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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 66 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 37 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.35% 2.16% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 2.38% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 13
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1017 1175 1229
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 92.12% 90.66% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 660 758 725
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for BDD.

1 73 (97.33%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (81.33%) TDD
3 42 (56.00%) RESTful
4 41 (54.67%) .NET
5 40 (53.33%) Node.js
6 39 (52.00%) C#
7 36 (48.00%) MVC
7 36 (48.00%) Git (software)
8 35 (46.67%) Ruby
8 35 (46.67%) Web Application Development
9 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET
10 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
10 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
10 33 (44.00%) WCF
10 33 (44.00%) NoSQL
10 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 33 (44.00%) Entity Framework
10 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 33 (44.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
12 28 (37.33%) Java
13 27 (36.00%) AngularJS
14 22 (29.33%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (26.67%) Selenium
16 17 (22.67%) HTML
16 17 (22.67%) CSS
17 16 (21.33%) Scrum
17 16 (21.33%) Spring
18 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (8.00%) Alfresco
1 6 (8.00%) JBoss
1 6 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.67%) Liferay
2 2 (2.67%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) NoSQL
1 33 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (29.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) Redis
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (26.67%) Selenium
3 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (14.67%) Maven
5 7 (9.33%) Artifactory
6 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.33%) JIRA
6 4 (5.33%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 3 (4.00%) Subversion
8 2 (2.67%) JBehave
8 2 (2.67%) JUnit
8 2 (2.67%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
1 12 (16.00%) Marketing
2 11 (14.67%) Games
3 8 (10.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (78.67%) Developer
2 33 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (14.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (14.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Open Source Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.00%) RESTful
2 41 (54.67%) .NET
3 40 (53.33%) Node.js
4 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET
4 34 (45.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
5 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (44.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 33 (44.00%) Entity Framework
5 33 (44.00%) WCF
6 27 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 17 (22.67%) CSS
7 17 (22.67%) HTML
8 16 (21.33%) Spring
9 13 (17.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (16.00%) jQuery
11 11 (14.67%) Gherkin
11 11 (14.67%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (14.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (97.33%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (81.33%) TDD
3 36 (48.00%) MVC
4 35 (46.67%) Web Application Development
5 16 (21.33%) Scrum
6 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (18.67%) DevOps
8 11 (14.67%) Open Source
8 11 (14.67%) SOA
9 10 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (13.33%) SDLC
10 9 (12.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (9.33%) Kanban
11 7 (9.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (8.00%) Open Source Development
12 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) C#
2 35 (46.67%) Ruby
3 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (37.33%) Java
5 11 (14.67%) SQL
6 7 (9.33%) Python
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) Clojure
8 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) Lisp
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) HP
2 2 (2.67%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
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