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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 60 134
Rank change year-on-year -12 +74  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 73 112 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.13% 3.78% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 4.18% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 49 63 19
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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 2131 2678 2747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.22% 90.47% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1729 1674
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Edinburgh +20 41 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Glasgow -10 31 £45,000 - 2
Dundee +6 1 - -
BDD
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 110 (96.49%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (80.70%) TDD
3 50 (43.86%) Java
3 50 (43.86%) RESTful
4 47 (41.23%) .NET
5 45 (39.47%) C#
6 44 (38.60%) JavaScript
7 42 (36.84%) MVC
8 41 (35.96%) Selenium
8 41 (35.96%) Node.js
9 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
10 38 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 37 (32.46%) Ruby
11 37 (32.46%) Scrum
12 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 36 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (31.58%) NoSQL
12 36 (31.58%) Web Application Development
13 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 34 (29.82%) WCF
15 33 (28.95%) .NET Framework
15 33 (28.95%) Entity Framework
15 33 (28.95%) Code First Entity Framework
16 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
17 28 (24.56%) SQL
18 27 (23.68%) HTML
18 27 (23.68%) CSS
19 26 (22.81%) Spring
20 24 (21.05%) Enterprise Software

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 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.02%) Alfresco
2 8 (7.02%) JBoss
2 8 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.63%) Confluence
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.75%) Liferay
4 2 (1.75%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.88%) Drupal
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
1 2 (1.75%) Wireless
2 1 (0.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) NoSQL
1 36 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (13.16%) RDBMS
3 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 14 (12.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (35.96%) Selenium
2 38 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 22 (19.30%) Jenkins
4 19 (16.67%) Maven
5 12 (10.53%) JUnit
6 11 (9.65%) Artifactory
7 10 (8.77%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.14%) JIRA
9 5 (4.39%) SpecFlow
10 4 (3.51%) Appium
10 4 (3.51%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.51%) Subversion
11 3 (2.63%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.75%) JBehave
12 2 (1.75%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.88%) FishEye
13 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (10.53%) Games
3 10 (8.77%) Marketing
4 9 (7.89%) Banking
5 7 (6.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (78.07%) Developer
2 35 (30.70%) .NET Developer
3 32 (28.07%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Open Source Developer
7 7 (6.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Lead Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.86%) RESTful
2 47 (41.23%) .NET
3 41 (35.96%) Node.js
4 39 (34.21%) ASP.NET
5 36 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 35 (30.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (29.82%) WCF
8 33 (28.95%) .NET Framework
8 33 (28.95%) Code First Entity Framework
8 33 (28.95%) Entity Framework
9 29 (25.44%) AngularJS
10 27 (23.68%) CSS
10 27 (23.68%) HTML
11 26 (22.81%) Spring
12 18 (15.79%) jQuery
13 17 (14.91%) Web Services
14 15 (13.16%) Gherkin
15 14 (12.28%) Hibernate
15 14 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.75%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (96.49%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (80.70%) TDD
3 42 (36.84%) MVC
4 37 (32.46%) Scrum
5 36 (31.58%) Web Application Development
6 18 (15.79%) SDLC
7 17 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (14.91%) DevOps
8 16 (14.04%) Open Source
9 15 (13.16%) SOA
10 13 (11.40%) Automated Testing
11 12 (10.53%) Prototyping
12 10 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
13 9 (7.89%) Kanban
13 9 (7.89%) Manual Testing
14 8 (7.02%) Document Management
14 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (7.02%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) Java
2 45 (39.47%) C#
3 44 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 37 (32.46%) Ruby
5 28 (24.56%) SQL
6 17 (14.91%) Python
7 4 (3.51%) PHP
7 4 (3.51%) Scala
8 3 (2.63%) Clojure
9 2 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) Lisp
10 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.88%) Perl
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 3 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Facebook
2 4 (3.51%) HP
3 2 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (0.88%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
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