Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 555 594 584
Rank change year-on-year +39 -10 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 761 727 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 654 636 761
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

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 155,778 160,714 184,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.18% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,915 131,711 156,517
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 £81,250 £78,750 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -31 292 £50,000 - 24
South East +9 177 £35,000 -7.28% 47
Midlands +42 94 £37,500 +7.14% 45
North of England +42 92 £35,000 -6.67% 40
East of England +10 57 £39,250 -2.48% 23
West Midlands +27 53 £43,500 +26.09% 32
South West +2 51 £32,500 -13.33% 25
Yorkshire +65 48 £35,000 -1.41% 10
East Midlands +28 41 £30,000 -14.29% 13
North West -4 40 £37,500 -6.25% 28
North East -16 4 £33,750 +50.00% 2
Applications Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 344 (45.20%) SQL
2 277 (36.40%) Windows
3 208 (27.33%) Java
4 197 (25.89%) SQL Server
5 189 (24.84%) Microsoft
6 179 (23.52%) Linux
7 160 (21.02%) Finance
8 152 (19.97%) C#
9 139 (18.27%) Problem-Solving
10 138 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
11 131 (17.21%) Degree
12 129 (16.95%) Python
13 123 (16.16%) ITIL
14 118 (15.51%) .NET
15 115 (15.11%) Windows Server
16 112 (14.72%) JavaScript
17 110 (14.45%) PowerShell
18 109 (14.32%) Oracle
19 106 (13.93%) Apache
20 104 (13.67%) Unix
20 104 (13.67%) Perl
21 102 (13.40%) Bash Shell
22 97 (12.75%) Tomcat
23 92 (12.09%) Computer Science
24 90 (11.83%) DevOps
25 77 (10.12%) C++
26 73 (9.59%) Banking
26 73 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
26 73 (9.59%) SDLC
27 70 (9.20%) 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
1 106 (13.93%) Apache
2 97 (12.75%) Tomcat
3 64 (8.41%) IIS
4 47 (6.18%) SharePoint
5 37 (4.86%) JBoss
6 34 (4.47%) WebSphere
7 22 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 21 (2.76%) Confluence
9 20 (2.63%) CMS
9 20 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (2.10%) MS Exchange
11 15 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 14 (1.84%) nginx
13 10 (1.31%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.92%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.66%) EPiServer
16 5 (0.66%) Kentico
16 5 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.53%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.13%) Simulink
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (4.86%) thinkFolio
2 14 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (1.31%) Concordance
3 10 (1.31%) Relativity
4 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.66%) assyst
6 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.13%) Ringtail
7 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 68 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (8.67%) SaaS
3 57 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.42%) Office 365
5 9 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.05%) PaaS
7 7 (0.92%) GitHub
8 6 (0.79%) IaaS
8 6 (0.79%) Slack
9 5 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.66%) G Suite
10 4 (0.53%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.53%) Sauce Labs
11 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.39%) Datadog
11 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.12%) Internet
2 35 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 28 (3.68%) DNS
4 26 (3.42%) Firewall
4 26 (3.42%) HTTP
5 16 (2.10%) SAN
6 15 (1.97%) NAS
7 14 (1.84%) SSL
8 10 (1.31%) Skype
8 10 (1.31%) SSH
8 10 (1.31%) VPN
9 9 (1.18%) LAN
10 8 (1.05%) DHCP
11 7 (0.92%) VoIP
12 5 (0.66%) SMTP
12 5 (0.66%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.53%) Network Security
13 4 (0.53%) SNMP
13 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 54 (7.10%) MySQL
4 25 (3.29%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.45%) DB2
10 11 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.92%) Big Data
12 7 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.53%) RavenDB
15 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 59 (7.75%) JIRA
2 54 (7.10%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.78%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.02%) Subversion
5 17 (2.23%) Maven
6 16 (2.10%) MSI
7 14 (1.84%) Bitbucket
7 14 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.31%) Ant
8 10 (1.31%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.05%) GoCD
9 8 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.05%) Vagrant
10 6 (0.79%) Fiddler
10 6 (0.79%) Gatling
10 6 (0.79%) JMeter
11 5 (0.66%) AppScan
11 5 (0.66%) JUnit
12 4 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 160 (21.02%) Finance
2 73 (9.59%) Banking
3 39 (5.12%) French Language
3 39 (5.12%) German Language
4 38 (4.99%) Front Office
5 37 (4.86%) Italian Language
6 29 (3.81%) Legal
7 28 (3.68%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.68%) Retail
8 24 (3.15%) Games
9 15 (1.97%) Law
10 13 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.58%) Advertising
12 10 (1.31%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.31%) Marketing
