The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 837 856 838
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 63 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.047% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.050% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 47
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Applications Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Engineer over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 59 £42,500 +10.38% 6
London +5 31 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +16 15 £27,500 -21.42% 2
South East +16 9 £43,750 +13.63%
Cambridgeshire +16 7 £35,000 - 2
Cambridge +19 6 £34,500 -1.42% 1
City of London +10 5 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Suffolk - 5 £26,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £26,000 -
Glasgow 0 4 £25,750 -31.33%
Scotland -7 4 £25,750 -31.33%
Edinburgh - 4 £25,750 -
Gatwick - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands -5 2 £27,500 -9.83%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £35,000 +45.83%
Essex -12 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Colchester - 2 £25,000 -
East Sussex +11 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Stevenage +10 1 - -
Surrey -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
South West -6 1 - - 3
Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £27,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
3 31 (27.19%) .NET
3 31 (27.19%) C#
4 29 (25.44%) HTML
4 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 29 (25.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (22.81%) Windows
6 25 (21.93%) SQL
7 22 (19.30%) ITIL
7 22 (19.30%) Degree
8 19 (16.67%) jQuery
8 19 (16.67%) TDD
8 19 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
10 16 (14.04%) Nagios
10 16 (14.04%) Linux
11 15 (13.16%) Python
12 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
13 13 (11.40%) C++
13 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
14 12 (10.53%) Java
14 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (9.65%) Puppet
15 11 (9.65%) Apache
15 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
15 11 (9.65%) Project Management
15 11 (9.65%) VMware
16 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (9.65%) Apache
2 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.02%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.26%) JBoss
4 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.39%) Lync
6 4 (3.51%) IIS
6 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.88%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) FileNet
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.88%) GemFire
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.88%) Windchill
4 1 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.89%) DNS
3 6 (5.26%) LDAP
4 4 (3.51%) SSH
4 4 (3.51%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.63%) HSPA
5 3 (2.63%) LTE
5 3 (2.63%) Wireless
5 3 (2.63%) Intranet
5 3 (2.63%) VPN
5 3 (2.63%) DHCP
5 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.75%) HTTP
6 2 (1.75%) LAN
6 2 (1.75%) PBX
6 2 (1.75%) VoIP
6 2 (1.75%) WAN
6 2 (1.75%) Skype
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.77%) MySQL
3 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) SQLite
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Maven
1 7 (6.14%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.88%) Grunt
4 1 (0.88%) Bower
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.88%) gulp
General
1 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.26%) Law
3 6 (5.26%) German Language
4 5 (4.39%) Automotive
5 4 (3.51%) Electronics
5 4 (3.51%) Legal
6 3 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (2.63%) French Language
7 2 (1.75%) Games
7 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) .NET
2 29 (25.44%) HTML
3 19 (16.67%) jQuery
3 19 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.14%) XML
6 5 (4.39%) Middleware
7 4 (3.51%) OpenMP
7 4 (3.51%) WPF
8 3 (2.63%) HTML5
8 3 (2.63%) Spring
8 3 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.75%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.88%) MFC
10 1 (0.88%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.88%) LESS
10 1 (0.88%) RESTful
10 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.51%) CUDA
4 4 (3.51%) Replication
5 3 (2.63%) Physics
5 3 (2.63%) Equities
6 2 (1.75%) IVR
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.88%) DTV
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.89%) UNIX
6 5 (4.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) ITIL
3 19 (16.67%) TDD
4 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.65%) Project Management
6 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.89%) SDLC
8 8 (7.02%) Migration
9 7 (6.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.14%) Service Management
9 7 (6.14%) OO
9 7 (6.14%) ERP
9 7 (6.14%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.14%) Build Automation
9 7 (6.14%) DevOps
9 7 (6.14%) Kanban
9 7 (6.14%) Open Source
10 5 (4.39%) PLM
11 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.19%) C#
2 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.93%) SQL
4 15 (13.16%) Python
5 13 (11.40%) C++
6 12 (10.53%) Java
7 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.14%) VB
9 6 (5.26%) Perl
9 6 (5.26%) VB6
10 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) AWK
11 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.63%) sed
12 2 (1.75%) Korn
12 2 (1.75%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (25.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.30%) Degree
3 6 (5.26%) HND
4 5 (4.39%) MCSE
5 4 (3.51%) MCITP
5 4 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.51%) CCEA
5 4 (3.51%) CCEE
5 4 (3.51%) CCAA
6 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.63%) MCP
6 3 (2.63%) MCSA
7 2 (1.75%) CCNA
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) vCloud
3 4 (3.51%) NFS
3 4 (3.51%) XenApp
3 4 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.51%) Samba
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.63%) UAG
4 3 (2.63%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) qmail
5 1 (0.88%) Squid
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) Nagios
2 11 (9.65%) Puppet
3 8 (7.02%) ZABBIX
3 8 (7.02%) Graphite
4 7 (6.14%) Kibana
4 7 (6.14%) Graylog
4 7 (6.14%) SCCM
4 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (6.14%) Zenoss
5 3 (2.63%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) logstash
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.88%) collectd
6 1 (0.88%) Cacti
6 1 (0.88%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.65%) VMware
3 9 (7.89%) Perforce
4 8 (7.02%) Splunk
5 7 (6.14%) SAP
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco
6 6 (5.26%) Siebel
6 6 (5.26%) Citrix
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle
8 2 (1.75%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.88%) Hummingbird
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.88%) Pega
9 1 (0.88%) Ektron
9 1 (0.88%) F5
9 1 (0.88%) Genesys
9 1 (0.88%) Informatica
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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