The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Applications Engineer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 563 564
Rank change year-on-year +48 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 418 398 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.42% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 360 362 379
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the UK

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in the UK

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England +47 405 £42,500 -5.55% 57
London +57 188 £47,500 -5.00% 22
South East +35 89 £40,500 -14.73% 9
Hampshire +31 31 £32,651 +1.24% 4
City of London +32 30 £47,500 - 6
West Midlands +16 28 £39,000 +23.80% 6
North West -31 28 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England -21 27 £42,500 - 5
South West -10 23 £40,000 +63.26% 5
Berkshire +12 22 £39,250 -21.50% 1
Manchester -31 21 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Cambridgeshire -26 20 £42,500 -9.09% 2
Surrey +20 19 £43,500 +16.00% 2
Birmingham +29 17 £34,000 +15.25%
Cambridge -11 16 £42,750 +22.14% 2
Reading +10 15 £46,250 -14.35%
Wiltshire +11 14 £37,500 +40.18% 1
East Midlands +17 12 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +21 11 £47,250 +89.00%
Yorkshire -4 11 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Derbyshire +19 10 £35,000 +52.17%
Derby +15 10 £35,000 +52.17%
Farnborough +13 10 £32,500 +75.67% 1
West Yorkshire +11 10 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Leeds +7 10 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Woking +21 9 £65,000 +132.14% 2
Chippenham +16 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Southampton +14 6 £32,576 +18.45%
West Bromwich - 6 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex +8 5 £42,500 -10.52%

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 333 (45.99%) SQL
2 259 (35.77%) Windows
3 226 (31.22%) Linux
4 214 (29.56%) Java
5 167 (23.07%) SQL Server
6 161 (22.24%) ITIL
7 149 (20.58%) Microsoft
8 145 (20.03%) Python
9 143 (19.75%) Finance
10 141 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
11 125 (17.27%) Degree
12 111 (15.33%) Windows Server
13 110 (15.19%) MySQL
14 108 (14.92%) Software Engineering
15 105 (14.50%) Oracle
16 91 (12.57%) .NET
17 89 (12.29%) C#
18 86 (11.88%) Active Directory
19 84 (11.60%) Shell Script
20 83 (11.46%) PowerShell
21 82 (11.33%) Unix
22 74 (10.22%) IIS
23 69 (9.53%) JavaScript
23 69 (9.53%) TDD
23 69 (9.53%) Android
23 69 (9.53%) DevOps
24 68 (9.39%) Apple iOS
24 68 (9.39%) Mobile App
25 67 (9.25%) Computer Science
26 66 (9.12%) C++

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 74 (10.22%) IIS
2 58 (8.01%) Tomcat
2 58 (8.01%) WebLogic
3 51 (7.04%) Apache
4 50 (6.91%) SharePoint
5 46 (6.35%) JBoss
6 30 (4.14%) CMS
7 28 (3.87%) WebSphere
8 22 (3.04%) MS Exchange
9 21 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (2.35%) Confluence
11 16 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.80%) Skype for Business
13 11 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.97%) Jetty
15 7 (0.97%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.69%) Drupal
16 5 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.10%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.41%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.28%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.14%) SaaS
4 11 (1.52%) Office 365
5 4 (0.55%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 3 (0.41%) Yammer
7 2 (0.28%) G Suite
7 2 (0.28%) GitHub
7 2 (0.28%) Google Play
7 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) iTunes
8 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.70%) Skype
2 33 (4.56%) DNS
2 33 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.90%) HTTP
4 18 (2.49%) Firewall
5 16 (2.21%) VPN
6 14 (1.93%) LAN
6 14 (1.93%) SSL
6 14 (1.93%) WAN
6 14 (1.93%) Wireless
7 11 (1.52%) Internet
7 11 (1.52%) LDAP
8 9 (1.24%) IPsec
9 8 (1.10%) DHCP
9 8 (1.10%) NetScaler
9 8 (1.10%) SAN
10 7 (0.97%) FTP
10 7 (0.97%) Intranet
10 7 (0.97%) MPLS
10 7 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (23.07%) SQL Server
2 110 (15.19%) MySQL
3 31 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.04%) Big Data
6 19 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.80%) DB2
10 10 (1.38%) Redis
10 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.97%) JasperReports
12 7 (0.97%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.97%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.83%) QlikView
13 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.45%) Maven
3 23 (3.18%) Gradle
3 23 (3.18%) JIRA
3 23 (3.18%) Subversion
4 17 (2.35%) Ant
5 16 (2.21%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.07%) Eclipse
7 13 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.66%) Android Studio
8 12 (1.66%) Selenium
8 12 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.52%) MSI
10 10 (1.38%) Hudson
10 10 (1.38%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.10%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 143 (19.75%) Finance
2 46 (6.35%) Banking
3 32 (4.42%) Retail
4 31 (4.28%) Marketing
5 29 (4.01%) Back Office
6 26 (3.59%) Electronics
7 22 (3.04%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.76%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.21%) Advertising
10 12 (1.66%) Games
10 12 (1.66%) Legal
11 11 (1.52%) Publishing
12 8 (1.10%) Automotive
13 6 (0.83%) Front Office
13 6 (0.83%) Law
14 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.55%) Military
16 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (12.57%) .NET
2 57 (7.87%) HTML
3 54 (7.46%) Django
4 50 (6.91%) J2EE
5 47 (6.49%) XML
6 44 (6.08%) CSS
6 44 (6.08%) Web Services
7 24 (3.31%) JSON
8 23 (3.18%) ASP.NET
9 19 (2.62%) Kafka
9 19 (2.62%) Spring
10 18 (2.49%) Middleware
11 15 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (1.80%) RESTful
13 12 (1.66%) REST
13 12 (1.66%) RxJava
13 12 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
14 11 (1.52%) HTML5
14 11 (1.52%) LAMP
15 10 (1.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.39%) Mobile App
2 67 (9.25%) Computer Science
3 52 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 32 (4.42%) Data Structures
6 31 (4.28%) Data Centre
7 30 (4.14%) User Experience
8 25 (3.45%) mHealth
9 22 (3.04%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.35%) Clustering
10 17 (2.35%) Fintech
11 12 (1.66%) Driving Licence
12 11 (1.52%) SWIFT
13 9 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.10%) EPoS
14 8 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.97%) CAN bus
15 7 (0.97%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 259 (35.77%) Windows
2 226 (31.22%) Linux
3 111 (15.33%) Windows Server
4 82 (11.33%) Unix
5 69 (9.53%) Android
6 68 (9.39%) Apple iOS
7 47 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (3.18%) Windows 7
10 22 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.49%) CentOS
12 15 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 8 (1.10%) Debian
13 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.97%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.97%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.83%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.55%) SUSE
17 3 (0.41%) Solaris
18 2 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.24%) ITIL
2 141 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (14.92%) Software Engineering
4 69 (9.53%) DevOps
4 69 (9.53%) TDD
5 60 (8.29%) Android Development
6 58 (8.01%) Root Cause Analysis
7 56 (7.73%) Test Automation
8 48 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (6.08%) Problem Management
10 38 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 37 (5.11%) CRM
11 37 (5.11%) Release Management
12 36 (4.97%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.83%) Scrum
14 34 (4.70%) Configuration Management
15 32 (4.42%) Service Management
16 31 (4.28%) iOS Development
17 26 (3.59%) Change Management
18 25 (3.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 333 (45.99%) SQL
2 214 (29.56%) Java
3 145 (20.03%) Python
4 89 (12.29%) C#
5 84 (11.60%) Shell Script
6 83 (11.46%) PowerShell
7 69 (9.53%) JavaScript
8 66 (9.12%) C++
9 49 (6.77%) Bash Shell
10 45 (6.22%) C
11 41 (5.66%) PHP
12 38 (5.25%) Perl
13 34 (4.70%) Objective-C
14 31 (4.28%) Apple Swift
15 28 (3.87%) Ruby
16 23 (3.18%) T-SQL
17 16 (2.21%) VB
18 14 (1.93%) Groovy
19 13 (1.80%) VBScript
20 9 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (17.27%) Degree
2 56 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (7.60%) Security Cleared
4 37 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 28 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.07%) CCNA
6 15 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.07%) CISSP
7 12 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.38%) MCSE
9 9 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.24%) MCITP
10 8 (1.10%) RHCE
10 8 (1.10%) RHCSA
11 7 (0.97%) GNVQ
11 7 (0.97%) HND
11 7 (0.97%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.69%) MCSA
13 4 (0.55%) MCP
13 4 (0.55%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.56%) SLA
2 36 (4.97%) QA
3 10 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
6 2 (0.28%) MiFID
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (1.66%) XenApp
5 11 (1.52%) Xen
6 9 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.10%) Firmware
8 7 (0.97%) vCloud
8 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.69%) Docker
10 4 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.55%) vSphere
11 2 (0.28%) KVM
11 2 (0.28%) NFS
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.28%) Squid
11 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (3.87%) SCCM
2 26 (3.59%) Puppet
3 21 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.21%) Ansible
5 12 (1.66%) Nagios
6 10 (1.38%) SCOM
7 7 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.97%) ThinApp
7 7 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.69%) Graphite
8 5 (0.69%) Kibana
8 5 (0.69%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.69%) Mesos
8 5 (0.69%) WSUS
9 4 (0.55%) logstash
10 3 (0.41%) Grafana
10 3 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 149 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 105 (14.50%) Oracle
3 43 (5.94%) VMware
4 28 (3.87%) Red Hat
5 25 (3.45%) IBM
6 21 (2.90%) Cisco
7 18 (2.49%) Citrix
8 16 (2.21%) SAP
9 14 (1.93%) Symantec
10 12 (1.66%) HP
11 11 (1.52%) Sybase
12 10 (1.38%) EMC
12 10 (1.38%) F5
12 10 (1.38%) NetApp
12 10 (1.38%) Reuters
13 9 (1.24%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.24%) CQG
13 9 (1.24%) iManage
14 8 (1.10%) Apple
14 8 (1.10%) McAfee
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + exceptional bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £67000.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £5000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Council
Salary: From £23,398 to £27,668 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: Salary Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago