The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 105 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.15% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £67,500 £61,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -6.66%
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
1307 1707 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 94.47% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1370 1355
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
1 6 (100.00%) Electronics
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
2 5 (83.33%) Verilog
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Altera
4 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) VHDL
1 6 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (83.33%) Verilog
3 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Xilinx
2 1 (16.67%) Altera