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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 806 833 734
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 77 71 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.067% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 59 93
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
South East -16 17 £48,750 +39.28% 6
East Midlands +23 15 £37,500 -25.00% 8
London +33 12 £31,500 +14.54% 1
South West +9 12 £50,000 +108.33%
East of England +7 8 £67,500 +92.85% 3
North East -8 6 £35,000 +12.90% 2
North West +7 5 £24,000 - 2
West Midlands -15 1 £37,500 +41.50% 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 80 (53.33%) Electronics
2 77 (51.33%) C
3 64 (42.67%) Degree
4 58 (38.67%) Firmware
5 57 (38.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 55 (36.67%) EMC
7 52 (34.67%) C++
8 46 (30.67%) VHDL
9 38 (25.33%) Embedded Systems
10 25 (16.67%) CAD
11 23 (15.33%) Embedded C
12 22 (14.67%) Manufacturing
12 22 (14.67%) Software Engineering
13 21 (14.00%) Linux
14 19 (12.67%) Visual Studio
14 19 (12.67%) Embedded C++
14 19 (12.67%) Windows
14 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
15 18 (12.00%) Atmel
15 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (11.33%) Physics
16 17 (11.33%) Validation
17 16 (10.67%) Automotive
18 15 (10.00%) NEC
18 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
18 15 (10.00%) Fujitsu
18 15 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
18 15 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 15 (10.00%) Telematics
18 15 (10.00%) Freescale

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) DSL
3 1 (0.67%) RFID
3 1 (0.67%) Firewall
3 1 (0.67%) Wireless
3 1 (0.67%) WAN
3 1 (0.67%) ISDN
3 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.33%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 80 (53.33%) Electronics
2 22 (14.67%) Manufacturing
3 16 (10.67%) Automotive
4 13 (8.67%) Military
5 9 (6.00%) Aerospace
6 8 (5.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.67%) Finance
8 5 (3.33%) Avionics
9 4 (2.67%) Retail
10 3 (2.00%) Games
11 2 (1.33%) Banking
12 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.67%) Legal
12 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) Qt
2 2 (1.33%) MFC
3 1 (0.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 57 (38.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 46 (30.67%) VHDL
3 38 (25.33%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (11.33%) Physics
6 15 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (10.00%) Telematics
7 7 (4.67%) Verilog
8 6 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
9 4 (2.67%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.67%) EPoS
10 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.00%) CCTV
10 3 (2.00%) Mechatronics
10 3 (2.00%) CAN bus
11 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.33%) Robotics
11 2 (1.33%) CPLD
11 2 (1.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.00%) Linux
2 19 (12.67%) Windows
3 7 (4.67%) UNIX
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.67%) CAD
2 22 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 17 (11.33%) Validation
4 10 (6.67%) Signal Processing
5 9 (6.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (3.33%) PLM
7 5 (3.33%) Line Management
8 4 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.67%) CAE
9 3 (2.00%) System Testing
9 3 (2.00%) Time Management
9 3 (2.00%) Stress Analysis
10 2 (1.33%) 3D Visualisation
10 2 (1.33%) Data Protection
11 1 (0.67%) Problem Management
11 1 (0.67%) Incident Management
11 1 (0.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (51.33%) C
2 52 (34.67%) C++
3 23 (15.33%) Embedded C
4 19 (12.67%) Embedded C++
5 10 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 7 (4.67%) Java
7 4 (2.67%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.33%) Python
8 2 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) Tcl
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VB
9 1 (0.67%) VB6
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (42.67%) Degree
2 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.33%) MCP
5 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) MCITP
6 2 (1.33%) PhD
6 2 (1.33%) HND
6 2 (1.33%) MCSE
6 2 (1.33%) MCSA
6 2 (1.33%) CCNA
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.67%) HNC
7 1 (0.67%) DCSE
7 1 (0.67%) HP APS
7 1 (0.67%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) ISO 9000
1 6 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.33%) DO-254
3 4 (2.67%) JTAG
3 4 (2.67%) SLA
4 3 (2.00%) IEC 61508
4 3 (2.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 58 (38.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 55 (36.67%) EMC
2 18 (12.00%) Atmel
3 15 (10.00%) NEC
3 15 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 15 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 15 (10.00%) Freescale
4 13 (8.67%) Altera
5 11 (7.33%) Xilinx
6 7 (4.67%) Cadence
7 6 (4.00%) HP
8 4 (2.67%) F5
8 4 (2.67%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.67%) Cisco
8 4 (2.67%) Juniper
9 3 (2.00%) IBM
10 2 (1.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.33%) Google
10 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.67%) Compaq
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
EXCELerate
Salary: circa £35k plus Health Care and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension , 26 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago