Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Applications Engineer was £36,792 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1165 1259
Rank change year-on-year +24 +94 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 9 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.019% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 22
England median annual salary £36,792 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +44.23% -11.86%
10th Percentile £20,825 £19,000 £21,475
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
UK median annual salary £36,792 £37,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year -1.89% +44.23% -11.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Software Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Software Applications Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 4 £50,000 +42.86%
Midlands - 4 £29,646 - 2
East of England +1 2 £35,000 -6.67%
West Midlands - 2 £36,792 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £22,250 - 1
Software Applications Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Symfony
5 3 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (33.33%) OWASP
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) People Management
6 2 (22.22%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) OOP
1 3 (33.33%) OWASP
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Release Automation
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian