Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 102 97
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 59 48 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.39% 1.90% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.07% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 53
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%

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 2278 2317 2575
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 92.11% 91.62% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1433 1584
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 57 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (81.36%) TDD
3 40 (67.80%) C#
3 40 (67.80%) .NET
4 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
5 36 (61.02%) Web Application Development
5 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
6 35 (59.32%) MVC
6 35 (59.32%) Ruby
6 35 (59.32%) Node.js
7 34 (57.63%) NoSQL
7 34 (57.63%) RESTful
8 33 (55.93%) .NET Framework
8 33 (55.93%) WCF
8 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (55.93%) Entity Framework
8 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
8 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 33 (55.93%) Code First Entity Framework
9 32 (54.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (27.12%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (27.12%) Marketing
11 14 (23.73%) SQL
12 13 (22.03%) Java
13 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.95%) Scrum
15 9 (15.25%) Finance
15 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
15 9 (15.25%) Test Automation

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 (3.39%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.39%) CMS
1 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.39%) Liferay
1 2 (3.39%) Magnolia
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) nginx
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (57.63%) NoSQL
3 32 (54.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Redis
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Selenium
3 7 (11.86%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.78%) Maven
5 3 (5.08%) Protractor
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (5.08%) Subversion
5 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) JUnit
6 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (27.12%) Marketing
2 9 (15.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (72.88%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) .NET Software Developer
3 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 16 (27.12%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 16 (27.12%) C# Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Test Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Web Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (67.80%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) Node.js
3 34 (57.63%) RESTful
4 33 (55.93%) .NET Framework
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 33 (55.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 33 (55.93%) Code First Entity Framework
4 33 (55.93%) Entity Framework
4 33 (55.93%) WCF
5 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.17%) jQuery
6 6 (10.17%) Spring
7 5 (8.47%) CSS
7 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
7 5 (8.47%) HTML
8 4 (6.78%) J2EE
8 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.08%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (81.36%) TDD
3 36 (61.02%) Web Application Development
4 35 (59.32%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.86%) Open Source
8 6 (10.17%) Kanban
9 5 (8.47%) OO
9 5 (8.47%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.08%) Coaching
11 3 (5.08%) DevOps
11 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.08%) SOA
12 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 35 (59.32%) Ruby
3 14 (23.73%) SQL
4 13 (22.03%) Java
5 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) Scala
9 2 (3.39%) C
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) Lisp
9 2 (3.39%) Perl
9 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) HP
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
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