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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 76 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.03% 4.66% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 5.66% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 46
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
900 937 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.03% 82.41% 72.77%
Number of salaries quoted 778 830 668
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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 +8 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Tonbridge -7 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Deal - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 25 (39.68%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) .NET
4 18 (28.57%) Open Source
5 17 (26.98%) Java
5 17 (26.98%) XML
6 16 (25.40%) Python
6 16 (25.40%) Degree
7 15 (23.81%) C++
7 15 (23.81%) PHP
7 15 (23.81%) Node.js
8 14 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
8 14 (22.22%) Backbone.js
8 14 (22.22%) React
8 14 (22.22%) HTML
8 14 (22.22%) C
8 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 14 (22.22%) Ruby
9 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
10 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.87%) Windows
11 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
12 9 (14.29%) User Experience
12 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
12 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 9 (14.29%) Data Integration
13 8 (12.70%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (23.81%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (3.17%) NUnit
3 2 (3.17%) Trac
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.59%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Mockito
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Developer
2 33 (52.38%) Software Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Web Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Excel Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Junior Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Junior
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Programmer
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) C Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Programmer
9 4 (6.35%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) .NET
2 17 (26.98%) XML
3 14 (22.22%) Backbone.js
3 14 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
3 14 (22.22%) HTML
3 14 (22.22%) React
4 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.70%) WCF
5 8 (12.70%) WPF
6 7 (11.11%) STL
7 3 (4.76%) jQuery
7 3 (4.76%) CSS
8 2 (3.17%) XML Schema
8 2 (3.17%) Web Services
8 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
9 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.59%) HTML5
9 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.29%) User Experience
3 9 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Open Source
2 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) OOD
5 6 (9.52%) OO
5 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.94%) SDLC
7 4 (6.35%) UML
8 3 (4.76%) Image Processing
8 3 (4.76%) MVVM
9 2 (3.17%) Android Development
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.17%) MVC
9 2 (3.17%) Validation
9 2 (3.17%) Web Development
10 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.59%) Manual Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 25 (39.68%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) C#
4 17 (26.98%) Java
5 16 (25.40%) Python
6 15 (23.81%) PHP
6 15 (23.81%) C++
7 14 (22.22%) C
7 14 (22.22%) Ruby
8 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
9 6 (9.52%) Embedded C
9 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.59%) Jython
10 1 (1.59%) Scala
10 1 (1.59%) VB
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Atmel
4 1 (1.59%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Progress
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 26 days ago