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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 829 867 812
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -55
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 68 60 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.051% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.054% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 51
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +7.14%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
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 £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 5 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 5 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 +39 64 £35,000 -11.39% 7
East of England +24 26 £25,000 -28.57% 4
London +6 23 £62,500 +38.88%
South East +7 11 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Suffolk - 10 £25,000 -
Ipswich - 10 £25,000 -
Cambridge +24 8 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 8 £35,000 -9.09% 3
Essex -2 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Colchester - 6 £25,000 -
City of London +20 5 £36,500 -18.88%
Glasgow +9 4 £25,750 -31.33%
Scotland +7 4 £25,750 -31.33% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £25,750 -
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £35,000 +45.83%
Gatwick - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex +17 2 £38,750 +19.23%
Hertfordshire -1 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £41,250 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £41,250 -
Stevenage - 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Kent +3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Birmingham -5 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands -8 1 £37,500 -
South West -17 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.41%) SQL Server
3 34 (31.48%) .NET
3 34 (31.48%) C#
4 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (26.85%) HTML
5 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
6 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (20.37%) SQL
8 20 (18.52%) Windows
8 20 (18.52%) TDD
9 19 (17.59%) Degree
9 19 (17.59%) jQuery
9 19 (17.59%) ITIL
9 19 (17.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
12 12 (11.11%) Python
13 11 (10.19%) Linux
13 11 (10.19%) Java
13 11 (10.19%) C++
13 11 (10.19%) Nagios
13 11 (10.19%) Project Management
14 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
14 10 (9.26%) VB.NET
14 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
14 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
14 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
14 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
15 9 (8.33%) SDLC

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
2 7 (6.48%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 4 (3.70%) Lync
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.78%) JBoss
5 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.93%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.93%) FileNet
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.93%) Windchill
3 1 (0.93%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.41%) DNS
3 4 (3.70%) Intranet
3 4 (3.70%) SSH
3 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.78%) HSPA
4 3 (2.78%) LTE
4 3 (2.78%) HTTP
4 3 (2.78%) Wireless
4 3 (2.78%) DHCP
4 3 (2.78%) LDAP
5 2 (1.85%) LAN
5 2 (1.85%) PBX
5 2 (1.85%) VoIP
5 2 (1.85%) WAN
5 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.85%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Maven
1 7 (6.48%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.85%) gulp
3 2 (1.85%) Grunt
3 2 (1.85%) Bower
3 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.93%) Moq
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 8 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.56%) Automotive
3 5 (4.63%) Finance
3 5 (4.63%) Electronics
4 4 (3.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) French Language
5 3 (2.78%) German Language
5 3 (2.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.85%) Law
6 2 (1.85%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.48%) .NET
2 29 (26.85%) HTML
3 19 (17.59%) jQuery
3 19 (17.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.48%) XML
6 4 (3.70%) OpenMP
6 4 (3.70%) WPF
7 3 (2.78%) Middleware
7 3 (2.78%) HTML5
8 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.85%) LESS
8 2 (1.85%) RESTful
8 2 (1.85%) Marionette.js
8 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.85%) CSS
8 2 (1.85%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.93%) MFC
9 1 (0.93%) JTS
9 1 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.70%) CUDA
4 4 (3.70%) Replication
5 3 (2.78%) Physics
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) Tandem
7 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) VHDL
7 1 (0.93%) Verilog
7 1 (0.93%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.63%) UNIX
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.52%) TDD
3 19 (17.59%) ITIL
4 11 (10.19%) Project Management
5 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
6 9 (8.33%) SDLC
6 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.41%) Migration
7 8 (7.41%) Scrum
8 7 (6.48%) Load Balancing
8 7 (6.48%) ERP
8 7 (6.48%) DevOps
8 7 (6.48%) Build Automation
8 7 (6.48%) Kanban
8 7 (6.48%) Open Source
9 5 (4.63%) OO
9 5 (4.63%) PLM
10 4 (3.70%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) C#
2 29 (26.85%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.37%) SQL
4 12 (11.11%) Python
5 11 (10.19%) C++
5 11 (10.19%) Java
6 10 (9.26%) VB.NET
7 8 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.41%) VB
8 6 (5.56%) VB6
8 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.70%) Perl
11 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.85%) C
12 2 (1.85%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.85%) Korn
12 2 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.93%) sed
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (17.59%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) HND
4 5 (4.63%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) MCSA
5 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.78%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.48%) vCloud
3 4 (3.70%) NFS
3 4 (3.70%) Samba
4 3 (2.78%) UAG
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) Squid
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Nagios
2 8 (7.41%) Puppet
3 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.48%) Kibana
3 7 (6.48%) Graylog
3 7 (6.48%) Graphite
3 7 (6.48%) ZABBIX
3 7 (6.48%) Zenoss
4 3 (2.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Perforce
3 8 (7.41%) VMware
4 7 (6.48%) Splunk
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) SAP
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco
6 4 (3.70%) Siebel
7 2 (1.85%) Apple
7 2 (1.85%) Autodesk
7 2 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Genesys
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.93%) OpenText
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
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