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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 77
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 43 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.51% 4.56% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 5.13% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 21
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 550 839 934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.71% 89.07% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 477 736 814
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Dartford +4 12 £37,500 - 1
Maidstone +9 7 £52,500 -22.22%
Whitstable - 3 £31,750 -
Rochester -4 1 £42,000 +5.00%
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
Westerham - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 19 (42.22%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) C++
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) Scrum
5 12 (26.67%) MVC
6 11 (24.44%) .NET
7 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 10 (22.22%) ISO 9001
8 9 (20.00%) C
8 9 (20.00%) Linux
8 9 (20.00%) WCF
9 8 (17.78%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 8 (17.78%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) OO
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (13.33%) UML
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.11%) HTTP
12 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.11%) Finance
12 5 (11.11%) Middleware
12 5 (11.11%) OOD
12 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.11%) CSS
12 5 (11.11%) WPF
12 5 (11.11%) Web Development
12 5 (11.11%) Device Driver

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 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) GitHub
2 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) HTTP
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) CDMA
2 4 (8.89%) GSM
2 4 (8.89%) LTE
2 4 (8.89%) UMTS
3 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Big Data
2 3 (6.67%) DB2
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Maven
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) NetBeans
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) CodeWarrior
4 1 (2.22%) ERwin
4 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) gulp
4 1 (2.22%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) C# Developer
5 7 (15.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) WCF
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (11.11%) Middleware
3 5 (11.11%) WPF
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (8.89%) Node.js
4 4 (8.89%) React
4 4 (8.89%) Redux
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) WinForms
5 3 (6.67%) JSON
5 3 (6.67%) REST
5 3 (6.67%) SOAP
5 3 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Scrum
2 12 (26.67%) MVC
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (15.56%) OO
5 6 (13.33%) UML
6 5 (11.11%) Device Driver Development
6 5 (11.11%) Image Processing
6 5 (11.11%) Microservices
6 5 (11.11%) OOD
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Video Processing
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Open Source
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) SDLC
7 4 (8.89%) Secure Coding
7 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) C++
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) C
6 8 (17.78%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) ANSI C
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.67%) Go
8 3 (6.67%) Ruby
8 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.22%) Freescale
3 1 (2.22%) Vertica
Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago