Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for BDD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BDD over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 32 60
Rank change year-on-year -52 +28 +2
Permanent jobs citing BDD 12 64 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.26% 6.24% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 6.88% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 54 43
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £62,500 £51,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

BDD is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 847 930 1,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.78% 90.64% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 718 796 995
Kent median annual salary £44,143 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.36% - -4.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,875 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing BDD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for BDD in Kent

BDD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for BDD in Kent

BDD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BDD within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham +2 11 £37,500 - 1
West Malling -6 1 - - 2
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for BDD.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Games
3 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (66.67%) Xbox
3 8 (66.67%) GitLab
3 8 (66.67%) ES6
3 8 (66.67%) Travis CI
4 5 (41.67%) React
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Game Development
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (33.33%) OAuth
5 4 (33.33%) OpenID
5 4 (33.33%) MVVM
5 4 (33.33%) Mocha
5 4 (33.33%) Gradle
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
5 4 (33.33%) webpack
5 4 (33.33%) PlayStation
5 4 (33.33%) Sequelize
5 4 (33.33%) Redux
5 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (33.33%) Vue.js

BDD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) npm
2 3 (25.00%) AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) GitLab
2 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (66.67%) Travis CI
3 4 (33.33%) Gradle
3 4 (33.33%) Mocha
3 4 (33.33%) webpack
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Games
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (33.33%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
1 5 (41.67%) React
2 4 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 4 (33.33%) Enzyme
2 4 (33.33%) Jest
2 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 4 (33.33%) OAuth
2 4 (33.33%) OpenID
2 4 (33.33%) Redux
2 4 (33.33%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) Sequelize
2 4 (33.33%) Vue.js
3 2 (16.67%) Velocity
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Xbox
2 4 (33.33%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Data Science
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Game Development
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) MVVM
5 3 (25.00%) ATDD
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Sprint Retrospective
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) ES6
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) ES7
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft