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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 20 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 11.29% 2.33% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.38% 2.33% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 2
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £55,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,500 £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
123 86 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 99.19% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 77 42
Average salary £35,173 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (96.30%) C#
3 24 (88.89%) OO
4 19 (70.37%) WinForms
4 19 (70.37%) WPF
5 17 (62.96%) SQL
5 17 (62.96%) .NET
6 15 (55.56%) N-Tier
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) WCF
8 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) OOD
8 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.93%) MVC
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) TDD
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) CSS
10 6 (22.22%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) C++
11 5 (18.52%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) OOP
11 5 (18.52%) Cocoa
11 5 (18.52%) Xcode

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) WPF
1 19 (70.37%) WinForms
2 17 (62.96%) .NET
3 12 (44.44%) WCF
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
5 5 (18.52%) Cocoa
5 5 (18.52%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (14.81%) Silverlight
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.41%) HTML5
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) N-Tier
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 8
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Phone
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (88.89%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) OOD
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
5 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
5 5 (18.52%) OOP
6 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
5 4 (14.81%) XAML
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Xamarin