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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Configuration Engineer
Rank 891 864 898
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Configuration Engineer 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 8 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 2 October 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 -6 5 £57,500 +109.09%
South East 0 2 - -
Surrey -18 2 - -
City of London - 2 £57,500 -
London - 2 £57,500 -
Woking - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

Software Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Ant
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
3 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
4 1 (14.29%) Log4Net
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

Software Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
2 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 2 (28.57%) CruiseControl
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Log4Net
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft