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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 228 231 220
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.058% 0.018% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.019% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Average salary £25,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
4902 5319 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.87% 95.91% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4015 3938 3749
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bracknell - 2 £25,500 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (47.62%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (42.86%) Schematic Capture
2 9 (42.86%) VHDL
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) 3GPP
5 3 (14.29%) UMTS
5 3 (14.29%) C
5 3 (14.29%) LTE
5 3 (14.29%) Electronics
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) WiMAX
5 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
6 2 (9.52%) 4G
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Xilinx
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) French Language
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) AIX

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Mathcad
1 1 (4.76%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) 3GPP
1 3 (14.29%) LTE
1 3 (14.29%) UMTS
1 3 (14.29%) WiMAX
2 2 (9.52%) 3G
2 2 (9.52%) 4G
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) RapidIO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HEVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (42.86%) VHDL
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) HPUX
3 2 (9.52%) IRIX
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (42.86%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Sun
1 2 (9.52%) Xilinx
2 1 (4.76%) Altera
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Intel