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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Application Engineer
Rank 862 906 883
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 30 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.007% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 16
Average salary £25,000 £29,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% -5.60%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 within the UK.

Software Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 12 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 29 July 2015. 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 +41 30 £25,000 -15.25%
East of England - 21 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 13 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 13 £25,000 -
Bristol - 7 £42,500 -
Colchester - 7 £25,000 -
South West - 7 £42,500 -
Essex - 7 £25,000 -
London +25 1 - -
East Sussex +18 1 £35,000 +40.00%
South East +14 1 £35,000 +18.64%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £27,500 -

Software Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 35 (85.37%) C#
1 35 (85.37%) .NET
2 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (75.61%) TDD
3 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
4 26 (63.41%) HTML
5 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
6 23 (56.10%) jQuery
6 23 (56.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
8 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (26.83%) SDLC
9 11 (26.83%) Windows
10 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
11 9 (21.95%) SQL
11 9 (21.95%) VB
11 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
11 9 (21.95%) Migration
11 9 (21.95%) VB6
12 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
12 8 (19.51%) Games
12 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
12 8 (19.51%) XAML
12 8 (19.51%) MVVM
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Phone
12 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
12 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
12 8 (19.51%) Xamarin
12 8 (19.51%) Android

Software Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (58.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (19.51%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (85.37%) .NET
2 26 (63.41%) HTML
3 23 (56.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 23 (56.10%) jQuery
4 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.32%) XML
5 3 (7.32%) XSL
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Xbox
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
2 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Phone
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (75.61%) TDD
2 11 (26.83%) SDLC
3 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.51%) MVVM
4 8 (19.51%) Android Development
4 8 (19.51%) iOS Development
4 8 (19.51%) Pair Programming
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
4 8 (19.51%) System Testing
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) MVC
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) C#
2 29 (70.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) VB
3 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
3 9 (21.95%) VB6
4 8 (19.51%) XAML
5 6 (14.63%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle