Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 83 56
Rank change year-on-year +62 -27 +47
Permanent jobs citing BDD 261 47 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.51% 2.50% 4.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.10% 2.70% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 233 27 87
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £53,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 2,352 1,743 2,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.69% 92.66% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 1,049 1,479
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,950
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 247 (94.64%) TDD
2 181 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (50.96%) Java
4 122 (46.74%) NoSQL
5 118 (45.21%) Scrum
6 102 (39.08%) Test Automation
7 94 (36.02%) SQL
8 93 (35.63%) Python
9 84 (32.18%) Ruby
10 79 (30.27%) C#
11 70 (26.82%) Finance
11 70 (26.82%) Git (software)
11 70 (26.82%) Unit Testing
12 65 (24.90%) RESTful
13 63 (24.14%) MVC
13 63 (24.14%) .NET
13 63 (24.14%) ASP.NET
14 62 (23.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 61 (23.37%) SQL Server
16 59 (22.61%) Node.js
17 58 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (22.22%) WCF
18 56 (21.46%) Web Application Development
18 56 (21.46%) SQL Server 2016
18 56 (21.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 55 (21.07%) Apache Cassandra
20 54 (20.69%) System Testing
20 54 (20.69%) OO
21 52 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
22 51 (19.54%) Relational Database

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 40 (15.33%) MQSeries
2 16 (6.13%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.36%) JBoss
4 12 (4.60%) Confluence
5 10 (3.83%) GemFire
5 10 (3.83%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.83%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.45%) Jetty
7 4 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.77%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.38%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.38%) Tornado
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.53%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (1.53%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (46.74%) NoSQL
2 61 (23.37%) SQL Server
3 56 (21.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 55 (21.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 51 (19.54%) Relational Database
6 44 (16.86%) Big Data
7 42 (16.09%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (15.33%) Bigtable
9 15 (5.75%) Oracle Database
10 14 (5.36%) OLTP
11 12 (4.60%) MongoDB
12 11 (4.21%) RDBMS
13 10 (3.83%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.45%) Couchbase
14 9 (3.45%) Redis
14 9 (3.45%) Riak
15 4 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
15 4 (1.53%) Spotfire
15 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (26.82%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.49%) Selenium
3 27 (10.34%) Maven
4 26 (9.96%) Jenkins
5 25 (9.58%) Cucumber
5 25 (9.58%) JUnit
6 16 (6.13%) JIRA
7 10 (3.83%) FitNesse
8 9 (3.45%) JMeter
8 9 (3.45%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.53%) JBehave
9 4 (1.53%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.53%) Zephyr
10 3 (1.15%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.77%) DbUnit
11 2 (0.77%) jMock
11 2 (0.77%) Mockito
11 2 (0.77%) SonarQube
General
1 70 (26.82%) Finance
2 33 (12.64%) Advertising
3 19 (7.28%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (72.03%) Developer
2 61 (23.37%) .NET Developer
3 49 (18.77%) Java Developer
4 44 (16.86%) Senior Developer
5 41 (15.71%) Python Developer
6 19 (7.28%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 17 (6.51%) Lead Developer
9 15 (5.75%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (5.36%) Lead Software Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) Senior Python Developer
11 12 (4.60%) Programmer
11 12 (4.60%) Python Programmer
12 10 (3.83%) Python Engineer
12 10 (3.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.45%) Lead Java Developer
14 8 (3.07%) Java Engineer
14 8 (3.07%) Technical Leader
15 7 (2.68%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.90%) RESTful
2 63 (24.14%) .NET
2 63 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 62 (23.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (22.61%) Node.js
5 58 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 58 (22.22%) WCF
6 56 (21.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 51 (19.54%) Spring
8 46 (17.62%) XML
9 40 (15.33%) Middleware
9 40 (15.33%) XML Schema
10 37 (14.18%) Hibernate
11 31 (11.88%) .NET Framework
11 31 (11.88%) Code First Entity Framework
11 31 (11.88%) Entity Framework
12 30 (11.49%) AngularJS
13 24 (9.20%) HTML
14 22 (8.43%) REST
15 20 (7.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.39%) Virtual Team
2 46 (17.62%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (12.64%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (7.66%) User Experience
5 15 (5.75%) Robotics
6 5 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.30%) Linux
2 4 (1.53%) Unix
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.38%) CentOS
3 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (94.64%) TDD
2 181 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (45.21%) Scrum
4 102 (39.08%) Test Automation
5 70 (26.82%) Unit Testing
6 63 (24.14%) MVC
7 56 (21.46%) Web Application Development
8 54 (20.69%) OO
8 54 (20.69%) System Testing
9 52 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (18.77%) SDLC
11 48 (18.39%) Concurrent Programming
11 48 (18.39%) Multithreading
12 45 (17.24%) Software Delivery
13 44 (16.86%) Refactoring
14 42 (16.09%) Continuous Deployment
15 40 (15.33%) Complex Event Processing
15 40 (15.33%) Domain Models
16 29 (11.11%) Software Engineering
17 25 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 133 (50.96%) Java
2 94 (36.02%) SQL
3 93 (35.63%) Python
4 84 (32.18%) Ruby
5 79 (30.27%) C#
6 43 (16.48%) JavaScript
7 40 (15.33%) XPath
8 16 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.36%) C++
10 9 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.53%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.38%) Clojure
13 1 (0.38%) Erlang
13 1 (0.38%) F#
13 1 (0.38%) Haskell
13 1 (0.38%) Java 8
13 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (4.60%) Ansible
1 12 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.83%) Puppet
3 9 (3.45%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (11.88%) Facebook
1 31 (11.88%) Oracle
2 12 (4.60%) Informatica
3 9 (3.45%) IBM
3 9 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.92%) Talend
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (1.53%) Netezza
5 4 (1.53%) Sybase
5 4 (1.53%) Tableau
6 2 (0.77%) VMware
7 1 (0.38%) Splunk