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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 62 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.18% 5.24% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 6.14% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 39
Average salary £44,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,250 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
922 944 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.89% 85.28% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 803 817 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +5 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Folkestone -1 4 £44,000 +76.00%
Whitstable - 2 £32,000 - 2
Tonbridge -2 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Maidstone -18 1 £50,000 +14.28%
Deal - 1 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 29 (41.43%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (31.43%) C#
3 22 (31.43%) .NET
4 19 (27.14%) XML
5 18 (25.71%) Java
6 16 (22.86%) C++
6 16 (22.86%) Python
6 16 (22.86%) Degree
7 15 (21.43%) Open Source
8 14 (20.00%) HTML
8 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
9 13 (18.57%) PHP
9 13 (18.57%) Windows
9 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.57%) Finance
10 12 (17.14%) Ruby
10 12 (17.14%) UNIX
10 12 (17.14%) C
10 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
10 12 (17.14%) Node.js
10 12 (17.14%) Backbone.js
10 12 (17.14%) Apache Cordova
10 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.14%) React
11 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
11 11 (15.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
11 11 (15.71%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (17.14%) Node.js
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) JBoss
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) IPv4
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) LTE
3 1 (1.43%) CDMA
3 1 (1.43%) GSM
3 1 (1.43%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle9i Database
2 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.71%) Big Data
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.29%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.29%) PyUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Mockito
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) JUnit
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Electronics
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Developer
2 34 (48.57%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Web Developer
5 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) C++ Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Junior
6 6 (8.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) XML
3 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.00%) HTML
4 12 (17.14%) Backbone.js
4 12 (17.14%) Apache Cordova
4 12 (17.14%) React
5 9 (12.86%) WCF
5 9 (12.86%) WPF
6 8 (11.43%) STL
7 7 (10.00%) CSS
8 6 (8.57%) jQuery
8 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) CSS3
10 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.86%) XML Schema
12 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) Data Integration
3 6 (8.57%) User Experience
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) UNIX
3 10 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Open Source
2 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) OOD
4 8 (11.43%) TDD
5 7 (10.00%) OO
5 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) MVC
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) UML
8 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Kanban
8 4 (5.71%) Image Processing
9 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
9 3 (4.29%) MVVM
9 3 (4.29%) SDLC
9 3 (4.29%) Code Coverage
10 2 (2.86%) Web Development
10 2 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) SQL
2 27 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (31.43%) C#
4 18 (25.71%) Java
5 16 (22.86%) C++
5 16 (22.86%) Python
6 13 (18.57%) PHP
7 12 (17.14%) C
7 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
7 12 (17.14%) Ruby
8 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
9 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.29%) Jython
10 3 (4.29%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.29%) Tableau
5 2 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Progress
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