Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 142 174
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.36% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 10
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £49,125 £50,625 £49,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +70.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2897 2202 3186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.30% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2221 1895 2702
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Cheshire

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in Cheshire

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Cheshire

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £33,000 - 2
Warrington -1 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Crewe - 1 £32,500 -
Applications Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cheshire region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) LDAP
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) HTTP
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) ODBC
4 3 (27.27%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
5 2 (18.18%) Confluence
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Nagios
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) LAMP
6 1 (9.09%) Objective-C

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) ODBC
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
1 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk