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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 17 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 9 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 20.45% 4.00% 35.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.71% 5.13% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 16
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
35 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 79.55% 78.00% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 38
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) OOD
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 8 (53.33%) WCF
3 8 (53.33%) WPF
4 7 (46.67%) C++
4 7 (46.67%) Electronics
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) C
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) UML
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
7 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
8 3 (20.00%) MVVM
8 3 (20.00%) STL
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) NUnit
9 2 (13.33%) ISEB
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
9 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 1 (6.67%) Open Source
10 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
10 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
General
1 7 (46.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) WCF
1 8 (53.33%) WPF
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) STL
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) OOD
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft