The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 201 226 219
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 17 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.017% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.018% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
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
4849 5505 5162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.83% 92.72% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3818 3824 4035
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 6 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £24,500 -
Thatcham - 3 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 £48,500 - 4
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Hardware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Hardware Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (63.16%) VHDL
3 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Lync
4 5 (26.32%) C
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) Xilinx
6 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.26%) Verilog
7 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
7 1 (5.26%) UMTS
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (5.26%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Sun
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Intel
7 1 (5.26%) Firmware
7 1 (5.26%) IRIX
7 1 (5.26%) Python

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Hardware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Hardware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) WiMAX
2 1 (5.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) LTE
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.26%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (63.16%) VHDL
3 1 (5.26%) Verilog
3 1 (5.26%) GPGPU
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) IRIX
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) HPUX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.26%) Altera
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
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