The median annual salary for a Applications Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 224 213
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 16 34 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 31
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +41.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £47,500 £40,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4918 5697 5859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4105 4709 4895
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the South West

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol -12 5 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Wiltshire +15 3 £32,500 -
Somerset -3 3 £27,000 -3.57%
Gloucestershire -3 2 £30,000 -6.97%
Dorset - 2 £37,500 - 1
Devon - 1 £43,500 -
Applications Engineer
England

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

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 West region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) C#
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 7 (18.92%) Windows
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) IIS
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.81%) REST
8 4 (10.81%) C
8 4 (10.81%) HTML
8 4 (10.81%) SLA
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) MVC
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) CSS
9 3 (8.11%) Unix
9 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.11%) Spring

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) REST
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (5.41%) JPA
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) WPF
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) CAN bus
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Handset
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Android
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (5.41%) Data Conversion
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.41%) Product Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Alterian
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus
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