The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Applications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Application Engineer
Rank 920 945 981
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 12 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.031% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 12 33 7
Median salary £37,500 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £25,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -15.25%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Applications Engineer in the job title.

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 June 2016 within the UK.

Software Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 12 £37,500 +50.00% 4
South East +38 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £47,500 -
London +23 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South West +22 3 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Bournemouth - 3 £20,000 - 1
Dorset - 3 £20,000 - 1
East of England +6 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £37,500 - 1

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Software Applications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
5 5 (33.33%) Automotive
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) CMake
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Perl
5 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) MSI
5 5 (33.33%) InstallShield
5 5 (33.33%) AdminStudio

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) AdminStudio
1 5 (33.33%) CMake
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) MSI
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 5 (33.33%) Automotive
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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