The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 46 55
Rank change year-on-year -31 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.25% 5.28% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 5.82% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 54 40
Median salary £28,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £76,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 712 1031 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 89.00% 90.76% 83.63%
Number of salaries quoted 584 892 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,780 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Kent

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Kent

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Kent over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Kent

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -10 2 £28,000 +47.36% 1
Tonbridge -5 1 - -
Dartford -12 1 - - 1
Canterbury - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 16 (33.33%) SQL
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Scrum
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.25%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) C++
4 11 (22.92%) C
4 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (20.83%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) MVC
5 10 (20.83%) Degree
6 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 9 (18.75%) OOD
6 9 (18.75%) HTTP
6 9 (18.75%) Microservices
7 8 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) SDLC
7 8 (16.67%) Redux
7 8 (16.67%) React
7 8 (16.67%) Open Source
7 8 (16.67%) Node.js
7 8 (16.67%) GitHub
7 8 (16.67%) UML
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) Subversion
7 8 (16.67%) Embedded Linux

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (6.25%) NServiceBus
1 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) GitHub
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Heroku
3 3 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) CDMA
4 1 (2.08%) GSM
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
4 1 (2.08%) SMTP
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL CLR
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.08%) gulp
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Software Engineer
2 16 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Graduate
6 3 (6.25%) Programmer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
1 8 (16.67%) Node.js
1 8 (16.67%) React
1 8 (16.67%) Redux
2 7 (14.58%) Web Services
3 6 (12.50%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) Qt
3 6 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 4 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (8.33%) WCF
6 3 (6.25%) RESTful
6 3 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (6.25%) WinForms
6 3 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (10.42%) iPad
5 4 (8.33%) e-Health
5 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (20.83%) MVC
4 10 (20.83%) OO
5 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 9 (18.75%) Microservices
5 9 (18.75%) OOD
5 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Open Source
6 8 (16.67%) SDLC
6 8 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 8 (16.67%) UML
7 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Signal Processing
8 6 (12.50%) Validation
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.42%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) C++
4 11 (22.92%) C
5 7 (14.58%) Embedded C
5 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.50%) Java
7 4 (8.33%) VB
8 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.25%) Go
8 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) vSphere
2 6 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
1 4 (8.33%) OpenView
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) BMC
2 4 (8.33%) CA
2 4 (8.33%) Compuware
2 4 (8.33%) Dynatrace
2 4 (8.33%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) IBM
2 4 (8.33%) Nimsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
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