Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 570 609
Rank change year-on-year +23 +39 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 811 832 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 713 790 770
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the UK

Applications Engineer
Top 16 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England 0 758 £40,000 -5.88% 72
UK excluding London +7 471 £35,000 -6.67% 41
London 0 328 £52,500 - 31
South East +47 178 £38,250 -4.38% 16
Midlands +74 88 £33,500 +6.35% 7
East of England -6 71 £40,000 -13.04% 6
North of England -66 56 £35,000 -12.50% 4
West Midlands +24 53 £32,500 +6.56% 6
South West -9 40 £30,000 -1.64% 8
East Midlands +66 38 £32,500 -18.75% 1
North West -34 38 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wales +29 28 £33,934 -15.34%
Yorkshire -21 17 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -17 12 £35,000 -
North East +1 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £21,500 -

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 343 (42.29%) SQL
2 295 (36.37%) Windows
3 252 (31.07%) Java
4 243 (29.96%) Linux
5 226 (27.87%) SQL Server
6 207 (25.52%) Finance
7 161 (19.85%) Microsoft
8 157 (19.36%) JavaScript
9 153 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
10 151 (18.62%) .NET
11 148 (18.25%) Degree
12 146 (18.00%) Python
13 134 (16.52%) C#
14 129 (15.91%) Windows Server
15 125 (15.41%) Software Engineering
16 123 (15.17%) ITIL
17 116 (14.30%) Oracle
18 99 (12.21%) Banking
19 89 (10.97%) C++
19 89 (10.97%) Active Directory
20 88 (10.85%) HTML
20 88 (10.85%) IIS
20 88 (10.85%) Computer Science
21 87 (10.73%) PowerShell
22 86 (10.60%) DevOps
23 85 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
24 84 (10.36%) Web Services
25 83 (10.23%) Apache
26 82 (10.11%) Shell Script
27 79 (9.74%) CSS

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 88 (10.85%) IIS
2 83 (10.23%) Apache
3 59 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 42 (5.18%) SharePoint
5 37 (4.56%) Confluence
6 32 (3.95%) JBoss
7 30 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 25 (3.08%) CMS
9 22 (2.71%) WebSphere
10 19 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (2.10%) MS Exchange
12 15 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.86%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
16 5 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 4 (0.49%) Jetty
17 4 (0.49%) Liferay
17 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.12%) HipChat
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.62%) iTrent
3 5 (0.62%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.25%) Maximo
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.12%) RMDS
6 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 71 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.93%) SaaS
4 15 (1.85%) Office 365
5 14 (1.73%) G Suite
6 7 (0.86%) Slack
7 5 (0.62%) Trello
8 4 (0.49%) Google Play
8 4 (0.49%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.37%) GitHub
9 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.37%) IaaS
9 3 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.25%) Serverless
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.93%) DNS
2 29 (3.58%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.47%) Firewall
4 18 (2.22%) DHCP
5 16 (1.97%) VPN
6 14 (1.73%) HTTP
7 13 (1.60%) Internet
7 13 (1.60%) IPsec
8 12 (1.48%) LDAP
8 12 (1.48%) Skype
9 10 (1.23%) Wireless
10 9 (1.11%) LAN
11 8 (0.99%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.99%) SMS
12 7 (0.86%) FTP
12 7 (0.86%) MPLS
13 6 (0.74%) ATM
13 6 (0.74%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.62%) Network Security
15 4 (0.49%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.25%) MySQL
3 49 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 24 (2.96%) Big Data
6 24 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 23 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.10%) Redis
11 14 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.99%) DB2
13 8 (0.99%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (5.55%) JIRA
3 37 (4.56%) TeamCity
4 32 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 30 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 29 (3.58%) Git (software)
6 29 (3.58%) Hudson
6 29 (3.58%) MSBuild
7 28 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 26 (3.21%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.73%) Gradle
9 14 (1.73%) Selenium
10 13 (1.60%) Android Studio
11 12 (1.48%) MSI
12 9 (1.11%) Subversion
13 8 (0.99%) InstallShield
14 7 (0.86%) Maven
15 6 (0.74%) AdminStudio
15 6 (0.74%) AutoIt
15 6 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 207 (25.52%) Finance
2 99 (12.21%) Banking
3 28 (3.45%) Electronics
4 27 (3.33%) Retail
4 27 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.59%) Advertising
6 19 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.22%) Automotive
8 15 (1.85%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.73%) Back Office
9 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.36%) Publishing
11 10 (1.23%) Marketing
12 9 (1.11%) Legal
13 8 (0.99%) Front Office
14 7 (0.86%) Law
15 6 (0.74%) German Language
16 4 (0.49%) French Language
16 4 (0.49%) Games
17 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (18.62%) .NET
2 88 (10.85%) HTML
3 84 (10.36%) Web Services
4 79 (9.74%) CSS
5 43 (5.30%) XML
6 41 (5.06%) ASP.NET
7 37 (4.56%) jQuery
8 35 (4.32%) Node.js
9 34 (4.19%) Ajax
10 30 (3.70%) J2EE
11 28 (3.45%) Django
12 26 (3.21%) RESTful
13 24 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
13 24 (2.96%) HTML5
14 22 (2.71%) SOAP
15 20 (2.47%) CSS3
15 20 (2.47%) JSON
16 19 (2.34%) AngularJS
17 17 (2.10%) .NET Framework
18 15 (1.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.85%) Computer Science
2 70 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 26 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.96%) Client/Server
7 24 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.22%) User Experience
9 16 (1.97%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.85%) Clustering
11 13 (1.60%) Fintech
11 13 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.23%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.99%) CAN bus
13 8 (0.99%) mHealth
14 7 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.86%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 295 (36.37%) Windows
2 243 (29.96%) Linux
3 129 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 76 (9.37%) Unix
5 42 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (4.69%) Android
7 36 (4.44%) Apple iOS
8 33 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (3.08%) Windows 7
10 22 (2.71%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.60%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.48%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.74%) zOS
15 5 (0.62%) AIX
15 5 (0.62%) CentOS
16 4 (0.49%) Solaris
17 2 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (15.41%) Software Engineering
3 123 (15.17%) ITIL
4 86 (10.60%) DevOps
5 85 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (8.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 67 (8.26%) Problem Management
8 66 (8.14%) Test Automation
9 62 (7.64%) Configuration Management
10 54 (6.66%) Scrum
11 47 (5.80%) Service Management
12 41 (5.06%) Open Source
13 40 (4.93%) TDD
14 39 (4.81%) ITSM
15 36 (4.44%) CRM
15 36 (4.44%) Task Automation
16 35 (4.32%) OO
17 31 (3.82%) E-Commerce
17 31 (3.82%) Project Management
17 31 (3.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 343 (42.29%) SQL
2 252 (31.07%) Java
3 157 (19.36%) JavaScript
4 146 (18.00%) Python
5 134 (16.52%) C#
6 89 (10.97%) C++
7 87 (10.73%) PowerShell
8 82 (10.11%) Shell Script
9 63 (7.77%) PHP
10 53 (6.54%) Perl
11 52 (6.41%) Bash Shell
12 38 (4.69%) C
13 34 (4.19%) Ruby
14 26 (3.21%) Objective-C
14 26 (3.21%) T-SQL
14 26 (3.21%) VBScript
15 23 (2.84%) PL/SQL
16 18 (2.22%) VB
17 15 (1.85%) Groovy
18 11 (1.36%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 148 (18.25%) Degree
2 64 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 38 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 34 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.71%) MCP
7 20 (2.47%) HND
8 19 (2.34%) CCNA
8 19 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (2.10%) MCSE
10 10 (1.23%) CISSP
11 8 (0.99%) GNVQ
12 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.86%) RHCE
12 7 (0.86%) RHCSA
13 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.37%) CISM
15 3 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.52%) QA
2 53 (6.54%) SLA
3 27 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.73%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) GDPR
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 89 (10.97%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (3.21%) XenApp
4 22 (2.71%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.59%) XenDesktop
6 17 (2.10%) vSphere
7 16 (1.97%) Docker
8 13 (1.60%) XenServer
9 9 (1.11%) Firmware
10 8 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.99%) Xen
11 7 (0.86%) vCloud
12 6 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.12%) NFS
14 1 (0.12%) Samba
14 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 38 (4.69%) Nagios
2 36 (4.44%) Puppet
3 34 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (3.82%) Ansible
5 30 (3.70%) SCCM
6 15 (1.85%) Icinga
7 10 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (1.23%) SCOM
7 10 (1.23%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.99%) WSUS
9 7 (0.86%) ThinApp
10 6 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.37%) Terraform
12 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.25%) Control-M
12 2 (0.25%) MOM
12 2 (0.25%) Nessus
12 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 161 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 116 (14.30%) Oracle
3 55 (6.78%) VMware
4 39 (4.81%) Red Hat
5 36 (4.44%) Citrix
6 34 (4.19%) IBM
7 19 (2.34%) Google
8 17 (2.10%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.85%) Cisco
9 15 (1.85%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.73%) Reuters
11 13 (1.60%) Bloomberg
11 13 (1.60%) CQG
12 12 (1.48%) HP
12 12 (1.48%) Remedy
13 11 (1.36%) NetApp
13 11 (1.36%) SAP
14 10 (1.23%) AppSense
14 10 (1.23%) BMC
14 10 (1.23%) Salesforce.com