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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 831 836 810
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 47 57 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.059% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 53
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 £37,500 £34,200
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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Applications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 26 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 30 January 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 -13 45 £37,500 -11.76% 6
East of England +9 19 £37,500 -25.00% 1
London -13 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South East -34 11 £32,500 -23.52%
Cambridgeshire - 9 £37,500 - 1
Norfolk - 8 £30,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £37,500 - 1
Diss - 8 £30,000 -
Berkshire -25 5 - -
Slough - 5 - -
Surrey - 4 £36,000 -
City of London +1 3 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Scotland +4 2 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £36,500 -
North West -14 1 £30,750 -41.42%
Manchester -16 1 £30,750 -41.42%
Hampshire -18 1 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Waterlooville - 1 £32,500 -
Woking - 1 £39,500 -
Bolton - 1 £30,750 -
Oxford - 1 £30,000 -
Staines - 1 £32,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (39.78%) Java
2 32 (34.41%) Linux
3 29 (31.18%) Perl
4 28 (30.11%) SQL
5 27 (29.03%) UNIX
6 26 (27.96%) C#
7 25 (26.88%) .NET
8 19 (20.43%) HTML
9 17 (18.28%) MySQL
10 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 14 (15.05%) Solaris
11 14 (15.05%) SOAP
11 14 (15.05%) Internet
12 12 (12.90%) Windows
12 12 (12.90%) C++
12 12 (12.90%) Python
12 12 (12.90%) Degree
13 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.83%) Oracle
13 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.83%) Finance
14 10 (10.75%) Automotive
14 10 (10.75%) Apache
14 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
14 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (10.75%) REST
15 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
15 9 (9.68%) GlassFish

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.75%) Apache
2 9 (9.68%) GlassFish
2 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.08%) Lync
7 1 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.08%) Magento
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Route 53
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) Internet
2 9 (9.68%) HTTP
3 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.45%) DNS
5 5 (5.38%) DAB
6 4 (4.30%) Firewall
7 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.23%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.15%) SAN
8 2 (2.15%) Intranet
8 2 (2.15%) SNMP
9 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) MySQL
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.30%) Hudson
3 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.08%) Grunt
6 1 (1.08%) Bower
6 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Automotive
3 8 (8.60%) Electronics
4 6 (6.45%) Advertising
4 6 (6.45%) Publishing
5 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.38%) Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.15%) German Language
7 1 (1.08%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.08%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
7 1 (1.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) .NET
2 19 (20.43%) HTML
3 14 (15.05%) SOAP
4 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.75%) REST
6 9 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
7 8 (8.60%) XML
7 8 (8.60%) CSS
8 7 (7.53%) Web Services
8 7 (7.53%) Middleware
9 6 (6.45%) HTML5
10 5 (5.38%) jQuery
11 4 (4.30%) WCF
12 3 (3.23%) Ajax
13 2 (2.15%) J2EE
13 2 (2.15%) JSP
13 2 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
14 1 (1.08%) LESS
14 1 (1.08%) PhoneGap
14 1 (1.08%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.60%) PKI
2 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) iPad
3 5 (5.38%) iPhone
4 4 (4.30%) User Experience
5 3 (3.23%) Open Source
5 3 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.23%) VHDL
5 3 (3.23%) Verilog
6 2 (2.15%) Equities
6 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.15%) ASIC
6 2 (2.15%) GIS
6 2 (2.15%) Derivative
6 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Linux
2 27 (29.03%) UNIX
3 14 (15.05%) Solaris
4 12 (12.90%) Windows
5 10 (10.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
1 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (9.68%) ITIL
2 9 (9.68%) Asset Management
3 8 (8.60%) Release Management
4 7 (7.53%) Workflow
5 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.45%) iOS Development
6 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.38%) OpenUP
6 5 (5.38%) Data Management
6 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.38%) OO
6 5 (5.38%) Mobile Commerce
6 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.38%) MVC
7 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.23%) Network Management
8 3 (3.23%) Business Development
8 3 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.78%) Java
2 29 (31.18%) Perl
3 28 (30.11%) SQL
4 26 (27.96%) C#
5 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 12 (12.90%) C++
6 12 (12.90%) Python
7 9 (9.68%) VB
8 7 (7.53%) C
8 7 (7.53%) PHP
9 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.45%) VBA
10 5 (5.38%) Objective-C
11 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.23%) Ruby
13 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Degree
2 6 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.38%) JNCIA
3 5 (5.38%) CCNA
4 3 (3.23%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.08%) HNC
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Squid
2 5 (5.38%) NFS
3 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Opsview
1 3 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle
2 9 (9.68%) Sun
3 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.53%) IBM
5 6 (6.45%) Cisco
6 5 (5.38%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) Juniper
6 5 (5.38%) Redknee
7 4 (4.30%) VMware
8 3 (3.23%) Rackspace
8 3 (3.23%) Verint
8 3 (3.23%) Avaya
8 3 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) Remedy
9 2 (2.15%) BMC
9 2 (2.15%) CA
9 2 (2.15%) Mapinfo
9 2 (2.15%) Autodesk
9 2 (2.15%) ESRI
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