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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Application Engineer
Rank 946 939 946
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - £22,500

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Software Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 7 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 5 February 2016. 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
England +11 5 £32,500 -
London - 2 £31,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -

Software Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) C++
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 8 (50.00%) Android
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) C
7 5 (31.25%) OO
8 4 (25.00%) VB
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (25.00%) Presales
9 3 (18.75%) Android Development
9 3 (18.75%) German Language
9 3 (18.75%) WCF
9 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 3 (18.75%) Unix
9 3 (18.75%) MFC
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) CCNA
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) Citrix
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco

Software Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (12.50%) Google Apps
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Burp Suite
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) MFC
2 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Semantic Web
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
2 2 (12.50%) Xbox
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Android Development
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (12.50%) MVVM
5 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
5 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C
5 4 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (12.50%) XAML
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CSSLP
2 2 (12.50%) GSSP-.NET
2 2 (12.50%) GSSP-JAVA
2 2 (12.50%) GWAPT
2 2 (12.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) AppDetective
1 2 (12.50%) HP Fortify
1 2 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) QNX