The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 70 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 43 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.39% 2.75% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 2.96% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 7
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1220 1114 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.06% 92.99% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 989 935 677
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Engineer
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -1 31 £37,500 +3.44%
Sittingbourne - 6 £45,000 - 1
Dartford -13 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Faversham - 1 £21,000 -
Chatham - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 75 (94.94%) Software Engineering
2 61 (77.22%) C#
2 61 (77.22%) OO
3 48 (60.76%) WPF
4 45 (56.96%) .NET
5 41 (51.90%) WinForms
6 40 (50.63%) WCF
7 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
8 29 (36.71%) SQL
9 26 (32.91%) Multithreading
10 25 (31.65%) OOD
10 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
10 25 (31.65%) MVC
11 24 (30.38%) Degree
12 20 (25.32%) Silverlight
13 19 (24.05%) N-Tier
13 19 (24.05%) Windows
14 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (20.25%) OOP
16 15 (18.99%) C
17 14 (17.72%) .NET Framework
18 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
19 12 (15.19%) Web Services
19 12 (15.19%) Cocoa
19 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
19 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
19 12 (15.19%) Cocoa Touch
19 12 (15.19%) Mobile App
19 12 (15.19%) iOS Development
20 10 (12.66%) Xcode

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.53%) SQLite
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Xcode
2 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.27%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) WPF
2 45 (56.96%) .NET
3 41 (51.90%) WinForms
4 40 (50.63%) WCF
5 20 (25.32%) Silverlight
6 14 (17.72%) .NET Framework
7 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET
8 12 (15.19%) Web Services
8 12 (15.19%) Cocoa
8 12 (15.19%) Cocoa Touch
9 9 (11.39%) HTML
9 9 (11.39%) REST
10 8 (10.13%) jQuery
11 7 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (7.59%) CSS
13 5 (6.33%) Ember.js
13 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) N-Tier
2 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.19%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.39%) SystemC
4 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.80%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (94.94%) Software Engineering
2 61 (77.22%) OO
3 26 (32.91%) Multithreading
4 25 (31.65%) OOD
4 25 (31.65%) MVC
5 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.25%) OOP
7 12 (15.19%) iOS Development
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) TDD
9 6 (7.59%) SOA
9 6 (7.59%) Kanban
10 3 (3.80%) Image Processing
10 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.80%) UML
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.27%) Integration Testing
12 1 (1.27%) Test Scripting
12 1 (1.27%) Software Architecture
12 1 (1.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) C#
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 15 (18.99%) C
4 10 (12.66%) Objective-C
5 9 (11.39%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.59%) C++
8 5 (6.33%) VB
9 3 (3.80%) Perl
9 3 (3.80%) Python
10 2 (2.53%) XAML
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.27%) Java
11 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) MCP
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) MCTS
2 2 (2.53%) MCPD
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) DevExpress
3 3 (3.80%) McKesson
4 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy
5 1 (1.27%) Citrix
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