Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 60 38
Rank change year-on-year +39 -22 +58
Permanent jobs citing BDD 267 95 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.86% 4.31% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.49% 4.64% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 233 61 75
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £55,000 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2,323 2,048 2,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.51% 92.84% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,694 1,259 1,350
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -1.71%
10th Percentile £31,145 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £69,175 £70,000 £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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for BDD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 253 (94.76%) TDD
2 159 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (51.31%) Java
4 131 (49.06%) SQL
4 131 (49.06%) NoSQL
5 107 (40.07%) Test Automation
6 96 (35.96%) C#
7 91 (34.08%) Python
8 86 (32.21%) Ruby
9 85 (31.84%) Finance
10 84 (31.46%) Scrum
11 78 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (28.09%) Relational Database
13 73 (27.34%) Unit Testing
14 72 (26.97%) MVC
14 72 (26.97%) OO
15 71 (26.59%) .NET
15 71 (26.59%) RESTful
16 70 (26.22%) SQL Server
16 70 (26.22%) ASP.NET
17 69 (25.84%) Git (software)
17 69 (25.84%) ASP.NET Web API
18 68 (25.47%) Apache Cassandra
18 68 (25.47%) XML
19 66 (24.72%) Virtual Team
20 65 (24.34%) System Testing
20 65 (24.34%) Refactoring
21 62 (23.22%) Web Application Development
21 62 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC
21 62 (23.22%) SQL Server 2016

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 58 (21.72%) MQSeries
2 11 (4.12%) Confluence
2 11 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.62%) GemFire
4 6 (2.25%) JBoss
5 4 (1.50%) Jetty
5 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.37%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.00%) Internet
2 6 (2.25%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (1.50%) AMQP
4 2 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (49.06%) NoSQL
2 75 (28.09%) Relational Database
3 70 (26.22%) SQL Server
4 68 (25.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 62 (23.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 58 (21.72%) Bigtable
6 58 (21.72%) PostgreSQL
7 43 (16.10%) Big Data
8 34 (12.73%) OLTP
9 16 (5.99%) RDBMS
10 12 (4.49%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.00%) IBM InfoSphere
11 8 (3.00%) QlikView
11 8 (3.00%) Spotfire
11 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (2.62%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 69 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.11%) Maven
3 24 (8.99%) Jenkins
3 24 (8.99%) JUnit
3 24 (8.99%) Selenium
4 17 (6.37%) Cucumber
5 12 (4.49%) JIRA
6 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.25%) FitNesse
7 6 (2.25%) JBehave
8 4 (1.50%) Hudson
8 4 (1.50%) JMeter
8 4 (1.50%) Mockito
8 4 (1.50%) Spock
8 4 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.50%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.12%) Subversion
10 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
General
1 85 (31.84%) Finance
2 29 (10.86%) Advertising
3 17 (6.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (69.66%) Developer
2 70 (26.22%) .NET Developer
3 38 (14.23%) Java Developer
4 35 (13.11%) Python Developer
5 29 (10.86%) Software Developer
6 21 (7.87%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.37%) Programmer
7 17 (6.37%) Software Engineer
8 16 (5.99%) Java Engineer
9 15 (5.62%) Python Engineer
9 15 (5.62%) Python Programmer
10 14 (5.24%) Lead Developer
10 14 (5.24%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.75%) UI Developer
13 9 (3.37%) Digital Developer
14 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 8 (3.00%) Technical Leader
15 7 (2.62%) Lead Java Developer
15 7 (2.62%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (26.59%) .NET
1 71 (26.59%) RESTful
2 70 (26.22%) ASP.NET
3 69 (25.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 68 (25.47%) XML
5 62 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (23.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 58 (21.72%) Middleware
6 58 (21.72%) XML Schema
7 57 (21.35%) Node.js
8 56 (20.97%) WCF
9 33 (12.36%) Spring
10 29 (10.86%) AngularJS
11 27 (10.11%) .NET Framework
11 27 (10.11%) Code First Entity Framework
11 27 (10.11%) Entity Framework
12 25 (9.36%) HTML
13 24 (8.99%) Hibernate
14 21 (7.87%) CSS
15 15 (5.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.72%) Virtual Team
2 43 (16.10%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (14.23%) User Experience
4 28 (10.49%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.12%) Robotics
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.75%) Unix
2 3 (1.12%) Linux
3 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (94.76%) TDD
2 159 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (40.07%) Test Automation
4 84 (31.46%) Scrum
5 78 (29.21%) Continuous Integration
6 73 (27.34%) Unit Testing
7 72 (26.97%) MVC
7 72 (26.97%) OO
8 65 (24.34%) Refactoring
8 65 (24.34%) System Testing
9 62 (23.22%) Web Application Development
10 60 (22.47%) Continuous Deployment
11 58 (21.72%) Complex Event Processing
11 58 (21.72%) Domain Models
12 51 (19.10%) Software Delivery
13 42 (15.73%) SDLC
14 32 (11.99%) Concurrent Programming
14 32 (11.99%) Multithreading
15 31 (11.61%) Software Engineering
16 29 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 137 (51.31%) Java
2 131 (49.06%) SQL
3 96 (35.96%) C#
4 91 (34.08%) Python
5 86 (32.21%) Ruby
6 58 (21.72%) XPath
7 34 (12.73%) JavaScript
8 32 (11.99%) PL/SQL
9 24 (8.99%) C++
10 7 (2.62%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.62%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.12%) Scala
13 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.75%) Java 8
14 1 (0.37%) C
14 1 (0.37%) Clojure
14 1 (0.37%) Erlang
14 1 (0.37%) F#
14 1 (0.37%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 3 (1.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) ISEB
2 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) Ansible
1 4 (1.50%) Cobbler
1 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (15.73%) Oracle
2 27 (10.11%) Facebook
3 11 (4.12%) Informatica
4 8 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.00%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (3.00%) Netezza
4 8 (3.00%) Tableau
4 8 (3.00%) Talend
5 4 (1.50%) IBM
5 4 (1.50%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.75%) Google
6 2 (0.75%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.37%) Apple
7 1 (0.37%) HP
7 1 (0.37%) Splunk
7 1 (0.37%) Sybase
7 1 (0.37%) VMware