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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing BDD 15 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.50% 1.31% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.62% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 5
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
831 866 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.35% 80.93% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 687 745 552
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 4 £40,000 - 1
Maidstone -4 3 £41,000 +9.33%
Tunbridge Wells +21 1 £42,500 +6.25%
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (85.37%) TDD
2 35 (85.37%) SQL Server
3 32 (78.05%) C#
4 31 (75.61%) .NET
5 29 (70.73%) MVC
5 29 (70.73%) Web Application Development
5 29 (70.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
7 25 (60.98%) RESTful
8 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 20 (48.78%) Scrum
11 18 (43.90%) Facebook
12 15 (36.59%) WCF
12 15 (36.59%) OO
13 14 (34.15%) Ruby
13 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
13 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (31.71%) Social Media
14 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
14 13 (31.71%) Node.js
14 13 (31.71%) Yahoo!
14 13 (31.71%) Google
14 13 (31.71%) Sony
14 13 (31.71%) BBC
14 13 (31.71%) Apple
15 12 (29.27%) Dependency Injection
16 8 (19.51%) Kanban

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (31.71%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (85.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (70.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.88%) SQL CLR
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) TestComplete
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.88%) Moq
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Firebug
5 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (12.20%) Advertising
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 26 (63.41%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) .NET
2 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET
2 28 (68.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (60.98%) RESTful
4 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (36.59%) WCF
7 6 (14.63%) HTML
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (9.76%) HTML5
9 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
9 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.76%) jQuery
9 4 (9.76%) Ajax
9 4 (9.76%) CSS
10 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.88%) J2EE
10 2 (4.88%) LINQ
10 2 (4.88%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) BBC
1 13 (31.71%) Social Media
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Blog
3 1 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (85.37%) TDD
3 29 (70.73%) MVC
3 29 (70.73%) Web Application Development
4 20 (48.78%) Scrum
5 15 (36.59%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (29.27%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (19.51%) Kanban
9 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.88%) CQRS
11 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
11 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.44%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) Ruby
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) MCTS
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) MCAD
2 2 (4.88%) MCSD
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Facebook
2 13 (31.71%) Apple
2 13 (31.71%) Sony
2 13 (31.71%) Yahoo!
2 13 (31.71%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
Cranbrook
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago