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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 45 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 56 55 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.11% 5.29% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 6.13% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 53
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
985 897 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.87% 86.25% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 861 803 857
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Stansted - 13 £37,500 - 1
Dartford +12 11 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Tunbridge Wells -8 10 £28,000 +12.00%
West Malling -12 3 £65,000 +44.44%
Tonbridge +6 2 £77,500 +158.33%
Folkestone - 2 £43,750 -
Broadstairs - 1 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £19,000 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 71 (64.55%) C#
2 63 (57.27%) .NET
3 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (43.64%) JavaScript
5 47 (42.73%) HTML
6 41 (37.27%) SQL
7 40 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 35 (31.82%) Windows
8 35 (31.82%) Computer Science
9 34 (30.91%) HTML5
9 34 (30.91%) CSS
10 32 (29.09%) WCF
11 31 (28.18%) WPF
12 30 (27.27%) Degree
12 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
13 28 (25.45%) Linux
13 28 (25.45%) C++
14 27 (24.55%) XML
14 27 (24.55%) Finance
14 27 (24.55%) TDD
15 26 (23.64%) Scrum
15 26 (23.64%) IIS
15 26 (23.64%) Ember.js
16 25 (22.73%) MVC
17 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
18 23 (20.91%) OO
19 20 (18.18%) OOD
20 19 (17.27%) Oracle
20 19 (17.27%) jQuery
20 19 (17.27%) SDLC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (23.64%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.82%) Node.js
2 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Heroku
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.82%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.82%) RS-232
3 1 (0.91%) CDMA
3 1 (0.91%) GSM
3 1 (0.91%) LTE
3 1 (0.91%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (5.45%) Big Data
5 3 (2.73%) MySQL
6 2 (1.82%) DataStage
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.91%) Redis
7 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.73%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (9.09%) Subversion
4 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.64%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.64%) Moq
5 4 (3.64%) MSTest
5 4 (3.64%) NUnit
5 4 (3.64%) Protractor
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.73%) JIRA
7 2 (1.82%) JUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Mockito
7 2 (1.82%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.82%) PyUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Rational Rose
7 2 (1.82%) Selenium
7 2 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Electronics
4 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Automotive
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Games
5 2 (1.82%) Local Government
5 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) German Language
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (62.73%) Developer
2 61 (55.45%) Software Engineer
3 34 (30.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 32 (29.09%) C# Developer
5 29 (26.36%) C# Software Engineer
6 26 (23.64%) .NET Developer
7 25 (22.73%) Programmer
8 23 (20.91%) .NET Software Engineer
8 23 (20.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (20.91%) SQL Developer
9 19 (17.27%) Analyst
10 18 (16.36%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (15.45%) .NET Software Developer
12 16 (14.55%) Oracle Analyst
12 16 (14.55%) PL/SQL Developer
12 16 (14.55%) PL/SQL Programmer
12 16 (14.55%) Software Analyst
12 16 (14.55%) Software Programmer
12 16 (14.55%) SQL Analyst
12 16 (14.55%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (57.27%) .NET
2 47 (42.73%) HTML
3 34 (30.91%) CSS
3 34 (30.91%) HTML5
4 32 (29.09%) WCF
5 31 (28.18%) WPF
6 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 27 (24.55%) XML
8 26 (23.64%) Ember.js
9 19 (17.27%) jQuery
10 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
10 14 (12.73%) MSMQ
11 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (10.91%) Web Services
12 9 (8.18%) CSS3
13 8 (7.27%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (7.27%) RESTful
14 5 (4.55%) SOAP
14 5 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.91%) User Experience
3 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.82%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.91%) PKI
9 1 (0.91%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Windows
2 28 (25.45%) Linux
3 15 (13.64%) Unix
4 5 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.64%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.55%) TDD
3 26 (23.64%) Scrum
4 25 (22.73%) MVC
5 23 (20.91%) OO
6 20 (18.18%) OOD
7 19 (17.27%) SDLC
8 10 (9.09%) UML
9 8 (7.27%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.27%) Image Processing
9 8 (7.27%) Microservices
10 7 (6.36%) SOA
10 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.45%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.45%) Expense Management
11 6 (5.45%) SOLID
11 6 (5.45%) WFM
12 5 (4.55%) CQRS
12 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (64.55%) C#
2 48 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 41 (37.27%) SQL
4 28 (25.45%) C++
5 16 (14.55%) PL/SQL
6 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 12 (10.91%) Java
8 11 (10.00%) C
9 9 (8.18%) Python
10 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.55%) PHP
11 5 (4.55%) TypeScript
12 4 (3.64%) Ruby
13 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (1.82%) Go
14 2 (1.82%) Jython
15 1 (0.91%) ANSI C
15 1 (0.91%) VB
15 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Firmware
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Ansible
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.82%) IBM
4 2 (1.82%) Informatica
4 2 (1.82%) Sybase
4 2 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) Zend
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £17k - 20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stansted, Essex
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitstable, Kent
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
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Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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