12 10 (1.31%) Telecoms
13 8 (1.05%) Electronics
14 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.79%) Back Office
16 5 (0.66%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (15.51%) .NET
2 63 (8.28%) HTML
3 49 (6.44%) Web Services
4 41 (5.39%) ASP.NET
4 41 (5.39%) CSS
4 41 (5.39%) FIX Protocol
5 32 (4.20%) XML
6 25 (3.29%) Hibernate
6 25 (3.29%) REST
7 21 (2.76%) Middleware
8 20 (2.63%) AngularJS
8 20 (2.63%) LAMP
9 18 (2.37%) .NET Framework
10 17 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (2.23%) HTML5
11 16 (2.10%) J2EE
11 16 (2.10%) LDAP
11 16 (2.10%) RESTful
12 14 (1.84%) jQuery
12 14 (1.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.09%) Computer Science
2 73 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (6.18%) Mobile App
5 39 (5.12%) Hedge funds
6 38 (4.99%) Derivative
6 38 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (4.86%) Equities
7 37 (4.86%) Fixed Income
8 26 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.50%) Fintech
10 14 (1.84%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.84%) User Experience
11 13 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (1.31%) NHS
13 9 (1.18%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.92%) Life Science
15 6 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 277 (36.40%) Windows
2 179 (23.52%) Linux
3 115 (15.11%) Windows Server
4 104 (13.67%) Unix
5 43 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (4.99%) Windows 7
7 37 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (2.76%) Apple iOS
10 20 (2.63%) Android
10 20 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 17 (2.23%) Solaris
12 15 (1.97%) Windows 10
13 14 (1.84%) CentOS
14 7 (0.92%) AIX
14 7 (0.92%) HPUX
14 7 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.79%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (0.79%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.66%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.27%) Problem-Solving
2 138 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (16.16%) ITIL
4 90 (11.83%) DevOps
5 73 (9.59%) SDLC
6 65 (8.54%) Software Engineering
7 60 (7.88%) Scrum
8 56 (7.36%) Asset Management
9 52 (6.83%) Test Automation
10 50 (6.57%) Service Management
11 42 (5.52%) ITSM
11 42 (5.52%) Wealth Management
12 39 (5.12%) Investment Management
13 38 (4.99%) Configuration Management
14 36 (4.73%) OO
15 34 (4.47%) ITIL V3
16 33 (4.34%) Penetration Testing
16 33 (4.34%) TDD
17 32 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 344 (45.20%) SQL
2 208 (27.33%) Java
3 152 (19.97%) C#
4 129 (16.95%) Python
5 112 (14.72%) JavaScript
6 110 (14.45%) PowerShell
7 104 (13.67%) Perl
8 102 (13.40%) Bash Shell
9 77 (10.12%) C++
10 70 (9.20%) Ruby
11 41 (5.39%) Shell Script
12 40 (5.26%) T-SQL
13 37 (4.86%) Bourne shell
13 37 (4.86%) Korn
14 22 (2.89%) PHP
15 17 (2.23%) C
16 16 (2.10%) Groovy
17 13 (1.71%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.71%) VBScript
18 8 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 131 (17.21%) Degree
2 42 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.63%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.84%) SANS
7 13 (1.71%) CISSP
7 13 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.79%) MCSE
11 5 (0.66%) CISA
11 5 (0.66%) CISM
12 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.53%) MCSA
13 3 (0.39%) CCNA
13 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.39%) HNC
13 3 (0.39%) HND
13 3 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.70%) QA
2 48 (6.31%) SLA
3 9 (1.18%) GCP
4 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.66%) PMO
6 3 (0.39%) GDPR
7 2 (0.26%) GAMP
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 24 (3.15%) Docker
3 18 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.66%) KVM
7 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.53%) Varnish
8 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.39%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.39%) oVirt
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.39%) XenApp
9 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 2 (0.26%) XenServer
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (4.47%) Puppet
2 33 (4.34%) SCCM
3 31 (4.07%) Ansible
4 23 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.50%) Nagios
6 15 (1.97%) Terraform
7 14 (1.84%) BMC PATROL
8 10 (1.31%) Kibana
9 8 (1.05%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.66%) HP Fortify
10 5 (0.66%) Nessus
11 4 (0.53%) Grafana
11 4 (0.53%) Graphite
11 4 (0.53%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.39%) Pingdom
12 3 (0.39%) rkt
12 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.39%) Xymon
12 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 109 (14.32%) Oracle
3 48 (6.31%) Red Hat
4 40 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 39 (5.12%) Reuters
6 37 (4.86%) FXall
6 37 (4.86%) MarketAxess
6 37 (4.86%) Tradeweb
7 33 (4.34%) VMware
8 28 (3.68%) Remedy
9 17 (2.23%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.97%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.84%) BMC
11 14 (1.84%) Capita
11 14 (1.84%) Nimsoft
11 14 (1.84%) WorldPay
12 13 (1.71%) Xamarin
13 10 (1.31%) Citrix
13 10 (1.31%) Lotus
13 10 (1.31%) Salesforce.com