The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 72 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing BDD 25 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.62% 2.21% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 2.58% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
BDD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
787 970 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.41% 85.76% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 715 784 500
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

BDD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

BDD Salary Trend in Kent

BDD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 11 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 5 £40,000 -
Folkestone - 5 £37,500 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £40,000 - 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD.

1 49 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (92.00%) TDD
3 43 (86.00%) C#
3 43 (86.00%) SQL Server
4 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 40 (80.00%) MVC
4 40 (80.00%) .NET
4 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (78.00%) Web Application Development
6 37 (74.00%) Internet
7 28 (56.00%) WCF
7 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (54.00%) RESTful
9 25 (50.00%) Games
10 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (34.00%) Ruby
12 16 (32.00%) Scrum
13 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (30.00%) OO
13 15 (30.00%) NoSQL
13 15 (30.00%) Node.js
14 13 (26.00%) VB
15 12 (24.00%) Kanban
15 12 (24.00%) CQRS
15 12 (24.00%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
17 9 (18.00%) Java
18 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
18 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing BDD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BDD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (30.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (74.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (86.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (6.00%) PEAR
2 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) NCrunch
General
1 25 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 39 (78.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (8.00%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.00%) Tester
5 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 40 (80.00%) .NET
1 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 28 (56.00%) WCF
2 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (54.00%) RESTful
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (8.00%) HTML
6 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.00%) Yii
6 3 (6.00%) Google Maps API
6 3 (6.00%) Symfony
6 3 (6.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) XHTML
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Open Source
1 3 (6.00%) Social Media
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (92.00%) TDD
3 40 (80.00%) MVC
4 39 (78.00%) Web Application Development
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
6 15 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (30.00%) OO
7 12 (24.00%) Kanban
7 12 (24.00%) CQRS
7 12 (24.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 12 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.00%) DSDM
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) People Management
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) Ruby
3 13 (26.00%) VB
4 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (18.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) SQL
9 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Facebook
1 3 (6.00%) Twitter
1 3 (6.00%) Zend
1 3 (6.00%) Google
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) VMware
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago