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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 804 849 889
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 129 90 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.087% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.090% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 117 72 71
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +50 48 £41,250 -8.33% 5
London +24 32 £36,000 +14.28% 2
East of England +24 19 £42,500 -37.03% 3
South West +7 16 £25,000 -50.00%
East Midlands -10 5 £40,000 +14.28%
North West +24 4 £41,250 +71.87% 2
Yorkshire +17 2 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -19 2 £33,750 -10.00% 1
North East +1 1 £33,000 -5.71%
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 83 (36.24%) Electronics
2 82 (35.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 81 (35.37%) Degree
4 72 (31.44%) Firmware
5 71 (31.00%) C
6 55 (24.02%) VHDL
7 51 (22.27%) Embedded Systems
8 44 (19.21%) EMC
9 39 (17.03%) Schematic Capture
10 38 (16.59%) C++
11 36 (15.72%) Windows
12 31 (13.54%) Linux
13 30 (13.10%) Verilog
14 28 (12.23%) Security Cleared
15 25 (10.92%) Software Engineering
16 23 (10.04%) Dell
17 21 (9.17%) HP
18 19 (8.30%) IBM
18 19 (8.30%) Ethernet
18 19 (8.30%) TCP/IP
18 19 (8.30%) Firewall
19 18 (7.86%) MS Office
19 18 (7.86%) Embedded C
19 18 (7.86%) CPLD
20 17 (7.42%) SC Cleared
20 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
20 17 (7.42%) Sun
20 17 (7.42%) Telecoms
21 16 (6.99%) Java
21 16 (6.99%) Signal Processing

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (3.93%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (7.86%) MS Office
2 9 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.62%) OrCAD
4 4 (1.75%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.87%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.44%) Maya
7 1 (0.44%) MODO
7 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.30%) Ethernet
1 19 (8.30%) Firewall
1 19 (8.30%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.80%) LAN
2 11 (4.80%) WAN
3 10 (4.37%) Wireless
4 6 (2.62%) NAS
4 6 (2.62%) SAN
5 4 (1.75%) 3G
6 3 (1.31%) RS-232
6 3 (1.31%) RS-485
7 2 (0.87%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.87%) Profibus
7 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.44%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.44%) GSM
8 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 7 (3.06%) LabVIEW
2 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.44%) Robot Framework
General
1 83 (36.24%) Electronics
2 17 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.93%) Automotive
5 8 (3.49%) Finance
6 6 (2.62%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.18%) Banking
7 5 (2.18%) Military
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.18%) Qt
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) HTML
2 1 (0.44%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 82 (35.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 55 (24.02%) VHDL
3 51 (22.27%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (13.10%) Verilog
5 18 (7.86%) CPLD
6 11 (4.80%) Algorithms
7 10 (4.37%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.49%) Data Centre
9 7 (3.06%) ASIC
9 7 (3.06%) iSeries
10 6 (2.62%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.62%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.62%) Physics
11 5 (2.18%) Cybercrime
11 5 (2.18%) Smart Energy
12 4 (1.75%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.75%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.75%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.72%) Windows
2 31 (13.54%) Linux
3 10 (4.37%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.62%) Unix
6 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) Android
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.44%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.03%) Schematic Capture
2 25 (10.92%) Software Engineering
3 16 (6.99%) Signal Processing
4 15 (6.55%) Validation
5 9 (3.93%) CAD
6 7 (3.06%) Code Coverage
6 7 (3.06%) Video Processing
7 5 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.18%) Digital Signal Processing
7 5 (2.18%) Line Management
7 5 (2.18%) Mentoring
7 5 (2.18%) Resource Management
8 4 (1.75%) Business Development
8 4 (1.75%) Fuzz Testing
8 4 (1.75%) Integration Testing
8 4 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (1.75%) Secure Coding
8 4 (1.75%) TDD
8 4 (1.75%) Threat Modelling
8 4 (1.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 71 (31.00%) C
2 38 (16.59%) C++
3 18 (7.86%) Embedded C
4 16 (6.99%) Java
5 12 (5.24%) MATLAB
6 11 (4.80%) Embedded C++
7 10 (4.37%) Assembly Language
8 7 (3.06%) Python
9 5 (2.18%) Perl
9 5 (2.18%) Tcl
10 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.44%) C#
11 1 (0.44%) Delphi
11 1 (0.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (35.37%) Degree
2 28 (12.23%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.42%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.24%) PhD
5 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.31%) HND
6 3 (1.31%) ISEB
6 3 (1.31%) MCDST
6 3 (1.31%) MCP
6 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.87%) CCNP
7 2 (0.87%) HP APS
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.06%) Def Stans
1 7 (3.06%) ISO 9000
2 6 (2.62%) QA
2 6 (2.62%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) FIPS 140-2
4 3 (1.31%) DO-160
4 3 (1.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.31%) JTAG
System Software
1 72 (31.44%) Firmware
2 12 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) LXC
3 4 (1.75%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 44 (19.21%) EMC
2 23 (10.04%) Dell
3 21 (9.17%) HP
4 19 (8.30%) IBM
5 17 (7.42%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.42%) Sun
6 12 (5.24%) NetApp
7 11 (4.80%) Synopsys
8 9 (3.93%) Cisco
9 8 (3.49%) VMware
10 7 (3.06%) Atmel
11 5 (2.18%) Agilent
11 5 (2.18%) Altera
11 5 (2.18%) Mentor Graphics
11 5 (2.18%) Nortel
11 5 (2.18%) Xilinx
12 4 (1.75%) Synplicity
13 3 (1.31%) Freescale
13 3 (1.31%) Fujitsu
13 3 (1.31%) Reuters
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + depending on exp + great bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago