The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 191 236 232
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.074% 0.15% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.16% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
Hardware Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3864 5784 5585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.13% 96.03% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2972 4724 3831
Median salary £49,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead +1 1 £45,000 +109.30%
Slough - 1 £52,500 -
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Hardware 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 Berkshire region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (42.86%) VHDL
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Mathcad
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
3 1 (14.29%) CPLD
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Avionics
3 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Mathcad
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (42.86%) VHDL
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) FPGA Design
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Veeam
1 2 (28.57%) Xilinx
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft