The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Applications Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 104 131
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 15 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.15% 1.53% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.58% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 14
Median salary £46,250 £54,000 £42,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.35% +27.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £47,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £46,675
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1268 1704 2206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.02% 96.43% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1350 1656
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Applications Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in Reading

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in Reading

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (53.85%) Java
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) HTTP
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
5 9 (34.62%) Apache
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
6 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 7 (26.92%) JBoss
7 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) MySQL
8 6 (23.08%) Perl
8 6 (23.08%) C++
8 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) Spring
10 4 (15.38%) Maven
10 4 (15.38%) Banking

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (34.62%) Apache
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 7 (26.92%) JBoss
3 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (7.69%) IIS
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) LDAP
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) SAN
6 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) DB2
3 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (15.38%) Maven
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
2 3 (11.54%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Java EE
2 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) SAML
3 3 (11.54%) Struts
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 4 (15.38%) RUP
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Product Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL V2
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (23.08%) C++
5 6 (23.08%) Perl
5 6 (23.08%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) AWK
6 4 (15.38%) Korn
6 4 (15.38%) sed
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) VMware