Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 102 69
Rank change year-on-year +42 -33 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 93 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.86% 1.96% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.11% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 40 49
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,350
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,625 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 2,258 2,414 2,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.73% 92.67% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,506 1,363
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 69 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (72.04%) Test Automation
3 61 (65.59%) Cucumber
4 59 (63.44%) TDD
4 59 (63.44%) Java
5 58 (62.37%) JavaScript
6 48 (51.61%) Test Scripting
7 44 (47.31%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (41.94%) Finance
9 36 (38.71%) Selenium
10 35 (37.63%) SQL
10 35 (37.63%) Gherkin
11 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
11 34 (36.56%) Git (software)
12 33 (35.48%) REST
13 30 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
13 30 (32.26%) Scenario Testing
14 28 (30.11%) Jenkins
14 28 (30.11%) C#
14 28 (30.11%) MVC
15 26 (27.96%) .NET
15 26 (27.96%) TeamCity
16 25 (26.88%) OO
16 25 (26.88%) SpecFlow
17 24 (25.81%) User Stories
17 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (25.81%) Degree
17 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
18 23 (24.73%) PowerShell
18 23 (24.73%) XML

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 22 (23.66%) IIS
2 13 (13.98%) Confluence
3 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.75%) Slack
3 3 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 10 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.75%) SQLite
4 7 (7.53%) Big Data
5 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 61 (65.59%) Cucumber
2 36 (38.71%) Selenium
3 34 (36.56%) Git (software)
4 28 (30.11%) Jenkins
5 26 (27.96%) TeamCity
6 25 (26.88%) SpecFlow
7 22 (23.66%) NUnit
8 17 (18.28%) Protractor
9 12 (12.90%) JIRA
10 10 (10.75%) Bitbucket
10 10 (10.75%) git-flow
11 4 (4.30%) HP UFT
11 4 (4.30%) LoadRunner
11 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.23%) Hudson
12 3 (3.23%) JUnit
12 3 (3.23%) webpack
13 2 (2.15%) Ant
13 2 (2.15%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (2.15%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Developer
2 36 (38.71%) Test Engineer
3 32 (34.41%) Java Developer
3 32 (34.41%) Software Test Engineer
4 26 (27.96%) .NET Developer
5 25 (26.88%) Software Engineer
6 23 (24.73%) Software Developer
7 22 (23.66%) .NET Software Developer
7 22 (23.66%) .NET Software Engineer
7 22 (23.66%) C# Developer
7 22 (23.66%) C# Software Developer
7 22 (23.66%) C# Software Engineer
7 22 (23.66%) Development Engineer
7 22 (23.66%) Java Developer in Test
7 22 (23.66%) Java Engineer
7 22 (23.66%) Java Software Developer
7 22 (23.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 22 (23.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (23.66%) Software Development Engineer
7 22 (23.66%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.63%) Gherkin
2 33 (35.48%) REST
3 26 (27.96%) .NET
4 24 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (24.73%) XML
6 22 (23.66%) JSON
7 21 (22.58%) AngularJS
7 21 (22.58%) CSS
7 21 (22.58%) React
8 18 (19.35%) HTML
9 17 (18.28%) Node.js
10 13 (13.98%) CSS3
11 12 (12.90%) jQuery
12 11 (11.83%) HTML5
13 10 (10.75%) LESS
14 8 (8.60%) pytest
15 5 (5.38%) Vue.js
16 4 (4.30%) RESTful
16 4 (4.30%) Web Services
17 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) User Experience
2 5 (5.38%) Fintech
2 5 (5.38%) PMI
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (72.04%) Test Automation
3 59 (63.44%) TDD
4 48 (51.61%) Test Scripting
5 44 (47.31%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (32.26%) Scenario Testing
7 28 (30.11%) MVC
8 25 (26.88%) OO
9 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
9 24 (25.81%) User Stories
10 22 (23.66%) Agile Testing
10 22 (23.66%) API Testing
10 22 (23.66%) Open Source
10 22 (23.66%) Process Improvement
10 22 (23.66%) SDET
11 20 (21.51%) Scrum
12 14 (15.05%) Kanban
13 10 (10.75%) Multithreading
13 10 (10.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 59 (63.44%) Java
2 58 (62.37%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.63%) SQL
4 28 (30.11%) C#
5 23 (24.73%) PowerShell
6 18 (19.35%) Python
7 13 (13.98%) ES6
8 4 (4.30%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.15%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) Groovy
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.30%) ISEB
4 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.35%) QA
System Software
1 22 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Splunk