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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 84 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% 2.80% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 3.26% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 30
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
986 889 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.55% 85.98% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 861 795 835
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
West Malling - 4 £47,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £51,250 - 1
Tonbridge +1 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 - 1
Maidstone - 1 - -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (94.55%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (90.91%) C#
3 40 (72.73%) .NET
3 40 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 35 (63.64%) TDD
5 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
5 29 (52.73%) MVC
6 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (47.27%) Scrum
7 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (45.45%) Web Application Development
8 25 (45.45%) RESTful
9 24 (43.64%) Ruby
10 23 (41.82%) .NET Framework
10 23 (41.82%) WCF
10 23 (41.82%) Git (software)
11 22 (40.00%) Entity Framework
12 21 (38.18%) Node.js
12 21 (38.18%) NoSQL
13 20 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (36.36%) SQL
14 18 (32.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (32.73%) Selenium
14 18 (32.73%) QA
15 16 (29.09%) HTML
16 15 (27.27%) Advertising
16 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
16 15 (27.27%) Cucumber

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (38.18%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (38.18%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Git (software)
2 18 (32.73%) Selenium
2 18 (32.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 15 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 14 (25.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) NCrunch
5 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) PEAR
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Grunt
6 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (27.27%) Advertising
2 6 (10.91%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 27 (49.09%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 10 (18.18%) Tester
4 7 (12.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
3 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 25 (45.45%) RESTful
6 23 (41.82%) .NET Framework
6 23 (41.82%) WCF
7 22 (40.00%) Entity Framework
8 16 (29.09%) HTML
9 14 (25.45%) Gherkin
10 13 (23.64%) CSS
11 12 (21.82%) DOM
12 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
12 4 (7.27%) jQuery
13 3 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (5.45%) Symfony
13 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (5.45%) XHTML
13 3 (5.45%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) Blog
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (94.55%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (63.64%) TDD
3 29 (52.73%) MVC
4 26 (47.27%) Scrum
5 25 (45.45%) Web Application Development
6 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.82%) Kanban
8 10 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 10 (18.18%) Time Management
9 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (5.45%) SOLID
11 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 2 (3.64%) OO
12 2 (3.64%) SDLC
12 2 (3.64%) SOA
12 2 (3.64%) UML
12 2 (3.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) Ruby
3 20 (36.36%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Facebook
2 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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