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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 51 73 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 36 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.70% 2.65% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 3.06% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 52
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £34,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
841 947 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 86.34% 86.64% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 746 824 836
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Canterbury - 2 £33,750 -
Sandwich - 2 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £42,500 -
Maidstone +11 1 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Rochester - 1 £40,000 -
Chatham - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (43.16%) C++
2 33 (34.74%) C#
3 32 (33.68%) .NET
4 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.11%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (20.00%) TDD
6 19 (20.00%) C
6 19 (20.00%) SQL
7 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
7 17 (17.89%) Finance
7 17 (17.89%) Device Driver
8 16 (16.84%) Degree
9 15 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 15 (15.79%) OO
10 14 (14.74%) ISO 9001
10 14 (14.74%) Middleware
11 13 (13.68%) MVC
11 13 (13.68%) ETL
11 13 (13.68%) Windows
11 13 (13.68%) Linux
11 13 (13.68%) CSS
11 13 (13.68%) HTML
11 13 (13.68%) Java
11 13 (13.68%) Scrum
11 13 (13.68%) Multithreading
11 13 (13.68%) Video Processing
12 12 (12.63%) SDLC
12 12 (12.63%) Bash Shell
12 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
13 11 (11.58%) DataStage

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 10 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
1 10 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.32%) IIS
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) PaaS
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Heroku
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
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%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) DataStage
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.16%) Redis
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Maven
3 2 (2.11%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.05%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Electronics
2 6 (6.32%) Games
3 4 (4.21%) Billing
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Military
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) German Language
Job Titles
1 55 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 36 (37.89%) Developer
3 22 (23.16%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (23.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 12 (12.63%) Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Analyst Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Analyst Programmer
6 11 (11.58%) Oracle Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 11 (11.58%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (11.58%) PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (11.58%) PL/SQL Programmer
6 11 (11.58%) Programmer
6 11 (11.58%) Software Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Software Programmer
6 11 (11.58%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) SQL Developer
6 11 (11.58%) SQL Programmer
7 10 (10.53%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) .NET
2 17 (17.89%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 14 (14.74%) Middleware
5 13 (13.68%) CSS
5 13 (13.68%) HTML
6 9 (9.47%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.47%) Ember.js
6 9 (9.47%) HTML5
7 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (6.32%) jQuery
7 6 (6.32%) STL
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (4.21%) Web Services
8 4 (4.21%) WinForms
9 3 (3.16%) GTK+
9 3 (3.16%) Qt
9 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.16%) RESTful
9 3 (3.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (17.89%) Device Driver
3 12 (12.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.32%) User Experience
5 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.16%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.11%) iPad
8 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.05%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) Linux
1 13 (13.68%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) TDD
3 15 (15.79%) OO
4 13 (13.68%) ETL
4 13 (13.68%) Multithreading
4 13 (13.68%) MVC
4 13 (13.68%) Scrum
4 13 (13.68%) Video Processing
5 12 (12.63%) SDLC
6 11 (11.58%) Migration
7 10 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (8.42%) OOP
9 7 (7.37%) DevOps
9 7 (7.37%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.26%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.21%) Concurrent Programming
11 4 (4.21%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.21%) Web Development
12 3 (3.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.16%) C++
2 33 (34.74%) C#
3 19 (20.00%) C
3 19 (20.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.68%) Java
5 12 (12.63%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.58%) PL/SQL
7 10 (10.53%) Go
7 10 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.53%) Ruby
8 7 (7.37%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.16%) Python
10 2 (2.11%) ANSI C
10 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.05%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) HND
3 2 (2.11%) HNC
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) MISRA
2 1 (1.05%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) vSphere
2 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.11%) Renesas
Sevenoaks, Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + significant bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidstone
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago