Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 85 63
Rank change year-on-year +61 -22 +26
Permanent jobs citing BDD 198 38 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.02% 2.05% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.75% 2.22% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 152 21 98
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £40,025 £28,750 £29,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £51,250 £50,000
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 2,031 1,708 2,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.57% 92.13% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,357 996 1,532
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for BDD.

1 193 (97.47%) TDD
2 173 (87.37%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (64.14%) Java
4 126 (63.64%) Scrum
5 83 (41.92%) Test Automation
6 69 (34.85%) Python
7 66 (33.33%) Spring
8 65 (32.83%) JavaScript
9 64 (32.32%) NoSQL
10 61 (30.81%) Multithreading
10 61 (30.81%) Concurrent Programming
11 54 (27.27%) Ruby
12 53 (26.77%) Hibernate
13 48 (24.24%) SQL
14 45 (22.73%) Big Data
15 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
15 42 (21.21%) C#
16 41 (20.71%) RESTful
17 38 (19.19%) Software Delivery
17 38 (19.19%) Selenium
18 35 (17.68%) .NET
19 34 (17.17%) REST
20 33 (16.67%) Cucumber
20 33 (16.67%) AngularJS
21 32 (16.16%) System Testing
21 32 (16.16%) HTML
22 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET
22 31 (15.66%) MVC
22 31 (15.66%) WCF
22 31 (15.66%) JSON

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 29 (14.65%) Tomcat
2 25 (12.63%) JBoss
3 21 (10.61%) WebLogic
3 21 (10.61%) WebSphere
4 20 (10.10%) Jetty
5 10 (5.05%) GemFire
6 9 (4.55%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.02%) Apache
8 3 (1.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.52%) BlazeMeter
3 3 (1.52%) BrowserStack
3 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (32.32%) NoSQL
2 45 (22.73%) Big Data
3 27 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 24 (12.12%) MongoDB
5 22 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 21 (10.61%) Hadoop
7 20 (10.10%) Couchbase
7 20 (10.10%) Redis
7 20 (10.10%) Riak
8 18 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 14 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (4.55%) Bigtable
10 9 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.02%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 38 (19.19%) Selenium
3 33 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 24 (12.12%) Jenkins
5 21 (10.61%) JUnit
5 21 (10.61%) Maven
6 20 (10.10%) FitNesse
6 20 (10.10%) Vagrant
7 10 (5.05%) JIRA
8 8 (4.04%) Mockito
9 7 (3.54%) DbUnit
9 7 (3.54%) jMock
9 7 (3.54%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.03%) JMeter
11 4 (2.02%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.52%) JBehave
12 3 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.52%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (9.60%) Advertising
2 18 (9.09%) Finance
3 10 (5.05%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 161 (81.31%) Developer
2 68 (34.34%) Java Developer
3 53 (26.77%) Senior Developer
4 28 (14.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 27 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 27 (13.64%) Python Developer
6 23 (11.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (10.10%) Lead Developer
8 18 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 15 (7.58%) Senior Python Developer
10 12 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Agile Coach
12 5 (2.53%) Agile Scrum Master
12 5 (2.53%) Scrum Master
12 5 (2.53%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.02%) Automation Tester
13 4 (2.02%) Development Team Leader
13 4 (2.02%) Java Engineer
13 4 (2.02%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (33.33%) Spring
2 53 (26.77%) Hibernate
3 41 (20.71%) RESTful
4 35 (17.68%) .NET
5 34 (17.17%) REST
6 33 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 32 (16.16%) HTML
8 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET
8 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (15.66%) JSON
8 31 (15.66%) Node.js
8 31 (15.66%) WCF
9 30 (15.15%) jQuery
10 27 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 23 (11.62%) .NET Framework
11 23 (11.62%) HTML5
12 21 (10.61%) JMS
13 20 (10.10%) TIBCO EMS
13 20 (10.10%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (9.09%) Robotics
4 9 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.02%) User Experience
6 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.06%) Linux
2 6 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (0.51%) CentOS
3 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (97.47%) TDD
2 173 (87.37%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (63.64%) Scrum
4 83 (41.92%) Test Automation
5 61 (30.81%) Concurrent Programming
5 61 (30.81%) Multithreading
6 38 (19.19%) Software Delivery
7 32 (16.16%) System Testing
8 31 (15.66%) MVC
9 30 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 30 (15.15%) Unit Testing
10 28 (14.14%) Kanban
11 27 (13.64%) Web Application Development
12 26 (13.13%) OO
13 24 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (10.61%) SDLC
15 20 (10.10%) DSDM
15 20 (10.10%) Integration Testing
15 20 (10.10%) RUP
15 20 (10.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 127 (64.14%) Java
2 69 (34.85%) Python
3 65 (32.83%) JavaScript
4 54 (27.27%) Ruby
5 48 (24.24%) SQL
6 42 (21.21%) C#
7 20 (10.10%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.55%) XPath
9 6 (3.03%) C++
10 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.02%) Scala
12 3 (1.52%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.51%) Jython
13 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.62%) QA
System Software
1 22 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (12.12%) Ansible
3 23 (11.62%) Puppet
4 20 (10.10%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 23 (11.62%) Oracle
2 20 (10.10%) IBM
2 20 (10.10%) TIBCO
3 19 (9.60%) Facebook
4 8 (4.04%) Informatica
5 3 (1.52%) Sybase
5 3 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (0.51%) Talend
6 1 (0.51%) Zend