The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 13.45% 4.17% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.78% 5.71% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 4
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 £40,400 £55,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 70 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 75.63% 72.92% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 87 65 34
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Maidstone

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Maidstone

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 33 (82.50%) C#
2 32 (80.00%) .NET
3 27 (67.50%) OO
4 20 (50.00%) WinForms
4 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (47.50%) Degree
6 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
6 18 (45.00%) SQL
7 17 (42.50%) MVC
7 17 (42.50%) WCF
8 16 (40.00%) WPF
8 16 (40.00%) CSS
8 16 (40.00%) HTML
9 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
10 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
10 13 (32.50%) N-Tier
10 13 (32.50%) Mobile App
11 12 (30.00%) iOS Development
11 12 (30.00%) Apple iOS
11 12 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
11 12 (30.00%) Web Services
11 12 (30.00%) Cocoa
11 12 (30.00%) Xcode
11 12 (30.00%) Objective-C
12 11 (27.50%) Windows
12 11 (27.50%) OOP
12 11 (27.50%) Xamarin
12 11 (27.50%) Android
13 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
13 9 (22.50%) C++

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Team Leader
3 7 (17.50%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
5 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Development Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) WinForms
3 17 (42.50%) WCF
4 16 (40.00%) WPF
4 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) CSS
5 12 (30.00%) Web Services
5 12 (30.00%) Cocoa
5 12 (30.00%) Cocoa Touch
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) CSS3
9 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.00%) REST
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.00%) SOAP
10 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
11 1 (2.50%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (32.50%) N-Tier
2 13 (32.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) SystemC
3 3 (7.50%) NHS
4 2 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Android
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) OO
2 17 (42.50%) MVC
3 12 (30.00%) iOS Development
4 11 (27.50%) OOP
5 9 (22.50%) TDD
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
8 6 (15.00%) OOD
9 3 (7.50%) Product Management
9 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
9 3 (7.50%) Android Development
10 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.00%) MVVM
10 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
10 2 (5.00%) SOA
11 1 (2.50%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (30.00%) Objective-C
5 9 (22.50%) C++
6 8 (20.00%) XAML
6 8 (20.00%) VB
7 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 4 (10.00%) C
10 3 (7.50%) Java
11 2 (5.00%) PHP
12 1 (2.50%) Perl
12 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCTS
3 2 (5.00%) MCPD
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.50%) Sony