Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 418 480
Rank change year-on-year +40 +62 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 179 173 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 157 182 157
South East median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £53,000 £61,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the South East

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -4 71 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Hampshire +31 48 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Surrey +25 41 £37,500 - 3
Berkshire +4 41 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Oxfordshire +7 20 £48,500 +21.25% 3
West Sussex +3 14 £37,500 -21.05%
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £31,500 -16.00%
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Kent +15 2 - -
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (45.81%) SQL
2 78 (43.58%) Windows
3 66 (36.87%) Java
4 60 (33.52%) Linux
5 56 (31.28%) SQL Server
6 44 (24.58%) Oracle
7 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (21.23%) Microsoft
9 35 (19.55%) Web Services
10 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
11 31 (17.32%) ITIL
12 30 (16.76%) Python
12 30 (16.76%) Finance
13 29 (16.20%) Bash Shell
14 28 (15.64%) .NET
15 27 (15.08%) PHP
15 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
16 24 (13.41%) Unix
16 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
16 24 (13.41%) Root Cause Analysis
17 23 (12.85%) C#
17 23 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 22 (12.29%) CSS
18 22 (12.29%) Open Source
19 21 (11.73%) Time Management
19 21 (11.73%) C++
19 21 (11.73%) SLA
19 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
20 20 (11.17%) MySQL
20 20 (11.17%) Degree

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (10.06%) Apache
2 15 (8.38%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.47%) IIS
5 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.79%) Confluence
7 4 (2.23%) Liferay
8 3 (1.68%) JBoss
8 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.12%) nginx
10 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Maximo
2 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.15%) SaaS
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.03%) DNS
3 8 (4.47%) DHCP
4 6 (3.35%) Firewall
4 6 (3.35%) LDAP
5 5 (2.79%) Internet
6 3 (1.68%) FTP
6 3 (1.68%) IPv4
6 3 (1.68%) IPv6
6 3 (1.68%) Network Security
7 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.56%) Broadband
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) Intranet
8 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.56%) SAN
8 1 (0.56%) Skype
8 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.17%) MySQL
3 17 (9.50%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.03%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.91%) DB2
8 3 (1.68%) InfluxDB
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.12%) MS Access
9 2 (1.12%) QlikView
10 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Selenium
2 10 (5.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.47%) JIRA
4 6 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.35%) WebDriver
5 5 (2.79%) JUnit
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.68%) MSI
7 3 (1.68%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) Ant
8 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.12%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.12%) NUnit
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.56%) Appium
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) Moq
9 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Electronics
3 9 (5.03%) Marketing
4 8 (4.47%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.68%) French Language
6 3 (1.68%) Games
6 3 (1.68%) German Language
6 3 (1.68%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.55%) Web Services
2 28 (15.64%) .NET
3 22 (12.29%) CSS
4 15 (8.38%) HTML
5 14 (7.82%) Ajax
6 11 (6.15%) XML
7 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.47%) J2EE
8 8 (4.47%) jQuery
9 7 (3.91%) CSS3
9 7 (3.91%) HTML5
9 7 (3.91%) WebRTC
9 7 (3.91%) WebSockets
9 7 (3.91%) WinForms
10 6 (3.35%) XSLT
11 5 (2.79%) React Native
11 5 (2.79%) REST
11 5 (2.79%) SOAP
12 4 (2.23%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.68%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) Driving Licence
2 13 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.03%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.47%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.47%) SWIFT
6 7 (3.91%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.79%) Replication
9 3 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.12%) Fintech
10 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) Clustering
11 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.56%) Online Games
11 1 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 78 (43.58%) Windows
2 60 (33.52%) Linux
3 24 (13.41%) Unix
4 14 (7.82%) Windows Server
5 12 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.35%) zOS
7 5 (2.79%) CentOS
7 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.32%) ITIL
3 24 (13.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 24 (13.41%) Test Automation
4 22 (12.29%) Open Source
5 21 (11.73%) Time Management
6 19 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.06%) Web Development
8 17 (9.50%) DevOps
9 16 (8.94%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (7.82%) OWASP
11 12 (6.70%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.15%) Change Management
12 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
13 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.59%) Manual Testing
13 10 (5.59%) Project Management
13 10 (5.59%) Scrum
14 9 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
15 8 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (45.81%) SQL
2 66 (36.87%) Java
3 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.76%) Python
5 29 (16.20%) Bash Shell
6 27 (15.08%) PHP
6 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
7 23 (12.85%) C#
8 21 (11.73%) C++
9 18 (10.06%) Ruby
10 17 (9.50%) C
11 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.03%) Perl
13 7 (3.91%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.79%) Scala
14 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.23%) Go
15 4 (2.23%) PL/SQL
15 4 (2.23%) Rust
16 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.91%) CCNA
5 7 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.91%) CISSP
5 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.91%) RHCE
5 7 (3.91%) RHCSA
6 5 (2.79%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.68%) PMP
8 2 (1.12%) MCSE
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (11.73%) SLA
3 18 (10.06%) QA
4 14 (7.82%) ISO 9001
4 14 (7.82%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.68%) Docker
2 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) SCCM
1 9 (5.03%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.79%) Puppet
4 3 (1.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Control-M
5 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) Oracle
2 38 (21.23%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.06%) IBM
4 16 (8.94%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.59%) VMware
6 8 (4.47%) SAP
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco
7 2 (1.12%) Citrix
7 2 (1.12%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.12%) Infor
7 2 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.12%) Symantec
8 1 (0.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.56%) CommVault
8 1 (0.56%) FIS
8 1 (0.56%) HP
8 1 (0.56%) NetApp
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) Workday