Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 47 38
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +27
Permanent jobs citing BDD 208 122 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.37% 5.33% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.91% 5.75% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 175 73 53
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £33,775
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,098 2,121 2,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.55% 92.70% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,569 1,339 1,145
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,750 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.98% - +3.53%

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Glasgow

BDD
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Glasgow.

Salary trend for BDD in Glasgow

BDD
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 199 (95.67%) TDD
2 122 (58.65%) SQL
3 121 (58.17%) Java
4 110 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (46.63%) Test Automation
5 97 (46.63%) NoSQL
6 83 (39.90%) Python
7 76 (36.54%) C#
7 76 (36.54%) Relational Database
8 74 (35.58%) OO
9 72 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (33.17%) Finance
11 68 (32.69%) XML
12 65 (31.25%) Ruby
12 65 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 63 (30.29%) System Testing
14 62 (29.81%) Unit Testing
15 61 (29.33%) Refactoring
16 60 (28.85%) Virtual Team
17 59 (28.37%) Continuous Deployment
18 58 (27.88%) Domain Models
18 58 (27.88%) Complex Event Processing
18 58 (27.88%) Bigtable
18 58 (27.88%) XPath
18 58 (27.88%) PostgreSQL
18 58 (27.88%) MQSeries
18 58 (27.88%) Middleware
18 58 (27.88%) XML Schema
19 55 (26.44%) Scrum
20 46 (22.12%) .NET

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 58 (27.88%) MQSeries
2 7 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.92%) Confluence
3 4 (1.92%) JBoss
4 3 (1.44%) GemFire
4 3 (1.44%) Jetty
4 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) Internet
2 6 (2.88%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (1.44%) AMQP
4 2 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (46.63%) NoSQL
2 76 (36.54%) Relational Database
3 65 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 58 (27.88%) Bigtable
4 58 (27.88%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (19.71%) SQL Server
6 37 (17.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 36 (17.31%) Big Data
8 31 (14.90%) OLTP
9 15 (7.21%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.81%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.85%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.37%) IBM InfoSphere
12 7 (3.37%) QlikView
12 7 (3.37%) Spotfire
12 7 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.17%) Selenium
4 15 (7.21%) Maven
5 13 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 12 (5.77%) JUnit
7 7 (3.37%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.40%) JBehave
9 4 (1.92%) Ant
9 4 (1.92%) Hudson
9 4 (1.92%) JIRA
9 4 (1.92%) Mockito
9 4 (1.92%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.92%) Spock
9 4 (1.92%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.44%) Appium
10 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.44%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.44%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (33.17%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Advertising
3 5 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (62.50%) Developer
2 41 (19.71%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.87%) Java Developer
4 32 (15.38%) Python Engineer
5 24 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 22 (10.58%) Java Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Python Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Senior Developer
9 11 (5.29%) Programmer
9 11 (5.29%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) Digital Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Lead Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (4.33%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.85%) Python Programmer
13 7 (3.37%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 7 (3.37%) Lead Java Developer
14 6 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
14 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.69%) XML
2 58 (27.88%) Middleware
2 58 (27.88%) XML Schema
3 46 (22.12%) .NET
4 44 (21.15%) RESTful
5 43 (20.67%) ASP.NET
6 40 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (18.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 31 (14.90%) Node.js
9 31 (14.90%) WCF
10 23 (11.06%) AngularJS
10 23 (11.06%) Spring
11 18 (8.65%) HTML
12 17 (8.17%) Hibernate
13 15 (7.21%) .NET Framework
13 15 (7.21%) Code First Entity Framework
13 15 (7.21%) CSS
13 15 (7.21%) Entity Framework
14 11 (5.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.85%) Virtual Team
2 35 (16.83%) User Experience
3 28 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (4.33%) Robotics
6 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (95.67%) TDD
2 110 (52.88%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (46.63%) Test Automation
4 74 (35.58%) OO
5 72 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (30.29%) System Testing
7 62 (29.81%) Unit Testing
8 61 (29.33%) Refactoring
9 59 (28.37%) Continuous Deployment
10 58 (27.88%) Complex Event Processing
10 58 (27.88%) Domain Models
11 55 (26.44%) Scrum
12 44 (21.15%) MVC
12 44 (21.15%) Software Delivery
13 37 (17.79%) Web Application Development
14 30 (14.42%) Software Engineering
15 29 (13.94%) OOA/OOD
16 28 (13.46%) OOP
17 27 (12.98%) Multithreading
18 26 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 122 (58.65%) SQL
2 121 (58.17%) Java
3 83 (39.90%) Python
4 76 (36.54%) C#
5 65 (31.25%) Ruby
6 58 (27.88%) XPath
7 30 (14.42%) C++
7 30 (14.42%) JavaScript
8 28 (13.46%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.92%) Java 8
11 3 (1.44%) C
11 3 (1.44%) ES6
11 3 (1.44%) Scala
11 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.44%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.96%) ES7
13 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) ISEB
2 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Ansible
1 3 (1.44%) Cobbler
1 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (17.31%) Oracle
2 15 (7.21%) Facebook
3 10 (4.81%) Informatica
4 7 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.37%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (3.37%) Netezza
4 7 (3.37%) Tableau
4 7 (3.37%) Talend
5 3 (1.44%) IBM
5 3 (1.44%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.96%) Google
6 2 (0.96%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) HP