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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 53 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.64% 3.71% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 4.42% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 33
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £39,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £59,500
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
886 837 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.27% 83.95% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 795 702 743
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 +8 8 £41,250 -17.50%
Whitstable - 6 £32,000 -
Folkestone - 5 £44,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £22,500 -
Maidstone -8 2 £45,000 -
Dover - 2 £40,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
2 28 (37.33%) C#
3 26 (34.67%) .NET
4 23 (30.67%) Degree
5 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.33%) Java
7 17 (22.67%) HTML
7 17 (22.67%) Python
8 16 (21.33%) OOD
8 16 (21.33%) XML
8 16 (21.33%) Windows
8 16 (21.33%) Linux
9 15 (20.00%) Finance
10 14 (18.67%) OO
10 14 (18.67%) C++
10 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
10 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
11 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
11 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (16.00%) WCF
12 12 (16.00%) WPF
12 12 (16.00%) TDD
12 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
12 12 (16.00%) Oracle
12 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
13 11 (14.67%) CSS
13 11 (14.67%) C
13 11 (14.67%) PHP
13 11 (14.67%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (12.00%) Node.js
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) LTE
2 3 (4.00%) CDMA
2 3 (4.00%) GSM
2 3 (4.00%) UMTS
3 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.33%) IPv4
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) Big Data
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (10.67%) JIRA
3 7 (9.33%) Subversion
4 5 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.67%) PyUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Selenium
4 5 (6.67%) JUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Mockito
4 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.00%) Maven
6 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.00%) NetBeans
6 3 (4.00%) NUnit
7 2 (2.67%) Rational Rose
7 2 (2.67%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (2.67%) ERwin
7 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.67%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (2.67%) GCC
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.67%) Automotive
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Local Government
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Open Source Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Junior
5 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Junior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C Developer
7 5 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) HTML
3 16 (21.33%) XML
4 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.00%) WCF
4 12 (16.00%) WPF
5 11 (14.67%) CSS
6 9 (12.00%) HTML5
6 9 (12.00%) jQuery
6 9 (12.00%) Backbone.js
6 9 (12.00%) Apache Cordova
6 9 (12.00%) React
7 8 (10.67%) CSS3
8 7 (9.33%) STL
8 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.67%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.33%) Web Services
11 4 (5.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) OOD
3 14 (18.67%) OO
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) Scrum
5 11 (14.67%) Open Source
6 10 (13.33%) MVC
6 10 (13.33%) UML
7 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Kanban
9 7 (9.33%) Image Processing
9 7 (9.33%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.67%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.67%) ETL
11 5 (6.67%) Code Coverage
12 3 (4.00%) RUP
12 3 (4.00%) Web Development
12 3 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 28 (37.33%) JavaScript
2 28 (37.33%) C#
3 19 (25.33%) Java
4 17 (22.67%) Python
5 14 (18.67%) C++
6 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (14.67%) C
7 11 (14.67%) PHP
8 9 (12.00%) PL/SQL
8 9 (12.00%) Ruby
9 5 (6.67%) Jython
9 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.67%) Tableau
5 2 (2.67%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Zend
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