Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Applications Engineer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 270 225
Rank change year-on-year -4 -45 +30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 8 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 38
Manchester median annual salary £33,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £45,250 £52,500 £50,375
North West median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,044 8,003 6,943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.62% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,887 6,719 5,912
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,800 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Manchester

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in Manchester

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Manchester

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 August 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
Wigan +15 1 £47,500 +75.93%
Salford - 1 £22,500 - 1
Applications Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) BCP
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
1 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) BCP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 1 (12.50%) Meraki
2 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL