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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 81 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing BDD 16 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.56% 0.45% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.60% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 3
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
865 831 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.31% 74.86% 75.91%
Number of salaries quoted 733 710 580
Average salary £42,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 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 20 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 - 6 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £41,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +23 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Sittingbourne - 1 £48,500 -
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 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 39 (88.64%) SQL Server
2 38 (86.36%) TDD
3 36 (81.82%) C#
3 36 (81.82%) .NET
4 34 (77.27%) MVC
4 34 (77.27%) Web Application Development
4 34 (77.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET
6 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 26 (59.09%) RESTful
8 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (52.27%) Scrum
10 19 (43.18%) Facebook
11 16 (36.36%) WCF
11 16 (36.36%) OO
12 15 (34.09%) Ruby
12 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
13 14 (31.82%) Social Media
13 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (31.82%) NoSQL
13 14 (31.82%) Node.js
13 14 (31.82%) Yahoo!
13 14 (31.82%) Google
13 14 (31.82%) Sony
13 14 (31.82%) Apple
13 14 (31.82%) BBC
14 12 (27.27%) Kanban
14 12 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (18.18%) Internet

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (31.82%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (88.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (77.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (31.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL CLR
6 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
2 6 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (13.64%) Moq
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.27%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) Firebug
5 1 (2.27%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.27%) Grunt
5 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (11.36%) Advertising
1 5 (11.36%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 27 (61.36%) .NET Developer
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 33 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 26 (59.09%) RESTful
5 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (36.36%) WCF
7 6 (13.64%) LINQ
7 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
7 6 (13.64%) HTML
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (9.09%) HTML5
9 4 (9.09%) Backbone.js
9 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.09%) Ajax
9 4 (9.09%) jQuery
9 4 (9.09%) CSS
10 2 (4.55%) J2EE
10 2 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (2.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) BBC
1 14 (31.82%) Social Media
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) UNIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) TDD
2 34 (77.27%) MVC
2 34 (77.27%) Web Application Development
3 23 (52.27%) Scrum
4 16 (36.36%) OO
5 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.27%) Kanban
6 12 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) CQRS
9 2 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Content Management
10 1 (2.27%) MVVM
10 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) Ruby
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) MCTS
2 6 (13.64%) MCP
2 6 (13.64%) MCAD
2 6 (13.64%) MCSD
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Facebook
2 14 (31.82%) Apple
2 14 (31.82%) Sony
2 14 (31.82%) Yahoo!
2 14 (31.82%) Google
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft