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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 827 830 826
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 43 60 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.056% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.059% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 43
Average salary £35,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.44% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -2 38 £37,500 -16.66% 7
East of England +10 12 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South East -25 12 £31,250 -26.47% 4
London -21 7 £50,000 -
Diss - 6 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 6 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Berkshire -5 5 - - 1
Slough - 5 - -
Cambridge +10 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Surrey +2 4 £39,500 +14.49%
West Midlands - 3 £33,000 -
Chertsey - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £33,000 -
City of London +8 2 - -
Manchester -2 2 £31,875 -29.16%
Hampshire -5 2 £28,750 -
North West -16 2 £31,875 -29.16%
South Wales - 2 £32,250 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £32,250 - 1
Wales - 2 £32,250 - 1
Pontypridd - 2 £32,250 - 1
Scotland +7 1 - -
South West -20 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £25,000 -
Swindon - 1 £40,000 -
Waterlooville - 1 £32,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (39.36%) Java
2 29 (30.85%) Perl
2 29 (30.85%) C#
2 29 (30.85%) Linux
3 27 (28.72%) UNIX
4 25 (26.60%) .NET
5 24 (25.53%) SQL
6 18 (19.15%) HTML
7 17 (18.09%) MySQL
8 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
8 15 (15.96%) Solaris
8 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.96%) Internet
9 14 (14.89%) SOAP
10 13 (13.83%) C++
10 13 (13.83%) Finance
10 13 (13.83%) Degree
11 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.77%) HTTP
12 11 (11.70%) Python
12 11 (11.70%) CSS
12 11 (11.70%) Automotive
12 11 (11.70%) Problem Management
13 10 (10.64%) GlassFish
13 10 (10.64%) Squid
13 10 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
13 10 (10.64%) REST
13 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
13 10 (10.64%) Electronics

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (10.64%) Apache
1 10 (10.64%) Tomcat
1 10 (10.64%) GlassFish
2 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
3 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.13%) Revit
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Route 53
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) Internet
2 12 (12.77%) HTTP
3 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.38%) DNS
4 5 (5.32%) DAB
5 4 (4.26%) Firewall
6 3 (3.19%) SAN
6 3 (3.19%) Intranet
7 2 (2.13%) SNMP
7 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) MySQL
2 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.32%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.26%) Hudson
3 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Grunt
4 3 (3.19%) Bower
5 1 (1.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) Moq
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Automotive
3 10 (10.64%) Electronics
4 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.45%) Advertising
5 6 (6.38%) Publishing
6 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.26%) Banking
7 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.13%) German Language
9 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.06%) Japanese Language
9 1 (1.06%) French Language
9 1 (1.06%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) .NET
2 18 (19.15%) HTML
3 14 (14.89%) SOAP
4 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
5 11 (11.70%) CSS
6 10 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
6 10 (10.64%) REST
7 7 (7.45%) Middleware
7 7 (7.45%) Web Services
7 7 (7.45%) XML
8 6 (6.38%) jQuery
9 5 (5.32%) HTML5
10 4 (4.26%) WCF
11 3 (3.19%) Backbone.js
11 3 (3.19%) LESS
11 3 (3.19%) RESTful
12 2 (2.13%) PhoneGap
12 2 (2.13%) Ajax
12 2 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (1.06%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.57%) PKI
3 5 (5.32%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) iPad
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 4 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.26%) VHDL
4 4 (4.26%) Verilog
5 3 (3.19%) ASIC
5 3 (3.19%) Open Source
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) Derivative
6 2 (2.13%) GIS
6 2 (2.13%) Equities
6 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.06%) Handset
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 27 (28.72%) UNIX
3 15 (15.96%) Solaris
4 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.38%) Windows
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Android
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.70%) Problem Management
2 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
3 9 (9.57%) Release Management
3 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
4 8 (8.51%) ITIL
5 7 (7.45%) Workflow
5 7 (7.45%) iOS Development
6 6 (6.38%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.32%) OpenUP
7 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.32%) OO
7 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.32%) MVC
7 5 (5.32%) Data Management
7 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.32%) Network Management
8 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Dependency Management
9 3 (3.19%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) Java
2 29 (30.85%) C#
2 29 (30.85%) Perl
3 24 (25.53%) SQL
4 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.83%) C++
6 11 (11.70%) Python
7 10 (10.64%) VB
8 8 (8.51%) PHP
8 8 (8.51%) C
9 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.38%) Objective-C
9 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.38%) VBA
10 3 (3.19%) CoffeeScript
11 2 (2.13%) Ruby
12 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.06%) VB6
12 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.32%) CCNA
3 5 (5.32%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.13%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.06%) VCP4
5 1 (1.06%) HNC
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Squid
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.32%) NFS
3 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Nagios
1 1 (1.06%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Oracle
1 10 (10.64%) Sun
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) IBM
4 6 (6.38%) Cisco
4 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.32%) Juniper
5 5 (5.32%) Citrix
5 5 (5.32%) VMware
5 5 (5.32%) Redknee
6 3 (3.19%) Xilinx
6 3 (3.19%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.19%) EMC
6 3 (3.19%) Autodesk
7 2 (2.13%) ESRI
7 2 (2.13%) CA
7 2 (2.13%) Mapinfo
7 2 (2.13%) Avaya
7 2 (2.13%) Verint
7 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
United Kingdom
Hyphen
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, holidays, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East (Home Counties)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Prion Cutting Edge
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Pontypridd
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago