The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Configuration 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 Configuration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Configuration Engineer
Rank 891 876 894
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Configuration Engineer 3 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 8
Average salary £57,500 £38,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.32% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £38,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+83.00% +21.42%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Configuration Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Configuration Engineer within the UK.

Software Configuration Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Configuration Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Configuration Engineer over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Software Configuration Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Configuration Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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 -50 3 £57,500 +109.09% 2
London - 2 £57,500 - 1
City of London - 2 £57,500 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £70,000 -
East of England - 1 £70,000 -

Software Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Configuration 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 Configuration Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Ant
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Software Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Software Configuration 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 Configuration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Log4Net
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Highly Competive Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + 15% Pension + More
Posted: 19 days ago