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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.53% 3.14% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 3.19% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 33
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
770 1098 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.21% 98.39% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 669 980 1018
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Dover 0 5 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £57,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (73.33%) C++
3 19 (63.33%) C
4 17 (56.67%) Linux
5 15 (50.00%) Embedded C
6 14 (46.67%) Firmware
6 14 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
7 13 (43.33%) OO
7 13 (43.33%) OOD
8 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
8 12 (40.00%) Qt
8 12 (40.00%) Subversion
9 11 (36.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (36.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
9 11 (36.67%) Algorithms
9 11 (36.67%) Signal Processing
9 11 (36.67%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (36.67%) UML
9 11 (36.67%) Validation
10 7 (23.33%) C#
11 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.67%) TDD
13 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
13 4 (13.33%) .NET
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
13 4 (13.33%) SQL

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 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) RS-232
1 1 (3.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Qt
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Middleware
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
3 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 3 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) GTK+
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Algorithms
1 11 (36.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (13.33%) Device Driver
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.67%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (43.33%) OO
2 13 (43.33%) OOD
3 12 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (36.67%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (36.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (36.67%) Signal Processing
4 11 (36.67%) UML
4 11 (36.67%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) SOLID
7 2 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C++
2 19 (63.33%) C
3 15 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) MISRA
3 1 (3.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Renesas
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
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