The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 44 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.67% 3.55% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 4.39% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 40
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 775 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.13% 80.90% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 700 847
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Kent region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Kent

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Kent

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 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 +6 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Tonbridge +8 9 £77,500 +210.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells 0 6 £35,000 +40.00%
Stansted - 6 £42,500 -
West Malling - 3 - -
Sandwich - 2 £50,000 - 1
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 73 (62.93%) C#
2 69 (59.48%) .NET
3 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (37.07%) HTML
5 40 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 38 (32.76%) C++
7 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
8 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
9 34 (29.31%) CSS
9 34 (29.31%) SQL
9 34 (29.31%) TDD
10 31 (26.72%) Computer Science
10 31 (26.72%) HTML5
11 29 (25.00%) Scrum
11 29 (25.00%) Windows
12 28 (24.14%) Ember.js
13 27 (23.28%) MVC
14 24 (20.69%) Finance
14 24 (20.69%) IIS
14 24 (20.69%) SDLC
14 24 (20.69%) WCF
15 23 (19.83%) Linux
16 22 (18.97%) OO
16 22 (18.97%) WPF
17 21 (18.10%) Degree
18 20 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2012
20 18 (15.52%) AngularJS
20 18 (15.52%) jQuery
20 18 (15.52%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (20.69%) IIS
2 9 (7.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (7.76%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) PaaS
2 7 (6.03%) SaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Heroku
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) CDMA
2 2 (1.72%) GSM
2 2 (1.72%) LTE
2 2 (1.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.62%) DataStage
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.59%) Big Data
6 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) Redis
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.31%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.59%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.59%) Moq
4 3 (2.59%) MSTest
4 3 (2.59%) NUnit
4 3 (2.59%) Protractor
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.86%) Hudson
6 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.86%) Selenium
6 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Electronics
2 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Billing
4 3 (2.59%) Military
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) German Language
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (62.07%) Software Engineer
2 65 (56.03%) Developer
3 30 (25.86%) C# Developer
3 30 (25.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 28 (24.14%) .NET Developer
5 27 (23.28%) C# Software Engineer
6 22 (18.97%) .NET Software Engineer
6 22 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (18.10%) Programmer
7 21 (18.10%) SQL Developer
8 16 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (13.79%) Analyst
9 15 (12.93%) Analyst Developer
9 15 (12.93%) Analyst Programmer
9 15 (12.93%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (12.93%) Oracle Analyst
9 15 (12.93%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (12.93%) Software Analyst
9 15 (12.93%) Software Programmer
9 15 (12.93%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (59.48%) .NET
2 43 (37.07%) HTML
3 36 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 34 (29.31%) CSS
5 31 (26.72%) HTML5
6 28 (24.14%) Ember.js
7 24 (20.69%) WCF
8 22 (18.97%) WPF
9 18 (15.52%) AngularJS
9 18 (15.52%) jQuery
10 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
11 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (12.93%) XML
13 11 (9.48%) Middleware
14 10 (8.62%) MSMQ
14 10 (8.62%) Web Services
15 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (7.76%) RESTful
16 8 (6.90%) CSS3
17 5 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.72%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.93%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (11.21%) User Experience
4 11 (9.48%) Device Driver
5 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.31%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.86%) PKI
10 1 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.00%) Windows
2 23 (19.83%) Linux
3 6 (5.17%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (5.17%) Unix
4 5 (4.31%) Android
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) TDD
3 29 (25.00%) Scrum
4 27 (23.28%) MVC
5 24 (20.69%) SDLC
6 22 (18.97%) OO
7 13 (11.21%) OOD
8 12 (10.34%) ETL
9 11 (9.48%) Web Development
10 10 (8.62%) Migration
11 9 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (7.76%) Video Processing
12 8 (6.90%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.03%) DevOps
13 7 (6.03%) Performance Optimisation
14 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.17%) Microservices
14 6 (5.17%) OOP
15 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
15 5 (4.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.93%) C#
2 40 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 38 (32.76%) C++
4 34 (29.31%) SQL
5 15 (12.93%) Java
5 15 (12.93%) PL/SQL
6 12 (10.34%) C
7 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.76%) Go
8 9 (7.76%) Ruby
9 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.31%) Python
12 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.72%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.72%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.72%) PHP
14 1 (0.86%) VB
14 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) HND
2 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Ansible
2 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle
3 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
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