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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Kent
Rank 50 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.58% 6.16% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 6.75% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 56 60
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
753 918 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.83% 91.16% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 613 814 864
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 - 6 - -
Tunbridge Wells +18 5 £45,000 +60.71%
Tonbridge - 5 £50,000 -
Maidstone -13 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Dartford -16 1 - - 2
Rochester - 1 £29,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £72,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 27 (42.86%) C++
2 25 (39.68%) Linux
3 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (33.33%) C
5 18 (28.57%) OOD
5 18 (28.57%) OO
5 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 16 (25.40%) Finance
6 16 (25.40%) Scrum
6 16 (25.40%) Embedded Linux
6 16 (25.40%) C#
6 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 14 (22.22%) UML
7 14 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 14 (22.22%) Firmware
7 14 (22.22%) Degree
7 14 (22.22%) Subversion
8 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
8 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
8 13 (20.63%) SQL
9 12 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (19.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (19.05%) Validation
9 12 (19.05%) Qt
9 12 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
9 12 (19.05%) Algorithms
10 10 (15.87%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (4.76%) NServiceBus
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) GitHub
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Heroku
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) SNMP
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Extranet
4 1 (1.59%) RS-232
4 1 (1.59%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.17%) Redis
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) SQL CLR
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Billing
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 19 (30.16%) Developer
3 17 (26.98%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (26.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Release Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.94%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Graduate
6 5 (7.94%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Linux Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Agile Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Qt
2 10 (15.87%) .NET
3 8 (12.70%) Node.js
3 8 (12.70%) React
3 8 (12.70%) Redux
4 7 (11.11%) CSS
5 6 (9.52%) HTML
5 6 (9.52%) Web Services
6 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
6 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
6 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (7.94%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (3.17%) Middleware
8 2 (3.17%) WCF
8 2 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 13 (20.63%) Computer Science
4 12 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 12 (19.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (14.29%) iPad
6 4 (6.35%) e-Health
6 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
8 2 (3.17%) Physics
9 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 16 (25.40%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) Unix
5 2 (3.17%) FreeBSD
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) OO
2 18 (28.57%) OOD
3 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 14 (22.22%) UML
5 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
6 12 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (19.05%) Signal Processing
6 12 (19.05%) Validation
7 10 (15.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (14.29%) SDLC
9 8 (12.70%) Microservices
9 8 (12.70%) Open Source
9 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
9 8 (12.70%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Project Management
10 7 (11.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) C++
2 21 (33.33%) C
3 16 (25.40%) C#
4 14 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.63%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.94%) Java
7 5 (7.94%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.17%) Go
9 2 (3.17%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Firmware
2 6 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (6.35%) Nagios
1 4 (6.35%) OpenView
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) BMC
2 4 (6.35%) CA
2 4 (6.35%) Compuware
2 4 (6.35%) Dynatrace
2 4 (6.35%) HP
2 4 (6.35%) IBM
2 4 (6.35%) Nimsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
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