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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 55 71 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.09% 2.50% 4.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 2.99% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 45
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,200 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
865 835 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.45% 83.42% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 759 742 851
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Dartford -1 11 £37,500 -6.25%
Tonbridge +7 5 £77,500 +106.66%
Sandwich - 3 £50,000 -
Stansted - 3 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +13 2 £41,250 +55.66%
West Malling - 1 - -
Whitstable - 1 £32,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 47 (49.47%) .NET
2 46 (48.42%) C#
3 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (34.74%) C++
5 26 (27.37%) SQL
6 25 (26.32%) HTML
6 25 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 23 (24.21%) TDD
8 22 (23.16%) Finance
8 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
9 20 (21.05%) CSS
9 20 (21.05%) MVC
10 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 19 (20.00%) Scrum
11 18 (18.95%) Ember.js
11 18 (18.95%) HTML5
12 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
13 16 (16.84%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (16.84%) SDLC
13 16 (16.84%) Windows
13 16 (16.84%) Linux
14 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL
14 15 (15.79%) Oracle
14 15 (15.79%) .NET Framework
14 15 (15.79%) Degree
15 14 (14.74%) IIS
15 14 (14.74%) C
15 14 (14.74%) ISO 9001
15 14 (14.74%) Device Driver
16 13 (13.68%) ETL

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 14 (14.74%) IIS
2 9 (9.47%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (9.47%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) PaaS
2 5 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) Heroku
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) CDMA
1 2 (2.11%) GSM
1 2 (2.11%) LTE
1 2 (2.11%) UMTS
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) DataStage
2 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.16%) Big Data
5 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.11%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.16%) Subversion
5 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Maven
5 2 (2.11%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.05%) Hudson
6 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (23.16%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Electronics
3 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Military
5 3 (3.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Games
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 47 (49.47%) Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 18 (18.95%) Programmer
6 16 (16.84%) Analyst
6 16 (16.84%) Embedded Engineer
6 16 (16.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 15 (15.79%) .NET Developer
7 15 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
7 15 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
7 15 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
7 15 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
7 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 15 (15.79%) Software Analyst
7 15 (15.79%) Software Programmer
7 15 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
7 15 (15.79%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (49.47%) .NET
2 25 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 25 (26.32%) HTML
3 20 (21.05%) CSS
4 18 (18.95%) Ember.js
4 18 (18.95%) HTML5
5 15 (15.79%) .NET Framework
6 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.58%) jQuery
7 11 (11.58%) Middleware
8 9 (9.47%) WCF
8 9 (9.47%) XML
9 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (7.37%) WPF
10 5 (5.26%) CSS3
10 5 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (5.26%) RESTful
11 4 (4.21%) MSMQ
11 4 (4.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Computer Science
2 16 (16.84%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (14.74%) Device Driver
4 9 (9.47%) User Experience
5 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Linux
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Android
2 5 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) CentOS
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.21%) TDD
3 20 (21.05%) MVC
4 19 (20.00%) Scrum
5 16 (16.84%) SDLC
6 13 (13.68%) ETL
6 13 (13.68%) OO
7 11 (11.58%) Migration
7 11 (11.58%) Video Processing
8 9 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.37%) DevOps
9 7 (7.37%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (7.37%) Web Development
10 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.26%) OOP
11 5 (5.26%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.21%) Android Development
12 4 (4.21%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.42%) C#
2 33 (34.74%) C++
3 26 (27.37%) SQL
4 22 (23.16%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 14 (14.74%) C
7 13 (13.68%) Java
8 11 (11.58%) Bash Shell
9 9 (9.47%) Go
9 9 (9.47%) Ruby
10 6 (6.32%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.26%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.21%) Python
13 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
14 2 (2.11%) ANSI C
14 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
15 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
15 1 (1.05%) VB
15 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) HND
2 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) vSphere
2 1 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) Renesas
4 1 (1.05%) SAP
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