The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 94 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.077% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -0.75%
Applications Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Applications Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Sage