The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 13 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 16.46% 44.00% 21.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.57% 47.83% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Software Engineering
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 88.61% 92.00% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dartford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Dartford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Dartford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dartford region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Dartford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) OO
3 12 (60.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) WCF
3 12 (60.00%) WPF
4 8 (40.00%) OOD
5 7 (35.00%) C
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) UML
6 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
6 6 (30.00%) Electronics
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (25.00%) OOP
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
7 5 (25.00%) Image Processing
7 5 (25.00%) Open Source
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) WCF
1 12 (60.00%) WPF
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (25.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) STL
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
1 5 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) OOD
3 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (30.00%) UML
5 5 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft