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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 68 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.65% 3.50% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.59% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 29
Median salary £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
809 1004 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.47% 97.57% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 645 894 948
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 6 - -
Maidstone -18 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 18 January 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 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (60.00%) C++
3 19 (54.29%) C
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
5 16 (45.71%) Embedded Linux
6 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 14 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 14 (40.00%) Subversion
7 14 (40.00%) Firmware
7 14 (40.00%) Embedded C
8 13 (37.14%) OOD
8 13 (37.14%) UML
8 13 (37.14%) OO
8 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
9 12 (34.29%) Validation
9 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (34.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (34.29%) Qt
9 12 (34.29%) Signal Processing
9 12 (34.29%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (34.29%) Algorithms
10 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
11 10 (28.57%) Scrum
12 9 (25.71%) C#
13 8 (22.86%) HTTP
13 8 (22.86%) GitHub
13 8 (22.86%) React
13 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
13 8 (22.86%) Node.js

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 (8.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) RS-232
2 1 (2.86%) RS-485
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Qt
2 8 (22.86%) Node.js
2 8 (22.86%) React
2 8 (22.86%) Redux
3 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
5 3 (8.57%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) Sass
6 1 (2.86%) WCF
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (34.29%) Algorithms
2 12 (34.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.71%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (37.14%) Configuration Management
2 13 (37.14%) OO
2 13 (37.14%) OOD
2 13 (37.14%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Signal Processing
3 12 (34.29%) Validation
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) Microservices
5 8 (22.86%) Open Source
5 8 (22.86%) Software Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) C++
2 19 (54.29%) C
3 14 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) Java
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
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