The first table below looks at the demand for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 120 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,107
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.06%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1723 1929 2031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.88% 96.21% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1688 1702
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Hardware Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

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 18 April 2014.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (81.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (63.64%) VHDL
2 7 (63.64%) Verilog
3 5 (45.45%) JTAG
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) STB
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
4 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) CAD
5 1 (9.09%) DTV
5 1 (9.09%) GSM
5 1 (9.09%) MPEG
5 1 (9.09%) IGMP
5 1 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) RTSP
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
5 1 (9.09%) TETRA
5 1 (9.09%) Broadcom

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) GSM
2 1 (9.09%) IGMP
2 1 (9.09%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) RTSP
2 1 (9.09%) TETRA
2 1 (9.09%) LTE
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (63.64%) VHDL
2 7 (63.64%) Verilog
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (18.18%) STB
4 1 (9.09%) DTV
4 1 (9.09%) MPEG
4 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
4 1 (9.09%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) CAD
1 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) EMC
1 2 (18.18%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Broadcom
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