Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Maidstone during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 23 45
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 2.08% 3.42% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 3.45% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Maidstone median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £51,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £53,750 £42,500
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -6.25%

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 143 116 193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.31% 99.15% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 134 102 180
Maidstone median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £26,475 £24,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £60,125
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Maidstone region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) git-flow
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) PhpStorm
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP