Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 105 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 67 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.63% 1.69% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.83% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 34
Edinburgh median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,875 £32,500 £28,775
90th Percentile £70,000 £83,875 £58,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 2,366 2,512 2,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.97% 92.45% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,517 1,390
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (68.66%) Java
3 42 (62.69%) TDD
4 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
4 41 (61.19%) Cucumber
5 40 (59.70%) Test Automation
6 38 (56.72%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (47.76%) Git (software)
8 31 (46.27%) SQL Server
9 28 (41.79%) Finance
10 27 (40.30%) Selenium
11 26 (38.81%) SQL
12 25 (37.31%) Scrum
12 25 (37.31%) Test Scripting
13 24 (35.82%) AngularJS
14 23 (34.33%) MVC
14 23 (34.33%) REST
15 22 (32.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (32.84%) OO
16 21 (31.34%) CSS
17 20 (29.85%) Python
17 20 (29.85%) C#
17 20 (29.85%) HTML
17 20 (29.85%) React
17 20 (29.85%) Jenkins
18 19 (28.36%) Open Source
18 19 (28.36%) .NET
19 18 (26.87%) Kanban
19 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
19 18 (26.87%) Degree

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 16 (23.88%) IIS
2 15 (22.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.91%) Slack
3 3 (4.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.88%) MySQL
3 15 (22.39%) NoSQL
4 14 (20.90%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (19.40%) MongoDB
6 12 (17.91%) SQLite
7 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.97%) Redis
9 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
9 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.99%) Big Data
11 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 41 (61.19%) Cucumber
2 32 (47.76%) Git (software)
3 27 (40.30%) Selenium
4 20 (29.85%) Jenkins
5 18 (26.87%) SpecFlow
6 17 (25.37%) TeamCity
7 16 (23.88%) NUnit
8 12 (17.91%) Bitbucket
8 12 (17.91%) git-flow
9 9 (13.43%) JIRA
10 8 (11.94%) Protractor
11 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.48%) webpack
12 2 (2.99%) JMeter
12 2 (2.99%) JUnit
12 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
13 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) Java Developer
3 24 (35.82%) Test Engineer
4 23 (34.33%) Software Engineer
5 19 (28.36%) .NET Developer
5 19 (28.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 19 (28.36%) Software Test Engineer
6 17 (25.37%) Java Engineer
6 17 (25.37%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (25.37%) Software Developer
7 16 (23.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (23.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (23.88%) C# Developer
7 16 (23.88%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (23.88%) C# Software Engineer
7 16 (23.88%) Development Engineer
7 16 (23.88%) Java Software Developer
7 16 (23.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (23.88%) Software Development Engineer
7 16 (23.88%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) AngularJS
2 23 (34.33%) REST
3 21 (31.34%) CSS
4 20 (29.85%) HTML
4 20 (29.85%) React
5 19 (28.36%) .NET
6 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (26.87%) Gherkin
7 17 (25.37%) XML
8 16 (23.88%) jQuery
8 16 (23.88%) JSON
8 16 (23.88%) Node.js
9 14 (20.90%) CSS3
9 14 (20.90%) HTML5
10 12 (17.91%) LESS
11 4 (5.97%) Backbone.js
11 4 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.97%) Vue.js
11 4 (5.97%) Web Services
12 3 (4.48%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) User Experience
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.99%) Fintech
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (62.69%) TDD
3 40 (59.70%) Test Automation
4 38 (56.72%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (37.31%) Scrum
5 25 (37.31%) Test Scripting
6 23 (34.33%) MVC
7 22 (32.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (32.84%) OO
8 19 (28.36%) Open Source
9 18 (26.87%) Kanban
9 18 (26.87%) Scenario Testing
9 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
9 18 (26.87%) User Stories
10 16 (23.88%) Agile Testing
10 16 (23.88%) API Testing
10 16 (23.88%) Process Improvement
10 16 (23.88%) SDET
11 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
11 12 (17.91%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) Java
2 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.81%) SQL
4 20 (29.85%) C#
4 20 (29.85%) Python
5 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
6 15 (22.39%) ES6
7 4 (5.97%) PHP
8 3 (4.48%) Ruby
9 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.99%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) Groovy
10 1 (1.49%) Java 8
10 1 (1.49%) Java 9
10 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Facebook
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Splunk