The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Applications Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 233 280
Rank change year-on-year +29 +47  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 27 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.46% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 15
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the City of London

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in the City of London

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the City of London

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Finance
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 14 (35.90%) ITIL
5 14 (35.90%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (30.77%) Back Office
8 11 (28.21%) Advertising
8 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
8 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
9 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.51%) Confluence
10 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (20.51%) MetaTrader
10 8 (20.51%) JIRA
10 8 (20.51%) Service Management
10 8 (20.51%) ITSM
10 8 (20.51%) CMS
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
11 7 (17.95%) J2EE
11 7 (17.95%) Unix
11 7 (17.95%) JBoss
11 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
11 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (20.51%) CMS
1 8 (20.51%) Confluence
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MetaTrader
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) Eze OMS
2 1 (2.56%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JIRA
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Back Office
3 11 (28.21%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (17.95%) J2EE
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Clustering
1 1 (2.56%) Equities
1 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
1 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.26%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
3 8 (20.51%) ITSM
3 8 (20.51%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (20.51%) Service Management
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Release Management
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.56%) High Availability
9 1 (2.56%) Kanban
9 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Shell Script
4 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
6 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) C#
8 3 (7.69%) PHP 5
8 3 (7.69%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) VB
9 2 (5.13%) VBScript
10 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.13%) Xen
1 2 (5.13%) XenApp
1 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
1 2 (5.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Charles River
4 1 (2.56%) Eze Software Group
4 1 (2.56%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
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