The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chatham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 9 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 18.18% 15.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 21.05% 18.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chatham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chatham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chatham 86.36% 84.21% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Chatham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chatham

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chatham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chatham region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chatham

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Chatham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chatham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Chatham

Software Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Chatham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chatham region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Games
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Physics
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Animation
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Billing
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) 3D Programming

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chatham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chatham region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree