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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 67 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 26 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.63% 4.66% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 5.83% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 46
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,000
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
802 926 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.26% 79.90% 74.23%
Number of salaries quoted 712 756 729
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Tonbridge -4 2 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £26,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
2 31 (40.26%) .NET
3 30 (38.96%) SQL
4 29 (37.66%) C#
5 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
6 25 (32.47%) HTML
7 23 (29.87%) Degree
8 22 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 20 (25.97%) XML
10 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (24.68%) Open Source
12 18 (23.38%) Relational Database
12 18 (23.38%) C
12 18 (23.38%) Java
13 17 (22.08%) PHP
13 17 (22.08%) Python
13 17 (22.08%) Node.js
14 16 (20.78%) T-SQL
14 16 (20.78%) C++
15 15 (19.48%) Backbone.js
16 14 (18.18%) React
16 14 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
16 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 14 (18.18%) Data Analysis
16 14 (18.18%) Ruby
16 14 (18.18%) Data Integration
17 13 (16.88%) User Experience
18 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (14.29%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (22.08%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Subversion
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.90%) Trac
4 2 (2.60%) NUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Electronics
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 38 (49.35%) Software Engineer
3 17 (22.08%) SQL Developer
4 12 (15.58%) Software Developer
5 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Junior Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Junior
7 9 (11.69%) Web Developer
7 9 (11.69%) Excel Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C++ Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Programmer
10 5 (6.49%) Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Junior Web Developer
11 4 (5.19%) SQL Programmer
11 4 (5.19%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) .NET
2 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
3 25 (32.47%) HTML
4 20 (25.97%) XML
5 15 (19.48%) Backbone.js
6 14 (18.18%) React
6 14 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
7 11 (14.29%) WCF
8 9 (11.69%) jQuery
9 8 (10.39%) WPF
9 8 (10.39%) CSS
10 7 (9.09%) Web Services
10 7 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 6 (7.79%) STL
12 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.19%) Ajax
14 3 (3.90%) Entity Framework
14 3 (3.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 19 (24.68%) Open Source
3 14 (18.18%) Data Integration
4 13 (16.88%) User Experience
5 11 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) UNIX
4 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 8 (10.39%) OOD
4 7 (9.09%) UML
4 7 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.49%) OO
5 5 (6.49%) MVC
6 4 (5.19%) MVVM
6 4 (5.19%) Document Management
6 4 (5.19%) Scrum
6 4 (5.19%) Image Processing
6 4 (5.19%) Web Development
7 3 (3.90%) Validation
7 3 (3.90%) Data Management
7 3 (3.90%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.60%) Android Development
8 2 (2.60%) TDD
8 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.30%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.05%) JavaScript
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 29 (37.66%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) C
4 18 (23.38%) Java
5 17 (22.08%) PHP
5 17 (22.08%) Python
6 16 (20.78%) T-SQL
6 16 (20.78%) C++
7 14 (18.18%) Ruby
8 7 (9.09%) Embedded C
9 6 (7.79%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.90%) Scala
11 1 (1.30%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) Fortran
11 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Atmel
4 2 (2.60%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Progress
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
Kent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chatham
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 24 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago