Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 29 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 +33
Permanent jobs citing BDD 40 90 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.67% 7.00% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 7.70% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 83 78
Kent median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £51,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 796 1,169 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 92.88% 90.90% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 646 1,002 1,236
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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 - 12 £67,500 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +3 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Maidstone -3 4 £50,000 +42.86% 3
West Malling -12 3 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Sittingbourne - 2 £40,000 - 1
Dartford - 2 £65,000 - 1
Folkestone +2 1 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Canterbury 0 1 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Westerham - 1 £42,500 - 2
Rochester - 1 £40,000 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 38 (95.00%) TDD
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (70.00%) C#
4 25 (62.50%) MVC
5 23 (57.50%) .NET
6 22 (55.00%) AngularJS
7 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
9 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (37.50%) Games
10 15 (37.50%) Scrum
10 15 (37.50%) Web Application Development
10 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (35.00%) Kanban
11 14 (35.00%) RESTful
11 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (32.50%) Ruby
12 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
13 12 (30.00%) JIRA
13 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
14 11 (27.50%) WCF
14 11 (27.50%) DevOps
14 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
15 10 (25.00%) Google
15 10 (25.00%) Selenium
15 10 (25.00%) SQL
16 9 (22.50%) Entity Framework

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 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
2 1 (2.50%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (17.50%) npm
4 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
4 3 (7.50%) NuGet
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (15.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.50%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) JIRA
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.00%) Selenium
4 7 (17.50%) GitLab
4 7 (17.50%) Gradle
4 7 (17.50%) Mocha
4 7 (17.50%) Travis CI
4 7 (17.50%) webpack
5 6 (15.00%) TeamCity
6 5 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (10.00%) Protractor
8 3 (7.50%) JMeter
8 3 (7.50%) NUnit
8 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (37.50%) Games
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Internet Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.50%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) AngularJS
3 17 (42.50%) ASP.NET
4 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (35.00%) RESTful
7 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
8 11 (27.50%) WCF
9 9 (22.50%) Entity Framework
9 9 (22.50%) Node.js
9 9 (22.50%) React
9 9 (22.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (17.50%) Ember.js
11 7 (17.50%) Enzyme
11 7 (17.50%) Jest
11 7 (17.50%) Redux
11 7 (17.50%) Vue.js
11 7 (17.50%) WPF
12 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) BBC
2 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Fintech
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) TDD
2 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) MVC
4 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (37.50%) Scrum
4 15 (37.50%) Web Application Development
5 14 (35.00%) Kanban
6 11 (27.50%) DevOps
7 8 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (20.00%) MVVM
8 7 (17.50%) Game Development
8 7 (17.50%) Multithreading
8 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) OO
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) Ruby
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) ES6
4 7 (17.50%) ES7
5 6 (15.00%) F#
6 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Google
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Sony
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.50%) Yahoo!