Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Applications Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1156 1187 1215
Rank change year-on-year +31 +28 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Applications Engineer 3 2 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.001% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 37
UK median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -12.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £23,550 £20,100 £19,000
90th Percentile £46,650 £37,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.14% -17.65% +63.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 157,752 168,024 185,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,078 134,582 155,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Software Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Applications Engineer over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Applications Engineer in the UK

Software Applications Engineer
Top 4 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 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
England +53 3 £36,500 +4.29% 1
UK excluding London +22 2 £29,000 -17.14% 1
South East - 2 £29,000 -
London +45 1 £47,500 +35.71%

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Software Applications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Software Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

Software Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft