The table below looks at the statistics for BDD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BDD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
Rank 32 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing BDD 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.68% 2.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
BDD
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 75.63% 72.92% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 65 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BDD
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BDD Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

BDD
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BDD across the Maidstone region.

BDD Salary Trend in Maidstone

BDD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium

BDD
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Kanban
2 6 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA