Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 108 113
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 44 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.45% 1.75% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.79% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 42
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £21,325
90th Percentile £48,750 £78,000 £72,125
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +33.57% -6.67%

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 2958 2229 2781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 97.42% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2265 1855 2402
Cambridge median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 36 (81.82%) Degree
2 33 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
4 23 (52.27%) .NET
5 22 (50.00%) Windows
6 21 (47.73%) C++
7 20 (45.45%) SQL
7 20 (45.45%) Java
8 19 (43.18%) C#
9 18 (40.91%) Computer Science
10 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
10 17 (38.64%) Linux
10 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
11 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
12 13 (29.55%) Perl
13 12 (27.27%) Python
13 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
14 11 (25.00%) Objective-C
14 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (25.00%) Client/Server
14 11 (25.00%) MCP
14 11 (25.00%) HTML
14 11 (25.00%) MFC
14 11 (25.00%) jQuery
14 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
15 10 (22.73%) DevOps
15 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.64%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.27%) Electronics
1 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (52.27%) .NET
2 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.00%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) jQuery
3 11 (25.00%) MFC
4 7 (15.91%) DirectX
4 7 (15.91%) OpenGL
5 3 (6.82%) LAMP
6 1 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (15.91%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
2 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) DevOps
5 7 (15.91%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (15.91%) Adaptive Web Design
5 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
5 7 (15.91%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) OOP
5 7 (15.91%) Physics
5 7 (15.91%) Scrum
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
5 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) C++
3 20 (45.45%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) SQL
4 19 (43.18%) C#
5 13 (29.55%) Perl
6 12 (27.27%) Python
7 11 (25.00%) Objective-C
8 10 (22.73%) PHP
9 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.82%) VBScript
10 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.27%) C
11 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Degree
2 11 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (25.00%) MCP
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) WorldPay