Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Applications Engineer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 460 533 544
Rank change year-on-year +73 +11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 517 441 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.54% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 434 389 476
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,999 £25,700 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.20% -2.35% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 92,524 96,191 109,130
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 96.88% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74,479 78,991 90,062
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the UK excluding London

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in the UK excluding London

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the UK excluding London

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
South East +35 185 £35,000 -7.89% 46
North of England +58 96 £33,000 -7.69% 31
Midlands +37 92 £40,000 +14.29% 47
West Midlands +21 56 £43,500 +29.85% 35
Yorkshire +76 53 £33,000 +1.54% 9
East of England -7 48 £40,500 +1.25% 33
South West +14 44 £32,500 -13.33% 24
North West +18 42 £32,500 -18.75% 20
Scotland +13 38 £29,000 +18.37% 6
East Midlands +19 36 £32,000 -5.19% 12
Wales -10 13 £33,934 - 1
Northern Ireland +5 1 £55,000 +155.81% 1
North East -21 1 £50,000 +53.85% 2
Applications Engineer
UK

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 197 (38.10%) Windows
2 193 (37.33%) SQL
3 165 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 109 (21.08%) Linux
5 105 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
6 103 (19.92%) ITIL
6 103 (19.92%) Java
7 96 (18.57%) SQL Server
8 90 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (17.21%) Windows Server
10 85 (16.44%) Degree
11 82 (15.86%) C#
11 82 (15.86%) .NET
12 72 (13.93%) JavaScript
13 71 (13.73%) Software Engineering
14 70 (13.54%) PowerShell
14 70 (13.54%) Unix
15 65 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
16 60 (11.61%) Finance
17 58 (11.22%) Computer Science
18 56 (10.83%) Apache
18 56 (10.83%) DevOps
19 54 (10.44%) IIS
19 54 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
20 53 (10.25%) Tomcat
21 49 (9.48%) Active Directory
22 48 (9.28%) Service Management
23 47 (9.09%) Relational Database
24 45 (8.70%) ITSM
24 45 (8.70%) SharePoint

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 56 (10.83%) Apache
2 54 (10.44%) IIS
3 53 (10.25%) Tomcat
4 45 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 23 (4.45%) Confluence
6 22 (4.26%) nginx
7 19 (3.68%) JBoss
8 16 (3.09%) MS Exchange
9 14 (2.71%) WebSphere
10 11 (2.13%) Skype for Business
10 11 (2.13%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.97%) CMS
12 5 (0.97%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.97%) Kentico
12 5 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.97%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.77%) PTC Creo
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.58%) Windchill
4 2 (0.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.19%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.97%) assyst
4 2 (0.39%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.19%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.58%) Office 365
3 31 (6.00%) SaaS
4 12 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (2.32%) PaaS
5 8 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.97%) IaaS
8 4 (0.77%) GitHub
9 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.58%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.19%) DNS
2 28 (5.42%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.68%) SSH
4 14 (2.71%) Skype
4 14 (2.71%) SSL
5 11 (2.13%) Internet
6 10 (1.93%) Firewall
6 10 (1.93%) HTTP
7 9 (1.74%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.74%) iSCSI
8 8 (1.55%) VPN
9 6 (1.16%) Network Security
9 6 (1.16%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.97%) NAS
10 5 (0.97%) SAN
10 5 (0.97%) VoIP
11 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 21 (4.06%) MySQL
4 13 (2.51%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.77%) RavenDB
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.58%) DB2
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.39%) Big Data
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (8.32%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.74%) JIRA
3 27 (5.22%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.22%) Subversion
4 19 (3.68%) Bitbucket
5 12 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (2.32%) GoCD
5 12 (2.32%) Vagrant
6 11 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.74%) MSI
8 5 (0.97%) GitLab
8 5 (0.97%) Maven
9 4 (0.77%) JUnit
9 4 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.39%) AppScan
11 2 (0.39%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (11.61%) Finance
2 18 (3.48%) Retail
3 15 (2.90%) Legal
4 14 (2.71%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.51%) Marketing
6 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.93%) Banking
8 9 (1.74%) Electronics
9 7 (1.35%) Games
9 7 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.97%) Advertising
10 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.97%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) French Language
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.86%) .NET
2 45 (8.70%) HTML
3 40 (7.74%) Web Services
4 33 (6.38%) XML
5 27 (5.22%) CSS
6 26 (5.03%) ASP.NET
7 25 (4.84%) Hibernate
8 23 (4.45%) REST
9 20 (3.87%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.09%) AngularJS
11 14 (2.71%) Java EE
12 13 (2.51%) SOAP
13 11 (2.13%) Ajax
13 11 (2.13%) jQuery
13 11 (2.13%) Spring
13 11 (2.13%) XSLT
14 10 (1.93%) Middleware
14 10 (1.93%) Node.js
15 8 (1.55%) JSF
15 8 (1.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 39 (7.54%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.06%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.29%) Analytical Mindset
8 15 (2.90%) User Experience
9 14 (2.71%) Driving Licence
10 11 (2.13%) Life Science
10 11 (2.13%) NHS
11 9 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.55%) PMI
13 5 (0.97%) Fintech
13 5 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.97%) Wiki
14 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.77%) Robotics
15 3 (0.58%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 197 (38.10%) Windows
2 109 (21.08%) Linux
3 89 (17.21%) Windows Server
4 70 (13.54%) Unix
5 37 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (5.03%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.29%) Mac OS X
9 15 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.90%) Windows 10
10 12 (2.32%) Solaris
11 9 (1.74%) Android
11 9 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.16%) CentOS
12 6 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.77%) AIX
13 4 (0.77%) HPUX
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
14 1 (0.19%) Fedora
14 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
2 103 (19.92%) ITIL
3 90 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (13.73%) Software Engineering
5 56 (10.83%) DevOps
6 48 (9.28%) Service Management
7 45 (8.70%) ITSM
8 44 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 43 (8.32%) Scrum
10 38 (7.35%) SDLC
11 37 (7.16%) Mentoring
12 35 (6.77%) Service Delivery
13 32 (6.19%) OO
13 32 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (5.22%) Task Automation
15 26 (5.03%) ITIL V3
15 26 (5.03%) Test Automation
16 23 (4.45%) TDD
17 20 (3.87%) ERP
17 20 (3.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 193 (37.33%) SQL
2 103 (19.92%) Java
3 82 (15.86%) C#
4 72 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 70 (13.54%) PowerShell
6 43 (8.32%) Python
7 36 (6.96%) Bash Shell
8 32 (6.19%) Shell Script
9 25 (4.84%) C++
10 24 (4.64%) Perl
11 23 (4.45%) PHP
12 21 (4.06%) Ruby
13 20 (3.87%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.51%) C
15 9 (1.74%) VBScript
16 7 (1.35%) Bourne shell
16 7 (1.35%) Korn
16 7 (1.35%) sed
17 6 (1.16%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 85 (16.44%) Degree
2 32 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (5.22%) Master's Degree
5 19 (3.68%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.55%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.16%) SANS
9 4 (0.77%) CISSP
9 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.58%) MCSE
11 2 (0.39%) CISA
11 2 (0.39%) CISM
11 2 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.39%) HNC
11 2 (0.39%) HND
11 2 (0.39%) MCSA
11 2 (0.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.77%) SLA
2 17 (3.29%) QA
3 8 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (1.35%) GAMP
5 6 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.97%) PMO
7 2 (0.39%) GDPR
7 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (1.74%) NFS
3 9 (1.74%) Samba
4 8 (1.55%) Docker
5 7 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.97%) KVM
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.58%) oVirt
9 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.39%) Varnish
9 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.39%) Xen
9 2 (0.39%) XenServer
10 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (4.84%) Ansible
2 20 (3.87%) SCCM
3 17 (3.29%) Puppet
4 14 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.51%) Terraform
6 11 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (1.16%) Nagios
8 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.58%) Kibana
9 3 (0.58%) rkt
9 3 (0.58%) Xymon
9 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.39%) Grafana
10 2 (0.39%) Graphite
10 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.39%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.39%) Nessus
11 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.19%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.19%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 165 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.51%) Oracle
3 28 (5.42%) Remedy
4 25 (4.84%) VMware
5 19 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 17 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 13 (2.51%) Xamarin
8 12 (2.32%) Capita
9 11 (2.13%) BMC
9 11 (2.13%) Nimsoft
9 11 (2.13%) WorldPay
10 8 (1.55%) Blue Prism
10 8 (1.55%) IBM
10 8 (1.55%) SAP
10 8 (1.55%) UiPath
11 6 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.16%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.97%) Apple
12 5 (0.97%) OutSystems
12 5 (0.97%) PTC