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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 819 811 800
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 61 68 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.063% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.067% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 68
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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 -9 59 £37,500 -11.76% 6
London -11 23 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England -6 19 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 11 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Cambridge +10 10 £37,500 - 1
South East -30 8 £32,500 -23.52% 1
City of London +13 6 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Norfolk +3 6 £30,000 -
Diss - 6 £30,000 -
Uxbridge - 5 £36,500 -
Berkshire -12 4 - -
Slough - 4 - -
West Midlands -15 3 £35,000 -15.15%
Surrey - 3 £32,500 -
Teddington - 3 - -
Scotland +12 2 £50,000 -
South West -10 2 £30,000 +7.14%
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Staines - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol -2 1 £30,000 +7.14%
Hertfordshire -16 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Leicestershire - 1 £33,775 -
Watford - 1 £47,500 -
Woking - 1 £39,500 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £35,000 -
Oxford - 1 £30,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Leicester - 1 £33,775 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (38.61%) Java
2 33 (32.67%) .NET
3 32 (31.68%) SQL
4 30 (29.70%) Linux
5 29 (28.71%) C#
6 24 (23.76%) Perl
7 23 (22.77%) UNIX
8 20 (19.80%) HTML
9 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
9 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET
10 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
10 17 (16.83%) SOAP
10 17 (16.83%) Degree
11 16 (15.84%) Windows
12 15 (14.85%) Python
12 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
14 13 (12.87%) C++
14 13 (12.87%) MySQL
14 13 (12.87%) Oracle
15 12 (11.88%) Internet
15 12 (11.88%) REST
16 11 (10.89%) C
16 11 (10.89%) XML
16 11 (10.89%) Solaris
16 11 (10.89%) Apache
17 10 (9.90%) IIS
17 10 (9.90%) Finance
17 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (9.90%) Mobile App

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (10.89%) Apache
2 10 (9.90%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.93%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.97%) Node.js
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) SAS
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.98%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Route 53
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Internet
2 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.93%) HTTP
4 5 (4.95%) DNS
5 4 (3.96%) SNMP
5 4 (3.96%) DAB
5 4 (3.96%) Firewall
6 3 (2.97%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.98%) Intranet
8 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.98%) HBase
5 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.94%) Hudson
2 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.97%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.97%) Grunt
6 2 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) Bower
7 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Automotive
3 8 (7.92%) Electronics
4 6 (5.94%) Banking
5 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.96%) Advertising
6 4 (3.96%) Publishing
6 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.97%) Games
8 2 (1.98%) German Language
9 1 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.99%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.99%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.67%) .NET
2 20 (19.80%) HTML
3 18 (17.82%) ASP.NET
4 17 (16.83%) SOAP
5 12 (11.88%) REST
6 11 (10.89%) XML
7 9 (8.91%) Web Services
8 8 (7.92%) CSS
9 7 (6.93%) Middleware
9 7 (6.93%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (6.93%) jQuery
10 6 (5.94%) HTML5
10 6 (5.94%) WCF
11 4 (3.96%) J2EE
12 3 (2.97%) RESTful
12 3 (2.97%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.98%) JSP
13 2 (1.98%) Ajax
14 1 (0.99%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.94%) PKI
4 5 (4.95%) iPhone
4 5 (4.95%) iPad
4 5 (4.95%) User Experience
5 3 (2.97%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.97%) Open Source
6 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) GIS
6 2 (1.98%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.99%) Handset
7 1 (0.99%) VHDL
7 1 (0.99%) Verilog
7 1 (0.99%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Linux
2 23 (22.77%) UNIX
3 16 (15.84%) Windows
4 11 (10.89%) Solaris
5 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.96%) CentOS
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.98%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (7.92%) Problem Management
2 8 (7.92%) ITIL
3 7 (6.93%) Asset Management
3 7 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (6.93%) iOS Development
4 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (5.94%) Release Management
5 5 (4.95%) OO
5 5 (4.95%) Data Management
5 5 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.95%) MVC
5 5 (4.95%) Workflow
5 5 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.96%) OpenUP
6 4 (3.96%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (3.96%) Scrum
6 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.61%) Java
2 32 (31.68%) SQL
3 29 (28.71%) C#
4 24 (23.76%) Perl
5 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
6 15 (14.85%) Python
7 13 (12.87%) C++
8 11 (10.89%) C
9 8 (7.92%) VB
10 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.94%) PHP
12 5 (4.95%) VBA
12 5 (4.95%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.97%) Ruby
13 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.98%) ECMAScript
14 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.98%) AWK
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.96%) CCNA
3 4 (3.96%) JNCIA
4 3 (2.97%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (1.98%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.99%) HNC
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.93%) Squid
2 4 (3.96%) NFS
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) XenApp
4 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.99%) Firmware
4 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Nagios
1 5 (4.95%) Opsview
2 3 (2.97%) Puppet
2 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Oracle
3 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.93%) Sun
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco
5 5 (4.95%) IBM
5 5 (4.95%) Citrix
5 5 (4.95%) VMware
6 4 (3.96%) Juniper
6 4 (3.96%) Redknee
7 3 (2.97%) Splunk
7 3 (2.97%) Rackspace
7 3 (2.97%) Verint
7 3 (2.97%) BMC
7 3 (2.97%) Avaya
7 3 (2.97%) EMC
7 3 (2.97%) Remedy
8 2 (1.98%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.98%) ESRI
8 2 (1.98%) Mapinfo
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Leeds
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