Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Applications Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 197 184
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.093% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.096% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -20.00% +20.37%
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £40,500 £35,825 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.06% -17.33% +11.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,536 4,168 3,684
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 97.07% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,680 3,130 3,090
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Applications Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Birmingham

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in Birmingham

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Birmingham

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Applications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) GNVQ
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HND
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Netcool
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) KDB
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CAN bus
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) GNVQ
1 2 (40.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun