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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Kent
Rank 63 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.91% 4.96% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 5.44% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 49
Median salary £53,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
731 1030 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.61% 91.23% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 577 890 793
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,333 £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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Maidstone -10 4 £52,500 +176.31%
Tunbridge Wells +12 2 £36,250 +15.07%
Dover - 2 - -
Dartford -13 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £29,000 -
Canterbury - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) C++
2 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.92%) C
5 14 (26.92%) C#
5 14 (26.92%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (23.08%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
9 10 (19.23%) OOD
9 10 (19.23%) OO
9 10 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
9 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.31%) SDLC
10 9 (17.31%) Microservices
10 9 (17.31%) HTTP
10 9 (17.31%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (15.38%) Subversion
11 8 (15.38%) Embedded C
11 8 (15.38%) UML
11 8 (15.38%) Windows
11 8 (15.38%) .NET
11 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.38%) React
11 8 (15.38%) Redux
11 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (5.77%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) GitHub
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) Heroku
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) SNMP
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) CDMA
4 1 (1.92%) GSM
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) LTE
4 1 (1.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 2 (3.85%) Redis
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) SQL CLR
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.92%) gulp
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
6 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Billing
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Release Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Graduate
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
1 8 (15.38%) Node.js
1 8 (15.38%) React
1 8 (15.38%) Redux
2 6 (11.54%) CSS
2 6 (11.54%) Qt
3 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (5.77%) WCF
6 2 (3.85%) WinForms
6 2 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (15.38%) iPad
4 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
4 6 (11.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (7.69%) e-Health
5 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 10 (19.23%) OO
3 10 (19.23%) OOD
4 9 (17.31%) Microservices
4 9 (17.31%) SDLC
5 8 (15.38%) Open Source
5 8 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 8 (15.38%) UML
6 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 7 (13.46%) MVC
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Release Management
7 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Signal Processing
7 6 (11.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) C++
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) C
3 14 (26.92%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.54%) Java
7 4 (7.69%) VB
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) Go
8 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) Python
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Firmware
1 6 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (7.69%) Nagios
1 4 (7.69%) OpenView
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) BMC
2 4 (7.69%) CA
2 4 (7.69%) Compuware
2 4 (7.69%) Dynatrace
2 4 (7.69%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) IBM
2 4 (7.69%) Nimsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
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