The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 66 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.63% 1.01% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 1.04% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 22
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
972 964 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.38% 96.98% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 855 875 971
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,460
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +4 9 £37,500 -25.00%
Tonbridge +8 5 £77,500 +55.00%
Stansted - 1 £42,500 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (49.21%) C#
3 29 (46.03%) .NET
4 23 (36.51%) C++
5 19 (30.16%) SQL
6 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (26.98%) Finance
8 16 (25.40%) TDD
8 16 (25.40%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (23.81%) Oracle
9 15 (23.81%) PL/SQL
10 14 (22.22%) CSS
10 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.22%) HTML
10 14 (22.22%) ISO 9001
10 14 (22.22%) Device Driver
10 14 (22.22%) HTML5
10 14 (22.22%) Ember.js
11 13 (20.63%) SDLC
11 13 (20.63%) Scrum
11 13 (20.63%) ETL
12 11 (17.46%) Windows
12 11 (17.46%) Linux
12 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
12 11 (17.46%) Migration
12 11 (17.46%) DataStage
12 11 (17.46%) Middleware
12 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
12 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
12 11 (17.46%) Video Processing

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) CDMA
1 2 (3.17%) GSM
1 2 (3.17%) LTE
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.17%) UMTS
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) DataStage
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) Maven
3 2 (3.17%) NetBeans
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) .NET
2 14 (22.22%) CSS
2 14 (22.22%) Ember.js
2 14 (22.22%) HTML
2 14 (22.22%) HTML5
3 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
3 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.46%) Middleware
4 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (12.70%) WCF
5 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.11%) WPF
6 6 (9.52%) jQuery
7 5 (7.94%) CSS3
7 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (7.94%) RESTful
7 5 (7.94%) XML
8 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.76%) MSMQ
9 3 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (22.22%) Device Driver
3 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.52%) User Experience
5 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 13 (20.63%) ETL
4 13 (20.63%) Scrum
4 13 (20.63%) SDLC
5 11 (17.46%) Migration
5 11 (17.46%) Video Processing
6 10 (15.87%) MVC
7 8 (12.70%) OO
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.94%) OOD
8 5 (7.94%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (7.94%) Web Application Development
9 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.35%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.35%) System Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Microservices
10 3 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) C#
2 23 (36.51%) C++
3 19 (30.16%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.70%) C
6 8 (12.70%) Java
7 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.94%) Go
9 5 (7.94%) Ruby
10 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
10 3 (4.76%) Python
11 2 (3.17%) ANSI C
11 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.59%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) HND
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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