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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Application Engineer
Rank 887 962 964
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 27 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.017% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 6
Median salary £37,500 £34,250 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% +16.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,250 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+16.78% +16.10%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +43 25 £37,500 +9.48%
South East +33 9 £42,500 -
London +21 7 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 7 £42,500 -
South West -5 5 £20,000 -52.94%
Bournemouth - 5 £20,000 -
Dorset - 5 £20,000 -
East of England +16 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Hertfordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Watford - 4 £37,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey - 2 £47,500 -

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) Java
4 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (34.29%) C
5 12 (34.29%) XML
6 10 (28.57%) Degree
7 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) C++
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (20.00%) Qt
9 7 (20.00%) SaaS
9 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (20.00%) CRM
9 7 (20.00%) SLA
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) MCTS
10 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
10 6 (17.14%) Python
10 6 (17.14%) MCP
11 5 (14.29%) SDLC
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) SaaS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) AdminStudio
2 5 (14.29%) CMake
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) InstallShield
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) MSI
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 5 (14.29%) Automotive
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) XML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) Qt
3 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 5 (14.29%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) C
4 9 (25.71%) C++
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) Python
7 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 5 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 2 (5.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.14%) MCP
3 6 (17.14%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) Remedy