Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Configuration Engineer was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Software Configuration Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1167 1218 1300
Rank change year-on-year +51 +82 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Configuration Engineer 10 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 14
UK median annual salary £55,500 £27,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.82% -50.00% -4.35%
10th Percentile £48,950 £26,250 £53,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £78,625 £59,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,500 £27,500 -
% change year-on-year +101.82% - -

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Software Configuration Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Configuration Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Software Configuration Engineer in the UK

Software Configuration Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Configuration Engineer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Configuration Engineer in the UK

Software Configuration Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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
UK excluding London +69 10 £55,500 +101.82%
England +32 10 £55,500 +101.82%
East of England - 9 £55,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
Midlands - 1 £22,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software Configuration 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 Configuration Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Hudson
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 8 (80.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) CMDB
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) SDLC
4 7 (70.00%) PyUnit
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) vCloud
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (10.00%) Ansible
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Release Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Measurement
7 1 (10.00%) TeamCity

Software Configuration 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:

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (90.00%) Hudson
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
4 7 (70.00%) PyUnit
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (80.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Measurement
6 1 (10.00%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) vCloud
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware