Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > Maidstone
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 53 41
Rank change year-on-year +29 -12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 2.78% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Maidstone median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £51,250 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £48,750
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Maidstone. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies in Maidstone with a recognized job title 107 214 216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.07% 99.07% 98.63%
Number of salaries quoted 97 199 199
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,350 £22,350 £21,200
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £59,000
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Maidstone

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Maidstone

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Maidstone region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) SQLite
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Secure Coding
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree