Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 59 75
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 +31
Permanent jobs citing BDD 81 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.06% 4.53% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 5.28% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 78 63 68
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 977 1,231 1,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.18% 85.72% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 840 1,047 1,618
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,650 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BDD in Kent over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 22 July 2018. 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
West Malling +11 23 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Tunbridge Wells +5 23 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Maidstone +9 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Rochester - 5 £32,500 -
Tonbridge -3 4 £42,500 -46.88% 1
Folkestone - 4 £36,000 - 1
Canterbury +9 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Chatham - 3 - - 3
Dartford -12 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 81 (100.00%) TDD
2 76 (93.83%) MVC
3 73 (90.12%) C#
4 72 (88.89%) .NET
4 72 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 72 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (85.19%) SQL Server
6 69 (85.19%) Web Application Development
6 69 (85.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 67 (82.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 66 (81.48%) RESTful
9 56 (69.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 46 (56.79%) WCF
11 43 (53.09%) Ruby
12 42 (51.85%) AngularJS
13 35 (43.21%) .NET Framework
14 33 (40.74%) Git (software)
15 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
15 32 (39.51%) Entity Framework
15 32 (39.51%) Node.js
16 30 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (37.04%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (29.63%) Dependency Injection
18 22 (27.16%) Code First Entity Framework
19 21 (25.93%) OO
20 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
20 20 (24.69%) Games
20 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
21 19 (23.46%) Kanban

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) npm
4 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (85.19%) SQL Server
1 69 (85.19%) SQL Server 2016
2 32 (39.51%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.17%) NUnit
4 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.94%) Gradle
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) GitLab
5 3 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) Mocha
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.70%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.70%) webpack
6 2 (2.47%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (24.69%) Games
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (8.64%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (92.59%) Developer
2 71 (87.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.58%) Internet Developer
4 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
5 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.47%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (2.47%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Tester
7 1 (1.23%) Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Junior
7 1 (1.23%) Junior Tester
7 1 (1.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (88.89%) .NET
1 72 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 72 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 67 (82.72%) ASP.NET Web API
3 66 (81.48%) RESTful
4 56 (69.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 46 (56.79%) WCF
6 42 (51.85%) AngularJS
7 35 (43.21%) .NET Framework
8 32 (39.51%) Entity Framework
8 32 (39.51%) Node.js
9 30 (37.04%) KnockoutJS
9 30 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (27.16%) Code First Entity Framework
11 12 (14.81%) WPF
12 10 (12.35%) MSMQ
13 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.70%) Ember.js
13 3 (3.70%) Gherkin
13 3 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.41%) Social Network
4 4 (4.94%) Tandem
5 3 (3.70%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.23%) BBC
6 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) TDD
2 76 (93.83%) MVC
3 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (85.19%) Web Application Development
5 24 (29.63%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (25.93%) OO
7 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (23.46%) Kanban
9 18 (22.22%) Scrum
10 15 (18.52%) Web Development
11 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
12 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.64%) High Availability
14 6 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (7.41%) SDLC
15 5 (6.17%) CQRS
16 4 (4.94%) Microservices
17 3 (3.70%) DevOps
17 3 (3.70%) Game Development
17 3 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (90.12%) C#
2 43 (53.09%) Ruby
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.35%) F#
5 4 (4.94%) Java
6 3 (3.70%) ES6
6 3 (3.70%) ES7
6 3 (3.70%) VB
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.47%) SQL
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) Python
8 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Google
3 3 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (1.23%) Facebook
4 1 (1.23%) Sony
4 1 (1.23%) Yahoo!