The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cambridge region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 106 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.30% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £54,200 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Hardware Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1291 1458 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.49% 98.31% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 1231 1502
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Cambridge region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
2 6 (40.00%) C
2 6 (40.00%) Firmware
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) VirtualBox
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (26.67%) LXC
4 4 (26.67%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) FIPS 140-2
4 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
4 4 (26.67%) Fuzz Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Xen
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile App

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Arduino
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Fuzz Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Secure Coding
1 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (26.67%) Threat Modelling
1 4 (26.67%) Use Case
1 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Firmware
2 4 (26.67%) LXC
2 4 (26.67%) VirtualBox
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) VMware