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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 75 80
Rank change year-on-year +41 +5  
Permanent jobs citing BDD 53 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.63% 2.55% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 2.81% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 51 27 17
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,840
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 712 1031 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 89.00% 90.76% 83.63%
Number of salaries quoted 584 892 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,780 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

BDD
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing BDD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +25 16 £45,000 +80.00% 1
West Malling +6 16 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidstone - 9 £45,000 -
Dartford -3 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Sittingbourne - 5 £37,500 - 1
Tonbridge +2 1 £80,000 +88.23%
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing BDD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for BDD.

1 95 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (95.79%) TDD
2 91 (95.79%) C#
3 90 (94.74%) .NET
3 90 (94.74%) ASP.NET
3 90 (94.74%) MVC
3 90 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (92.63%) SQL Server
5 85 (89.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 84 (88.42%) RESTful
7 83 (87.37%) Web Application Development
7 83 (87.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 66 (69.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 43 (45.26%) WCF
10 42 (44.21%) OO
11 41 (43.16%) NoSQL
12 40 (42.11%) Node.js
12 40 (42.11%) Git (software)
12 40 (42.11%) Ruby
13 31 (32.63%) Scrum
14 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (25.26%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (23.16%) Entity Framework
16 22 (23.16%) .NET Framework
17 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
17 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
18 20 (21.05%) Marketing
19 19 (20.00%) Advertising
19 19 (20.00%) Facebook
19 19 (20.00%) Social Network

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 3 (3.16%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) SMTP
2 1 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (92.63%) SQL Server
2 66 (69.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 41 (43.16%) NoSQL
4 17 (17.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.21%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.16%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.05%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.05%) gulp
6 1 (1.05%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (21.05%) Marketing
2 19 (20.00%) Advertising
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (93.68%) Developer
2 87 (91.58%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.95%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (8.42%) Analyst
5 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 3 (3.16%) .NET Programmer
6 3 (3.16%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (3.16%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Programmer
6 3 (3.16%) Software Analyst
6 3 (3.16%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.16%) Software Programmer
7 2 (2.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) Business Test Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) QA Analyst
7 2 (2.11%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (94.74%) .NET
1 90 (94.74%) ASP.NET
1 90 (94.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 85 (89.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 84 (88.42%) RESTful
4 83 (87.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 43 (45.26%) WCF
6 40 (42.11%) Node.js
7 22 (23.16%) .NET Framework
7 22 (23.16%) Entity Framework
8 21 (22.11%) AngularJS
9 19 (20.00%) Code First Entity Framework
10 18 (18.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (17.89%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (6.32%) CSS
12 6 (6.32%) HTML
13 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (3.16%) Unity DI Container
13 3 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Social Network
2 10 (10.53%) Tandem
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Blog
4 1 (1.05%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Windows
1 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (95.79%) TDD
3 90 (94.74%) MVC
4 83 (87.37%) Web Application Development
5 42 (44.21%) OO
6 31 (32.63%) Scrum
7 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (25.26%) Dependency Injection
9 19 (20.00%) SDLC
10 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.21%) SOLID
12 3 (3.16%) CQRS
12 3 (3.16%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 3 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (3.16%) Kanban
12 3 (3.16%) Test Scripting
12 3 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.11%) User Stories
13 2 (2.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (95.79%) C#
2 40 (42.11%) Ruby
3 5 (5.26%) VB
3 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.21%) SQL
5 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.00%) Facebook
Sittingbourne, Kent
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