Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 61 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 +16 +37
Permanent jobs citing BDD 53 69 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.01% 4.02% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 4.55% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 68 68
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +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 1139 1516 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.16% 88.34% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1336 1720
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 - 33 £42,500 - 1
West Malling - 5 £47,500 - 2
Dover - 5 £27,500 -
Maidstone +16 4 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Dartford -19 2 £35,000 -17.65%
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £57,500 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 52 (98.11%) TDD
2 48 (90.57%) MVC
2 48 (90.57%) C#
2 48 (90.57%) .NET
3 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
3 47 (88.68%) ASP.NET
3 47 (88.68%) WCF
3 47 (88.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 47 (88.68%) Web Application Development
4 45 (84.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 45 (84.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 42 (79.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 42 (79.25%) RESTful
5 42 (79.25%) Node.js
5 42 (79.25%) Ruby
6 41 (77.36%) Git (software)
6 41 (77.36%) NoSQL
7 34 (64.15%) AngularJS
7 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
8 33 (62.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (60.38%) KnockoutJS
9 32 (60.38%) Entity Framework
9 32 (60.38%) .NET Framework
10 30 (56.60%) Music Industry
10 30 (56.60%) High Availability
10 30 (56.60%) Code First Entity Framework
11 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (15.09%) OO
12 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (13.21%) Games

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 (5.66%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (88.68%) SQL Server
2 45 (84.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 41 (77.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (77.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 30 (56.60%) Music Industry
2 7 (13.21%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 47 (88.68%) .NET Developer
3 3 (5.66%) Junior
3 3 (5.66%) Junior Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Graduate
4 2 (3.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (3.77%) Product Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Social Media Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Java Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
5 1 (1.89%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (1.89%) PHP Developer
5 1 (1.89%) QA Analyst
5 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 47 (88.68%) ASP.NET
2 47 (88.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 47 (88.68%) WCF
3 45 (84.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 42 (79.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 42 (79.25%) Node.js
4 42 (79.25%) RESTful
5 34 (64.15%) AngularJS
6 33 (62.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 32 (60.38%) .NET Framework
7 32 (60.38%) Entity Framework
7 32 (60.38%) KnockoutJS
8 30 (56.60%) Code First Entity Framework
9 2 (3.77%) CSS
9 2 (3.77%) HTML
9 2 (3.77%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.77%) REST
9 2 (3.77%) Spring
9 2 (3.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) BBC
3 2 (3.77%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) TDD
2 48 (90.57%) MVC
3 47 (88.68%) Web Application Development
4 30 (56.60%) High Availability
5 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.09%) OO
7 5 (9.43%) CQRS
7 5 (9.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (3.77%) Kanban
10 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.77%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.77%) Product Management
10 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) C#
2 42 (79.25%) Ruby
3 34 (64.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) F#
4 2 (3.77%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.77%) Apple
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Sony
3 2 (3.77%) Yahoo!