Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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

Applications Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 132 147
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 50 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.45% 1.11% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.15% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 17
Cambridge median annual salary £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.94% +15.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,500 £30,350 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,400 £87,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,331 2,436 2,765
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.97% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,260 1,914 2,198
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,675
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, Applications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 30 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 30 (60.00%) Service Management
2 30 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 30 (60.00%) Oracle
2 30 (60.00%) ITIL
2 30 (60.00%) Unix
2 30 (60.00%) Apache
2 30 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 30 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (60.00%) WorldPay
2 30 (60.00%) Task Automation
3 23 (46.00%) Database Optimisation
4 22 (44.00%) Fintech
5 10 (20.00%) Degree
6 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (14.00%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (14.00%) J2EE
7 6 (12.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
8 5 (10.00%) Python
8 5 (10.00%) Windows
8 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.00%) QA
8 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (60.00%) Apache
1 30 (60.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) J2EE
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) ITIL
1 30 (60.00%) Service Management
1 30 (60.00%) Task Automation
2 23 (46.00%) Database Optimisation
3 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (10.00%) TDD
4 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Presales
5 4 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.00%) B2B
6 1 (2.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 30 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 30 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Oracle
1 30 (60.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (4.00%) Apple