Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +25 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing BDD 55 51 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.62% 3.85% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 4.30% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 46 65
Kent median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,100 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,250 £53,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 880 1,185 1,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.98% 89.43% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 742 1,012 1,352
Kent median annual salary £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £65,000
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 17 November 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 17 November 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
Tunbridge Wells -4 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Chatham - 11 £80,000 -
Maidstone -5 6 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Dartford +6 3 £50,000 +42.86% 1
West Malling +4 3 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Canterbury +6 2 £33,750 -10.00% 1
Folkestone +3 2 £36,000 -37.39%
Tonbridge - 2 £42,500 - 1
Westerham - 2 £58,750 - 2
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 54 (98.18%) TDD
2 50 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (83.64%) MVC
4 43 (78.18%) AngularJS
5 40 (72.73%) C#
6 37 (67.27%) .NET
7 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
7 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
7 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (56.36%) Web Application Development
8 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (56.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 30 (54.55%) Games
10 28 (50.91%) RESTful
11 25 (45.45%) Kanban
12 24 (43.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (41.82%) .NET Framework
13 23 (41.82%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (40.00%) WCF
15 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (36.36%) Ruby
16 19 (34.55%) Dependency Injection
16 19 (34.55%) Google
17 18 (32.73%) Web Development
17 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
18 16 (29.09%) Scrum
19 15 (27.27%) MongoDB
19 15 (27.27%) WPF

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 14 (25.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (32.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.18%) npm
4 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
4 3 (5.45%) NuGet
5 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) Heroku
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 31 (56.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.45%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) JIRA
1 14 (25.45%) TeamCity
2 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.18%) GitLab
3 10 (18.18%) Gradle
3 10 (18.18%) Mocha
3 10 (18.18%) Travis CI
3 10 (18.18%) webpack
4 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.91%) SpecFlow
6 5 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.09%) Selenium
7 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
8 3 (5.45%) NUnit
8 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (54.55%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 36 (65.45%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Internet Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (1.82%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) AngularJS
2 37 (67.27%) .NET
3 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
3 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 28 (50.91%) RESTful
6 24 (43.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (41.82%) .NET Framework
7 23 (41.82%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (40.00%) WCF
9 18 (32.73%) Entity Framework
10 15 (27.27%) WPF
11 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (25.45%) MSMQ
12 11 (20.00%) React
13 10 (18.18%) Ember.js
13 10 (18.18%) Enzyme
13 10 (18.18%) Jest
13 10 (18.18%) Redux
13 10 (18.18%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.64%) Tandem
5 1 (1.82%) BBC
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (98.18%) TDD
2 50 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (83.64%) MVC
4 31 (56.36%) Web Application Development
5 25 (45.45%) Kanban
6 19 (34.55%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (32.73%) Web Development
8 16 (29.09%) Scrum
9 14 (25.45%) Multithreading
10 12 (21.82%) DevOps
11 11 (20.00%) MVVM
12 10 (18.18%) Game Development
13 5 (9.09%) OO
14 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
15 3 (5.45%) Analytics
15 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (5.45%) CQRS
15 3 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
15 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) C#
2 20 (36.36%) Ruby
3 14 (25.45%) F#
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) ES6
5 10 (18.18%) ES7
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.82%) Go
9 1 (1.82%) Perl
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Google
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Apple
3 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Sony
4 1 (1.82%) Yahoo!