The median annual salary for a Applications Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 372 405
Rank change year-on-year +34 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 55 82 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.43% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 49
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.40% +13.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +38 24 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Surrey +37 16 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Hampshire +6 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Oxfordshire +3 5 £35,000 -17.64% 3
West Sussex +6 2 £30,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £45,000 +80.00%
Middlesex +7 1 £35,000 -17.64%
East Sussex - 1 £25,500 -
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 66 (58.93%) SQL
2 52 (46.43%) Windows
3 39 (34.82%) SQL Server
4 35 (31.25%) Java
4 35 (31.25%) Linux
5 30 (26.79%) Active Directory
6 27 (24.11%) Oracle
7 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.64%) Tomcat
9 21 (18.75%) JBoss
10 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
11 19 (16.96%) DNS
11 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
12 18 (16.07%) Apache
13 17 (15.18%) Finance
13 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (13.39%) Firewall
14 15 (13.39%) MS Office
15 14 (12.50%) WebSphere
16 13 (11.61%) ITIL
16 13 (11.61%) VMware
17 12 (10.71%) .NET
17 12 (10.71%) J2EE
18 11 (9.82%) MySQL
18 11 (9.82%) SSL
18 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (8.93%) HTTP
19 10 (8.93%) C#
19 10 (8.93%) WebLogic
20 9 (8.04%) Unix

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 22 (19.64%) Tomcat
2 21 (18.75%) JBoss
3 18 (16.07%) Apache
4 14 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 10 (8.93%) WebLogic
6 9 (8.04%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.36%) MS Exchange
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.46%) WildFly
9 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.57%) IIS
10 3 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.89%) CICS
12 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Office
2 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Infor M3
1 3 (2.68%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.89%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.36%) SaaS
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) iTunes
3 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) DNS
1 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
2 15 (13.39%) Firewall
3 11 (9.82%) SSL
4 10 (8.93%) HTTP
5 7 (6.25%) LDAP
6 3 (2.68%) FTP
6 3 (2.68%) NAS
6 3 (2.68%) SAN
7 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.79%) PBX
8 1 (0.89%) Internet
8 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (34.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) MySQL
3 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.57%) Big Data
5 4 (3.57%) DB2
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.89%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.46%) JIRA
1 5 (4.46%) Maven
2 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) Subversion
2 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.68%) IntelliJ
3 3 (2.68%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.79%) Ant
4 2 (1.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.89%) Gradle
5 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.89%) QUnit
5 1 (0.89%) Selenium
5 1 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Back Office
3 2 (1.79%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) French Language
3 2 (1.79%) Publishing
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
3 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.89%) Automotive
4 1 (0.89%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) .NET
1 12 (10.71%) J2EE
2 7 (6.25%) Middleware
3 6 (5.36%) LAMP
3 6 (5.36%) Spring
3 6 (5.36%) Web Services
4 5 (4.46%) XML
5 4 (3.57%) HTML
5 4 (3.57%) RESTful
6 3 (2.68%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.68%) CSS
6 3 (2.68%) Java EE
6 3 (2.68%) jQuery
6 3 (2.68%) JSON
6 3 (2.68%) SAML
6 3 (2.68%) Struts
7 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.79%) REST
7 2 (1.79%) XSLT
7 2 (1.79%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) PKI
2 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.68%) Clustering
3 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) Fintech
4 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.89%) NHS
5 1 (0.89%) Replication
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (46.43%) Windows
2 35 (31.25%) Linux
3 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.04%) Unix
5 8 (7.14%) CentOS
6 7 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.79%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.61%) ITIL
3 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
4 7 (6.25%) DevOps
4 7 (6.25%) Presales
4 7 (6.25%) Release Management
4 7 (6.25%) Time Management
5 6 (5.36%) Analytics
5 6 (5.36%) ITIL V3
5 6 (5.36%) Process Improvement
6 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.57%) Application Virtualisation
7 4 (3.57%) Change Management
7 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 66 (58.93%) SQL
2 35 (31.25%) Java
3 10 (8.93%) C#
4 9 (8.04%) C
4 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.14%) Perl
5 8 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.36%) Python
7 5 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.46%) XAML
8 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.68%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.89%) COBOL
10 1 (0.89%) Groovy
10 1 (0.89%) PL/1
10 1 (0.89%) REXX
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) MCP
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) CISSP
3 5 (4.46%) MCITP
3 5 (4.46%) MCTS
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.57%) CEH
4 4 (3.57%) GCIA
4 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) MCSA
5 3 (2.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 30 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.57%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.79%) vSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Docker
8 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) Grafana
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.68%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) Graphite
4 1 (0.89%) Kibana
4 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Salt
4 1 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Oracle
2 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.61%) VMware
4 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.46%) IBM
6 4 (3.57%) Citrix
7 3 (2.68%) BEA
7 3 (2.68%) Dell
7 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.68%) Google
7 3 (2.68%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.68%) Sun
8 2 (1.79%) Apple
8 2 (1.79%) EMC
9 1 (0.89%) Adobe
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco
9 1 (0.89%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.89%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.89%) Juniper
9 1 (0.89%) SAP
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