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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Engineer
Rank 858 835 826
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 34 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.058% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 46
Average salary £33,000 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.52% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-9.02% +4.34%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -17 28 £33,000 -30.52% 4
London +17 7 £48,500 -3.00% 1
East of England +8 6 £33,750 -15.62% 1
West Midlands -25 5 £56,000 +31.76%
South East -12 4 £28,750 -20.13% 1
North West +9 3 £33,000 -
Manchester +9 3 £33,000 -
City of London +4 3 £45,000 -5.75% 1
South Wales - 3 £32,250 -
Wales - 3 £32,250 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £32,250 -
Pontypridd - 3 £32,250 -
Birmingham - 3 £33,000 -
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Cambridge +10 2 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Surrey +5 2 - -
Hampshire 0 2 £28,750 -
Norfolk - 2 £30,000 -
Chertsey - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £56,000 -
Diss - 2 £30,000 -
Scotland +13 1 - -
Leeds +8 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Yorkshire +2 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -2 1 £22,500 -13.46%
South West -23 1 £40,000 +32.23% 1
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £27,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (37.50%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) C#
3 29 (30.21%) Linux
4 28 (29.17%) Perl
5 25 (26.04%) UNIX
6 24 (25.00%) SQL
6 24 (25.00%) .NET
7 19 (19.79%) HTML
8 16 (16.67%) MySQL
8 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 15 (15.63%) Solaris
9 15 (15.63%) Internet
10 13 (13.54%) Finance
10 13 (13.54%) C++
10 13 (13.54%) SOAP
10 13 (13.54%) Degree
11 12 (12.50%) Python
11 12 (12.50%) HTTP
12 11 (11.46%) Apache
12 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
12 11 (11.46%) CSS
12 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.46%) Automotive
12 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
13 10 (10.42%) GlassFish
13 10 (10.42%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (10.42%) Squid
13 10 (10.42%) REST

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 11 (11.46%) Apache
1 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 10 (10.42%) GlassFish
3 8 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.04%) Lync
6 1 (1.04%) Node.js
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.08%) Revit
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) ENOVIA
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Route 53
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) Internet
2 12 (12.50%) HTTP
3 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (5.21%) DAB
5 4 (4.17%) Firewall
6 3 (3.13%) SAN
6 3 (3.13%) Intranet
7 2 (2.08%) SNMP
8 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.04%) HSPA
8 1 (1.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) MySQL
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
3 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.17%) Hudson
3 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.13%) Grunt
4 3 (3.13%) Bower
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) Moq
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Automotive
3 9 (9.38%) Electronics
4 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.33%) Advertising
5 6 (6.25%) Publishing
6 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.17%) Banking
7 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.08%) German Language
9 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.04%) Japanese Language
9 1 (1.04%) French Language
9 1 (1.04%) Law
9 1 (1.04%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.79%) HTML
3 13 (13.54%) SOAP
4 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.46%) CSS
5 10 (10.42%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (10.42%) REST
6 8 (8.33%) XML
7 7 (7.29%) Web Services
7 7 (7.29%) Middleware
8 6 (6.25%) HTML5
9 5 (5.21%) jQuery
10 3 (3.13%) RESTful
10 3 (3.13%) WCF
10 3 (3.13%) Backbone.js
10 3 (3.13%) LESS
10 3 (3.13%) Marionette.js
11 2 (2.08%) PhoneGap
11 2 (2.08%) OpenMP
11 2 (2.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.38%) PKI
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) iPhone
3 5 (5.21%) iPad
4 4 (4.17%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.13%) Open Source
5 3 (3.13%) ASIC
5 3 (3.13%) VHDL
5 3 (3.13%) Verilog
6 2 (2.08%) Equities
6 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.08%) GIS
6 2 (2.08%) CUDA
6 2 (2.08%) Derivative
6 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Linux
2 25 (26.04%) UNIX
3 15 (15.63%) Solaris
4 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.25%) Windows
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.08%) Android
6 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) CentOS
7 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
1 11 (11.46%) Problem Management
2 9 (9.38%) Release Management
2 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
3 8 (8.33%) ITIL
4 7 (7.29%) Workflow
4 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.29%) iOS Development
5 6 (6.25%) Network Management
5 6 (6.25%) OO
5 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
6 5 (5.21%) Project Management
6 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.21%) MVC
6 5 (5.21%) Data Management
6 5 (5.21%) OpenUP
6 5 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) C#
3 28 (29.17%) Perl
4 24 (25.00%) SQL
5 15 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.54%) C++
7 12 (12.50%) Python
8 10 (10.42%) VB
9 8 (8.33%) PHP
10 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.25%) VBA
10 6 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 6 (6.25%) C
11 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (2.08%) Ruby
14 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.04%) VB6
14 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.21%) CCNA
3 5 (5.21%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.04%) HNC
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Squid
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) NFS
3 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Sun
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.33%) IBM
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.21%) Citrix
6 5 (5.21%) Juniper
6 5 (5.21%) VMware
6 5 (5.21%) Redknee
7 3 (3.13%) Xilinx
7 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
7 3 (3.13%) Autodesk
8 2 (2.08%) ESRI
8 2 (2.08%) CA
8 2 (2.08%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.08%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.04%) Demandware
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Salary: to £80k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £45,000 + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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