Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Dartford during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Kent > Dartford
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 16.35% 17.76% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 17.76% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 3
Dartford median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £44,775 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +5.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dartford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 102 107 97
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dartford 98.08% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 93 93 94
Dartford median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £51,250 £55,000
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dartford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Dartford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Dartford

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dartford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Dartford over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Dartford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dartford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 10 (58.82%) ISO 9001
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) C#
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) Middleware
5 8 (47.06%) Device Driver
5 8 (47.06%) OOD
5 8 (47.06%) WCF
5 8 (47.06%) WPF
5 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (47.06%) Device Driver Development
6 6 (35.29%) Video Processing
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) C
8 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (23.53%) UML
8 4 (23.53%) Image Processing
8 4 (23.53%) ANSI C
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
9 1 (5.88%) Web Development
9 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.88%) System Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (5.88%) OOP
9 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
9 1 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) Java

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dartford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
1 8 (47.06%) WCF
1 8 (47.06%) WPF
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Device Driver
1 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) OO
3 8 (47.06%) Device Driver Development
3 8 (47.06%) OOD
4 6 (35.29%) Video Processing
5 4 (23.53%) Image Processing
5 4 (23.53%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) ANSI C
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
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