Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Applications Engineer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Senior Applications Engineer
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1186 1217
Rank change year-on-year +44 +31 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Applications Engineer 46 37 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.020% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 77
UK median annual salary £68,750 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +11.73% -14.76%
10th Percentile £49,750 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +38.89% +0.56% -0.56%

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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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%

Senior Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Engineer in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Applications Engineer in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Applications Engineer over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Applications Engineer in the UK

Senior Applications Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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 +32 46 £68,750 +34.15% 4
London +23 35 £80,000 +33.33% 1
UK excluding London +29 11 £62,500 +38.89% 3
South East +52 8 £62,500 +47.06%
East of England +5 3 - - 1

Senior Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (86.96%) SQL
2 35 (76.09%) Linux
3 29 (63.04%) Python
4 24 (52.17%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) C++
5 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (32.61%) Ruby
7 14 (30.43%) Finance
8 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
8 13 (28.26%) Algorithmic Trading
8 13 (28.26%) IPsec
8 13 (28.26%) Reuters
8 13 (28.26%) Bloomberg
8 13 (28.26%) CQG
8 13 (28.26%) VPN
8 13 (28.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 13 (28.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (28.26%) Automated Trading
9 12 (26.09%) Windows
10 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
12 9 (19.57%) Perl
13 8 (17.39%) PHP
13 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
14 7 (15.22%) Smart Meter
14 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
14 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS

Senior 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 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) IPsec
1 13 (28.26%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
4 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.70%) Redis
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Front Office
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
1 5 (10.87%) JSON
2 4 (8.70%) Ajax
2 4 (8.70%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) J2EE
2 4 (8.70%) JSF
2 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 4 (8.70%) RESTful
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) SVG
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) WPF
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Smart Meter
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Algorithmic Trading
2 13 (28.26%) Automated Trading
2 13 (28.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
2 13 (28.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) DevOps
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
5 7 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
7 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Proactive Management
7 4 (8.70%) Secure Coding
8 3 (6.52%) Database Optimisation
8 3 (6.52%) Task Automation
9 2 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) Python
3 24 (52.17%) Java
4 17 (36.96%) C++
4 17 (36.96%) Shell Script
5 15 (32.61%) Ruby
6 9 (19.57%) Perl
7 8 (17.39%) PHP
8 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
8 7 (15.22%) C
8 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
9 4 (8.70%) C#
9 4 (8.70%) Groovy
10 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.17%) Clipper
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) CCNA
1 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (15.22%) CISSP
1 7 (15.22%) RHCE
1 7 (15.22%) RHCSA
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (15.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Bloomberg
1 13 (28.26%) CQG
1 13 (28.26%) Reuters
2 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.17%) Kofax