The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 45 98
Rank change year-on-year -35 +53  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 77 143 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.86% 5.05% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 5.52% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 42
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

BDD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2589 2832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.46% 91.42% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1455 1775
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Scotland

BDD
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD in Scotland.

Salary trend for BDD in Scotland

BDD
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for BDD in Scotland

BDD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -17 56 £46,250 - 12
Edinburgh -1 21 £35,000 -22.22% 6
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BDD.

1 141 (98.60%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (86.01%) TDD
3 63 (44.06%) RESTful
4 61 (42.66%) .NET
5 59 (41.26%) C#
6 56 (39.16%) MVC
7 55 (38.46%) Java
7 55 (38.46%) SQL Server
8 53 (37.06%) Git (software)
9 51 (35.66%) Node.js
10 50 (34.97%) NoSQL
10 50 (34.97%) ASP.NET
10 50 (34.97%) Ruby
11 49 (34.27%) Web Application Development
12 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (33.57%) Scrum
12 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
13 46 (32.17%) .NET Framework
13 46 (32.17%) WCF
13 46 (32.17%) Entity Framework
13 46 (32.17%) Code First Entity Framework
14 40 (27.97%) SQL Server 2016
15 39 (27.27%) SQL
16 38 (26.57%) Selenium
17 37 (25.87%) AngularJS
18 36 (25.17%) Enterprise Software
19 30 (20.98%) CSS
19 30 (20.98%) HTML

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.59%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.10%) Apache
2 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.40%) Liferay
3 2 (1.40%) Magnolia
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.70%) Drupal
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 50 (34.97%) NoSQL
3 40 (27.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 28 (19.58%) Relational Database
5 25 (17.48%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.50%) Big Data
8 4 (2.80%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.10%) MySQL
9 3 (2.10%) Redis
10 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (37.06%) Git (software)
2 38 (26.57%) Selenium
3 25 (17.48%) JUnit
4 14 (9.79%) Maven
5 13 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.59%) SoapUI
7 8 (5.59%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.80%) Subversion
9 3 (2.10%) Appium
9 3 (2.10%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.10%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.40%) JIRA
10 2 (1.40%) Mockito
10 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.70%) Gradle
11 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.70%) Protractor
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Marketing
3 12 (8.39%) Advertising
4 6 (4.20%) Games
5 4 (2.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (76.92%) Developer
2 49 (34.27%) .NET Developer
3 31 (21.68%) Java Developer
4 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 17 (11.89%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (11.89%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (11.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (10.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (9.79%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (9.09%) UI Developer
9 12 (8.39%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (8.39%) Test Engineer
10 11 (7.69%) Lead Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.59%) Lead Java Developer
13 5 (3.50%) Python Developer
13 5 (3.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (44.06%) RESTful
2 61 (42.66%) .NET
3 51 (35.66%) Node.js
4 50 (34.97%) ASP.NET
5 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 48 (33.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 46 (32.17%) .NET Framework
6 46 (32.17%) Code First Entity Framework
6 46 (32.17%) Entity Framework
6 46 (32.17%) WCF
7 37 (25.87%) AngularJS
8 30 (20.98%) CSS
8 30 (20.98%) HTML
9 26 (18.18%) jQuery
10 23 (16.08%) Spring
11 22 (15.38%) Web Services
12 19 (13.29%) JSON
13 16 (11.19%) Hibernate
14 14 (9.79%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.17%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (13.99%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.80%) Tandem
6 2 (1.40%) Clustering
6 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.50%) Android
3 4 (2.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.40%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (98.60%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (86.01%) TDD
3 56 (39.16%) MVC
4 49 (34.27%) Web Application Development
5 48 (33.57%) Scrum
6 27 (18.88%) Test Automation
7 21 (14.69%) Software Engineering
8 20 (13.99%) Kanban
8 20 (13.99%) Prototyping
9 16 (11.19%) SDLC
10 14 (9.79%) OO
10 14 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.39%) Open Source
12 10 (6.99%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (6.29%) Performance Testing
14 8 (5.59%) DevOps
15 7 (4.90%) Integration Testing
15 7 (4.90%) Manual Testing
15 7 (4.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.26%) C#
2 55 (38.46%) Java
3 50 (34.97%) Ruby
4 48 (33.57%) JavaScript
5 39 (27.27%) SQL
6 19 (13.29%) Python
7 7 (4.90%) Scala
8 5 (3.50%) Groovy
8 5 (3.50%) PHP
9 3 (2.10%) C++
10 2 (1.40%) C
10 2 (1.40%) Lisp
10 2 (1.40%) Perl
10 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Jython
11 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.10%) Degree
3 2 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.40%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (8.39%) Facebook
2 8 (5.59%) Oracle
3 4 (2.80%) HP
4 3 (2.10%) Sybase
5 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.40%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.70%) Zend
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