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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Application Engineer
Rank 845 912 871
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 28 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.006% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 14
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +25.00%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 May 2015 within the UK.

Software Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 13 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 May 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
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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
England +68 28 £25,000 -41.17%
East of England +40 21 £25,000 -41.17%
Suffolk - 14 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 14 £25,000 -
Colchester - 5 £25,000 -
Essex - 5 £25,000 -
London +55 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Bristol -4 3 £42,500 +30.76%
South West -9 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridge +14 1 £52,500 +23.52%
South East +14 1 £35,000 -6.66%
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -

Software Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (76.67%) C#
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) TDD
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 22 (73.33%) .NET
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
3 19 (63.33%) jQuery
3 19 (63.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
5 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (30.00%) VB6
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) VB
6 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (10.00%) Linux
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) XSL
10 3 (10.00%) XAML
10 3 (10.00%) Games
10 3 (10.00%) System Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming

Software Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) HTML
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 19 (63.33%) jQuery
2 19 (63.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.00%) Xbox
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (73.33%) TDD
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (10.00%) MVVM
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Android Development
4 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) VB6
3 9 (30.00%) VB
3 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) XAML
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) HP