Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 304 294
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Engineer 52 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 36
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £30,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% -21.29% +12.32%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,375 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9736 10875 10545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.15% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8616 8763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Applications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Engineer in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Engineer in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Engineer in the West Midlands

Applications Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Coventry +22 16 £31,500 +14.55% 2
Birmingham +25 11 £30,000 +15.38%
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -14 2 £31,500 - 1
Staffordshire +6 1 - - 1
Solihull -1 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Warwickshire -10 1 £37,500 +9.49%
Brierley Hill - 1 £35,000 -
Applications Engineer
England

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 13 (25.00%) Automotive
3 12 (23.08%) Presales
4 11 (21.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (21.15%) C++
5 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) HND
5 10 (19.23%) SaaS
6 9 (17.31%) Time Management
6 9 (17.31%) Windows
7 8 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 8 (15.38%) Embedded C++
7 8 (15.38%) C
7 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.38%) Electronics
7 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.38%) Firmware
7 8 (15.38%) GNVQ
7 8 (15.38%) CAN bus
8 7 (13.46%) Big Data
8 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.54%) ATM
9 6 (11.54%) C#
9 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 6 (11.54%) XML

Applications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) SaaS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) ATM
2 4 (7.69%) GSM
3 2 (3.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) KDB
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 13 (25.00%) Automotive
2 8 (15.38%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) CSS
2 3 (5.77%) CSS3
2 3 (5.77%) Django
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) CAN bus
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.69%) Clustering
5 3 (5.77%) EPoS
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.54%) Android
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Unix
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Presales
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.31%) Time Management
4 7 (13.46%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Scrum
5 6 (11.54%) Smoke Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Telematics
5 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Computer Vision
6 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) Runbook
6 3 (5.77%) Web Development
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) C++
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) C
3 8 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 8 (15.38%) Embedded C++
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Python
7 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.69%) Degree
2 11 (21.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (19.23%) HND
4 8 (15.38%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Firmware
2 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
1 5 (9.62%) SCOM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.85%) MOM
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
2 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) AppSense
4 1 (1.92%) Civica
4 1 (1.92%) Northgate
4 1 (1.92%) Sun