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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 17 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.76% 2.21% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.71% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 11
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
772 995 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 81.56% 75.18%
Number of salaries quoted 691 784 784
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BDD across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

BDD Salary Histogram 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 4 May 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
Tunbridge Wells -16 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Tonbridge - 3 £35,000 -
Maidstone +23 2 £40,000 - 3
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (89.13%) TDD
2 41 (89.13%) C#
3 40 (86.96%) .NET
4 37 (80.43%) SQL Server
5 36 (78.26%) ASP.NET
5 36 (78.26%) MVC
5 36 (78.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (78.26%) Web Application Development
6 35 (76.09%) Internet
7 27 (58.70%) WCF
8 26 (56.52%) Games
9 24 (52.17%) RESTful
9 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (45.65%) OO
11 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
12 17 (36.96%) Ruby
13 15 (32.61%) NoSQL
13 15 (32.61%) Node.js
14 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (26.09%) CQRS
16 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
16 10 (21.74%) VB
17 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
17 9 (19.57%) Scrum
17 9 (19.57%) Kanban
17 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
17 9 (19.57%) Dependency Injection
18 8 (17.39%) Marketing

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (32.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (76.09%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (80.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
4 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) PEAR
2 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) TestComplete
General
1 26 (56.52%) Games
2 8 (17.39%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 36 (78.26%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.87%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 36 (78.26%) ASP.NET
2 36 (78.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (58.70%) WCF
4 24 (52.17%) RESTful
4 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (10.87%) Yii
7 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 5 (10.87%) XHTML
7 5 (10.87%) Symfony
7 5 (10.87%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) Google Maps API
8 4 (8.70%) WPF
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Social Media
1 5 (10.87%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (89.13%) TDD
3 36 (78.26%) MVC
3 36 (78.26%) Web Application Development
4 21 (45.65%) OO
5 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (26.09%) Domain-Driven Design
6 12 (26.09%) CQRS
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 9 (19.57%) Kanban
7 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (8.70%) OOD
8 4 (8.70%) MVVM
9 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Time Management
9 1 (2.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C#
2 17 (36.96%) Ruby
3 10 (21.74%) VB
4 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Java
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) SQL
9 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Facebook
1 5 (10.87%) Twitter
1 5 (10.87%) Google
1 5 (10.87%) Zend
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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