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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 54 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 43 41 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.25% 3.74% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 4.92% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 34
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £26,400 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £59,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
843 834 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.16% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 712 714 549
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Maidstone +3 18 £45,000 -18.18%
Chatham -3 4 £41,250 +3.12%
Dartford -18 3 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Canterbury - 3 - - 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (69.39%) C#
2 66 (67.35%) .NET
3 64 (65.31%) Degree
4 44 (44.90%) OO
5 39 (39.80%) SQL
6 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
6 37 (37.76%) Windows
7 36 (36.73%) WCF
8 35 (35.71%) HTML
9 34 (34.69%) SQL Server
10 33 (33.67%) Computer Science
11 31 (31.63%) CSS
12 30 (30.61%) C++
12 30 (30.61%) MVC
13 29 (29.59%) ASP.NET
14 28 (28.57%) WPF
15 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
17 24 (24.49%) VB.NET
18 23 (23.47%) WinForms
19 20 (20.41%) Scrum
19 20 (20.41%) TDD
20 19 (19.39%) C
21 18 (18.37%) OOP
22 17 (17.35%) REST
23 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
23 16 (16.33%) OOD
24 14 (14.29%) N-Tier
24 14 (14.29%) T-SQL
25 13 (13.27%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.06%) Apache
1 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) Documentum
2 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) SQLite
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Xcode
2 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.06%) Maven
2 3 (3.06%) Subversion
2 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Billing
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 46 (46.94%) Developer
3 23 (23.47%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.27%) .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 11 (11.22%) C# Developer
7 10 (10.20%) .NET Programmer
7 10 (10.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Programmer
8 9 (9.18%) Junior
8 9 (9.18%) Junior Developer
9 8 (8.16%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Team Leader
10 7 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
10 7 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (67.35%) .NET
2 36 (36.73%) WCF
3 35 (35.71%) HTML
4 31 (31.63%) CSS
5 29 (29.59%) ASP.NET
6 28 (28.57%) WPF
7 23 (23.47%) WinForms
8 17 (17.35%) REST
9 13 (13.27%) Web Services
10 12 (12.24%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (12.24%) jQuery
10 12 (12.24%) Cocoa
11 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
13 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.12%) HTML5
14 6 (6.12%) CSS3
14 6 (6.12%) Ember.js
14 6 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 13 (13.27%) Mobile App
4 10 (10.20%) Mathematics
4 10 (10.20%) Physics
5 7 (7.14%) Chemistry
6 6 (6.12%) Open Source
6 6 (6.12%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.06%) NHS
7 3 (3.06%) Firmware
7 3 (3.06%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.06%) SystemC
8 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.04%) Animation
9 1 (1.02%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Apple iOS
4 11 (11.22%) Android
5 10 (10.20%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) OO
2 30 (30.61%) MVC
3 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.41%) Scrum
4 20 (20.41%) TDD
5 18 (18.37%) OOP
6 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
6 16 (16.33%) OOD
7 13 (13.27%) SOA
7 13 (13.27%) Kanban
8 12 (12.24%) iOS Development
9 11 (11.22%) Web Development
10 8 (8.16%) UML
11 7 (7.14%) Migration
11 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.06%) Workflow
12 3 (3.06%) Android Development
12 3 (3.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (69.39%) C#
2 39 (39.80%) SQL
3 37 (37.76%) JavaScript
4 30 (30.61%) C++
5 24 (24.49%) VB.NET
6 19 (19.39%) C
7 14 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 12 (12.24%) Objective-C
9 9 (9.18%) VB
9 9 (9.18%) XAML
10 8 (8.16%) Embedded C++
11 6 (6.12%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.08%) Perl
13 3 (3.06%) Java
14 2 (2.04%) PHP
15 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (65.31%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) MCPD
3 2 (2.04%) MCTS
3 2 (2.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.06%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.10%) Remedy
4 3 (3.06%) Percona
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Sony
5 1 (1.02%) Thunderhead
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