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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 70 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing BDD 27 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.46% 1.90% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.22% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 10
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
922 944 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.89% 85.28% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 803 817 668
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 £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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
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 31 July 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 -16 14 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Sevenoaks - 7 £37,500 - 1
Dartford +10 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
BDD
South East

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (88.64%) C#
3 37 (84.09%) .NET
3 37 (84.09%) TDD
4 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
5 33 (75.00%) Git (software)
6 32 (72.73%) .NET Framework
6 32 (72.73%) WCF
6 32 (72.73%) MVC
6 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
6 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (72.73%) Web Application Development
7 30 (68.18%) Ruby
8 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (63.64%) RESTful
8 28 (63.64%) NoSQL
8 28 (63.64%) Entity Framework
8 28 (63.64%) Node.js
9 20 (45.45%) Marketing
10 13 (29.55%) OO
11 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (22.73%) Facebook
13 9 (20.45%) Games
13 9 (20.45%) Internet
13 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
14 6 (13.64%) HTML
14 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 5 (11.36%) PHP
15 5 (11.36%) MySQL
15 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (63.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
2 5 (11.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (63.64%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) PEAR
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) Subversion
3 4 (9.09%) LabVIEW
4 3 (6.82%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (45.45%) Marketing
2 9 (20.45%) Games
3 5 (11.36%) Advertising
4 4 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 32 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.27%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 32 (72.73%) .NET Framework
2 32 (72.73%) WCF
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (63.64%) Entity Framework
3 28 (63.64%) RESTful
3 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (13.64%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) Symfony
5 5 (11.36%) jQuery
5 5 (11.36%) Google Maps API
5 5 (11.36%) Yii
5 5 (11.36%) XHTML
5 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.09%) WPF
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.27%) CSS
8 1 (2.27%) DOM
8 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) Social Media
3 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) TDD
3 32 (72.73%) MVC
3 32 (72.73%) Web Application Development
4 13 (29.55%) OO
5 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 4 (9.09%) MVVM
7 4 (9.09%) CQRS
7 4 (9.09%) OOD
7 4 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.27%) Kanban
9 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 30 (68.18%) Ruby
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) PHP
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Facebook
2 5 (11.36%) Twitter
2 5 (11.36%) Google
2 5 (11.36%) Zend
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago