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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 76 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.61% 1.60% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.64% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 19
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £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
853 1036 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.39% 97.37% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 757 952 790
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 6 - -
Canterbury - 1 £32,500 -
Folkestone - 1 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (62.16%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) C
4 15 (40.54%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 12 (32.43%) Device Driver
6 11 (29.73%) Middleware
7 10 (27.03%) ISO 9001
7 10 (27.03%) Embedded C
7 10 (27.03%) Embedded Linux
7 10 (27.03%) Video Processing
8 9 (24.32%) Firmware
9 8 (21.62%) C#
9 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.62%) Qt
10 7 (18.92%) UML
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) OOD
10 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
10 7 (18.92%) Subversion
11 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Validation
11 6 (16.22%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
11 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
11 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
11 6 (16.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Simulink
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) RS-232
1 1 (2.70%) RS-485
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) DataStage
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Middleware
2 8 (21.62%) Qt
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) GTK+
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (32.43%) Device Driver
3 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
3 6 (16.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Video Processing
3 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (18.92%) OO
3 7 (18.92%) OOD
3 7 (18.92%) UML
4 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
4 6 (16.22%) Validation
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) C++
2 16 (43.24%) C
3 10 (27.03%) Embedded C
4 8 (21.62%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (2.70%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) MISRA
2 1 (2.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Renesas
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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