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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 60 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 61 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.53% 5.00% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 6.13% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 55
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £23,300 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
772 995 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 81.56% 75.18%
Number of salaries quoted 691 784 784
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +7 9 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £25,250 -
Tonbridge -2 2 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
2 38 (40.43%) .NET
3 36 (38.30%) C#
4 34 (36.17%) SQL
4 34 (36.17%) Degree
5 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET
6 30 (31.91%) HTML
7 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
8 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
9 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (25.53%) Java
11 22 (23.40%) C
11 22 (23.40%) XML
11 22 (23.40%) Open Source
12 21 (22.34%) T-SQL
13 20 (21.28%) Relational Database
14 19 (20.21%) PHP
15 18 (19.15%) Python
15 18 (19.15%) Node.js
16 17 (18.09%) C++
16 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
17 16 (17.02%) Data Analysis
17 16 (17.02%) WCF
17 16 (17.02%) Data Integration
17 16 (17.02%) Backbone.js
18 15 (15.96%) Apache Cordova
18 15 (15.96%) User Experience
18 15 (15.96%) React
18 15 (15.96%) Ruby
19 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 18 (19.15%) Node.js
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) Simulink
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.32%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.28%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.26%) MySQL
5 4 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.06%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.19%) Trac
4 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.13%) NUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.70%) Electronics
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Developer
2 47 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 18 (19.15%) SQL Developer
4 14 (14.89%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.83%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Junior
6 12 (12.77%) Junior Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Web Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Excel Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Embedded C Engineer
10 7 (7.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 7 (7.45%) Junior Web Developer
10 7 (7.45%) C Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (5.32%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) C++ Developer
11 5 (5.32%) Programmer
11 5 (5.32%) Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.43%) .NET
2 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET
3 30 (31.91%) HTML
4 22 (23.40%) XML
5 16 (17.02%) WCF
5 16 (17.02%) Backbone.js
6 15 (15.96%) Apache Cordova
6 15 (15.96%) React
7 11 (11.70%) CSS
8 10 (10.64%) WPF
9 9 (9.57%) jQuery
9 9 (9.57%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.51%) Web Services
11 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.38%) Entity Framework
13 5 (5.32%) STL
13 5 (5.32%) REST
13 5 (5.32%) HTML5
14 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 22 (23.40%) Open Source
3 16 (17.02%) Data Integration
4 15 (15.96%) User Experience
5 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.26%) Physics
8 3 (3.19%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.06%) Statistics
10 1 (1.06%) Streaming Media
10 1 (1.06%) Mobile Games
10 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) UNIX
4 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.02%) Data Analysis
3 11 (11.70%) OOD
4 10 (10.64%) UML
4 10 (10.64%) OO
5 8 (8.51%) MVC
6 7 (7.45%) Scrum
6 7 (7.45%) Multithreading
7 6 (6.38%) Image Processing
7 6 (6.38%) TDD
7 6 (6.38%) Web Development
8 5 (5.32%) Data Management
9 4 (4.26%) MVVM
9 4 (4.26%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.26%) Document Management
10 3 (3.19%) Validation
10 3 (3.19%) Embedded Software Development
10 3 (3.19%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.13%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
2 36 (38.30%) C#
3 34 (36.17%) SQL
4 24 (25.53%) Java
5 22 (23.40%) C
6 21 (22.34%) T-SQL
7 19 (20.21%) PHP
8 18 (19.15%) Python
9 17 (18.09%) C++
10 15 (15.96%) Ruby
11 9 (9.57%) Embedded C
12 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
13 3 (3.19%) Fortran
13 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
13 3 (3.19%) MATLAB
13 3 (3.19%) Scala
14 1 (1.06%) Ada
14 1 (1.06%) VB
14 1 (1.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) PhD
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
3 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) HDFS
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) Atmel
4 2 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (1.06%) Sony
5 1 (1.06%) Progress
5 1 (1.06%) Remedy
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Tonbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Bluetownonline
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago