Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 334 237 347
Rank change year-on-year -97 +110 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 95 107 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.91% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.96% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 162
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £28,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,250 £37,500 £40,750
Median % change year-on-year +4.67% -7.98% +16.43%
75th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £53,525 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15,357 11,201 25,322
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.51% 95.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,215 9,236 20,984
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Applications Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -69 35 £39,125 +4.33% 19
Berkshire -47 25 £39,125 -17.63% 12
Hampshire -90 25 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Surrey -60 13 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Sussex +2 6 £30,000 -3.23% 2
Oxfordshire -29 6 £41,000 +13.89% 4
Buckinghamshire -29 4 £38,500 -26.67% 3
Kent -30 4 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Applications Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 South East region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (47.37%) SQL
2 33 (34.74%) Degree
3 31 (32.63%) Computer Science
4 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 30 (31.58%) Social Skills
5 23 (24.21%) Java
5 23 (24.21%) Linux
6 22 (23.16%) Python
7 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
7 21 (22.11%) JIRA
8 20 (21.05%) Windows
8 20 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (20.00%) Oracle
9 19 (20.00%) AWS
10 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (17.89%) CSS
11 17 (17.89%) Time Management
11 17 (17.89%) Azure
11 17 (17.89%) Dynatrace
12 15 (15.79%) HTML
12 15 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (14.74%) Wireshark
13 14 (14.74%) Fiddler
14 13 (13.68%) Splunk
14 13 (13.68%) Functional Testing
14 13 (13.68%) SDLC
14 13 (13.68%) DevOps
14 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (13.68%) C#
15 12 (12.63%) Secure Coding

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 8 (8.42%) Confluence
2 7 (7.37%) Apache
3 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) ALPHACAM
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) AWS
2 17 (17.89%) Azure
3 6 (6.32%) GCP
3 6 (6.32%) SaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (4.21%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.05%) GitHub
6 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) Wireshark
2 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.16%) Internet
4 2 (2.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.05%) 3G
5 1 (1.05%) 4G
5 1 (1.05%) DNS
5 1 (1.05%) GSM
5 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.05%) LTE
5 1 (1.05%) OSPF
5 1 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 7 (7.37%) MariaDB
3 7 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.21%) Power BI
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.05%) Lumira
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) JIRA
2 14 (14.74%) Fiddler
3 8 (8.42%) Bitbucket
3 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.05%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (31.58%) Social Skills
2 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) French Language
4 3 (3.16%) German Language
5 2 (2.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Military
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) CSS
2 15 (15.79%) HTML
3 11 (11.58%) Node.js
4 9 (9.47%) AngularJS
5 7 (7.37%) Django
5 7 (7.37%) LAMP
6 6 (6.32%) .NET
7 3 (3.16%) Web Services
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.11%) HTML5
8 2 (2.11%) REST
8 2 (2.11%) XML
9 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.05%) Ajax
9 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.05%) CSS3
9 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.05%) React
9 1 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.11%) Life Science
3 2 (2.11%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) FMCG
4 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.05%) LIMS
4 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) PKI
4 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Linux
2 20 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) Computer Science
2 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.89%) Time Management
4 15 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (13.68%) DevOps
5 13 (13.68%) Functional Testing
5 13 (13.68%) SDLC
6 12 (12.63%) OWASP
6 12 (12.63%) Secure Coding
7 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.47%) Threat Modelling
9 8 (8.42%) Analytics
9 8 (8.42%) Security Testing
10 7 (7.37%) ITIL
10 7 (7.37%) Remediation Plan
10 7 (7.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (6.32%) CRM
11 6 (6.32%) Mathematics
11 6 (6.32%) OOP
11 6 (6.32%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.37%) SQL
2 23 (24.21%) Java
3 22 (23.16%) Python
4 21 (22.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.68%) C#
6 9 (9.47%) PHP
6 9 (9.47%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.32%) C++
8 5 (5.26%) Go
9 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.16%) C
10 3 (3.16%) Perl
11 1 (1.05%) Groovy
11 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.05%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (34.74%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) HND
3 5 (5.26%) CISSP
3 5 (5.26%) GPEN
3 5 (5.26%) SANS
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.21%) OSCP
5 2 (2.11%) CEH
5 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) HNC
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.05%) Ansible
3 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) Nagios
3 1 (1.05%) Nessus
3 1 (1.05%) NetApp OnCommand
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) ServerView Suite
3 1 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
2 19 (20.00%) Oracle
3 17 (17.89%) Dynatrace
4 13 (13.68%) Splunk
5 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.37%) MuleSoft
6 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
7 6 (6.32%) VMware
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.05%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.05%) Epicor
9 1 (1.05%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.05%) Infor
9 1 (1.05%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.05%) McAfee
9 1 (1.05%) NetApp
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Sage
9 1 (1.05%) Symantec