The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 24 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 6.80% 3.88% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.86% 3.92% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 102 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 99.03% 99.03% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 95 91 43
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Maidstone region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Maidstone

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) OO
3 15 (78.95%) .NET
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) WPF
5 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) WinForms
6 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
7 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
7 7 (36.84%) WCF
8 6 (31.58%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) MVC
9 5 (26.32%) C++
9 5 (26.32%) Degree
10 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
10 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
10 4 (21.05%) Android
10 4 (21.05%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
10 4 (21.05%) Xamarin

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) WPF
2 12 (63.16%) WinForms
3 7 (36.84%) WCF
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Cocoa
5 4 (21.05%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
1 4 (21.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) OO
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Migration
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Data Migration
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 4 (21.05%) OOP
6 4 (21.05%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
8 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.26%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) XAML
5 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Xamarin