Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 116 135
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 55 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.75% 1.36% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 30
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,750 £29,275
90th Percentile £48,750 £82,500 £70,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -12.50%

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 3,035 2,150 2,852
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.33% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,253 1,820 2,399
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,550 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 January 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 20 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) Degree
3 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
4 22 (40.00%) Apache
5 20 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 20 (36.36%) Unix
5 20 (36.36%) ITIL
5 20 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 20 (36.36%) Oracle
5 20 (36.36%) Service Management
5 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 20 (36.36%) WorldPay
5 20 (36.36%) Fintech
5 20 (36.36%) Task Automation
6 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
7 18 (32.73%) Linux
8 16 (29.09%) .NET
9 15 (27.27%) Windows
10 14 (25.45%) Python
10 14 (25.45%) SQL
10 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
10 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (23.64%) Database Optimisation
12 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
12 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.82%) Perl
12 12 (21.82%) C++
13 11 (20.00%) C#
13 11 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 22 (40.00%) Apache
2 20 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (1.82%) Electronics
1 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 7 (12.73%) J2EE
3 7 (12.73%) jQuery
3 7 (12.73%) MFC
4 4 (7.27%) DirectX
4 4 (7.27%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.64%) LAMP
6 1 (1.82%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Fintech
2 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.27%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Unix
2 18 (32.73%) Linux
3 15 (27.27%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 20 (36.36%) ITIL
2 20 (36.36%) Service Management
2 20 (36.36%) Task Automation
3 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
3 14 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (23.64%) Database Optimisation
5 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 7 (12.73%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.27%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (7.27%) Adaptive Web Design
8 4 (7.27%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) Physics
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) SDLC
8 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 20 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 20 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.45%) Python
4 14 (25.45%) SQL
5 12 (21.82%) C++
5 12 (21.82%) Perl
6 11 (20.00%) C#
7 10 (18.18%) PHP
8 7 (12.73%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.64%) VBScript
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (12.73%) MCP
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
1 20 (36.36%) WorldPay
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft