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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 71 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.65% 3.37% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 3.45% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 25
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
826 1074 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.29% 97.73% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 645 927 881
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Dover - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £29,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 12 (46.15%) C
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Redux
7 8 (30.77%) GitHub
7 8 (30.77%) Microservices
7 8 (30.77%) React
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
7 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Open Source
7 8 (30.77%) Node.js
7 8 (30.77%) HTTP
7 8 (30.77%) Embedded C
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (26.92%) OOD
8 7 (26.92%) UML
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Subversion
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Validation
9 6 (23.08%) Firmware
9 6 (23.08%) Signal 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 3 (11.54%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Node.js
1 8 (30.77%) React
1 8 (30.77%) Redux
2 6 (23.08%) Qt
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (11.54%) RESTful
5 3 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) Sass
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 6 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 8 (30.77%) Microservices
3 8 (30.77%) Open Source
3 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) OOD
4 7 (26.92%) UML
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (23.08%) Signal Processing
5 6 (23.08%) Validation
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C++
2 12 (46.15%) C
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Embedded C
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.69%) Java
9 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle