The median annual salary for a Applications Engineer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 103 94
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 17 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.36% 0.68% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.70% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 11
Median salary £45,500 £31,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.77% +5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,550 £22,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £45,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.40% +13.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1193 1429 1430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.44% 97.28% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1119 1181
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Applications Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (38.71%) Linux
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) C
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) Python
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
8 3 (9.68%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (9.68%) Presales
8 3 (9.68%) NHS
8 3 (9.68%) IIS
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) Unix

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 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) 802.11
3 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Moq
2 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.68%) French Language
1 3 (9.68%) German Language
1 3 (9.68%) Italian Language
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) Redux
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.90%) Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Business Development
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
3 3 (9.68%) Presales
4 2 (6.45%) Biology
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
4 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Physics
4 2 (6.45%) Product Management
4 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) C
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.23%) F#
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) LPIC
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) RHCE
3 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) KVM
1 2 (6.45%) Xen
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
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