The median annual salary for a Applications Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 544 622
Rank change year-on-year -8 +78  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 314 448 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.45% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 263 395 268
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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. 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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 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
England -29 291 £43,250 +8.12% 56
London +8 135 £47,500 -9.52% 30
South East +36 55 £36,000 +10.76% 9
East of England +19 28 £43,000 +14.66% 6
Berkshire +36 24 £40,000 +18.51% 3
North West -7 23 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire +21 22 £42,750 +17.93% 5
Manchester -22 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Midlands +35 20 £35,250 -11.87% 2
Surrey +32 16 £34,000 +4.61% 1
South West +11 16 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cambridge +10 15 £45,500 +46.77% 3
City of London +24 13 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Scotland +32 12 £24,500 -15.51% 1
Coventry +25 11 £33,500 -13.54%
Edinburgh +11 10 £35,000 +13.82% 1
Reading +30 9 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Woking +15 9 £31,000 -11.42%
Stockport +6 7 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +26 6 £42,750 +6.87% 2
Leeds +24 6 £42,750 +71.00% 2
Bracknell +19 6 £40,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +12 6 £42,750 +6.87% 2
Hampshire +10 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hounslow +3 6 £26,000 -40.57%
Maidenhead -2 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Warwickshire +31 5 £37,250 +12.87%
Oxfordshire +10 5 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Oxford +5 5 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Peterborough +4 5 £40,000 - 1

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 307 (46.80%) SQL
2 255 (38.87%) Windows
3 193 (29.42%) Linux
4 173 (26.37%) Java
5 164 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 159 (24.24%) Finance
7 139 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 116 (17.68%) .NET
10 114 (17.38%) ITIL
11 111 (16.92%) Python
11 111 (16.92%) Windows Server
12 103 (15.70%) Degree
13 96 (14.63%) Oracle
14 95 (14.48%) PowerShell
15 83 (12.65%) C#
16 81 (12.35%) IIS
17 80 (12.20%) Unix
18 78 (11.89%) MySQL
18 78 (11.89%) Active Directory
19 75 (11.43%) Software Engineering
20 73 (11.13%) JavaScript
21 69 (10.52%) Tomcat
22 57 (8.69%) DevOps
23 55 (8.38%) Configuration Management
23 55 (8.38%) Apache
24 53 (8.08%) JBoss
24 53 (8.08%) WebLogic
24 53 (8.08%) Banking
24 53 (8.08%) Puppet

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 81 (12.35%) IIS
2 69 (10.52%) Tomcat
3 55 (8.38%) Apache
4 53 (8.08%) JBoss
4 53 (8.08%) WebLogic
5 49 (7.47%) WebSphere
6 37 (5.64%) SharePoint
7 17 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 14 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.13%) Skype for Business
10 12 (1.83%) MS Exchange
11 9 (1.37%) SAS
12 7 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.76%) CMS
14 5 (0.76%) Confluence
14 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 48 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.20%) MS Office
3 12 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.15%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Eze OMS
4 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.15%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.66%) SaaS
4 12 (1.83%) Office 365
5 7 (1.07%) PaaS
6 6 (0.91%) Google Play
7 5 (0.76%) IaaS
8 4 (0.61%) GitHub
8 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.30%) Akamai
9 2 (0.30%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.15%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 33 (5.03%) DNS
2 33 (5.03%) Skype
3 32 (4.88%) Firewall
4 25 (3.81%) SSL
5 24 (3.66%) HTTP
6 11 (1.68%) Internet
6 11 (1.68%) LDAP
6 11 (1.68%) VPN
7 10 (1.52%) Network Security
8 9 (1.37%) Wireless
9 8 (1.22%) Intranet
10 7 (1.07%) LAN
10 7 (1.07%) WAN
11 6 (0.91%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.91%) NAS
11 6 (0.91%) SAN
11 6 (0.91%) VoIP
11 6 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.89%) MySQL
3 27 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.74%) RDBMS
5 16 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.22%) Big Data
9 6 (0.91%) DB2
9 6 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.61%) MS Access
11 4 (0.61%) Redis
11 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 30 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 25 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (3.35%) Hudson
6 21 (3.20%) MSBuild
6 21 (3.20%) Subversion
6 21 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 14 (2.13%) Selenium
8 9 (1.37%) Burp Suite
8 9 (1.37%) JMeter
8 9 (1.37%) Maven
9 7 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.07%) Gradle
10 5 (0.76%) Android Studio
10 5 (0.76%) JIRA
10 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.61%) Appium
11 4 (0.61%) sqlmap
General
1 159 (24.24%) Finance
2 53 (8.08%) Banking
3 23 (3.51%) Back Office
4 22 (3.35%) Marketing
4 22 (3.35%) Retail
5 20 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.44%) Publishing
7 11 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.52%) Electronics
9 9 (1.37%) Advertising
9 9 (1.37%) Games
9 9 (1.37%) Legal
10 8 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.91%) French Language
12 5 (0.76%) German Language
13 4 (0.61%) Front Office
13 4 (0.61%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.61%) Military
14 3 (0.46%) Automotive
14 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (17.68%) .NET
2 43 (6.55%) HTML
2 43 (6.55%) Web Services
3 41 (6.25%) J2EE
3 41 (6.25%) XML
4 38 (5.79%) Middleware
5 34 (5.18%) CSS
6 30 (4.57%) Django
7 29 (4.42%) jQuery
8 22 (3.35%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.05%) AngularJS
9 20 (3.05%) MSMQ
9 20 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (1.83%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.83%) LAMP
12 11 (1.68%) Spring
13 10 (1.52%) REST
14 9 (1.37%) HTML5
14 9 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 42 (6.40%) Mobile App
4 27 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.96%) Algorithms
6 24 (3.66%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.20%) mHealth
8 20 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.44%) Fintech
10 12 (1.83%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.68%) User Experience
12 9 (1.37%) Clustering
12 9 (1.37%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.07%) AS400
13 7 (1.07%) CMDB
13 7 (1.07%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.07%) PKI
14 6 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 255 (38.87%) Windows
2 193 (29.42%) Linux
3 111 (16.92%) Windows Server
4 80 (12.20%) Unix
5 49 (7.47%) Apple iOS
6 48 (7.32%) Android
7 31 (4.73%) CentOS
8 30 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (2.29%) Windows 7
12 7 (1.07%) Debian
13 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.91%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.61%) Solaris
15 4 (0.61%) SUSE
16 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.15%) Tizen
17 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (17.38%) ITIL
3 75 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 57 (8.69%) DevOps
5 55 (8.38%) Configuration Management
6 49 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (6.71%) Scrum
8 40 (6.10%) TDD
9 38 (5.79%) Android Development
9 38 (5.79%) Release Management
10 32 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (4.57%) Change Management
12 28 (4.27%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.96%) Service Delivery
14 25 (3.81%) Data Protection
14 25 (3.81%) MVC
15 23 (3.51%) E-Commerce
15 23 (3.51%) iOS Development
16 22 (3.35%) Analytics
16 22 (3.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (46.80%) SQL
2 173 (26.37%) Java
3 111 (16.92%) Python
4 95 (14.48%) PowerShell
5 83 (12.65%) C#
6 73 (11.13%) JavaScript
7 48 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 47 (7.16%) Bash Shell
9 40 (6.10%) C++
10 39 (5.95%) Perl
11 32 (4.88%) C
11 32 (4.88%) PHP
12 29 (4.42%) Objective-C
13 26 (3.96%) Ruby
14 24 (3.66%) Apple Swift
15 14 (2.13%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.13%) VBScript
16 10 (1.52%) VB
17 9 (1.37%) Go
18 7 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (15.70%) Degree
2 29 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.90%) CISSP
4 19 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.98%) MCSE
6 9 (1.37%) MCITP
7 8 (1.22%) CCNA
7 8 (1.22%) CEH
7 8 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.91%) MCP
8 6 (0.91%) MCSA
8 6 (0.91%) SANS
9 5 (0.76%) HND
9 5 (0.76%) ISEB
9 5 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.76%) MCTS
10 4 (0.61%) GCIA
10 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.49%) SLA
2 23 (3.51%) QA
3 6 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) MiFID
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) SDET
7 1 (0.15%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 78 (11.89%) Active Directory
2 28 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 27 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.76%) NFS
6 5 (0.76%) Samba
6 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.61%) Docker
7 4 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.61%) XenApp
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.30%) Squid
8 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.30%) Varnish
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.30%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) KVM
9 1 (0.15%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 53 (8.08%) Puppet
2 33 (5.03%) Ansible
2 33 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (4.42%) Nagios
4 15 (2.29%) SCCM
5 9 (1.37%) WSUS
6 6 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.91%) Mesos
6 6 (0.91%) OpenAM
6 6 (0.91%) SCOM
7 5 (0.76%) Graphite
7 5 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.76%) Kibana
7 5 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.61%) logstash
8 4 (0.61%) Nessus
9 3 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.46%) Grafana
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 123 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 96 (14.63%) Oracle
3 38 (5.79%) VMware
4 36 (5.49%) Red Hat
5 21 (3.20%) Cisco
6 14 (2.13%) Google
6 14 (2.13%) IBM
6 14 (2.13%) Sybase
7 10 (1.52%) SAP
7 10 (1.52%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.37%) Citrix
8 9 (1.37%) Sun
9 8 (1.22%) Apple
10 7 (1.07%) EMC
10 7 (1.07%) New Relic
11 6 (0.91%) Adobe
11 6 (0.91%) Charles River
11 6 (0.91%) HP
11 6 (0.91%) SolarWinds
11 6 (0.91%) Symantec
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Private Health, Pension, Tr
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £36,000 to £55,000 per annum health + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Award-Winning Training + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary DOE + Stock + More
Posted: 4 days ago