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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 59 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 60 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.44% 5.45% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 6.16% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 51 70
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
722 974 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.86% 88.47% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 620 868 909
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 6 - -
Tonbridge - 5 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +19 3 £45,000 +60.71%
Sevenoaks - 3 £72,500 -
Maidstone -12 2 £34,250 -27.89%
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 35 (53.03%) C++
2 26 (39.39%) Linux
3 22 (33.33%) C
4 21 (31.82%) OO
5 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.27%) OOD
7 17 (25.76%) Degree
8 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
8 16 (24.24%) Finance
8 16 (24.24%) Embedded C
8 16 (24.24%) C#
8 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (22.73%) Algorithms
9 15 (22.73%) Firmware
9 15 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (22.73%) Mathematics
10 13 (19.70%) Subversion
10 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
10 13 (19.70%) SQL
10 13 (19.70%) Qt
11 12 (18.18%) Signal Processing
11 12 (18.18%) UML
11 12 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 12 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (18.18%) Validation
12 10 (15.15%) .NET
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.64%) TDD

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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) Heroku
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) SNMP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) Extranet
3 1 (1.52%) RS-232
3 1 (1.52%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.03%) Redis
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL CLR
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Subversion
3 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Billing
3 4 (6.06%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Software Engineer
2 21 (31.82%) Developer
3 20 (30.30%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (30.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) C++ Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Release Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Senior C++ Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Junior
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) UI Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Games Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) Qt
2 10 (15.15%) .NET
3 7 (10.61%) CSS
4 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 6 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Entity Framework
6 4 (6.06%) Middleware
6 4 (6.06%) XML
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (4.55%) RESTful
7 3 (4.55%) STL
7 3 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (4.55%) WPF
8 2 (3.03%) Node.js
8 2 (3.03%) React
8 2 (3.03%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 15 (22.73%) Algorithms
2 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 12 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (13.64%) iPad
5 5 (7.58%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (6.06%) e-Health
6 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.55%) Device Driver
7 3 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (3.03%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Unix
5 3 (4.55%) FreeBSD
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) OO
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) OOD
4 15 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
6 12 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (18.18%) Signal Processing
6 12 (18.18%) UML
6 12 (18.18%) Validation
7 9 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 9 (13.64%) SDLC
7 9 (13.64%) TDD
8 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Project Management
8 8 (12.12%) Release Management
8 8 (12.12%) Scrum
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) C++
2 22 (33.33%) C
3 16 (24.24%) C#
3 16 (24.24%) Embedded C
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.58%) VB
8 4 (6.06%) Java
9 2 (3.03%) Go
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.06%) HND
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) MISRA
2 1 (1.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Firmware
2 6 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (6.06%) Nagios
1 4 (6.06%) OpenView
1 4 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) BMC
2 4 (6.06%) CA
2 4 (6.06%) Compuware
2 4 (6.06%) Dynatrace
2 4 (6.06%) HP
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) Nimsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Renesas
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
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