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

Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +39 0 +24
Permanent jobs citing BDD 72 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.88% 3.04% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.90% 3.45% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 71
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 911 1,161 1,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 87.01% 88.15% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 762 1,004 1,431
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 September 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 September 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 +5 21 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Chatham - 10 - -
West Malling - 7 £55,000 - 1
Maidstone -2 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Canterbury +14 4 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Dartford -2 4 £48,750 +39.29% 1
Folkestone - 4 £36,000 -
Rochester - 4 £45,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 £42,500 - 1
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
BDD
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 71 (98.61%) TDD
2 67 (93.06%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (90.28%) MVC
4 55 (76.39%) C#
5 54 (75.00%) .NET
6 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
6 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (72.22%) AngularJS
7 50 (69.44%) SQL Server
8 48 (66.67%) Web Application Development
8 48 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 47 (65.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (62.50%) RESTful
11 32 (44.44%) .NET Framework
11 32 (44.44%) WCF
12 31 (43.06%) Games
13 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 29 (40.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 29 (40.28%) Ruby
15 28 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (36.11%) Kanban
16 26 (36.11%) Entity Framework
17 21 (29.17%) Dependency Injection
17 21 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (27.78%) Web Development
19 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
20 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
20 18 (25.00%) Google
21 17 (23.61%) 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 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.39%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.89%) npm
3 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.78%) NuGet
4 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.39%) Heroku
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 48 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 14 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.44%) TeamCity
3 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.67%) JIRA
4 10 (13.89%) GitLab
4 10 (13.89%) Gradle
4 10 (13.89%) Mocha
4 10 (13.89%) Travis CI
4 10 (13.89%) webpack
5 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.33%) NUnit
6 6 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (6.94%) Selenium
8 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 31 (43.06%) Games
2 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 52 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Internet Developer
4 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Junior
7 2 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Tester
8 1 (1.39%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.39%) Django Developer
8 1 (1.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (1.39%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (75.00%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) AngularJS
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 47 (65.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 45 (62.50%) RESTful
5 32 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 32 (44.44%) WCF
6 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 29 (40.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 28 (38.89%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (36.11%) Entity Framework
10 17 (23.61%) WPF
11 16 (22.22%) Node.js
12 14 (19.44%) MSMQ
13 12 (16.67%) Code First Entity Framework
14 11 (15.28%) React
15 10 (13.89%) Ember.js
15 10 (13.89%) Jest
15 10 (13.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.56%) Tandem
4 3 (4.17%) Social Network
5 1 (1.39%) BBC
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.39%) Fintech
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) TDD
2 67 (93.06%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (90.28%) MVC
4 48 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 26 (36.11%) Kanban
6 21 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (29.17%) Dependency Injection
7 20 (27.78%) Web Development
8 16 (22.22%) Scrum
9 14 (19.44%) Multithreading
10 11 (15.28%) DevOps
10 11 (15.28%) MVVM
10 11 (15.28%) OO
11 10 (13.89%) Game Development
12 6 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (6.94%) CQRS
13 5 (6.94%) Microservices
14 3 (4.17%) SDLC
14 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
14 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (76.39%) C#
2 29 (40.28%) Ruby
3 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) F#
5 10 (13.89%) ES6
5 10 (13.89%) ES7
6 5 (6.94%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) Java
7 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.17%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.39%) Go
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
1 2 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Google
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) Apple
4 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.78%) Splunk
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Sony
5 1 (1.39%) Yahoo!