Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Kent > Dartford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +24 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 30.77% 2.59% 12.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.61% 2.88% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 3 14
Dartford median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £41,250 £52,500
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -8.33%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dartford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dartford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 119 104 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dartford 91.54% 89.66% 73.64%
Number of salaries quoted 106 85 93
Dartford median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,450 £33,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £55,000
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Dartford

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dartford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Dartford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Dartford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Dartford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Dartford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Dartford

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dartford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 26 (65.00%) C#
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) OO
3 23 (57.50%) OOD
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (57.50%) WPF
4 20 (50.00%) WCF
5 16 (40.00%) C++
6 13 (32.50%) Device Driver
7 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) ISO 9001
8 9 (22.50%) Middleware
8 9 (22.50%) Device Driver Development
8 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (20.00%) Video Processing
10 7 (17.50%) .NET
11 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) UML
12 4 (10.00%) Electronics
13 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
13 3 (7.50%) MVC
13 3 (7.50%) DB2
13 3 (7.50%) C
13 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
13 3 (7.50%) Web Development
13 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (7.50%) Image Processing
13 3 (7.50%) ANSI C
14 2 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
14 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
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 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (92.50%) Software Engineer
2 21 (52.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) WPF
2 20 (50.00%) WCF
3 9 (22.50%) Middleware
4 7 (17.50%) .NET
5 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Device Driver
2 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) OO
2 23 (57.50%) OOD
3 9 (22.50%) Device Driver Development
4 8 (20.00%) Video Processing
5 5 (12.50%) UML
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Image Processing
6 3 (7.50%) MVC
6 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (5.00%) Logistics
7 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.00%) MVVM
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 1 (2.50%) CAE
8 1 (2.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 16 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (7.50%) ANSI C
3 3 (7.50%) C
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft