Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 63 101
Rank change year-on-year -36 +38 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 47 67 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.76% 3.05% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.29% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 65
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,350 £35,850
90th Percentile £82,750 £75,000 £51,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 2,436 2,038 2,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.44% 92.76% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,524 1,363 1,600
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,150 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,350 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 44 (93.62%) TDD
2 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (55.32%) Java
5 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
6 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
7 19 (40.43%) Scrum
7 19 (40.43%) SDLC
8 18 (38.30%) Node.js
9 17 (36.17%) HTML
9 17 (36.17%) CSS
10 16 (34.04%) C#
11 15 (31.91%) Banking
12 14 (29.79%) RESTful
12 14 (29.79%) Coaching
13 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
14 12 (25.53%) HTML5
14 12 (25.53%) MVC
14 12 (25.53%) .NET
15 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
15 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
15 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (23.40%) CSS3
15 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
15 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
16 9 (19.15%) Marketing
16 9 (19.15%) Git (software)

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 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) JIRA
3 5 (10.64%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Ant
6 1 (2.13%) Mocha
6 1 (2.13%) Protractor
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (31.91%) Banking
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
3 8 (17.02%) Advertising
3 8 (17.02%) Finance
4 6 (12.77%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Development Manager
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Digital Development Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Java Development Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum Master
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Development Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Transformation
8 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Node.js
2 17 (36.17%) CSS
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 14 (29.79%) RESTful
4 12 (25.53%) .NET
4 12 (25.53%) HTML5
5 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
5 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (23.40%) CSS3
6 4 (8.51%) Spring
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.38%) Behat
7 3 (6.38%) Code First Entity Framework
7 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.38%) WCF
8 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
8 2 (4.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.38%) PMI
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) TDD
2 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
5 19 (40.43%) Scrum
5 19 (40.43%) SDLC
6 14 (29.79%) Coaching
7 13 (27.66%) Web Application Development
8 12 (25.53%) MVC
9 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
10 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
11 8 (17.02%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
13 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (8.51%) Kanban
15 3 (6.38%) OO
15 3 (6.38%) Open Source
15 3 (6.38%) Software Delivery
15 3 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.04%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) ES6
7 1 (2.13%) Go
7 1 (2.13%) Lisp
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Facebook
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin