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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 67 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.97% 1.47% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.51% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 31
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £48,500 £50,000
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
945 1059 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.13% 96.98% 99.02%
Number of salaries quoted 831 936 959
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +8 6 £37,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £33,750 -
Folkestone - 1 £47,500 -
Rochester - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (43.86%) C++
3 22 (38.60%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (33.33%) C#
5 18 (31.58%) .NET
6 17 (29.82%) Device Driver
7 15 (26.32%) SQL
8 14 (24.56%) C
8 14 (24.56%) ISO 9001
8 14 (24.56%) Middleware
9 13 (22.81%) Finance
9 13 (22.81%) ETL
9 13 (22.81%) Video Processing
10 12 (21.05%) Linux
11 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle
11 11 (19.30%) Migration
11 11 (19.30%) DataStage
11 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
12 10 (17.54%) Degree
12 10 (17.54%) TDD
13 8 (14.04%) Java
14 7 (12.28%) Scrum
14 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
15 6 (10.53%) HTML5
15 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
15 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
15 6 (10.53%) HTML

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 5 (8.77%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Simulink
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) CDMA
1 2 (3.51%) GSM
1 2 (3.51%) LTE
1 2 (3.51%) UMTS
2 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) DataStage
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Maven
2 2 (3.51%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) Middleware
3 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
4 6 (10.53%) Ember.js
4 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) HTML5
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.26%) CSS3
6 3 (5.26%) GTK+
6 3 (5.26%) jQuery
6 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (5.26%) Qt
6 3 (5.26%) RESTful
6 3 (5.26%) WinForms
7 2 (3.51%) Spring
8 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (29.82%) Device Driver
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.81%) ETL
2 13 (22.81%) Video Processing
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.30%) Migration
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
5 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.77%) MVC
7 5 (8.77%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.26%) OOP
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.51%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (3.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) C++
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) SQL
4 14 (24.56%) C
5 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.04%) Java
7 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
8 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.77%) Embedded C
9 5 (8.77%) Go
9 5 (8.77%) Ruby
10 3 (5.26%) Python
11 2 (3.51%) ANSI C
11 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) MISRA
2 1 (1.75%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Renesas
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 20 days ago