Period
to 18 August 2019

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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 22 52
Rank change year-on-year -31 +30 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 78 240 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.25% 10.36% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 10.94% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59 210 64
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,714 2,194 2,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 93.30% 94.73% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,191 1,626 1,301
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 61 (78.21%) TDD
2 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.15%) Finance
3 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 31 (39.74%) CSS
5 29 (37.18%) React
6 28 (35.90%) OO
6 28 (35.90%) SQL
6 28 (35.90%) HTML
7 25 (32.05%) Android
8 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 23 (29.49%) Front End Development
9 23 (29.49%) Java
10 22 (28.21%) Python
10 22 (28.21%) SDLC
10 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
10 22 (28.21%) Apple iOS
11 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (26.92%) Relational Database
12 20 (25.64%) Scrum
13 19 (24.36%) NoSQL
14 16 (20.51%) Adobe
14 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (19.23%) C#
15 15 (19.23%) iOS Development
16 14 (17.95%) OOD
17 13 (16.67%) QA
17 13 (16.67%) Mobile Development
17 13 (16.67%) Fintech
18 12 (15.38%) DevOps

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 8 (10.26%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) Serverless
5 1 (1.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 19 (24.36%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 11 (14.10%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (10.26%) Bigtable
5 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.85%) DB2
6 3 (3.85%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.56%) Big Data
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.41%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) PostCSS
4 4 (5.13%) Selenium
4 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) Mocha
5 3 (3.85%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.56%) Babel
6 2 (2.56%) eggPlant
6 2 (2.56%) JMeter
6 2 (2.56%) JUnit
6 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.56%) The Grinder
General
1 36 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.56%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) Developer
2 20 (25.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (24.36%) Senior Developer
4 15 (19.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Python Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Python Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) iOS Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Lead PHP Developer
10 3 (3.85%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.85%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 3 (3.85%) React Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.56%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) CSS
2 29 (37.18%) React
3 28 (35.90%) HTML
4 12 (15.38%) Middleware
5 11 (14.10%) .NET
6 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 9 (11.54%) XML
7 8 (10.26%) CSS3
7 8 (10.26%) Sass
7 8 (10.26%) XML Schema
8 7 (8.97%) HTML5
8 7 (8.97%) JSON
8 7 (8.97%) Node.js
9 6 (7.69%) Core Data
9 6 (7.69%) RESTful
9 6 (7.69%) UIKit
10 5 (6.41%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (5.13%) jQuery
11 4 (5.13%) Spring
12 3 (3.85%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) User Experience
1 8 (10.26%) Virtual Team
2 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Android
2 22 (28.21%) Apple iOS
3 10 (12.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (78.21%) TDD
2 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.90%) OO
4 23 (29.49%) Front End Development
5 22 (28.21%) SDLC
5 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
6 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (25.64%) Scrum
8 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (19.23%) iOS Development
10 14 (17.95%) OOD
11 13 (16.67%) Fintech
11 13 (16.67%) Mobile Development
12 12 (15.38%) DevOps
12 12 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (15.38%) Refactoring
12 12 (15.38%) SOA
13 11 (14.10%) Mentoring
13 11 (14.10%) Microservices
13 11 (14.10%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) Java
4 22 (28.21%) Python
5 15 (19.23%) C#
6 11 (14.10%) C++
7 8 (10.26%) XPath
8 7 (8.97%) ES6
9 6 (7.69%) Apple Swift
9 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
10 5 (6.41%) Ruby
11 4 (5.13%) C
12 3 (3.85%) PHP
13 2 (2.56%) ES7
13 2 (2.56%) Go
13 2 (2.56%) Java 8
13 2 (2.56%) Scala
13 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
13 2 (2.56%) VBScript
14 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Adobe
2 9 (11.54%) Apple
3 5 (6.41%) Google
4 3 (3.85%) Zend
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle