The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 66 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.49% 1.78% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 1.84% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average 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
1068 923 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.07% 96.45% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 930 832 980
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford +9 13 £37,500 -25.00%
Tonbridge - 5 £77,500 - 1
Stansted - 3 £42,500 -
West Malling - 3 - -
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (57.75%) C#
3 36 (50.70%) .NET
4 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (32.39%) TDD
5 23 (32.39%) C++
6 22 (30.99%) HTML
6 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
6 22 (30.99%) CSS
7 21 (29.58%) SQL
7 21 (29.58%) Scrum
7 21 (29.58%) Ember.js
7 21 (29.58%) HTML5
8 20 (28.17%) SDLC
9 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
9 18 (25.35%) Windows
9 18 (25.35%) Computer Science
10 17 (23.94%) Finance
11 16 (22.54%) IIS
11 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
11 16 (22.54%) WCF
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (21.13%) WPF
12 15 (21.13%) Oracle
12 15 (21.13%) PL/SQL
12 15 (21.13%) MVC
13 13 (18.31%) Linux
13 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.54%) IIS
2 5 (7.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) CDMA
2 2 (2.82%) GSM
2 2 (2.82%) LTE
2 2 (2.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (12.68%) DataStage
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (8.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Electronics
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) .NET
2 22 (30.99%) CSS
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
3 21 (29.58%) Ember.js
3 21 (29.58%) HTML5
4 16 (22.54%) ASP.NET
4 16 (22.54%) WCF
5 15 (21.13%) WPF
6 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (15.49%) jQuery
8 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
9 8 (11.27%) Middleware
10 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.86%) XML
11 6 (8.45%) MSMQ
11 6 (8.45%) RESTful
12 5 (7.04%) CSS3
12 5 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (4.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Computer Science
2 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (14.08%) Device Driver
3 10 (14.08%) User Experience
4 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Unix
4 3 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.39%) TDD
4 21 (29.58%) Scrum
5 20 (28.17%) SDLC
6 15 (21.13%) MVC
7 12 (16.90%) OO
8 11 (15.49%) ETL
9 9 (12.68%) Migration
9 9 (12.68%) OOD
10 8 (11.27%) Video Processing
11 6 (8.45%) Microservices
12 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.04%) Performance Optimisation
12 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
13 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.63%) Pair Programming
13 4 (5.63%) System Testing
14 3 (4.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) C#
2 23 (32.39%) C++
3 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 21 (29.58%) SQL
5 15 (21.13%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.27%) Java
6 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.86%) C
8 5 (7.04%) Go
8 5 (7.04%) Ruby
9 3 (4.23%) Python
10 2 (2.82%) ANSI C
10 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.82%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) HND
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
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