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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 108 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 1.19% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.46% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 15
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2673 2663 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.13% 81.34% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1698 1713
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Glasgow +15 33 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Edinburgh -4 10 £40,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Aberdeen +5 1 £47,500 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 78 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (82.22%) TDD
3 48 (53.33%) OO
4 37 (41.11%) Git (software)
5 34 (37.78%) Java
5 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
6 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (34.44%) MVC
9 29 (32.22%) .NET
9 29 (32.22%) C#
10 28 (31.11%) HTML
10 28 (31.11%) Scrum
11 27 (30.00%) Finance
12 26 (28.89%) NoSQL
13 25 (27.78%) WCF
13 25 (27.78%) Spring
14 24 (26.67%) Ruby
14 24 (26.67%) jQuery
15 23 (25.56%) Relational Database
15 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
16 22 (24.44%) CSS
16 22 (24.44%) RESTful
17 21 (23.33%) Oracle
17 21 (23.33%) JUnit
18 20 (22.22%) Web Services
18 20 (22.22%) RDBMS
18 20 (22.22%) Node.js
19 19 (21.11%) OOD
19 19 (21.11%) Linux

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 20 (22.22%) Node.js
2 13 (14.44%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.11%) Drupal
4 7 (7.78%) JBoss
5 3 (3.33%) Apache
5 3 (3.33%) CMS
5 3 (3.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.89%) NoSQL
3 23 (25.56%) Relational Database
4 20 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 12 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.67%) MySQL
8 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.22%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (41.11%) Git (software)
2 21 (23.33%) JUnit
3 19 (21.11%) Subversion
4 15 (16.67%) Maven
5 14 (15.56%) Cucumber
6 10 (11.11%) Selenium
7 4 (4.44%) Moq
7 4 (4.44%) JIRA
7 4 (4.44%) Grunt
8 3 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.33%) JMeter
9 2 (2.22%) NUnit
9 2 (2.22%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.22%) TestNG
9 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.22%) RSpec
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 13 (14.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (71.11%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.11%) Java Developer
4 17 (18.89%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Tester
8 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) .NET
2 28 (31.11%) HTML
3 25 (27.78%) Spring
3 25 (27.78%) WCF
4 24 (26.67%) jQuery
5 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET
6 22 (24.44%) CSS
6 22 (24.44%) RESTful
7 20 (22.22%) Web Services
8 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (17.78%) REST
8 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (13.33%) HTML5
10 11 (12.22%) Backbone.js
10 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
10 11 (12.22%) XML
11 9 (10.00%) WPF
11 9 (10.00%) CSS3
11 9 (10.00%) Spring Integration
12 8 (8.89%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) BBC
2 16 (17.78%) Social Media
3 13 (14.44%) Open Source
4 10 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.44%) iPad
6 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.22%) User Experience
8 2 (2.22%) NHS
8 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.22%) Tandem
9 1 (1.11%) Interactive TV
9 1 (1.11%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.11%) Statistics
9 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.11%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Android
2 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (82.22%) TDD
3 48 (53.33%) OO
4 32 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (34.44%) MVC
6 28 (31.11%) Scrum
7 19 (21.11%) OOD
8 16 (17.78%) Web Application Development
9 13 (14.44%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (14.44%) Process Improvement
10 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 8 (8.89%) OOP
12 6 (6.67%) UML
12 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.56%) Web Development
13 5 (5.56%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.44%) Multithreading
14 4 (4.44%) Kanban
14 4 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) Java
1 34 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 29 (32.22%) C#
3 24 (26.67%) Ruby
4 14 (15.56%) SQL
5 13 (14.44%) PHP
6 7 (7.78%) Python
7 5 (5.56%) F#
8 3 (3.33%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.33%) C
8 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
9 2 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.22%) Jython
9 2 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.11%) R
10 1 (1.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PhD
2 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.22%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Oracle
2 16 (17.78%) Apple
2 16 (17.78%) Sony
2 16 (17.78%) Yahoo!
2 16 (17.78%) Google
2 16 (17.78%) Facebook
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) Sybase
5 3 (3.33%) Twitter
5 3 (3.33%) HP
6 2 (2.22%) Zend
6 2 (2.22%) Alterian
7 1 (1.11%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) Guidewire
Edinburgh
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 13 days ago