The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 86 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing BDD 18 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.16% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 8
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
925 773 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.71% 72.92% 77.20%
Number of salaries quoted 796 659 579
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
BDD
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Cranbrook - 7 £40,000 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £40,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £42,500 - 2
Dartford -14 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £48,500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 40 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 39 (86.67%) TDD
3 37 (82.22%) MVC
3 37 (82.22%) C#
4 36 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 36 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (80.00%) Web Application Development
4 36 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 26 (57.78%) Scrum
6 26 (57.78%) RESTful
7 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (42.22%) Facebook
9 16 (35.56%) WCF
9 16 (35.56%) OO
10 14 (31.11%) Apple
10 14 (31.11%) Sony
10 14 (31.11%) BBC
10 14 (31.11%) Ruby
10 14 (31.11%) Yahoo!
10 14 (31.11%) Google
10 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
10 14 (31.11%) Social Media
10 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (31.11%) Kanban
10 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
10 14 (31.11%) Node.js
11 12 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (31.11%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 36 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) SQL CLR
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) NUnit
2 8 (17.78%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (17.78%) Moq
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.22%) Grunt
4 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (11.11%) Advertising
1 5 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Games
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 28 (62.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 36 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 36 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 26 (57.78%) RESTful
5 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (35.56%) WCF
7 8 (17.78%) NHibernate
7 8 (17.78%) LINQ
8 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 5 (11.11%) CSS
9 5 (11.11%) Ajax
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (11.11%) Backbone.js
9 5 (11.11%) jQuery
9 5 (11.11%) HTML5
10 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.44%) J2EE
11 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) BBC
1 14 (31.11%) Social Media
2 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) TDD
2 37 (82.22%) MVC
3 36 (80.00%) Web Application Development
4 26 (57.78%) Scrum
5 16 (35.56%) OO
6 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (31.11%) Kanban
7 12 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (4.44%) CQRS
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Content Management
11 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Web Development
11 1 (2.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) Ruby
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.78%) MCP
2 8 (17.78%) MCAD
2 8 (17.78%) MCSD
2 8 (17.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Facebook
2 14 (31.11%) Apple
2 14 (31.11%) Sony
2 14 (31.11%) Yahoo!
2 14 (31.11%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago