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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing BDD 13 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.30% 2.37% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.93% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
812 955 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.12% 80.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 719 796 744
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -18 7 £40,000 -8.57% 1
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (87.80%) TDD
2 36 (87.80%) C#
3 35 (85.37%) .NET
4 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
5 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET
5 31 (75.61%) MVC
5 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (75.61%) Web Application Development
6 29 (70.73%) Internet
7 25 (60.98%) WCF
8 23 (56.10%) Games
9 21 (51.22%) OO
10 19 (46.34%) RESTful
10 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
12 15 (36.59%) Ruby
13 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
13 13 (31.71%) Node.js
14 12 (29.27%) CQRS
14 12 (29.27%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
15 11 (26.83%) Marketing
16 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
17 7 (17.07%) Entity Framework
17 7 (17.07%) VB
18 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
18 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
18 6 (14.63%) Scrum

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (31.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (70.73%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 5 (12.20%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) PEAR
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.76%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (56.10%) Games
2 11 (26.83%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 31 (75.61%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (85.37%) .NET
2 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET
2 31 (75.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (60.98%) WCF
4 19 (46.34%) RESTful
4 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
6 7 (17.07%) Entity Framework
7 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (12.20%) Yii
7 5 (12.20%) Symfony
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 5 (12.20%) Google Maps API
7 5 (12.20%) XHTML
7 5 (12.20%) HTML
8 4 (9.76%) WPF
9 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Social Media
2 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (87.80%) TDD
3 31 (75.61%) MVC
3 31 (75.61%) Web Application Development
4 21 (51.22%) OO
5 12 (29.27%) CQRS
5 12 (29.27%) Domain-Driven Design
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) Kanban
8 6 (14.63%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
10 4 (9.76%) OOD
10 4 (9.76%) MVVM
11 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Time Management
11 1 (2.44%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) C#
2 15 (36.59%) Ruby
3 7 (17.07%) VB
4 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 3 (7.32%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Facebook
1 5 (12.20%) Twitter
1 5 (12.20%) Zend
1 5 (12.20%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago