The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Applications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Application Engineer
Rank 448 426 442
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -29.41%
Software Applications Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 the South East

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

Software Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Applications Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Applications Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £29,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Software Applications Engineer
England

Software Applications Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) CAD
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Software Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft