The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 777 817 760
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 101 84 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.076% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.081% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 79 75 70
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Hardware Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
(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
East Midlands +19 28 £37,500 -11.76% 4
South East -5 22 £42,000 -1.17% 6
London +32 19 £47,500 +72.72% 1
East of England +8 9 £67,500 +12.50% 3
South West +3 8 £50,000 +42.85% 7
North West -2 5 £19,500 +21.87% 3
West Midlands -6 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East -11 5 £35,000 +12.90%
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 84 (46.67%) C
2 83 (46.11%) Electronics
3 76 (42.22%) Degree
4 72 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 71 (39.44%) C++
6 69 (38.33%) Firmware
7 64 (35.56%) VHDL
8 60 (33.33%) EMC
9 43 (23.89%) Embedded Systems
10 30 (16.67%) Linux
11 29 (16.11%) Embedded C
11 29 (16.11%) Software Engineering
12 27 (15.00%) Validation
13 25 (13.89%) Manufacturing
14 23 (12.78%) Embedded C++
14 23 (12.78%) Security Cleared
14 23 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (12.22%) Verilog
16 21 (11.67%) Windows
16 21 (11.67%) Atmel
17 20 (11.11%) Visual Studio
17 20 (11.11%) Automotive
18 18 (10.00%) NEC
18 18 (10.00%) Fujitsu
18 18 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
18 18 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 18 (10.00%) Telematics
18 18 (10.00%) Freescale
19 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
20 15 (8.33%) Signal Processing

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 (2.78%) Lync
2 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) LAN
2 5 (2.78%) WAN
2 5 (2.78%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.22%) Firewall
4 3 (1.67%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.56%) Skype
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) ISDN
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) DSL
5 1 (0.56%) RFID
Development Applications
1 20 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.89%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (46.11%) Electronics
2 25 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 20 (11.11%) Automotive
4 10 (5.56%) Military
5 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.78%) Finance
6 5 (2.78%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.67%) Advertising
7 3 (1.67%) Games
8 2 (1.11%) Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Avionics
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.89%) Qt
2 2 (1.11%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 64 (35.56%) VHDL
3 43 (23.89%) Embedded Systems
4 23 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (12.22%) Verilog
6 18 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (10.00%) Telematics
7 12 (6.67%) Data Centre
8 9 (5.00%) Algorithms
8 9 (5.00%) Physics
9 6 (3.33%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.78%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.78%) EPoS
11 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
11 4 (2.22%) CPLD
12 3 (1.67%) Mechatronics
12 3 (1.67%) CAN bus
13 2 (1.11%) Data Conversion
13 2 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.67%) Linux
2 21 (11.67%) Windows
3 8 (4.44%) UNIX
4 5 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.11%) Software Engineering
2 27 (15.00%) Validation
3 15 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 11 (6.11%) CAD
5 10 (5.56%) Video Processing
6 9 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (3.33%) Cyber Security
7 6 (3.33%) Time Management
8 5 (2.78%) OO
8 5 (2.78%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (2.22%) Asset Management
10 3 (1.67%) CAE
10 3 (1.67%) Business Transformation
10 3 (1.67%) Stress Analysis
11 2 (1.11%) 3D Visualisation
11 2 (1.11%) OOP
11 2 (1.11%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.11%) System Testing
11 2 (1.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 84 (46.67%) C
2 71 (39.44%) C++
3 29 (16.11%) Embedded C
4 23 (12.78%) Embedded C++
5 10 (5.56%) Java
5 10 (5.56%) Perl
5 10 (5.56%) Python
6 9 (5.00%) Tcl
7 8 (4.44%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.78%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.11%) C#
9 2 (1.11%) VB
9 2 (1.11%) VB6
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (42.22%) Degree
2 23 (12.78%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.44%) MCP
5 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.67%) PhD
7 2 (1.11%) MCSE
7 2 (1.11%) MCSA
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.11%) Server+ Certification
7 2 (1.11%) MCITP
7 2 (1.11%) DCSE
7 2 (1.11%) HP APS
8 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.33%) SLA
3 5 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.67%) DO-178B
5 2 (1.11%) JTAG
6 1 (0.56%) DO-254
System Software
1 69 (38.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 60 (33.33%) EMC
2 21 (11.67%) Atmel
3 18 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 18 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 18 (10.00%) Freescale
3 18 (10.00%) NEC
4 12 (6.67%) Xilinx
5 11 (6.11%) HP
6 10 (5.56%) Synopsys
7 8 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.89%) Cisco
9 6 (3.33%) IBM
9 6 (3.33%) Juniper
9 6 (3.33%) F5
9 6 (3.33%) Cadence
9 6 (3.33%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.78%) Altera
11 4 (2.22%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.22%) Dell
12 3 (1.67%) Sun
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