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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 48 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 61 62 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.57% 5.51% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.55% 6.49% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
931 955 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.02% 84.89% 70.55%
Number of salaries quoted 826 817 438
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 16 £25,000 - 1
Dartford -13 6 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Sevenoaks - 5 £40,000 -
Rochester - 4 £32,500 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £35,000 -
Maidstone -16 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (43.48%) Degree
2 46 (40.00%) C#
2 46 (40.00%) .NET
3 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 40 (34.78%) C
5 37 (32.17%) ASP.NET
5 37 (32.17%) Computer Science
6 33 (28.70%) C++
6 33 (28.70%) HTML
7 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (26.09%) SQL
9 29 (25.22%) Java
9 29 (25.22%) Windows
10 28 (24.35%) WCF
11 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
12 26 (22.61%) Linux
13 24 (20.87%) OO
14 23 (20.00%) T-SQL
15 20 (17.39%) REST
16 19 (16.52%) Open Source
16 19 (16.52%) WPF
16 19 (16.52%) UML
16 19 (16.52%) OOD
17 18 (15.65%) PHP
17 18 (15.65%) MVC
17 18 (15.65%) Scrum
18 17 (14.78%) Python
18 17 (14.78%) TCP/IP
18 17 (14.78%) Node.js
18 17 (14.78%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (14.78%) Node.js
2 6 (5.22%) Apache
3 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.87%) Documentum
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.22%) Simulink
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.78%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 5 (4.35%) SSL
2 5 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.83%) MySQL
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.87%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Subversion
2 8 (6.96%) Eclipse
2 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.35%) Maven
3 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.48%) Trac
5 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.91%) Electronics
2 8 (6.96%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.22%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Military
4 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Games
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (52.17%) Developer
2 57 (49.57%) Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 15 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Junior
8 7 (6.09%) Excel Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Embedded C Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.09%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) C Software Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Junior Web Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) .NET
2 37 (32.17%) ASP.NET
3 33 (28.70%) HTML
4 28 (24.35%) WCF
5 20 (17.39%) REST
6 19 (16.52%) WPF
7 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (13.04%) XML
8 15 (13.04%) CSS
8 15 (13.04%) jQuery
9 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.57%) Backbone.js
11 10 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.83%) SOAP
12 9 (7.83%) Web Services
12 9 (7.83%) Apache Cordova
13 8 (6.96%) HTML5
14 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
14 7 (6.09%) Ext JS
15 5 (4.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.17%) Computer Science
2 19 (16.52%) Open Source
3 16 (13.91%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (11.30%) Data Integration
5 9 (7.83%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (7.83%) Physics
5 9 (7.83%) User Experience
5 9 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.96%) Visualisation
7 5 (4.35%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.74%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.87%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.87%) Statistics
9 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.22%) Windows
2 26 (22.61%) Linux
3 7 (6.09%) UNIX
4 6 (5.22%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) OO
3 19 (16.52%) UML
3 19 (16.52%) OOD
4 18 (15.65%) MVC
4 18 (15.65%) Scrum
5 16 (13.91%) Multithreading
6 13 (11.30%) Data Analysis
7 12 (10.43%) Web Development
8 11 (9.57%) TDD
9 8 (6.96%) Software Architecture
10 5 (4.35%) Data Management
10 5 (4.35%) User Stories
10 5 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (4.35%) Kanban
10 5 (4.35%) Image Processing
11 4 (3.48%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.48%) Document Management
11 4 (3.48%) Validation
12 3 (2.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) C#
2 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
3 40 (34.78%) C
4 33 (28.70%) C++
5 30 (26.09%) SQL
6 29 (25.22%) Java
7 23 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 18 (15.65%) PHP
9 17 (14.78%) Python
10 15 (13.04%) Embedded C
11 10 (8.70%) Ruby
12 8 (6.96%) Fortran
13 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
13 7 (6.09%) MATLAB
13 7 (6.09%) Scala
14 6 (5.22%) Embedded C++
15 5 (4.35%) Perl
16 2 (1.74%) Ada
16 2 (1.74%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (43.48%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) PhD
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (4.35%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Percona
3 4 (3.48%) SAP
4 2 (1.74%) Atmel
5 1 (0.87%) Sony
5 1 (0.87%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.87%) Remedy
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £36750 - £46750 per annum + 26 days, Annual Bonus, Pension, Healtcare.
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
BAE Systems
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 days ago