The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 85 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs citing BDD 54 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 2.25% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.51% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 29
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2120 2751 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.11% 89.55% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1739 1852
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing BDD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

BDD Salary Histogram in Scotland

BDD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 33 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Glasgow -14 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Stirling - 2 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
BDD
UK

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for BDD.

1 146 (91.25%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (77.50%) TDD
3 89 (55.63%) Scrum
4 76 (47.50%) C#
4 76 (47.50%) Java
5 69 (43.13%) JavaScript
6 61 (38.13%) SQL Server
7 60 (37.50%) .NET
8 53 (33.13%) HTML
9 52 (32.50%) CSS
10 48 (30.00%) MVC
11 46 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (26.25%) Selenium
13 36 (22.50%) jQuery
14 35 (21.88%) AngularJS
15 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET
16 33 (20.63%) Degree
17 30 (18.75%) Finance
18 29 (18.13%) DevOps
19 28 (17.50%) SOA
20 27 (16.88%) .NET Framework
21 26 (16.25%) Software Engineering
21 26 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
22 25 (15.63%) REST
22 25 (15.63%) RESTful
23 24 (15.00%) Spring
23 24 (15.00%) Computer Science
24 23 (14.38%) Oracle
24 23 (14.38%) SQL
24 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.75%) IIS
2 13 (8.13%) JBoss
3 12 (7.50%) Alfresco
4 8 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (3.75%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.13%) CMS
7 4 (2.50%) Apache
7 4 (2.50%) Confluence
8 3 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.13%) IaaS
4 5 (3.13%) PaaS
5 3 (1.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Broadband
2 1 (0.63%) DVB
2 1 (0.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.25%) Big Data
4 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.88%) MySQL
6 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 42 (26.25%) Selenium
2 20 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.88%) JIRA
4 16 (10.00%) Maven
5 13 (8.13%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.50%) Artifactory
7 11 (6.88%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.88%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.25%) Subversion
9 7 (4.38%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.75%) Jasmine
10 6 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.13%) JBehave
12 4 (2.50%) FitNesse
12 4 (2.50%) MSTest
12 4 (2.50%) NUnit
12 4 (2.50%) RSpec
12 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.88%) JUnit
General
1 30 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Banking
3 8 (5.00%) Marketing
4 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.50%) Automotive
5 4 (2.50%) Billing
5 4 (2.50%) Electronics
5 4 (2.50%) Games
5 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.25%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (63.75%) Developer
2 32 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 21 (13.13%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Agile Developer
7 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Open Source Developer
8 10 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) Tester
9 9 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Product Owner
10 8 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
10 8 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Architect
12 6 (3.75%) Junior
12 6 (3.75%) Junior Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.50%) .NET
2 53 (33.13%) HTML
3 52 (32.50%) CSS
4 36 (22.50%) jQuery
5 35 (21.88%) AngularJS
6 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET
7 27 (16.88%) .NET Framework
8 25 (15.63%) REST
8 25 (15.63%) RESTful
9 24 (15.00%) Spring
10 23 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (13.13%) JSON
11 21 (13.13%) Node.js
12 20 (12.50%) HTML5
13 18 (11.25%) Hibernate
14 16 (10.00%) Entity Framework
15 15 (9.38%) CSS3
16 14 (8.75%) Gherkin
16 14 (8.75%) Web Services
17 12 (7.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.63%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.38%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (3.13%) Algorithms
9 5 (3.13%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.13%) User Experience
9 5 (3.13%) Visualisation
9 5 (3.13%) Wiki
10 2 (1.25%) FMCG
10 2 (1.25%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.63%) iPad
11 1 (0.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.75%) Linux
1 14 (8.75%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) Android
2 7 (4.38%) Unix
3 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) CentOS
4 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (91.25%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (77.50%) TDD
3 89 (55.63%) Scrum
4 48 (30.00%) MVC
5 46 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.13%) DevOps
7 28 (17.50%) SOA
8 26 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 26 (16.25%) Software Engineering
9 23 (14.38%) SDLC
10 21 (13.13%) Mentoring
11 19 (11.88%) UML
12 17 (10.63%) Open Source
13 16 (10.00%) Front End Development
13 16 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 16 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 15 (9.38%) ATDD
14 15 (9.38%) Kanban
14 15 (9.38%) Manual Testing
14 15 (9.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.50%) C#
1 76 (47.50%) Java
2 69 (43.13%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.38%) SQL
4 16 (10.00%) Python
4 16 (10.00%) Ruby
5 13 (8.13%) PHP
6 11 (6.88%) C++
7 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.50%) XAML
9 3 (1.88%) Clojure
9 3 (1.88%) Scala
9 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.63%) Jython
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.63%) XPath
11 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (20.63%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Kubernetes
1 6 (3.75%) Mesos
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Oracle
2 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.50%) SAP
3 4 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.88%) Adobe
5 2 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.63%) HP
6 1 (0.63%) Talend
6 1 (0.63%) Zend
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