Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 40 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 +8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 153 150 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.11% 6.54% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 7.08% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 119 101 31
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 2,024 2,118 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.10% 92.41% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,460 1,362 1,110
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,090 £31,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 146 (95.42%) TDD
2 96 (62.75%) SQL
3 89 (58.17%) Java
4 84 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (50.33%) Test Automation
6 74 (48.37%) NoSQL
7 73 (47.71%) OO
7 73 (47.71%) Python
8 72 (47.06%) Relational Database
9 67 (43.79%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (41.18%) XML
11 60 (39.22%) C#
12 59 (38.56%) Finance
13 57 (37.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 56 (36.60%) System Testing
15 54 (35.29%) Refactoring
16 53 (34.64%) Continuous Deployment
17 52 (33.99%) Unit Testing
18 51 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
18 51 (33.33%) Bigtable
18 51 (33.33%) XPath
18 51 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
18 51 (33.33%) MQSeries
18 51 (33.33%) Middleware
18 51 (33.33%) XML Schema
18 51 (33.33%) Virtual Team
18 51 (33.33%) Domain Models
19 49 (32.03%) Ruby
20 40 (26.14%) Scrum
21 35 (22.88%) JavaScript

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 51 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 8 (5.23%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.61%) JBoss
4 3 (1.96%) GemFire
4 3 (1.96%) Jetty
4 3 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.31%) Confluence
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.96%) TestFlight
3 2 (1.31%) npm
4 1 (0.65%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.65%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.23%) Internet
2 6 (3.92%) Hyperconnected
3 3 (1.96%) AMQP
4 2 (1.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (48.37%) NoSQL
2 72 (47.06%) Relational Database
3 57 (37.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 51 (33.33%) Bigtable
4 51 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (15.03%) SQL Server
6 20 (13.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 19 (12.42%) Big Data
8 18 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 11 (7.19%) OLTP
10 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.92%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (1.96%) Couchbase
13 3 (1.96%) Redis
13 3 (1.96%) Riak
14 2 (1.31%) IBM InfoSphere
14 2 (1.31%) Spotfire
14 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.42%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.42%) Selenium
3 14 (9.15%) Maven
4 12 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 12 (7.84%) JUnit
5 6 (3.92%) FitNesse
6 5 (3.27%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.61%) Ant
7 4 (2.61%) Appium
7 4 (2.61%) JBehave
7 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.96%) CocoaPods
8 3 (1.96%) Crashlytics
8 3 (1.96%) Hudson
8 3 (1.96%) JIRA
8 3 (1.96%) Mockito
8 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (38.56%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Advertising
3 4 (2.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Law
4 2 (1.31%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (49.67%) Developer
2 46 (30.07%) Python Engineer
3 29 (18.95%) Java Engineer
4 26 (16.99%) Java Developer
5 23 (15.03%) .NET Developer
6 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.54%) Python Developer
8 9 (5.88%) Lead Developer
8 9 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Lead Java Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Agile .NET Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Agile Developer
10 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.92%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (41.18%) XML
2 51 (33.33%) Middleware
2 51 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 33 (21.57%) RESTful
4 29 (18.95%) .NET
5 26 (16.99%) ASP.NET
6 23 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (13.07%) AngularJS
8 20 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 18 (11.76%) HTML
10 15 (9.80%) CSS
10 15 (9.80%) React
11 14 (9.15%) Node.js
11 14 (9.15%) Spring
11 14 (9.15%) WCF
12 10 (6.54%) Hibernate
12 10 (6.54%) J2EE
13 8 (5.23%) jQuery
14 7 (4.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 20 (13.07%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (10.46%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (10.46%) User Experience
4 6 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.27%) Robotics
6 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.31%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.19%) Unix
2 6 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (95.42%) TDD
2 84 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (50.33%) Test Automation
4 73 (47.71%) OO
5 67 (43.79%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (36.60%) System Testing
7 54 (35.29%) Refactoring
8 53 (34.64%) Continuous Deployment
9 52 (33.99%) Unit Testing
10 51 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
10 51 (33.33%) Domain Models
11 40 (26.14%) Scrum
12 31 (20.26%) OOA/OOD
13 28 (18.30%) OOP
14 27 (17.65%) MVC
14 27 (17.65%) Software Engineering
15 20 (13.07%) Web Application Development
16 18 (11.76%) SDLC
17 16 (10.46%) Software Delivery
18 15 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 96 (62.75%) SQL
2 89 (58.17%) Java
3 73 (47.71%) Python
4 60 (39.22%) C#
5 51 (33.33%) XPath
6 49 (32.03%) Ruby
7 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
8 32 (20.92%) C++
9 9 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.27%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.61%) ES6
12 4 (2.61%) Java 8
12 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.96%) C
13 3 (1.96%) Scala
13 3 (1.96%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.96%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.31%) ES7
Qualifications
1 5 (3.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) ISEB
2 3 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Ansible
1 3 (1.96%) Cobbler
1 3 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (8.50%) Oracle
2 7 (4.58%) Facebook
3 5 (3.27%) Informatica
4 3 (1.96%) IBM
4 3 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.31%) Google
5 2 (1.31%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.31%) Netezza
5 2 (1.31%) Tableau
5 2 (1.31%) Talend
5 2 (1.31%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.65%) Apple
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) Sybase