The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 21 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.72% 3.75% 9.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.81% 3.75% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 80 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 99.22% 100.00% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 116 73 47
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Kent

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 29 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (92.68%) C#
2 38 (92.68%) OO
3 29 (70.73%) WinForms
3 29 (70.73%) WPF
4 27 (65.85%) SQL
5 25 (60.98%) .NET
6 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
6 23 (56.10%) N-Tier
6 23 (56.10%) WCF
7 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
8 14 (34.15%) MVC
9 12 (29.27%) OOD
9 12 (29.27%) OOP
9 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.83%) Multithreading
10 11 (26.83%) Windows
10 11 (26.83%) HTML
11 10 (24.39%) Degree
12 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
12 9 (21.95%) Cocoa
12 9 (21.95%) Web Services
12 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
12 9 (21.95%) Cocoa Touch
12 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
12 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
13 8 (19.51%) C
13 8 (19.51%) CSS
13 8 (19.51%) Scrum
13 8 (19.51%) TDD

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) WinForms
1 29 (70.73%) WPF
2 25 (60.98%) .NET
3 23 (56.10%) WCF
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) Web Services
5 9 (21.95%) Cocoa
5 9 (21.95%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (19.51%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) Silverlight
7 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.20%) HTML5
9 3 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (4.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.88%) jQuery
10 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (4.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) N-Tier
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.95%) Mobile App
3 7 (17.07%) SystemC
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
3 6 (14.63%) Android
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (92.68%) OO
3 14 (34.15%) MVC
4 12 (29.27%) OOD
4 12 (29.27%) OOP
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Multithreading
6 9 (21.95%) iOS Development
7 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
7 8 (19.51%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) Migration
8 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.44%) MVVM
10 1 (2.44%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) C#
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) C
4 7 (17.07%) Objective-C
4 7 (17.07%) C++
5 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.63%) VB
5 6 (14.63%) XAML
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Xamarin
3 5 (12.20%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.44%) McKesson
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