Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 559 561
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 757 765 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 642 667 774
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +7.50%

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 147,309 157,833 173,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,704 127,399 146,910
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 16 October 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 October 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 +22 326 £52,500 +5.00% 35
South East +38 187 £35,000 -6.67% 50
Midlands +20 91 £42,500 +28.79% 44
North of England +49 85 £33,000 +1.54% 30
West Midlands +32 63 £43,500 +33.85% 23
Yorkshire +52 47 £33,000 +1.54% 14
North West +11 36 £32,500 -18.75% 13
East of England -18 35 £45,000 +12.50% 23
South West +6 32 £43,750 +19.05% 28
East Midlands -16 28 £32,500 -3.70% 21
North East -8 1 £26,500 -18.46% 3
Applications Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Applications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 368 (48.61%) SQL
2 269 (35.54%) Windows
3 233 (30.78%) Java
4 208 (27.48%) Linux
5 197 (26.02%) Finance
6 189 (24.97%) SQL Server
7 159 (21.00%) Python
8 151 (19.95%) Degree
9 145 (19.15%) Microsoft
10 131 (17.31%) C#
11 129 (17.04%) ITIL
12 126 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
13 125 (16.51%) Computer Science
13 125 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
14 121 (15.98%) C++
15 116 (15.32%) Tomcat
16 113 (14.93%) .NET
17 112 (14.80%) Bash Shell
18 107 (14.13%) JavaScript
19 106 (14.00%) Perl
20 103 (13.61%) Windows Server
21 100 (13.21%) Apache
22 98 (12.95%) PowerShell
23 96 (12.68%) Unix
24 95 (12.55%) Oracle
25 91 (12.02%) Banking
26 89 (11.76%) DevOps
27 83 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
28 82 (10.83%) Software Engineering
29 80 (10.57%) Ruby

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
1 116 (15.32%) Tomcat
2 100 (13.21%) Apache
3 64 (8.45%) IIS
4 52 (6.87%) SharePoint
5 35 (4.62%) nginx
6 28 (3.70%) Confluence
7 27 (3.57%) JBoss
8 24 (3.17%) MS Exchange
9 20 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.72%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.06%) CMS
12 8 (1.06%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) PTC Creo
3 3 (0.40%) Windchill
4 1 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.13%) Simulink
4 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 44 (5.81%) thinkFolio
2 17 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (1.72%) Concordance
3 13 (1.72%) Relativity
4 8 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.40%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.26%) assyst
6 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.26%) LabWindows
6 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.13%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 75 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (9.51%) SaaS
3 68 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.96%) Office 365
5 19 (2.51%) FinancialForce
5 19 (2.51%) Force.com
6 16 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.11%) PaaS
7 15 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.59%) Amazon S3
8 12 (1.59%) IaaS
9 11 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (1.32%) GitHub
11 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.66%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 3 (0.40%) Slack
14 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.02%) DNS
2 32 (4.23%) Internet
3 27 (3.57%) HTTP
4 21 (2.77%) Firewall
4 21 (2.77%) SSL
5 16 (2.11%) SSH
5 16 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.45%) Network Security
6 11 (1.45%) VLAN
7 10 (1.32%) Wireless
8 9 (1.19%) Ethernet
8 9 (1.19%) LAN
9 6 (0.79%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.66%) 5G
10 5 (0.66%) DHCP
10 5 (0.66%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.66%) Skype
10 5 (0.66%) VPN
11 4 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (24.97%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.66%) MySQL
3 46 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 16 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.92%) DB2
11 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.79%) Big Data
13 5 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.53%) RavenDB
15 3 (0.40%) Blockchain
16 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (7.53%) JIRA
2 54 (7.13%) Jenkins
3 51 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.43%) Subversion
5 23 (3.04%) Maven
6 20 (2.64%) Bitbucket
7 19 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (2.11%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.85%) Visual Studio
10 12 (1.59%) GoCD
11 11 (1.45%) Ant
12 9 (1.19%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.92%) Hudson
13 7 (0.92%) MSI
14 6 (0.79%) GitLab
14 6 (0.79%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.66%) AppScan
15 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 197 (26.02%) Finance
2 91 (12.02%) Banking
3 52 (6.87%) Front Office
4 49 (6.47%) Investment Banking
5 43 (5.68%) French Language
5 43 (5.68%) German Language
6 41 (5.42%) Italian Language
7 27 (3.57%) Legal
8 20 (2.64%) Spanish Language
9 19 (2.51%) Billing
9 19 (2.51%) Games
9 19 (2.51%) Law
10 14 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.85%) Retail
11 12 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.45%) Marketing
13 10 (1.32%) Electronics
14 7 (0.92%) Automotive
14 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (14.93%) .NET
2 73 (9.64%) Web Services
3 68 (8.98%) HTML
4 51 (6.74%) FIX Protocol
5 50 (6.61%) CSS
6 44 (5.81%) XML
7 31 (4.10%) React
8 30 (3.96%) AngularJS
9 27 (3.57%) REST
10 23 (3.04%) Java EE
11 22 (2.91%) Hibernate
12 21 (2.77%) JSON
13 20 (2.64%) jQuery
13 20 (2.64%) Node.js
14 19 (2.51%) ASP.NET
15 17 (2.25%) .NET Framework
15 17 (2.25%) SOAP
16 16 (2.11%) HTML5
16 16 (2.11%) RESTful
17 15 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 125 (16.51%) Computer Science
2 83 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (6.47%) Equities
4 49 (6.47%) Hedge funds
5 48 (6.34%) Derivative
5 48 (6.34%) Fixed Income
6 40 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (4.62%) Mobile App
8 28 (3.70%) Data Centre
9 27 (3.57%) Management Information System
10 25 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (2.64%) Analytical Mindset
12 19 (2.51%) Life Science
13 17 (2.25%) User Experience
14 14 (1.85%) Fintech
15 11 (1.45%) NHS
16 10 (1.32%) Data Structures
17 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 269 (35.54%) Windows
2 208 (27.48%) Linux
3 103 (13.61%) Windows Server
4 96 (12.68%) Unix
5 42 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 23 (3.04%) Windows 10
9 19 (2.51%) Android
10 17 (2.25%) Apple iOS
10 17 (2.25%) Mac OS X
11 13 (1.72%) CentOS
12 12 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.79%) Solaris
13 6 (0.79%) SUSE
14 5 (0.66%) Fedora
15 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
15 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (17.04%) ITIL
2 126 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (16.51%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (11.76%) DevOps
5 82 (10.83%) Software Engineering
6 74 (9.78%) Asset Management
7 65 (8.59%) Investment Management
8 64 (8.45%) Service Management
9 61 (8.06%) Scrum
10 60 (7.93%) OO
11 56 (7.40%) SDLC
12 49 (6.47%) Wealth Management
13 44 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (5.28%) Mentoring
14 40 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 35 (4.62%) ITSM
16 32 (4.23%) TDD
17 28 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
18 26 (3.43%) Penetration Testing
19 24 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 368 (48.61%) SQL
2 233 (30.78%) Java
3 159 (21.00%) Python
4 131 (17.31%) C#
5 121 (15.98%) C++
6 112 (14.80%) Bash Shell
7 107 (14.13%) JavaScript
8 106 (14.00%) Perl
9 98 (12.95%) PowerShell
10 80 (10.57%) Ruby
11 48 (6.34%) Bourne shell
11 48 (6.34%) Korn
12 42 (5.55%) PHP
13 32 (4.23%) Shell Script
14 29 (3.83%) T-SQL
15 26 (3.43%) C
16 19 (2.51%) Apex Code
17 13 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.32%) Go
18 10 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 151 (19.95%) Degree
2 43 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (4.89%) Master's Degree
4 29 (3.83%) CISSP
5 24 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.32%) SANS
9 9 (1.19%) MCSE
10 7 (0.92%) CISM
10 7 (0.92%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.79%) CISA
12 4 (0.53%) CCNA
12 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.53%) MCP
13 3 (0.40%) CCNP
13 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.42%) QA
2 36 (4.76%) SLA
3 13 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.92%) GAMP
4 7 (0.92%) GDPR
5 5 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.66%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.43%) Docker
3 16 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.06%) XenApp
7 6 (0.79%) KVM
8 4 (0.53%) oVirt
8 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.40%) Firmware
9 3 (0.40%) XenServer
10 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.26%) vSphere
10 2 (0.26%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 65 (8.59%) Ansible
2 50 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (4.89%) Puppet
4 25 (3.30%) Nagios
4 25 (3.30%) SCCM
5 19 (2.51%) Terraform
6 11 (1.45%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.06%) Kibana
8 7 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.92%) SCOM
9 6 (0.79%) HP Fortify
9 6 (0.79%) Nessus
10 5 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.53%) rkt
12 3 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.40%) logstash
12 3 (0.40%) Xymon
12 3 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 145 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 95 (12.55%) Oracle
3 44 (5.81%) Bloomberg
4 43 (5.68%) Reuters
5 41 (5.42%) FXall
5 41 (5.42%) MarketAxess
5 41 (5.42%) Tradeweb
6 37 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 30 (3.96%) Remedy
9 24 (3.17%) Splunk
10 21 (2.77%) VMware
11 20 (2.64%) ServiceNow
12 18 (2.38%) Atlassian
13 15 (1.98%) Citrix
14 13 (1.72%) Lotus
14 13 (1.72%) Nuix
15 12 (1.59%) Xamarin
16 11 (1.45%) Dynatrace
16 11 (1.45%) IBM