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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 793 840 837
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 116 89 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.090% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.093% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 109 65 65
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
South East +10 39 £37,500 -16.66% 5
London +22 22 £30,250 +31.52% 5
South West -2 16 £28,500 -25.97% 1
East of England +13 15 £75,000 - 2
East Midlands -1 7 £37,500 - 2
North West +29 6 £40,500 +30.64% 3
Yorkshire +10 5 £42,500 +6.25%
North East +5 4 £33,000 - 1
West Midlands -17 3 £32,500 +91.17% 2
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 82 (35.19%) Electronics
2 81 (34.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 80 (34.33%) C
4 69 (29.61%) Degree
5 62 (26.61%) Firmware
6 52 (22.32%) C++
6 52 (22.32%) VHDL
7 48 (20.60%) Linux
7 48 (20.60%) Embedded Systems
8 47 (20.17%) EMC
9 40 (17.17%) Windows
10 30 (12.88%) Schematic Capture
11 29 (12.45%) Software Engineering
12 25 (10.73%) Security Cleared
13 21 (9.01%) MS Office
13 21 (9.01%) Embedded C++
14 20 (8.58%) CPLD
15 19 (8.15%) Verilog
15 19 (8.15%) Microsoft
16 17 (7.30%) Firewall
17 16 (6.87%) Xilinx
17 16 (6.87%) Manufacturing
18 15 (6.44%) Unix
18 15 (6.44%) SC Cleared
19 14 (6.01%) MS Excel
19 14 (6.01%) Ethernet
20 13 (5.58%) Java
21 12 (5.15%) LAN
21 12 (5.15%) WAN
21 12 (5.15%) Validation

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.86%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (9.01%) MS Office
2 14 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.58%) OrCAD
4 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.43%) Maya
5 1 (0.43%) MODO
5 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.30%) Firewall
2 14 (6.01%) Ethernet
3 12 (5.15%) LAN
3 12 (5.15%) WAN
4 10 (4.29%) 3G
5 8 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.43%) Wireless
6 5 (2.15%) SAN
7 4 (1.72%) NAS
7 4 (1.72%) RS-232
7 4 (1.72%) RS-485
7 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.29%) 3GPP
8 3 (1.29%) DHCP
8 3 (1.29%) DNS
8 3 (1.29%) LTE
8 3 (1.29%) MPLS
8 3 (1.29%) UMTS
8 3 (1.29%) WiMAX
9 2 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) LabVIEW
2 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) GDB
3 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
General
1 82 (35.19%) Electronics
2 16 (6.87%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.00%) Automotive
3 7 (3.00%) Finance
4 6 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Marketing
5 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.86%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.58%) Qt
2 2 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) Flash
3 1 (0.43%) HEVC
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.43%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 81 (34.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 52 (22.32%) VHDL
3 48 (20.60%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (8.58%) CPLD
5 19 (8.15%) Verilog
6 11 (4.72%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.72%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.43%) Driving Licence
9 7 (3.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.58%) ASIC
10 6 (2.58%) Blackberry
11 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.15%) Smart Energy
12 4 (1.72%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.72%) Tandem
13 3 (1.29%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.29%) Telematics
14 2 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.60%) Linux
2 40 (17.17%) Windows
3 15 (6.44%) Unix
4 10 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.58%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.15%) Solaris
7 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) Android
8 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.86%) AIX
9 2 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.86%) HPUX
9 2 (0.86%) IRIX
9 2 (0.86%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.86%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.88%) Schematic Capture
2 29 (12.45%) Software Engineering
3 12 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (5.15%) Validation
4 10 (4.29%) Network Design
5 8 (3.43%) Integration Testing
5 8 (3.43%) OO
5 8 (3.43%) Signal Processing
6 7 (3.00%) OOP
7 5 (2.15%) Business Development
7 5 (2.15%) CAE
7 5 (2.15%) Multithreading
7 5 (2.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (2.15%) Video Processing
8 4 (1.72%) Code Coverage
8 4 (1.72%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (1.72%) Security Architecture
8 4 (1.72%) Software Testing
8 4 (1.72%) Use Case
8 4 (1.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 80 (34.33%) C
2 52 (22.32%) C++
3 21 (9.01%) Embedded C++
4 13 (5.58%) Java
5 11 (4.72%) Python
6 10 (4.29%) Embedded C
7 8 (3.43%) MATLAB
8 7 (3.00%) Perl
9 5 (2.15%) SQL
9 5 (2.15%) Tcl
10 2 (0.86%) C#
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 69 (29.61%) Degree
2 25 (10.73%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.43%) PhD
5 5 (2.15%) HND
6 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.72%) MCP
7 3 (1.29%) ISEB
7 3 (1.29%) MCDST
7 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.86%) HP APS
9 1 (0.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) ISO 9000
1 8 (3.43%) SLA
2 7 (3.00%) Def Stans
3 6 (2.58%) QA
4 4 (1.72%) FIPS 140-2
5 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) DO-160
System Software
1 62 (26.61%) Firmware
2 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.72%) LXC
3 4 (1.72%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.72%) Xen
4 3 (1.29%) NFS
4 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (20.17%) EMC
2 19 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.87%) Xilinx
4 12 (5.15%) Altera
4 12 (5.15%) VMware
5 11 (4.72%) Dell
6 10 (4.29%) HP
7 9 (3.86%) Atmel
7 9 (3.86%) IBM
8 8 (3.43%) Synopsys
8 8 (3.43%) Synplicity
9 6 (2.58%) Cisco
9 6 (2.58%) Sun
10 5 (2.15%) NetApp
11 3 (1.29%) Fujitsu
11 3 (1.29%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.29%) Mentor Graphics
11 3 (1.29%) NEC
11 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.29%) Symantec
West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + free parking, 24 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment
Salary: £Dependent On Experience
Posted: 7 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £31,527 to £35,772 (with a potential to earn £37,832)
Posted: 17 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k DoE
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £44000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago