Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 87 95
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 49 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.82% 2.32% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.50% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 43
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £38,625 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 2,514 2,282 2,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.32% 92.92% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,580 1,431 1,474
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,830 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.84% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) TDD
3 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
4 30 (61.22%) Scrum
5 24 (48.98%) C#
6 23 (46.94%) SQL
6 23 (46.94%) MVC
7 22 (44.90%) .NET
8 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
8 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
11 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
11 15 (30.61%) Java
11 15 (30.61%) Web Application Development
11 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (28.57%) Selenium
13 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
13 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (24.49%) Advertising
14 12 (24.49%) Marketing
14 12 (24.49%) RESTful
14 12 (24.49%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 12 (24.49%) Facebook
15 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
16 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
16 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
17 9 (18.37%) Enterprise 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 (4.08%) Confluence
1 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (14.29%) MySQL
4 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.20%) Redis
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.33%) SpecFlow
4 7 (14.29%) Protractor
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.12%) Gradle
8 3 (6.12%) Maven
8 3 (6.12%) NUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
9 2 (4.08%) git-flow
9 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.04%) Ant
10 1 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.04%) Subversion
10 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (24.49%) Advertising
1 12 (24.49%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Java Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) QA Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Python Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
2 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (24.49%) RESTful
5 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 6 (12.24%) Hibernate
7 6 (12.24%) jQuery
7 6 (12.24%) React
7 6 (12.24%) Spring
8 5 (10.20%) CSS
8 5 (10.20%) HTML
9 4 (8.16%) CSS3
9 4 (8.16%) HTML5
10 3 (6.12%) Gherkin
10 3 (6.12%) Node.js
10 3 (6.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) TDD
3 30 (61.22%) Scrum
4 23 (46.94%) MVC
5 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
7 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
7 15 (30.61%) Web Application Development
8 12 (24.49%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
10 8 (16.33%) SDLC
11 7 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.29%) OO
11 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Kanban
12 5 (10.20%) Open Source
12 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) C#
2 23 (46.94%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Java
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) Java 8
7 3 (6.12%) Java 9
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) ES6
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) Groovy
9 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Facebook
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle