The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applications Engineer
Rank 842 813 838
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 63 66 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.061% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.064% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 54
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £26,800 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -35 59 £40,000 +6.66% 6
London -36 35 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London -1 12 £45,000 -
East of England -4 10 £35,000 -6.66% 4
South East -17 9 £38,000 +26.66%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £38,500 - 2
Surrey -4 4 £39,250 +37.71%
Scotland -6 4 £37,500 +50.00%
Essex - 4 £35,000 - 2
Cambridge - 4 £38,500 - 2
Glasgow - 4 £37,500 -
South West -19 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 2 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £37,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £24,000 -
Birmingham 0 1 £37,500 +22.95%
Hertfordshire -9 1 £32,500 -13.33%
West Midlands -10 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East Sussex -19 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
Northampton - 1 £31,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £24,000 -
Guildford - 1 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £32,500 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Eastbourne - 1 £32,500 -

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 37 (29.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (24.19%) Active Directory
3 30 (24.19%) Windows 7
4 25 (20.16%) SCCM
5 24 (19.35%) Java
6 23 (18.55%) SQL
6 23 (18.55%) .NET
6 23 (18.55%) SQL Server
6 23 (18.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (17.74%) AppSense
7 22 (17.74%) Degree
7 22 (17.74%) Citrix
8 21 (16.94%) C#
9 20 (16.13%) MS Office
9 20 (16.13%) Linux
10 17 (13.71%) XenApp
10 17 (13.71%) XenDesktop
11 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
11 16 (12.90%) Finance
12 15 (12.10%) OO
13 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
13 14 (11.29%) Law
13 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
14 13 (10.48%) HTML
14 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET
15 12 (9.68%) CAD
16 11 (8.87%) Salesforce.com

Applications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.87%) IIS
2 10 (8.06%) Apache
3 4 (3.23%) Node.js
4 2 (1.61%) Lync
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) SAS
4 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Office
2 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.03%) AutoCAD
4 4 (3.23%) Revit
5 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.81%) Simulink
5 1 (0.81%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.81%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.65%) DNS
2 7 (5.65%) Internet
3 6 (4.84%) DHCP
3 6 (4.84%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.61%) Network Security
4 2 (1.61%) SNMP
4 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.61%) 3G
4 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) WiMAX
5 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.81%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.81%) DVB
5 1 (0.81%) RTP
5 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
5 1 (0.81%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) MySQL
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.23%) Big Data
6 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.61%) HBase
7 2 (1.61%) OLAP
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.23%) Grunt
1 4 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.42%) MSI
3 2 (1.61%) Subversion
3 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 2 (1.61%) Moq
3 2 (1.61%) Hudson
3 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) WebStorm
4 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) XMLUnit
General
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Law
3 11 (8.87%) Marketing
4 9 (7.26%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.45%) Banking
6 7 (5.65%) Legal
7 6 (4.84%) Electronics
8 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.23%) Retail
9 3 (2.42%) Games
9 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.61%) Automotive
11 1 (0.81%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.81%) German Language
11 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.55%) .NET
2 13 (10.48%) HTML
2 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.26%) XML
4 7 (5.65%) WCF
5 6 (4.84%) WPF
5 6 (4.84%) Visualforce
5 6 (4.84%) Web Services
5 6 (4.84%) J2EE
6 5 (4.03%) CSS
6 5 (4.03%) Middleware
6 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.03%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.23%) Ajax
7 4 (3.23%) JSP
7 4 (3.23%) Servlets
7 4 (3.23%) SOAP
7 4 (3.23%) DHTML
7 4 (3.23%) MDX
7 4 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.65%) Statistics
4 4 (3.23%) GIS
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.42%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.42%) FMCG
5 3 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) STB
7 1 (0.81%) MPEG
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.74%) Windows
2 30 (24.19%) Windows 7
3 20 (16.13%) Linux
4 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.65%) UNIX
7 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.42%) CentOS
9 2 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.10%) OO
2 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (9.68%) CAD
4 11 (8.87%) CRM
5 10 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.45%) OOP
7 7 (5.65%) SOA
7 7 (5.65%) Validation
8 6 (4.84%) MVC
8 6 (4.84%) TDD
8 6 (4.84%) Scrum
8 6 (4.84%) ETL
8 6 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.03%) ITIL
9 5 (4.03%) Network Management
10 4 (3.23%) BDD
10 4 (3.23%) Release Management
10 4 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.35%) Java
2 23 (18.55%) SQL
3 21 (16.94%) C#
4 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.87%) C
6 10 (8.06%) Python
6 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.26%) C++
8 6 (4.84%) Perl
8 6 (4.84%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.23%) ECMAScript
9 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.23%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.42%) PHP
10 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.61%) sed
11 2 (1.61%) AWK
11 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) MCSE
2 4 (3.23%) MCP
2 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) MCSA
3 3 (2.42%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.81%) HNC
5 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 30 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (13.71%) XenApp
3 17 (13.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (20.16%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) WMI
3 3 (2.42%) Nagios
3 3 (2.42%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.61%) Opsview
5 1 (0.81%) logstash
5 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (29.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.74%) Citrix
2 22 (17.74%) AppSense
3 11 (8.87%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (8.06%) Oracle
5 8 (6.45%) McAfee
5 8 (6.45%) VMware
6 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.23%) ATG
7 4 (3.23%) Demandware
7 4 (3.23%) CyberSource
7 4 (3.23%) DataCash
7 4 (3.23%) Ogone
7 4 (3.23%) hybris
8 3 (2.42%) Splunk
9 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.61%) Mitel
9 2 (1.61%) Zend
9 2 (1.61%) SolidWorks
9 2 (1.61%) IBM
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