Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 565 598
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 756 785 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.46% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 665 749 764
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in England

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in England

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in England

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
London +16 334 £52,500 - 35
South East +39 175 £38,000 -5.00% 19
Midlands +53 84 £33,500 +6.35% 9
East of England -16 71 £40,000 -13.04% 8
North of England -53 55 £35,000 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +27 52 £32,500 +6.56% 6
South West -9 40 £30,000 -1.64% 6
North West -24 38 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +51 35 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Yorkshire -33 16 £35,000 - 3
North East -8 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Applications Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 315 (41.67%) SQL
2 284 (37.57%) Windows
3 251 (33.20%) Java
4 243 (32.14%) Linux
5 205 (27.12%) SQL Server
6 202 (26.72%) Finance
7 151 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
8 149 (19.71%) Microsoft
9 142 (18.78%) Python
9 142 (18.78%) Degree
10 140 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 136 (17.99%) .NET
12 123 (16.27%) Windows Server
13 120 (15.87%) C#
13 120 (15.87%) ITIL
14 119 (15.74%) Software Engineering
15 110 (14.55%) Oracle
16 99 (13.10%) Banking
17 87 (11.51%) C++
17 87 (11.51%) DevOps
18 86 (11.38%) IIS
18 86 (11.38%) Active Directory
18 86 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
19 85 (11.24%) PowerShell
20 84 (11.11%) Computer Science
20 84 (11.11%) Apache
21 82 (10.85%) Web Services
22 80 (10.58%) Shell Script
23 77 (10.19%) MySQL
24 73 (9.66%) Unix

