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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 76 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 31 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.83% 3.20% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.77% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 16
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
931 955 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.02% 84.89% 70.55%
Number of salaries quoted 826 817 438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £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 23 January 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
Folkestone - 10 £37,500 - 1
Whitstable - 10 £40,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 8 £35,000 - 1
Sittingbourne -11 3 £45,000 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (97.73%) TDD
2 40 (90.91%) C#
2 40 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 36 (81.82%) .NET
3 36 (81.82%) MVC
3 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (79.55%) Web Application Development
5 30 (68.18%) Internet
6 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (61.36%) RESTful
8 24 (54.55%) WCF
9 18 (40.91%) Games
10 16 (36.36%) Scrum
10 16 (36.36%) Ruby
10 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 15 (34.09%) Node.js
11 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
12 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (29.55%) VB
13 12 (27.27%) Kanban
13 12 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
15 8 (18.18%) Java
15 8 (18.18%) OO
15 8 (18.18%) CQRS
15 8 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
16 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
16 6 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (34.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.27%) Firebug
4 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) NCrunch
General
1 18 (40.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 35 (79.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
3 4 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
1 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (61.36%) RESTful
4 24 (54.55%) WCF
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 6 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (97.73%) TDD
2 36 (81.82%) MVC
3 35 (79.55%) Web Application Development
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.27%) Kanban
6 12 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (18.18%) OO
7 8 (18.18%) CQRS
7 8 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) DSDM
9 4 (9.09%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) People Management
10 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) Ruby
3 13 (29.55%) VB
4 10 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 8 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £36750 - £46750 per annum + 26 days, Annual Bonus, Pension, Healtcare.
Posted: 4 days ago
Whitstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago