The median annual salary for a Software Applications Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Application Engineer
UK
Rank 842 942 954
Rank change year-on-year +100 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33%  
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Applications Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Software Applications Engineer in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 9 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 23 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
England +98 7 £50,000 +63.93% 2
South East +67 2 £50,000 +75.43% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £50,000 -
London - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Software Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) XSLT
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) SLA
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Qt
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (13.33%) Disruptive Innovation
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) XSLT
3 3 (20.00%) Qt
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) Laravel
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Disruptive Innovation
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
1 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) OOD
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) TDD
2 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
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