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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 54 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 80 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.19% 6.40% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 7.65% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 50
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £45,750
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
789 1046 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.67% 83.68% 76.26%
Number of salaries quoted 707 820 731
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £24,500 - 3
Dartford +1 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Tonbridge - 2 £25,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
2 46 (39.32%) .NET
3 44 (37.61%) C#
4 42 (35.90%) Degree
5 40 (34.19%) ASP.NET
6 39 (33.33%) SQL
7 36 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 34 (29.06%) C
8 34 (29.06%) HTML
9 33 (28.21%) Java
10 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
10 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (23.08%) C++
11 27 (23.08%) T-SQL
12 26 (22.22%) Open Source
13 24 (20.51%) PHP
14 23 (19.66%) XML
14 23 (19.66%) Python
14 23 (19.66%) WCF
14 23 (19.66%) Node.js
15 22 (18.80%) Relational Database
16 20 (17.09%) Windows
16 20 (17.09%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (16.24%) Linux
18 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 18 (15.38%) Data Analysis
18 18 (15.38%) Data Integration
19 17 (14.53%) Backbone.js
20 16 (13.68%) OO
20 16 (13.68%) Ruby

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (19.66%) Node.js
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Simulink
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.80%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.85%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.27%) Subversion
3 4 (3.42%) Trac
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.11%) Electronics
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.27%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.56%) Military
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (51.28%) Developer
2 59 (50.43%) Software Engineer
3 20 (17.09%) SQL Developer
4 18 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.68%) Software Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (10.26%) Junior
7 12 (10.26%) Junior Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Web Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Excel Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Junior Web Developer
12 5 (4.27%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) C++ Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Programmer
13 4 (3.42%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.32%) .NET
2 40 (34.19%) ASP.NET
3 34 (29.06%) HTML
4 23 (19.66%) XML
4 23 (19.66%) WCF
5 17 (14.53%) Backbone.js
6 15 (12.82%) Apache Cordova
6 15 (12.82%) React
7 13 (11.11%) WPF
7 13 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (9.40%) CSS
10 10 (8.55%) jQuery
10 10 (8.55%) Entity Framework
10 10 (8.55%) REST
11 8 (6.84%) Web Services
12 7 (5.98%) HTML5
12 7 (5.98%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 26 (22.22%) Open Source
3 20 (17.09%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 15 (12.82%) User Experience
6 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.98%) Physics
7 7 (5.98%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (5.13%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.71%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.85%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.85%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.85%) Statistics
10 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.09%) Windows
2 19 (16.24%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) UNIX
4 6 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 16 (13.68%) OO
4 14 (11.97%) UML
4 14 (11.97%) OOD
5 13 (11.11%) MVC
6 12 (10.26%) Scrum
7 10 (8.55%) TDD
8 9 (7.69%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.84%) Web Development
10 6 (5.13%) Image Processing
11 5 (4.27%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.27%) Data Management
12 4 (3.42%) Document Management
12 4 (3.42%) Validation
12 4 (3.42%) Web Application Development
13 3 (2.56%) Embedded Software Development
14 2 (1.71%) Android Development
14 2 (1.71%) MVVM
14 2 (1.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) JavaScript
2 44 (37.61%) C#
3 39 (33.33%) SQL
4 34 (29.06%) C
5 33 (28.21%) Java
6 27 (23.08%) C++
6 27 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 24 (20.51%) PHP
8 23 (19.66%) Python
9 16 (13.68%) Ruby
10 14 (11.97%) Embedded C
11 7 (5.98%) Scala
12 6 (5.13%) Fortran
12 6 (5.13%) VB.NET
13 5 (4.27%) Embedded C++
13 5 (4.27%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.71%) Assembly Language
15 2 (1.71%) Ada
Qualifications
1 42 (35.90%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) PhD
3 1 (0.85%) ISEB
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) SAP
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) Google
4 2 (1.71%) Atmel
5 1 (0.85%) Progress
5 1 (0.85%) Remedy
5 1 (0.85%) Sony
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