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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 60 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.51% 3.64% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 4.47% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
830 872 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.25% 81.42% 79.15%
Number of salaries quoted 684 751 562
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
Maidstone +4 8 £42,500 -22.72%
Dartford -19 6 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Canterbury - 5 - -
Chatham +2 2 £34,500 -13.75%
Folkestone - 1 £25,000 -
Rochester - 1 - - 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 63 (69.23%) Degree
2 56 (61.54%) C#
2 56 (61.54%) .NET
3 40 (43.96%) Windows
4 39 (42.86%) OO
5 36 (39.56%) C++
6 35 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 34 (37.36%) HTML
7 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (35.16%) CSS
9 31 (34.07%) Computer Science
10 30 (32.97%) WCF
11 28 (30.77%) SQL
12 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
13 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
13 25 (27.47%) WPF
14 23 (25.27%) MVC
15 22 (24.18%) C
15 22 (24.18%) VB.NET
16 20 (21.98%) Scrum
17 18 (19.78%) TDD
17 18 (19.78%) Multithreading
18 17 (18.68%) Linux
18 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.58%) OOP
19 16 (17.58%) WinForms
19 16 (17.58%) REST
20 15 (16.48%) OOD
21 13 (14.29%) Kanban
22 12 (13.19%) T-SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (5.49%) Apache
1 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.20%) Documentum
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Simulink
2 1 (1.10%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.49%) HTTP
2 5 (5.49%) SSL
3 2 (2.20%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Xcode
2 5 (5.49%) Maven
2 5 (5.49%) Subversion
2 5 (5.49%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (10.99%) Electronics
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Military
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 44 (48.35%) Developer
3 19 (20.88%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Software Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) C# Developer
6 10 (10.99%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Junior
8 8 (8.79%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (8.79%) Programmer
8 8 (8.79%) Junior Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Junior .NET Developer
11 5 (5.49%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 5 (5.49%) Embedded C Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (5.49%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (61.54%) .NET
2 34 (37.36%) HTML
3 32 (35.16%) CSS
4 30 (32.97%) WCF
5 25 (27.47%) ASP.NET
5 25 (27.47%) WPF
6 16 (17.58%) WinForms
6 16 (17.58%) REST
7 11 (12.09%) jQuery
8 9 (9.89%) Web Services
9 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (8.79%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (8.79%) Cocoa
10 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.59%) CSS3
11 6 (6.59%) HTML5
12 5 (5.49%) Java SE
12 5 (5.49%) CGI
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.99%) N-Tier
3 9 (9.89%) Physics
3 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.79%) User Experience
4 8 (8.79%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.69%) Open Source
5 7 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.49%) Chemistry
8 3 (3.30%) Device Driver
8 3 (3.30%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (3.30%) Firmware
9 2 (2.20%) Animation
10 1 (1.10%) Streaming Media
10 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Windows
2 17 (18.68%) Linux
3 10 (10.99%) Windows 8
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Phone
4 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
4 8 (8.79%) Android
5 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) OO
2 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) MVC
4 20 (21.98%) Scrum
5 18 (19.78%) TDD
5 18 (19.78%) Multithreading
6 16 (17.58%) OOP
7 15 (16.48%) OOD
8 13 (14.29%) Kanban
9 11 (12.09%) Web Development
9 11 (12.09%) UML
10 9 (9.89%) SOA
11 8 (8.79%) iOS Development
12 7 (7.69%) Migration
12 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
13 5 (5.49%) User Stories
14 4 (4.40%) Coaching
14 4 (4.40%) Image Processing
15 3 (3.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) C#
2 36 (39.56%) C++
3 35 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.77%) SQL
5 22 (24.18%) C
5 22 (24.18%) VB.NET
6 12 (13.19%) T-SQL
7 9 (9.89%) XAML
7 9 (9.89%) Embedded C++
7 9 (9.89%) VB
8 8 (8.79%) Embedded C
8 8 (8.79%) Objective-C
9 6 (6.59%) Perl
10 4 (4.40%) Java
11 2 (2.20%) PHP
11 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) Python
12 1 (1.10%) Fortran
12 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 63 (69.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) PhD
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (5.49%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.49%) Remedy
3 5 (5.49%) Percona
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.10%) Sony
Rochester, Kent
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
BAE - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent (TN2)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k
Posted: 26 days ago