.47%) Apple
3 9 (9.47%) Sony
3 9 (9.47%) Yahoo!
3 9 (9.47%) Google
3 9 (9.47%) Facebook
4 4 (4.21%) HP
5 3 (3.16%) Adobe
5 3 (3.16%) Twitter
6 2 (2.11%) Zend
7 1 (1.05%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) Alterian
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
East Kilbride
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago