The median annual salary for a Software Applications Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Application Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 930 929
Rank change year-on-year +95 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.93% -18.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year +29.03% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Software Applications Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Applications Engineer in England

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Software Applications Engineer in England

Software Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Applications Engineer in England

Software Applications Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
South East +71 3 £50,000 +75.43% 1
London - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Software Applications Engineer
UK

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Software Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Qt
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (14.29%) Qt
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) Time Management
1 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) OOD
2 1 (7.14%) Release Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
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