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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 77 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing BDD 17 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.79% 2.06% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 2.45% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 7
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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 1021 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.26% 84.17% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 694 805 721
Average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Tonbridge - 7 £35,000 -
Whitstable - 2 £40,000 -
Folkestone - 2 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £40,000 - 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (91.67%) TDD
3 43 (89.58%) C#
4 42 (87.50%) .NET
5 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
6 40 (83.33%) ASP.NET
6 40 (83.33%) MVC
6 40 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (81.25%) Web Application Development
8 37 (77.08%) Internet
9 28 (58.33%) WCF
9 28 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (56.25%) RESTful
11 25 (52.08%) Games
12 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
13 17 (35.42%) Ruby
13 17 (35.42%) OO
14 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (31.25%) NoSQL
14 15 (31.25%) Node.js
15 14 (29.17%) Scrum
16 12 (25.00%) CQRS
16 12 (25.00%) Kanban
16 12 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
16 12 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
17 11 (22.92%) VB
18 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
19 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
20 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
20 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (31.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (77.08%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) PEAR
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.08%) NCrunch
General
1 25 (52.08%) Games
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 39 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 3 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (4.17%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.08%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Tester
6 1 (2.08%) Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (87.50%) .NET
2 40 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 40 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (58.33%) WCF
3 28 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (56.25%) RESTful
5 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (8.33%) HTML
8 3 (6.25%) XHTML
8 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.25%) Yii
8 3 (6.25%) Symfony
8 3 (6.25%) jQuery
8 3 (6.25%) Google Maps API
9 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.17%) WPF
10 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
10 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Open Source
1 3 (6.25%) Social Media
2 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (91.67%) TDD
3 40 (83.33%) MVC
4 39 (81.25%) Web Application Development
5 17 (35.42%) OO
6 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (29.17%) Scrum
8 12 (25.00%) Kanban
8 12 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (25.00%) CQRS
9 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.25%) DSDM
11 2 (4.17%) OOD
11 2 (4.17%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) MVVM
11 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.17%) Web Development
11 2 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) Ruby
3 11 (22.92%) VB
4 10 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
8 2 (4.17%) SQL
8 2 (4.17%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Google
1 3 (6.25%) Zend
1 3 (6.25%) Facebook
1 3 (6.25%) Twitter
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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