Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Applications Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 148 143
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.079% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.084% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Edinburgh median annual salary £24,500 £29,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.52% -42.00% +138.10%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,000 £37,800
90th Percentile £47,000 £31,000 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £24,500 £35,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% -18.60% +22.86%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2360 2388 2707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.43% 94.42% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1481 1703
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +4.94%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Edinburgh

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in Edinburgh

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) Kanban
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) BDD
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) PHP

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Celery
2 2 (20.00%) Flask
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) BDD
1 5 (50.00%) Kanban
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) Samba
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware