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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 58 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing BDD 43 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.97% 1.53% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 1.82% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 7
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
891 822 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.27% 83.79% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 799 688 729
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 September 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 -15 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Dartford - 12 £45,000 - 3
Sevenoaks - 11 £37,500 - 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 54 (94.74%) C#
2 52 (91.23%) .NET
3 51 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (85.96%) TDD
5 48 (84.21%) .NET Framework
5 48 (84.21%) SQL Server
6 45 (78.95%) Git (software)
7 44 (77.19%) ASP.NET
8 43 (75.44%) WCF
8 43 (75.44%) Ruby
8 43 (75.44%) MVC
8 43 (75.44%) RESTful
8 43 (75.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (75.44%) NoSQL
8 43 (75.44%) Entity Framework
8 43 (75.44%) Node.js
8 43 (75.44%) Web Application Development
8 43 (75.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (40.35%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (38.60%) Marketing
11 14 (24.56%) Facebook
12 12 (21.05%) Advertising
13 6 (10.53%) Scrum
13 6 (10.53%) QA
13 6 (10.53%) Selenium
13 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 6 (10.53%) HTML
13 6 (10.53%) OO
13 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
14 5 (8.77%) WebDriver

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 43 (75.44%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTP
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 43 (75.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (78.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.53%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.02%) LabVIEW
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) PEAR
6 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 22 (38.60%) Marketing
2 12 (21.05%) Advertising
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (87.72%) Developer
2 43 (75.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Automation Tester
4 5 (8.77%) Tester
5 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Software Tester
6 1 (1.75%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Architect
6 1 (1.75%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 48 (84.21%) .NET Framework
3 44 (77.19%) ASP.NET
4 43 (75.44%) WCF
4 43 (75.44%) Entity Framework
4 43 (75.44%) RESTful
4 43 (75.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (75.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.02%) DOM
6 4 (7.02%) WPF
6 4 (7.02%) CSS
7 3 (5.26%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) Google Maps API
8 2 (3.51%) XHTML
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.51%) Symfony
8 2 (3.51%) Yii
9 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.51%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (85.96%) TDD
3 43 (75.44%) MVC
3 43 (75.44%) Web Application Development
4 6 (10.53%) Scrum
4 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.53%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.77%) Automation Testing
6 4 (7.02%) MVVM
6 4 (7.02%) Time Management
6 4 (7.02%) Kanban
6 4 (7.02%) OOD
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.51%) Open Source
9 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.75%) Coaching
9 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.75%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) C#
2 43 (75.44%) Ruby
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Facebook
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Zend
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Dartford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago