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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 849 813 831
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 55 58 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.053% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.057% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 60
Average salary £38,250 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.52%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -19 51 £39,250 -1.87% 8
London +6 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London +2 12 £45,000 - 1
East of England +6 8 £35,000 -9.67% 4
South East -25 7 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Surrey +4 5 £38,500 +35.08%
Essex +9 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Scotland -15 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Glasgow - 4 £37,500 -
Northampton - 3 £30,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £30,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £30,500 -
Wiltshire -3 2 £38,750 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 2 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South West -26 2 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £67,500 -
Epsom - 2 £38,500 -
Stevenage +1 1 - -
Cambridge -1 1 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £35,000 -26.31% 2
East Sussex -27 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Bedfordshire - 1 £44,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £24,000 -
Swindon - 1 £32,500 -
Eastbourne - 1 £32,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £24,000 -
Guildford - 1 £27,500 -
Luton - 1 £44,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 54 (45.00%) Windows
2 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 29 (24.17%) SQL
3 29 (24.17%) Windows 7
4 28 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 27 (22.50%) SQL Server
6 26 (21.67%) .NET
7 24 (20.00%) Java
8 22 (18.33%) Linux
8 22 (18.33%) SCCM
9 21 (17.50%) C#
9 21 (17.50%) MS Office
9 21 (17.50%) Citrix
10 20 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (15.83%) AppSense
12 18 (15.00%) Degree
13 17 (14.17%) OO
14 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
14 16 (13.33%) HTML
14 16 (13.33%) XenApp
14 16 (13.33%) XenDesktop
15 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 15 (12.50%) Finance
16 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
16 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
16 14 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
17 13 (10.83%) Oracle
17 13 (10.83%) IIS
18 11 (9.17%) XML

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (10.83%) IIS
2 11 (9.17%) Apache
3 4 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (1.67%) SAS
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Office
2 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.33%) AutoCAD
3 4 (3.33%) Revit
4 1 (0.83%) CATIA
4 1 (0.83%) Simulink
4 1 (0.83%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Magento
2 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.83%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.83%) DNS
3 6 (5.00%) DHCP
3 6 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 2 (1.67%) 3G
5 2 (1.67%) SNMP
5 2 (1.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.83%) Modbus
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
6 1 (0.83%) LTE
6 1 (0.83%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) IPv6
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.33%) MySQL
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.33%) Big Data
5 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.67%) OLAP
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.67%) HBase
7 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.33%) Grunt
1 4 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.67%) JIRA
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
3 2 (1.67%) Moq
3 2 (1.67%) Hudson
3 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) WebStorm
4 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.83%) XMLUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) MSI
General
1 15 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Law
3 10 (8.33%) Marketing
4 9 (7.50%) Banking
5 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
6 6 (5.00%) Legal
7 5 (4.17%) Electronics
8 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.33%) Retail
9 3 (2.50%) Games
10 2 (1.67%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.67%) Automotive
11 1 (0.83%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.83%) German Language
11 1 (0.83%) Publishing
11 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.67%) .NET
2 16 (13.33%) HTML
3 14 (11.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (9.17%) XML
5 7 (5.83%) J2EE
6 6 (5.00%) WCF
6 6 (5.00%) WPF
7 5 (4.17%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.17%) Ajax
7 5 (4.17%) CSS
7 5 (4.17%) JSP
8 4 (3.33%) Servlets
8 4 (3.33%) SOAP
8 4 (3.33%) Web Services
8 4 (3.33%) DHTML
8 4 (3.33%) MDX
8 4 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.33%) REST
8 4 (3.33%) Backbone.js
8 4 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.83%) Statistics
2 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.33%) GIS
3 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.50%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.67%) Replication
5 2 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Physics
6 1 (0.83%) Biology
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.00%) Windows
2 29 (24.17%) Windows 7
3 22 (18.33%) Linux
4 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.67%) UNIX
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.33%) CentOS
8 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) OO
2 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (9.17%) CAD
4 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.50%) OOP
6 7 (5.83%) ITIL
7 6 (5.00%) CRM
7 6 (5.00%) TDD
7 6 (5.00%) Scrum
8 5 (4.17%) MVC
8 5 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.17%) SOA
9 4 (3.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.33%) Logistics
9 4 (3.33%) Validation
9 4 (3.33%) Content Management
9 4 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.17%) SQL
2 24 (20.00%) Java
3 21 (17.50%) C#
4 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.33%) C
6 9 (7.50%) C++
6 9 (7.50%) Python
7 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.83%) Perl
9 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.33%) ECMAScript
9 4 (3.33%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.50%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.50%) PHP
10 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.67%) VB
11 2 (1.67%) XAML
11 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) MCP
2 4 (3.33%) MCSE
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.50%) MCSA
3 3 (2.50%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.83%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (13.33%) XenApp
3 16 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.83%) vCloud
5 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (18.33%) SCCM
2 6 (5.00%) WMI
3 5 (4.17%) Nagios
4 4 (3.33%) Puppet
4 4 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.33%) Opsview
5 1 (0.83%) logstash
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) Citrix
3 19 (15.83%) AppSense
4 13 (10.83%) Oracle
5 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.83%) McAfee
7 6 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.00%) VMware
8 5 (4.17%) Demandware
9 4 (3.33%) ATG
9 4 (3.33%) Splunk
9 4 (3.33%) hybris
9 4 (3.33%) CyberSource
9 4 (3.33%) DataCash
9 4 (3.33%) Ogone
10 3 (2.50%) BMC
10 3 (2.50%) Remedy
11 2 (1.67%) JBoss
11 2 (1.67%) Adobe
11 2 (1.67%) Avaya
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