Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 104 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 51 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.02% 1.82% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.96% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 38
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,625 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,500 £54,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,355 2,454 2,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.34% 93.06% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,455 1,485 1,409
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.41% -1.12% +4.71%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Edinburgh

BDD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for BDD in Edinburgh

BDD
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for BDD.

1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (72.55%) TDD
3 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 29 (56.86%) Java
5 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
6 25 (49.02%) SQL
6 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (43.14%) C#
7 22 (43.14%) MVC
7 22 (43.14%) Scrum
7 22 (43.14%) Cucumber
8 21 (41.18%) Test Automation
9 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
9 20 (39.22%) .NET
10 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 16 (31.37%) Finance
12 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
12 15 (29.41%) Selenium
13 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
13 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
13 14 (27.45%) OO
14 13 (25.49%) Python
14 13 (25.49%) CSS
14 13 (25.49%) Open Source
14 13 (25.49%) React
14 13 (25.49%) REST
15 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
15 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (23.53%) Jenkins

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (19.61%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.76%) Slack
2 2 (3.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) MySQL
3 9 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
5 6 (11.76%) SQLite
6 5 (9.80%) Redis
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Cucumber
2 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (29.41%) Selenium
4 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
5 11 (21.57%) NUnit
6 10 (19.61%) TeamCity
7 6 (11.76%) Bitbucket
7 6 (11.76%) git-flow
8 4 (7.84%) Protractor
9 3 (5.88%) Gradle
9 3 (5.88%) Maven
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.92%) webpack
11 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (1.96%) Subversion
11 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 17 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 15 (29.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 13 (25.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
6 12 (23.53%) Java Engineer
6 12 (23.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
8 10 (19.61%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (19.61%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (19.61%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (19.61%) Development Engineer
8 10 (19.61%) Java Software Developer
8 10 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (19.61%) Software Development Engineer
8 10 (19.61%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (19.61%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 14 (27.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (25.49%) CSS
4 13 (25.49%) React
4 13 (25.49%) REST
5 12 (23.53%) HTML
6 11 (21.57%) Gherkin
7 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
7 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (19.61%) jQuery
7 10 (19.61%) JSON
7 10 (19.61%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) CSS3
8 9 (17.65%) HTML5
8 9 (17.65%) Node.js
9 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 6 (11.76%) LESS
9 6 (11.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) User Experience
2 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (72.55%) TDD
3 25 (49.02%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (43.14%) MVC
4 22 (43.14%) Scrum
5 21 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 14 (27.45%) OO
7 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
7 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
8 13 (25.49%) Open Source
9 12 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (19.61%) Agile Testing
10 10 (19.61%) API Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Kanban
10 10 (19.61%) Process Improvement
10 10 (19.61%) Scenario Testing
10 10 (19.61%) SDET
10 10 (19.61%) User Stories
11 9 (17.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 22 (43.14%) C#
5 13 (25.49%) Python
6 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
7 8 (15.69%) ES6
8 4 (7.84%) PHP
9 3 (5.88%) Java 8
9 3 (5.88%) Java 9
10 2 (3.92%) C++
10 2 (3.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.88%) Facebook
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle