The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Applications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Applications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Application Engineer
Rank 863 842 871
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 6 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 10
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -25.00%
Software Applications Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Software Applications Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software Applications Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 5 £29,500 +18.00%
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Software Applications Engineer
UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Applications Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) QA
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) XPath
4 2 (15.38%) Symfony
4 2 (15.38%) Zend
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Banking

Software Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Applications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Symfony
2 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (15.38%) Yii
2 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) OO PHP
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) CAD
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Zend
2 1 (7.69%) AccuRev
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy