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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Applications Engineer
Rank 544 609 603
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 444 351 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 410 288 301
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +107 430 £40,000 +6.66% 54
London +77 197 £55,000 +12.82% 18
South East +31 77 £32,500 -7.14% 12
South West +13 46 £33,500 +39.58% 8
City of London +73 40 £60,000 +9.09% 5
East of England -18 36 £28,500 -24.00% 3
East Midlands +31 32 £37,000 +48.00% 2
Berkshire 0 28 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Surrey +19 23 £31,250 -8.08% 2
Bristol +8 22 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Hampshire +30 20 £40,000 +35.59% 3
North West +28 15 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Wiltshire +17 14 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Derbyshire +11 14 £37,000 +48.00% 2
Derby +9 14 £37,000 +48.00% 2
Reading +18 13 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Midlands -19 12 £41,250 +33.06% 3
Hertfordshire +9 11 £28,500 +14.00%
Manchester +22 10 £42,500 +104.81% 4
Suffolk -2 10 £20,500 -
Ipswich - 10 £20,500 -
Cambridgeshire -16 9 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Chippenham - 9 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire +17 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Basingstoke - 8 £35,250 - 3
Bracknell +15 7 £22,500 -37.50%
West Yorkshire +10 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Southampton +6 7 £47,500 +46.15%
Maidenhead -1 7 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Cambridge -16 7 £37,500 - 3

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 389 (43.51%) Windows
2 384 (42.95%) SQL
3 249 (27.85%) SQL Server
4 208 (23.27%) .NET
5 207 (23.15%) Microsoft
6 206 (23.04%) Linux
7 201 (22.48%) Java
8 183 (20.47%) Degree
9 172 (19.24%) Finance
10 168 (18.79%) C#
11 149 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 144 (16.11%) Unix
13 141 (15.77%) Software Engineering
14 132 (14.77%) JavaScript
15 129 (14.43%) Oracle
16 127 (14.21%) ITIL
16 127 (14.21%) Active Directory
17 123 (13.76%) MS Excel
18 122 (13.65%) Computer Science
19 117 (13.09%) IIS
20 111 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
21 110 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
22 103 (11.52%) SLA
23 101 (11.30%) C++
24 100 (11.19%) Tomcat
25 99 (11.07%) HTML
26 98 (10.96%) Android
27 96 (10.74%) Apache
28 94 (10.51%) VMware
29 89 (9.96%) Citrix

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 117 (13.09%) IIS
2 100 (11.19%) Tomcat
3 96 (10.74%) Apache
4 59 (6.60%) SharePoint
5 51 (5.70%) JBoss
6 47 (5.26%) WebLogic
7 42 (4.70%) MS Exchange
8 27 (3.02%) WebSphere
9 20 (2.24%) Skype for Business
10 13 (1.45%) nginx
11 11 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.12%) Jetty
13 9 (1.01%) Node.js
14 8 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 123 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.91%) MS Office
3 10 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.01%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.22%) CATIA
5 2 (0.22%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.45%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.22%) Eikon
6 2 (0.22%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.22%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.22%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.11%) assyst
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.03%) SaaS
2 33 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.34%) Office 365
5 6 (0.67%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.34%) Force.com
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
7 2 (0.22%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.22%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (7.49%) DNS
2 63 (7.05%) TCP/IP
3 37 (4.14%) HTTP
4 33 (3.69%) Firewall
5 32 (3.58%) LDAP
6 25 (2.80%) Internet
7 22 (2.46%) VPN
8 19 (2.13%) SAN
9 18 (2.01%) DHCP
10 17 (1.90%) SSL
11 15 (1.68%) LAN
11 15 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (1.68%) VLAN
12 14 (1.57%) SMTP
13 13 (1.45%) WebEx
14 11 (1.23%) FTP
14 11 (1.23%) WAN
15 10 (1.12%) Kerberos
15 10 (1.12%) Network Security
16 9 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 87 (9.73%) MySQL
3 41 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (2.46%) DB2
8 20 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.57%) Big Data
11 13 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.89%) MS Access
14 7 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (0.56%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (2.35%) JIRA
2 20 (2.24%) Burp Suite
3 17 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.79%) Maven
5 15 (1.68%) Selenium
6 14 (1.57%) ProC
7 11 (1.23%) Ant
8 10 (1.12%) Metasploit
9 9 (1.01%) sqlmap
9 9 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.89%) Subversion
11 7 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.67%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.34%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.34%) Capybara
15 3 (0.34%) PHPUnit
15 3 (0.34%) RSpec
General
1 172 (19.24%) Finance
2 37 (4.14%) Law
3 31 (3.47%) Banking
4 26 (2.91%) Retail
5 25 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.90%) Legal
8 15 (1.68%) Electronics
9 14 (1.57%) Advertising
9 14 (1.57%) Front Office
10 12 (1.34%) Games
11 10 (1.12%) Back Office
11 10 (1.12%) French Language
11 10 (1.12%) German Language
12 8 (0.89%) Marketing
13 6 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.56%) Publishing
15 4 (0.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (23.27%) .NET
2 99 (11.07%) HTML
3 88 (9.84%) Web Services
4 77 (8.61%) ASP.NET
5 72 (8.05%) CSS
6 63 (7.05%) XML
7 48 (5.37%) LAMP
8 24 (2.68%) J2EE
9 23 (2.57%) Middleware
10 22 (2.46%) jQuery
11 21 (2.35%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.68%) HTML5
12 15 (1.68%) WCF
13 14 (1.57%) Ajax
13 14 (1.57%) RESTful
14 13 (1.45%) XSLT
15 11 (1.23%) SOAP
15 11 (1.23%) Tapestry
16 10 (1.12%) MCollective
16 10 (1.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.65%) Computer Science
2 110 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 39 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (3.36%) Blackberry
6 29 (3.24%) Driving Licence
7 27 (3.02%) Clustering
8 23 (2.57%) Management Information System
9 21 (2.35%) User Experience
10 20 (2.24%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.79%) iPhone
12 15 (1.68%) Data Centre
13 13 (1.45%) Equities
14 12 (1.34%) Digital Media
15 10 (1.12%) NHS
16 9 (1.01%) Mathematics
17 7 (0.78%) LIMS
17 7 (0.78%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.78%) PKI
17 7 (0.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 389 (43.51%) Windows
2 206 (23.04%) Linux
3 149 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 144 (16.11%) Unix
5 98 (10.96%) Android
6 75 (8.39%) Apple iOS
7 65 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (3.91%) Solaris
10 29 (3.24%) Windows 8
11 26 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (2.80%) Windows 7
13 22 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (2.46%) Windows Phone
14 14 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (1.34%) CentOS
16 9 (1.01%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.56%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (15.77%) Software Engineering
2 127 (14.21%) ITIL
3 111 (12.42%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (5.82%) CRM
5 50 (5.59%) High Availability
6 45 (5.03%) Service Management
7 41 (4.59%) Problem Management
8 38 (4.25%) DevOps
9 37 (4.14%) Mentoring
9 37 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 34 (3.80%) Configuration Management
10 34 (3.80%) Mobile Application Development
10 34 (3.80%) Software Testing
11 33 (3.69%) ERP
12 32 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (3.58%) OO
13 30 (3.36%) Incident Management
14 29 (3.24%) TDD
15 28 (3.13%) iOS Development
15 28 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 384 (42.95%) SQL
2 201 (22.48%) Java
3 168 (18.79%) C#
4 132 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 101 (11.30%) C++
6 81 (9.06%) PowerShell
7 80 (8.95%) Perl
8 72 (8.05%) PHP
9 70 (7.83%) Python
10 53 (5.93%) C
11 46 (5.15%) Bash Shell
12 45 (5.03%) T-SQL
13 43 (4.81%) PL/SQL
14 31 (3.47%) Shell Script
15 28 (3.13%) VB
16 27 (3.02%) Objective-C
17 25 (2.80%) VB.NET
18 19 (2.13%) Ruby
19 16 (1.79%) Korn
20 15 (1.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 183 (20.47%) Degree
2 41 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.02%) MCSA
3 27 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (1.68%) MCSE
6 14 (1.57%) HND
6 14 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.23%) MCP
8 10 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (1.01%) CSSLP
9 9 (1.01%) SANS
10 8 (0.89%) HNC
10 8 (0.89%) MCITP
11 7 (0.78%) CCNA
11 7 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.67%) GSSP-.NET
12 6 (0.67%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (11.52%) SLA
2 60 (6.71%) QA
3 14 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.67%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.45%) FISMA
6 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.34%) SEPA
8 2 (0.22%) DICOM
8 2 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 127 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 60 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.46%) XenApp
5 20 (2.24%) Firmware
5 20 (2.24%) Terminal Server
6 17 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (1.45%) vSphere
7 13 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.23%) qmail
8 11 (1.23%) Squid
8 11 (1.23%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.23%) VirtualBox
9 10 (1.12%) Xen
10 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.34%) Docker
11 3 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.34%) XenServer
12 2 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 45 (5.03%) Puppet
2 31 (3.47%) Nagios
3 22 (2.46%) SCCM
4 14 (1.57%) ZABBIX
5 11 (1.23%) Cacti
5 11 (1.23%) collectd
5 11 (1.23%) Ganglia
5 11 (1.23%) Graphite
5 11 (1.23%) logstash
6 10 (1.12%) WSUS
7 9 (1.01%) HP Fortify
7 9 (1.01%) WebInspect
8 8 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.78%) Ansible
10 6 (0.67%) AppDetective
11 5 (0.56%) OpenAM
11 5 (0.56%) SCOM
11 5 (0.56%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.34%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 207 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 129 (14.43%) Oracle
3 94 (10.51%) VMware
4 89 (9.96%) Citrix
5 28 (3.13%) IBM
6 27 (3.02%) Red Hat
7 26 (2.91%) HP
8 25 (2.80%) SAP
9 21 (2.35%) Cisco
10 20 (2.24%) Splunk
11 19 (2.13%) Atlassian
12 17 (1.90%) Google
13 15 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.68%) Xamarin
14 14 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
15 13 (1.45%) Apple
16 10 (1.12%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.01%) iManage
17 9 (1.01%) Perforce
18 8 (0.89%) webMethods
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