Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 144 182
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 15 52 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 1.49% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.55% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 61 31
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.73% +19.33%
10th Percentile £37,625 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £61,250 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2288 3350 4455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2508 3542
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Apache
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) PMP
6 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) Product Management
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) Unix

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 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (46.67%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Product Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) API Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat