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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 43 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 55 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.40% 4.21% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 5.14% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 33
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
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
847 973 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.20% 81.97% 74.71%
Number of salaries quoted 717 857 508
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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
Dartford -13 12 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £33,750 - 1
Sevenoaks +9 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Canterbury - 5 - -
Rochester +9 4 £37,500 -
Maidstone +1 4 £46,250 +12.12% 2
Folkestone - 2 £33,750 -
Chatham - 1 £21,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (58.93%) Degree
2 63 (56.25%) C#
3 60 (53.57%) .NET
4 48 (42.86%) Windows
5 46 (41.07%) C++
6 44 (39.29%) OO
7 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (33.04%) Computer Science
7 37 (33.04%) WCF
8 36 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 33 (29.46%) HTML
9 33 (29.46%) C
10 32 (28.57%) WPF
11 30 (26.79%) SQL
12 28 (25.00%) CSS
13 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
14 26 (23.21%) MVC
15 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
16 23 (20.54%) Linux
17 20 (17.86%) OOD
17 20 (17.86%) Scrum
17 20 (17.86%) Multithreading
18 19 (16.96%) REST
19 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
20 17 (15.18%) UML
20 17 (15.18%) OOP
20 17 (15.18%) T-SQL
20 17 (15.18%) TDD
21 15 (13.39%) Electronics
21 15 (13.39%) VB.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.46%) Apache
1 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
1 5 (4.46%) Node.js
2 2 (1.79%) Documentum
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) Simulink
3 1 (0.89%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.39%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.46%) SSL
2 5 (4.46%) HTTP
3 2 (1.79%) CTI
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.46%) MySQL
3 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Xcode
2 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.46%) Subversion
2 5 (4.46%) Maven
2 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (13.39%) Electronics
2 5 (4.46%) Military
2 5 (4.46%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.57%) Games
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Software Engineer
2 55 (49.11%) Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Software Developer
4 17 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 16 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 15 (13.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (11.61%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) C++ Developer
9 7 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Embedded C Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 5 (4.46%) Junior
11 5 (4.46%) Junior Developer
11 5 (4.46%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.57%) Junior VB.NET Developer
12 4 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (53.57%) .NET
2 37 (33.04%) WCF
3 33 (29.46%) HTML
4 32 (28.57%) WPF
5 28 (25.00%) CSS
6 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET
7 19 (16.96%) REST
8 12 (10.71%) WinForms
8 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (9.82%) jQuery
10 9 (8.04%) Web Services
11 8 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (7.14%) Cocoa
12 7 (6.25%) HTML5
13 6 (5.36%) Ext JS
13 6 (5.36%) CSS3
13 6 (5.36%) SOAP
13 6 (5.36%) Middleware
14 5 (4.46%) CGI
14 5 (4.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.04%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.71%) Physics
2 12 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.93%) Open Source
4 10 (8.93%) N-Tier
5 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
6 8 (7.14%) User Experience
7 7 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 5 (4.46%) Device Driver
8 5 (4.46%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.57%) Chemistry
10 3 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (2.68%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.79%) Animation
12 1 (0.89%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.86%) Windows
2 23 (20.54%) Linux
3 10 (8.93%) Windows 8
4 8 (7.14%) Android
4 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.14%) Windows Phone
5 5 (4.46%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.68%) UNIX
7 2 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.29%) OO
2 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.21%) MVC
4 20 (17.86%) OOD
4 20 (17.86%) Scrum
4 20 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 17 (15.18%) UML
5 17 (15.18%) OOP
5 17 (15.18%) TDD
6 12 (10.71%) Web Development
7 9 (8.04%) Kanban
8 8 (7.14%) iOS Development
9 7 (6.25%) Migration
9 7 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.46%) SOA
10 5 (4.46%) User Stories
11 4 (3.57%) Coaching
11 4 (3.57%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) C#
2 46 (41.07%) C++
3 36 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.46%) C
5 30 (26.79%) SQL
6 17 (15.18%) T-SQL
7 15 (13.39%) VB.NET
8 13 (11.61%) Embedded C
8 13 (11.61%) Embedded C++
9 12 (10.71%) Java
10 9 (8.04%) VB
10 9 (8.04%) XAML
11 8 (7.14%) Objective-C
12 6 (5.36%) PHP
13 5 (4.46%) Fortran
13 5 (4.46%) Perl
14 4 (3.57%) Python
14 4 (3.57%) MATLAB
15 3 (2.68%) Scala
16 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (58.93%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) PhD
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (4.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 5 (4.46%) Percona
4 4 (3.57%) Remedy
5 2 (1.79%) Thunderhead
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Sony
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hythe, Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidstone
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago