The median annual salary for a Applications Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 96 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.075% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.080% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.68% -42.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  

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 1055 1254 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.70% 93.44% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 694 815 804
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,000 £65,000
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 Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 25 April 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 25 April 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 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (18.75%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Samba
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) NFS
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

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 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maya
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 3 (18.75%) SSH
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Redis
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
2 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (12.50%) Celery
3 2 (12.50%) Flask
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Bourne shell
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
1 3 (18.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) F5
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP