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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 46 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.47% 4.57% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 5.39% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 39
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
774 927 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.31% 84.73% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 695 819 748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +3 6 - -
Tunbridge Wells +23 5 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Dartford +1 3 £37,500 -9.09%
Maidstone +2 2 £53,750 +19.44%
Sevenoaks - 2 £65,000 - 1
Canterbury - 2 £33,750 -
Folkestone +2 1 £47,500 +7.95%
Rochester - 1 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (49.38%) C++
2 25 (30.86%) C#
3 22 (27.16%) .NET
4 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (24.69%) C
6 16 (19.75%) Finance
7 15 (18.52%) Linux
7 15 (18.52%) OO
7 15 (18.52%) Degree
8 14 (17.28%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (17.28%) SQL
8 14 (17.28%) TDD
9 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
10 12 (14.81%) Device Driver
10 12 (14.81%) Middleware
11 11 (13.58%) Embedded C
11 11 (13.58%) Scrum
12 10 (12.35%) ISO 9001
12 10 (12.35%) Firmware
12 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
12 10 (12.35%) Video Processing
12 10 (12.35%) SDLC
13 9 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
13 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
13 9 (11.11%) Mathematics
13 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 9 (11.11%) Windows
13 9 (11.11%) OOD

Software Engineering
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 6 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Heroku
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) CDMA
1 1 (1.23%) Extranet
1 1 (1.23%) GSM
1 1 (1.23%) LTE
1 1 (1.23%) RS-232
1 1 (1.23%) RS-485
1 1 (1.23%) UMTS
1 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) DataStage
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.23%) Redis
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL CLR
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.64%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Electronics
3 5 (6.17%) Billing
3 5 (6.17%) Games
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Military
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 31 (38.27%) Developer
3 24 (29.63%) Embedded Engineer
3 24 (29.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) C++ Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.64%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Programmer
6 7 (8.64%) Senior C++ Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) .NET
2 12 (14.81%) Middleware
3 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
4 8 (9.88%) Qt
5 6 (7.41%) CSS
5 6 (7.41%) HTML
6 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.17%) STL
7 4 (4.94%) Ember.js
7 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) jQuery
8 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.70%) Web Services
8 3 (3.70%) WPF
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.47%) GTK+
9 2 (2.47%) WinForms
9 2 (2.47%) XML
10 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.81%) Device Driver
4 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 9 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (6.17%) iPad
8 3 (3.70%) User Experience
9 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.52%) OO
3 14 (17.28%) TDD
4 11 (13.58%) Scrum
5 10 (12.35%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.35%) SDLC
5 10 (12.35%) Video Processing
6 9 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (11.11%) OOD
7 8 (9.88%) ETL
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
8 7 (8.64%) UML
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (7.41%) Signal Processing
9 6 (7.41%) Validation
10 5 (6.17%) Concurrent Programming
10 5 (6.17%) OOP
10 5 (6.17%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) C++
2 25 (30.86%) C#
3 20 (24.69%) C
4 14 (17.28%) SQL
5 11 (13.58%) Embedded C
6 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.64%) Java
6 7 (8.64%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.41%) Go
7 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.41%) Ruby
8 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.23%) Python
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) HNC
2 2 (2.47%) HND
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA
2 1 (1.23%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Oracle
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.47%) Renesas
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
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Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Great Package
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum +benefits
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Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + significant bonus
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