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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 79 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.79% 4.14% 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 5.03% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 33
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
991 1014 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.14% 82.31% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 870 885 480
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 18 £25,000 - 1
Dartford -18 14 £48,750 +8.33%
Sevenoaks +11 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Rochester +15 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Maidstone -6 3 £48,750 +30.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £35,000 -
Folkestone -14 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Chatham - 1 £40,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (47.41%) Degree
2 50 (43.10%) .NET
2 50 (43.10%) C#
3 39 (33.62%) C
4 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
5 36 (31.03%) C++
6 35 (30.17%) Windows
6 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
6 35 (30.17%) Computer Science
7 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (27.59%) OO
8 31 (26.72%) HTML
8 31 (26.72%) SQL
9 29 (25.00%) WCF
10 27 (23.28%) SQL Server
10 27 (23.28%) Linux
11 26 (22.41%) Java
12 25 (21.55%) WPF
13 24 (20.69%) T-SQL
14 21 (18.10%) Scrum
14 21 (18.10%) UML
15 20 (17.24%) REST
15 20 (17.24%) Electronics
16 19 (16.38%) OOD
16 19 (16.38%) MVC
16 19 (16.38%) Multithreading
17 18 (15.52%) Open Source
18 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (14.66%) CSS
18 17 (14.66%) TCP/IP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (11.21%) Node.js
2 6 (5.17%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) Documentum
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) Simulink
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.31%) SSL
2 5 (4.31%) HTTP
3 4 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.21%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.90%) MySQL
3 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Subversion
1 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.31%) Maven
3 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.86%) Trac
4 1 (0.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (17.24%) Electronics
2 8 (6.90%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.17%) Military
4 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) Finance
5 3 (2.59%) Games
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (51.72%) Software Engineer
1 60 (51.72%) Developer
2 20 (17.24%) Software Developer
3 18 (15.52%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Junior
8 6 (5.17%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Excel Developer
9 5 (4.31%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (43.10%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
3 31 (26.72%) HTML
4 29 (25.00%) WCF
5 25 (21.55%) WPF
6 20 (17.24%) REST
7 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (14.66%) CSS
8 13 (11.21%) jQuery
9 12 (10.34%) XML
10 11 (9.48%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.48%) HTML5
11 9 (7.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (6.90%) SOAP
13 7 (6.03%) Web Services
13 7 (6.03%) Ext JS
13 7 (6.03%) CSS3
13 7 (6.03%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
14 6 (5.17%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.17%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.52%) Open Source
3 14 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.48%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (8.62%) Data Integration
5 10 (8.62%) Physics
6 8 (6.90%) Visualisation
7 6 (5.17%) User Experience
7 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
8 5 (4.31%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.72%) Streaming Media
9 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.86%) Statistics
10 1 (0.86%) Animation
10 1 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.86%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.17%) Windows
2 27 (23.28%) Linux
3 6 (5.17%) UNIX
4 5 (4.31%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) OO
1 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) Scrum
2 21 (18.10%) UML
3 19 (16.38%) OOD
3 19 (16.38%) MVC
3 19 (16.38%) Multithreading
4 15 (12.93%) TDD
5 11 (9.48%) Web Development
6 10 (8.62%) Data Analysis
7 9 (7.76%) Software Architecture
8 5 (4.31%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.31%) Image Processing
8 5 (4.31%) User Stories
8 5 (4.31%) Migration
8 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.31%) Kanban
8 5 (4.31%) Data Management
8 5 (4.31%) OOP
8 5 (4.31%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) C#
2 39 (33.62%) C
3 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 36 (31.03%) C++
5 31 (26.72%) SQL
6 26 (22.41%) Java
7 24 (20.69%) T-SQL
8 15 (12.93%) PHP
9 13 (11.21%) Python
9 13 (11.21%) Embedded C
10 10 (8.62%) Embedded C++
11 8 (6.90%) Fortran
12 7 (6.03%) MATLAB
12 7 (6.03%) Ruby
13 6 (5.17%) Scala
14 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
14 5 (4.31%) Perl
15 2 (1.72%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.72%) Ada
16 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (47.41%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) PhD
3 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (0.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (4.31%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.31%) Percona
3 3 (2.59%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) Remedy
4 1 (0.86%) Sony
4 1 (0.86%) Thunderhead
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