The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Applications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Application Engineer
Rank 893 892 860
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 2 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.005% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 21
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £28,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107943 103220 105048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89300 85015 89847
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Software Applications Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 November 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
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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
Scotland -1 1 £42,500 -
England -20 1 £37,500 +31.57% 1
York - 1 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -

Software Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) AccuRev
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

Software Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visualfiles
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) AccuRev
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
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