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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 853 815 850
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 50 52 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.049% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.052% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 61
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £25,200 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -20.39%

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
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014 within the UK.

Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 27 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 15 September 2014. 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 -41 46 £38,500 -3.75% 5
London -4 24 £40,000 -13.04%
City of London +22 10 £41,250 +8.55%
East of England -12 9 £44,500 +11.25% 3
South East -29 7 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Surrey -4 5 £38,500 +28.33%
Scotland -12 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Glasgow - 4 £37,500 -
Essex +4 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £44,500 -
Luton - 3 £44,500 -
Northampton - 3 £30,500 -
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £30,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £30,500 -
Hertfordshire -8 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Epsom - 2 £38,500 -
Guildford +6 1 £27,500 -
Stevenage +2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Cambridge -4 1 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Eastbourne - 1 £32,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £24,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £67,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £24,000 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 46 (43.81%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.71%) .NET
4 25 (23.81%) SQL
4 25 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 24 (22.86%) Java
6 22 (20.95%) C#
7 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 20 (19.05%) Linux
9 17 (16.19%) MS Office
9 17 (16.19%) Degree
10 16 (15.24%) OO
11 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.29%) HTML
11 15 (14.29%) Oracle
11 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.29%) SCCM
12 14 (13.33%) Finance
12 14 (13.33%) Citrix
13 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
14 12 (11.43%) IIS
14 12 (11.43%) AppSense
14 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (10.48%) XML
15 11 (10.48%) C
15 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
16 10 (9.52%) UNIX

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 12 (11.43%) IIS
2 10 (9.52%) Apache
3 4 (3.81%) Node.js
4 2 (1.90%) SAS
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) Lync
5 1 (0.95%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.81%) AutoCAD
3 4 (3.81%) Revit
4 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.95%) Simulink
4 1 (0.95%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.95%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.76%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) DNS
3 3 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.90%) 3G
4 2 (1.90%) DHCP
4 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.90%) SNMP
5 1 (0.95%) LDAP
5 1 (0.95%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.95%) Wireless
5 1 (0.95%) Modbus
5 1 (0.95%) IPv6
5 1 (0.95%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.95%) LTE
5 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) MySQL
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.81%) Big Data
5 3 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.90%) OLAP
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.90%) HBase
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.95%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.81%) Grunt
1 4 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 2 (1.90%) JIRA
3 2 (1.90%) Hudson
3 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.90%) Moq
4 1 (0.95%) WebStorm
4 1 (0.95%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.95%) XMLUnit
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Banking
2 8 (7.62%) Marketing
3 7 (6.67%) Law
4 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.76%) Legal
6 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.81%) Electronics
7 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.86%) Retail
7 3 (2.86%) Automotive
8 2 (1.90%) Games
8 2 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.95%) Publishing
9 1 (0.95%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.71%) .NET
2 15 (14.29%) HTML
2 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (10.48%) XML
4 7 (6.67%) WCF
5 6 (5.71%) WPF
5 6 (5.71%) J2EE
6 5 (4.76%) SOAP
6 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.81%) MDX
7 4 (3.81%) Backbone.js
7 4 (3.81%) REST
7 4 (3.81%) HTML5
7 4 (3.81%) Web Services
7 4 (3.81%) Ajax
7 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.81%) CSS
7 4 (3.81%) JSP
8 3 (2.86%) Servlets
8 3 (2.86%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) GIS
4 3 (2.86%) Statistics
4 3 (2.86%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.86%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) Biology
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.81%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 20 (19.05%) Linux
4 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.52%) UNIX
6 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.81%) CentOS
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.95%) Android
10 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) OO
2 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.52%) CAD
4 10 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (7.62%) OOP
6 6 (5.71%) Scrum
6 6 (5.71%) TDD
7 5 (4.76%) MVC
8 4 (3.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.81%) ITIL
8 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.81%) SOA
8 4 (3.81%) Logistics
8 4 (3.81%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (3.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (3.81%) BDD
9 3 (2.86%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) SQL
2 24 (22.86%) Java
3 22 (20.95%) C#
4 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.48%) C
6 10 (9.52%) Python
6 10 (9.52%) C++
7 8 (7.62%) Perl
8 4 (3.81%) ECMAScript
8 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.81%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.81%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.86%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) VB
10 2 (1.90%) sed
10 2 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) XPath
10 2 (1.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Postgraduate
2 3 (2.86%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (0.95%) HNC
3 1 (0.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (9.52%) XenApp
3 10 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.95%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) Nagios
3 4 (3.81%) Opsview
3 4 (3.81%) Puppet
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) WMI
5 1 (0.95%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.29%) Oracle
3 14 (13.33%) Citrix
4 12 (11.43%) AppSense
5 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.81%) Avaya
6 4 (3.81%) McAfee
6 4 (3.81%) VMware
6 4 (3.81%) Splunk
6 4 (3.81%) Demandware
7 3 (2.86%) Verint
7 3 (2.86%) hybris
7 3 (2.86%) CyberSource
7 3 (2.86%) DataCash
7 3 (2.86%) Ogone
7 3 (2.86%) EMC
7 3 (2.86%) Remedy
7 3 (2.86%) ATG
7 3 (2.86%) BMC
8 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
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