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 86 (11.38%) IIS
2 84 (11.11%) Apache
3 59 (7.80%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 37 (4.89%) Confluence
6 32 (4.23%) JBoss
7 30 (3.97%) WebLogic
8 21 (2.78%) CMS
8 21 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 20 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (2.12%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.53%) Jetty
15 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.40%) Liferay
16 3 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) HipChat
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.66%) iTrent
3 5 (0.66%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 68 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.16%) SaaS
4 14 (1.85%) G Suite
5 13 (1.72%) Office 365
6 7 (0.93%) Slack
7 5 (0.66%) Trello
8 4 (0.53%) Google Play
8 4 (0.53%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.40%) IaaS
9 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.26%) GitHub
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.26%) Serverless
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.76%) DNS
2 27 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.65%) Firewall
4 16 (2.12%) VPN
5 15 (1.98%) DHCP
6 14 (1.85%) Skype
7 13 (1.72%) HTTP
7 13 (1.72%) IPsec
7 13 (1.72%) LDAP
8 11 (1.46%) Internet
9 10 (1.32%) Wireless
10 9 (1.19%) LAN
11 8 (1.06%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.93%) FTP
12 7 (0.93%) MPLS
13 6 (0.79%) ATM
13 6 (0.79%) SMS
14 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.66%) SAN
14 5 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.19%) MySQL
3 43 (5.69%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.63%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (3.04%) Big Data
6 23 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.25%) Redis
11 14 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.06%) DB2
14 8 (1.06%) MariaDB
15 7 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (5.95%) JIRA
3 34 (4.50%) TeamCity
4 32 (4.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 30 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (3.84%) Hudson
6 29 (3.84%) MSBuild
7 27 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 27 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 17 (2.25%) Visual Studio
9 16 (2.12%) Gradle
10 14 (1.85%) Android Studio
10 14 (1.85%) Selenium
11 12 (1.59%) MSI
12 8 (1.06%) InstallShield
12 8 (1.06%) Subversion
13 7 (0.93%) Maven
14 6 (0.79%) AdminStudio
14 6 (0.79%) AutoIt
14 6 (0.79%) ClearCase
General
1 202 (26.72%) Finance
2 99 (13.10%) Banking
3 28 (3.70%) Retail
4 25 (3.31%) Electronics
4 25 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.78%) Advertising
6 19 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.98%) Automotive
7 15 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.85%) Back Office
8 14 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.46%) Publishing
10 10 (1.32%) Marketing
11 8 (1.06%) Front Office
12 7 (0.93%) Legal
13 6 (0.79%) German Language
13 6 (0.79%) Law
14 4 (0.53%) French Language
14 4 (0.53%) Games
15 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (17.99%) .NET
2 82 (10.85%) Web Services
3 71 (9.39%) HTML
4 66 (8.73%) CSS
5 40 (5.29%) XML
6 34 (4.50%) Ajax
6 34 (4.50%) Node.js
7 33 (4.37%) ASP.NET
8 30 (3.97%) J2EE
8 30 (3.97%) jQuery
9 28 (3.70%) Django
10 25 (3.31%) RESTful
11 24 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
12 22 (2.91%) HTML5
13 21 (2.78%) SOAP
14 19 (2.51%) CSS3
15 17 (2.25%) JSON
16 16 (2.12%) AngularJS
17 15 (1.98%) React
18 14 (1.85%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.48%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 30 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 24 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 19 (2.51%) User Experience
9 18 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 18 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.98%) Clustering
11 13 (1.72%) Fintech
11 13 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.32%) mHealth
12 10 (1.32%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.06%) CAN bus
14 7 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.93%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 284 (37.57%) Windows
2 243 (32.14%) Linux
3 123 (16.27%) Windows Server
4 73 (9.66%) Unix
5 42 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (5.42%) Android
7 37 (4.89%) Apple iOS
8 33 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (3.04%) Windows 7
11 22 (2.91%) Windows 10
12 12 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.46%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.79%) zOS
16 5 (0.66%) CentOS
17 4 (0.53%) Solaris
18 3 (0.40%) AIX
19 2 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (15.87%) ITIL
3 119 (15.74%) Software Engineering
4 87 (11.51%) DevOps
5 86 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (8.60%) Test Automation
7 62 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 61 (8.07%) Configuration Management
9 51 (6.75%) Problem Management
9 51 (6.75%) Scrum
10 45 (5.95%) Service Management
11 43 (5.69%) TDD
12 40 (5.29%) Open Source
13 38 (5.03%) ITSM
14 36 (4.76%) Task Automation
15 33 (4.37%) OO
16 31 (4.10%) Project Management
17 30 (3.97%) CRM
17 30 (3.97%) ITIL V3
18 29 (3.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 315 (41.67%) SQL
2 251 (33.20%) Java
3 142 (18.78%) Python
4 140 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 120 (15.87%) C#
6 87 (11.51%) C++
7 85 (11.24%) PowerShell
8 80 (10.58%) Shell Script
9 63 (8.33%) PHP
10 53 (7.01%) Perl
11 50 (6.61%) Bash Shell
12 35 (4.63%) C
13 33 (4.37%) Ruby
14 28 (3.70%) Objective-C
15 26 (3.44%) VBScript
16 23 (3.04%) T-SQL
17 19 (2.51%) PL/SQL
18 17 (2.25%) VB
19 15 (1.98%) Groovy
20 13 (1.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 142 (18.78%) Degree
2 63 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (6.22%) Security Cleared
4 35 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 32 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.91%) MCP
7 19 (2.51%) CCNA
7 19 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.38%) HND
9 15 (1.98%) MCSE
10 10 (1.32%) CISSP
11 8 (1.06%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.06%) GNVQ
12 7 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.93%) RHCE
12 7 (0.93%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.79%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.61%) SLA
2 46 (6.08%) QA
3 26 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.85%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 86 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (3.44%) XenApp
5 22 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.25%) vSphere
8 15 (1.98%) Docker
9 13 (1.72%) XenServer
10 8 (1.06%) Firmware
10 8 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.06%) Xen
11 7 (0.93%) vCloud
12 6 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (5.16%) Nagios
2 36 (4.76%) Puppet
3 34 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (4.10%) Ansible
5 28 (3.70%) SCCM
6 15 (1.98%) Icinga
7 10 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (1.32%) SCOM
7 10 (1.32%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.06%) WSUS
9 7 (0.93%) ThinApp
10 6 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.40%) Terraform
12 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.26%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.26%) Control-M
12 2 (0.26%) MOM
12 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 149 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 110 (14.55%) Oracle
3 53 (7.01%) VMware
4 39 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 33 (4.37%) Citrix
6 31 (4.10%) IBM
7 18 (2.38%) Google
8 17 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.98%) Cisco
10 14 (1.85%) Reuters
11 13 (1.72%) Bloomberg
11 13 (1.72%) CQG
11 13 (1.72%) Sitecore
12 12 (1.59%) HP
12 12 (1.59%) Remedy
13 11 (1.46%) NetApp
14 10 (1.32%) AppSense
14 10 (1.32%) BMC
14 10 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (1.32%) SAP