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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 866 876 812
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 37 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.053% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.056% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 54
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +36.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £31,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £67,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 32 £40,000 -15.78% 8
West Midlands -10 7 £56,000 +31.76%
London -15 7 £48,500 -3.00%
East of England +26 5 £47,500 +18.75%
South East -4 5 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Cambridge +14 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Coventry - 4 £56,000 -
Yorkshire +11 3 £31,000 +19.23% 1
Manchester +6 3 £33,000 +26.92%
North West +4 3 £33,000 +26.92% 1
South Wales - 3 £32,250 -
Wales - 3 £32,250 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £32,250 -
Pontypridd - 3 £32,250 -
Birmingham - 3 £33,000 -
City of London +21 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Berkshire +4 2 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire +2 2 £28,750 -
Skipton - 2 £31,000 -
Slough - 2 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £31,000 -
Surrey +10 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £22,500 -13.46% 1
Leeds +4 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
South West -11 1 £40,000 +31.14% 4
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £27,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (36.46%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) C#
3 28 (29.17%) Perl
3 28 (29.17%) Linux
4 25 (26.04%) UNIX
5 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 23 (23.96%) .NET
6 16 (16.67%) MySQL
6 16 (16.67%) HTML
6 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (15.63%) C++
7 15 (15.63%) Solaris
7 15 (15.63%) Internet
8 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
9 13 (13.54%) SOAP
9 13 (13.54%) HTTP
10 12 (12.50%) Python
10 12 (12.50%) Automotive
10 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.50%) Degree
11 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
11 11 (11.46%) Finance
11 11 (11.46%) Apache
11 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
11 11 (11.46%) CSS
11 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
12 10 (10.42%) ITIL
12 10 (10.42%) Sun
12 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.42%) GlassFish

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.46%) Apache
1 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.42%) GlassFish
3 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (4.17%) IIS
6 3 (3.13%) Lync
7 1 (1.04%) Node.js
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.04%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) ENOVIA
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.04%) Magento
3 1 (1.04%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Route 53
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) Internet
2 13 (13.54%) HTTP
3 6 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (5.21%) DAB
4 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.17%) Firewall
6 3 (3.13%) SAN
6 3 (3.13%) Intranet
7 2 (2.08%) SNMP
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.04%) HSPA
8 1 (1.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) MySQL
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.17%) Hudson
3 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.13%) Grunt
4 3 (3.13%) Bower
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Moq
General
1 12 (12.50%) Automotive
2 11 (11.46%) Finance
3 8 (8.33%) Electronics
3 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.33%) Advertising
4 6 (6.25%) Publishing
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) German Language
7 1 (1.04%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) .NET
2 16 (16.67%) HTML
3 13 (13.54%) SOAP
4 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.46%) CSS
5 10 (10.42%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (8.33%) REST
7 7 (7.29%) Middleware
7 7 (7.29%) Web Services
7 7 (7.29%) XML
8 5 (5.21%) jQuery
9 4 (4.17%) HTML5
10 3 (3.13%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.13%) LESS
10 3 (3.13%) Marionette.js
10 3 (3.13%) RESTful
10 3 (3.13%) WCF
10 3 (3.13%) OpenMP
11 2 (2.08%) Ajax
11 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.38%) PKI
3 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.17%) User Experience
5 4 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (3.13%) iPhone
6 3 (3.13%) Open Source
6 3 (3.13%) CUDA
6 3 (3.13%) iPad
6 3 (3.13%) ASIC
6 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) VHDL
6 3 (3.13%) Verilog
6 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.08%) Equities
7 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 28 (29.17%) Linux
2 25 (26.04%) UNIX
3 15 (15.63%) Solaris
4 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Windows
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.08%) Android
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
3 10 (10.42%) ITIL
4 9 (9.38%) Release Management
4 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 9 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (7.29%) Project Management
5 7 (7.29%) Workflow
6 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (6.25%) Network Management
7 5 (5.21%) OpenUP
7 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.21%) iOS Development
7 5 (5.21%) OO
7 5 (5.21%) ERP
7 5 (5.21%) MVC
8 4 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) C#
3 28 (29.17%) Perl
4 23 (23.96%) SQL
5 15 (15.63%) C++
6 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 12 (12.50%) Python
8 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 8 (8.33%) PHP
9 7 (7.29%) VB
10 6 (6.25%) C
10 6 (6.25%) Objective-C
11 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.17%) VBA
13 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (2.08%) Ruby
15 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.21%) CCNA
3 5 (5.21%) JNCIA
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Squid
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) NFS
2 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 10 (10.42%) Sun
2 8 (8.33%) Cisco
2 8 (8.33%) IBM
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) VMware
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.21%) Redknee
5 5 (5.21%) Citrix
5 5 (5.21%) Juniper
6 4 (4.17%) SAP
7 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.13%) Xilinx
8 2 (2.08%) Apple
8 2 (2.08%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.08%) Autodesk
8 2 (2.08%) ESRI
8 2 (2.08%) CA
8 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.08%) Nimsoft
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