Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 546 571 579
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 741 704 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 636 666 776
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.96%

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 155,960 160,760 188,119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,712 134,832 158,739
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +1 287 £52,500 +1.94% 39
South East +22 152 £40,000 - 45
East of England +5 84 £40,000 -20.00% 28
Midlands +53 81 £32,500 +3.17% 37
South West +40 73 £30,000 - 21
North of England -28 65 £35,000 -6.67% 32
West Midlands +20 47 £33,500 +8.06% 25
North West -11 39 £40,000 -15.79% 17
East Midlands +42 35 £29,000 -42.00% 12
Yorkshire +1 23 £35,000 +3.70% 11
North East -17 3 £32,500 +44.44% 4
Applications Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 307 (41.43%) SQL
2 256 (34.55%) Windows
3 233 (31.44%) Java
4 199 (26.86%) Linux
5 198 (26.72%) Finance
6 191 (25.78%) SQL Server
7 171 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 160 (21.59%) JavaScript
9 151 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (19.16%) C#
10 142 (19.16%) .NET
11 123 (16.60%) Degree
12 115 (15.52%) ITIL
13 112 (15.11%) Windows Server
14 102 (13.77%) Python
14 102 (13.77%) Oracle
15 94 (12.69%) Unix
16 88 (11.88%) Apache
17 86 (11.61%) Active Directory
17 86 (11.61%) Banking
18 85 (11.47%) HTML
19 84 (11.34%) Software Engineering
20 81 (10.93%) CSS
20 81 (10.93%) Web Services
21 78 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
21 78 (10.53%) PowerShell
22 77 (10.39%) DevOps
23 73 (9.85%) Tomcat
24 71 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
25 70 (9.45%) Test Automation

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 88 (11.88%) Apache
2 73 (9.85%) Tomcat
3 63 (8.50%) IIS
4 52 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 38 (5.13%) Confluence
6 29 (3.91%) JBoss
7 25 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 23 (3.10%) WebLogic
9 21 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.02%) CMS
11 12 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.21%) nginx
13 7 (0.94%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.67%) Liferay
15 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.54%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
17 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) HipChat
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) Simulink
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.67%) iTrent
5 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.27%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.13%) RMDS
7 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.26%) SaaS
4 17 (2.29%) Office 365
5 14 (1.89%) G Suite
6 7 (0.94%) Slack
7 5 (0.67%) Trello
8 4 (0.54%) GitHub
8 4 (0.54%) Google Play
8 4 (0.54%) IaaS
8 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) PaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.10%) DNS
2 18 (2.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.02%) Firewall
4 13 (1.75%) DHCP
4 13 (1.75%) HTTP
5 11 (1.48%) LDAP
6 10 (1.35%) Wireless
7 9 (1.21%) Internet
7 9 (1.21%) VPN
8 7 (0.94%) ATM
8 7 (0.94%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.94%) IPsec
9 6 (0.81%) LAN
10 5 (0.67%) FTP
10 5 (0.67%) IMAP
10 5 (0.67%) SMS
11 4 (0.54%) GSM
11 4 (0.54%) SAN
11 4 (0.54%) Skype
11 4 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.15%) Relational Database
3 46 (6.21%) MySQL
4 36 (4.86%) MongoDB
5 30 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (2.70%) Big Data
9 19 (2.56%) MS Access
10 15 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.75%) Redis
11 13 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.94%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 50 (6.75%) JIRA
2 45 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (4.86%) Git (software)
4 35 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 31 (4.18%) TeamCity
6 29 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (3.51%) Hudson
8 26 (3.51%) MSBuild
9 25 (3.37%) Selenium
10 21 (2.83%) MSI
11 18 (2.43%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.48%) Appium
13 9 (1.21%) JUnit
13 9 (1.21%) Maven
14 7 (0.94%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.81%) InstallShield
16 5 (0.67%) Subversion
17 4 (0.54%) AdminStudio
17 4 (0.54%) ClearCase
General
1 198 (26.72%) Finance
2 86 (11.61%) Banking
3 24 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.56%) Advertising
5 16 (2.16%) Electronics
5 16 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.89%) Marketing
6 14 (1.89%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.62%) Retail
8 10 (1.35%) Front Office
9 9 (1.21%) Automotive
9 9 (1.21%) Games
10 7 (0.94%) Back Office
10 7 (0.94%) Law
11 6 (0.81%) German Language
11 6 (0.81%) Legal
11 6 (0.81%) Publishing
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (19.16%) .NET
2 85 (11.47%) HTML
3 81 (10.93%) CSS
3 81 (10.93%) Web Services
4 48 (6.48%) Node.js
5 42 (5.67%) XML
6 35 (4.72%) jQuery
7 34 (4.59%) Ajax
8 31 (4.18%) ASP.NET
8 31 (4.18%) J2EE
9 29 (3.91%) HTML5
10 27 (3.64%) CSS3
10 27 (3.64%) RESTful
11 22 (2.97%) SOAP
12 21 (2.83%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
14 19 (2.56%) React
14 19 (2.56%) REST
15 15 (2.02%) WCF
16 14 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.40%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.72%) Fintech
5 29 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.37%) Driving Licence
7 22 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 21 (2.83%) Client/Server
9 18 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.08%) User Experience
12 5 (0.67%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.67%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.67%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.67%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.54%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.54%) Equities
13 4 (0.54%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.40%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 256 (34.55%) Windows
2 199 (26.86%) Linux
3 112 (15.11%) Windows Server
4 94 (12.69%) Unix
5 37 (4.99%) Apple iOS
5 37 (4.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.18%) Windows 7
8 30 (4.05%) Android
9 22 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 12 (1.62%) Ubuntu
12 10 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.35%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.21%) Solaris
14 7 (0.94%) HPUX
15 6 (0.81%) AIX
15 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.67%) zOS
17 3 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (15.52%) ITIL
3 84 (11.34%) Software Engineering
4 77 (10.39%) DevOps
5 71 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (9.45%) Test Automation
7 59 (7.96%) Configuration Management
8 54 (7.29%) Scrum
9 52 (7.02%) Service Management
10 47 (6.34%) Open Source
10 47 (6.34%) Task Automation
11 45 (6.07%) ITSM
12 41 (5.53%) Problem Management
13 36 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 34 (4.59%) Time Management
15 30 (4.05%) Service Delivery
16 29 (3.91%) TDD
17 28 (3.78%) Collaborative Working
17 28 (3.78%) SDLC
18 27 (3.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 307 (41.43%) SQL
2 233 (31.44%) Java
3 160 (21.59%) JavaScript
4 142 (19.16%) C#
5 102 (13.77%) Python
6 78 (10.53%) PowerShell
7 58 (7.83%) Shell Script
8 56 (7.56%) PHP
9 55 (7.42%) C++
10 52 (7.02%) Perl
11 42 (5.67%) Bash Shell
12 36 (4.86%) T-SQL
13 22 (2.97%) VBScript
14 21 (2.83%) Ruby
15 19 (2.56%) Objective-C
16 18 (2.43%) C
17 17 (2.29%) VB
18 14 (1.89%) Groovy
19 13 (1.75%) PL/SQL
19 13 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (16.60%) Degree
2 45 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 18 (2.43%) MCP
7 15 (2.02%) MCSE
8 14 (1.89%) HND
9 12 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.48%) CCNA
11 9 (1.21%) SANS
12 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.67%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.40%) MCAD
14 3 (0.40%) MCSD
15 2 (0.27%) CEH
15 2 (0.27%) CISM
15 2 (0.27%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.21%) QA
2 42 (5.67%) SLA
3 19 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 86 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (2.83%) XenApp
5 18 (2.43%) Hyper-V
6 16 (2.16%) vSphere
7 13 (1.75%) Docker
8 12 (1.62%) XenDesktop
8 12 (1.62%) XenServer
9 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.40%) LXC
10 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.27%) Firmware
11 2 (0.27%) Varnish
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (5.13%) Puppet
3 35 (4.72%) Nagios
4 29 (3.91%) SCCM
5 28 (3.78%) Ansible
6 15 (2.02%) Icinga
7 10 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.94%) WSUS
9 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.67%) SCOM
10 5 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.54%) Kibana
12 3 (0.40%) Graylog
13 2 (0.27%) Graphite
13 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.27%) MOM
13 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 171 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 102 (13.77%) Oracle
3 48 (6.48%) VMware
4 33 (4.45%) Citrix
5 30 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.97%) Google
7 18 (2.43%) IBM
7 18 (2.43%) WorldPay
8 17 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.02%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.75%) Sitecore
11 12 (1.62%) Cisco
12 10 (1.35%) BMC
12 10 (1.35%) Nimsoft
12 10 (1.35%) Remedy
13 8 (1.08%) Apple
13 8 (1.08%) HP
14 7 (0.94%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.94%) CQG
14 7 (0.94%) Reuters