The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford 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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 13 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 13.33% 1.89% 27.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 2.00% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 Dartford 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
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 100.00% 94.34% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 47
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Dartford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) OOD
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
4 7 (53.85%) WPF
5 6 (46.15%) Electronics
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) UML
8 3 (23.08%) C
8 3 (23.08%) C++
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
8 3 (23.08%) MVVM
9 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
9 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) NUnit
9 2 (15.38%) ISEB
10 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (7.69%) Simulink
10 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
10 1 (7.69%) Aerospace

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
General
1 6 (46.15%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) WCF
1 7 (53.85%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) OOD
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Image Processing
5 3 (23.08%) MVVM
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft