Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 25 81
Rank change year-on-year -36 +56 -21
Permanent jobs citing BDD 103 195 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.22% 8.89% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 9.56% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 76 149 21
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £51,250
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 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 1,866 2,040 1,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.58% 92.98% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 1,345 1,018
Glasgow median annual salary £46,125 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.89% +10.47% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 99 (96.12%) TDD
2 70 (67.96%) OO
3 67 (65.05%) SQL
4 66 (64.08%) Python
5 60 (58.25%) Relational Database
6 58 (56.31%) Java
7 57 (55.34%) Test Automation
8 56 (54.37%) NoSQL
9 52 (50.49%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (50.49%) Finance
10 50 (48.54%) Middleware
11 49 (47.57%) XML
12 48 (46.60%) PostgreSQL
13 47 (45.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 47 (45.63%) Continuous Deployment
14 45 (43.69%) System Testing
14 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (42.72%) XML Schema
15 44 (42.72%) MQSeries
15 44 (42.72%) Complex Event Processing
15 44 (42.72%) XPath
15 44 (42.72%) Refactoring
15 44 (42.72%) Unit Testing
15 44 (42.72%) Virtual Team
15 44 (42.72%) Domain Models
15 44 (42.72%) Bigtable
16 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
16 36 (34.95%) C#
17 33 (32.04%) C++
18 31 (30.10%) OOA/OOD

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 44 (42.72%) MQSeries
2 5 (4.85%) JBoss
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) TestFlight
3 2 (1.94%) npm
4 1 (0.97%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.97%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (58.25%) Relational Database
2 56 (54.37%) NoSQL
3 48 (46.60%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (45.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 44 (42.72%) Bigtable
6 13 (12.62%) RDBMS
7 12 (11.65%) MongoDB
8 8 (7.77%) Big Data
8 8 (7.77%) Hadoop
9 6 (5.83%) Neo4j
10 5 (4.85%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.97%) OLTP
12 1 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Selenium
2 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.83%) CocoaPods
4 6 (5.83%) Crashlytics
4 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.83%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (5.83%) Mocha
5 4 (3.88%) SpecFlow
6 3 (2.91%) Ant
6 3 (2.91%) Appium
6 3 (2.91%) JUnit
6 3 (2.91%) Maven
6 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.94%) JMeter
7 2 (1.94%) Subversion
7 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.94%) webpack
General
1 52 (50.49%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (42.72%) Python Engineer
2 34 (33.01%) Developer
3 22 (21.36%) Java Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.77%) Python Developer
7 7 (6.80%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (3.88%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) React Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Analyst
11 2 (1.94%) Junior
11 2 (1.94%) Principal Software Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Senior Software Developer
11 2 (1.94%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.54%) Middleware
2 49 (47.57%) XML
3 44 (42.72%) XML Schema
4 25 (24.27%) React
5 17 (16.50%) AngularJS
6 14 (13.59%) CSS
6 14 (13.59%) HTML
7 11 (10.68%) .NET
7 11 (10.68%) React Native
7 11 (10.68%) RESTful
8 8 (7.77%) Node.js
8 8 (7.77%) Spring
9 6 (5.83%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (5.83%) Apache Camel
9 6 (5.83%) Apache CXF
9 6 (5.83%) CGI
9 6 (5.83%) Redux
10 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (42.72%) Virtual Team
2 11 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.80%) User Experience
4 6 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.97%) Fintech
7 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.83%) CentOS
2 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (96.12%) TDD
2 70 (67.96%) OO
3 57 (55.34%) Test Automation
4 52 (50.49%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (45.63%) Continuous Deployment
6 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (43.69%) System Testing
7 44 (42.72%) Complex Event Processing
7 44 (42.72%) Domain Models
7 44 (42.72%) Refactoring
7 44 (42.72%) Unit Testing
8 31 (30.10%) OOA/OOD
9 24 (23.30%) OOP
10 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
11 19 (18.45%) Microservices
12 14 (13.59%) Scrum
12 14 (13.59%) SDLC
13 12 (11.65%) SOA
14 11 (10.68%) OOD
14 11 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) SQL
2 66 (64.08%) Python
3 58 (56.31%) Java
4 44 (42.72%) XPath
5 36 (34.95%) C#
5 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
6 33 (32.04%) C++
7 30 (29.13%) Ruby
8 9 (8.74%) ES6
9 7 (6.80%) Apple Swift
9 7 (6.80%) Java 8
9 7 (6.80%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.83%) ES7
10 6 (5.83%) Jython
11 3 (2.91%) C
11 3 (2.91%) Scala
12 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle
2 1 (0.97%) Serena
2 1 (0.97%) Sybase