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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 777 804 737
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 73 54 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 40 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,175 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
93187 93662 97567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.48% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77560 76025 83489
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -21 30 £43,750 +4.16% 9
East Midlands +41 13 £37,500 -2.59% 4
South West 0 8 £38,500 -14.44% 3
London +3 5 £23,500 +43.73% 1
West Midlands - 5 £17,000 - 3
North West - 5 £24,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 2
North East - 3 - -
East of England -6 1 £48,500 +38.57% 5
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 65 (48.87%) Electronics
2 60 (45.11%) C
3 56 (42.11%) Degree
4 53 (39.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 47 (35.34%) EMC
6 41 (30.83%) VHDL
7 39 (29.32%) Firmware
8 32 (24.06%) C++
9 31 (23.31%) Embedded Systems
9 31 (23.31%) CAD
10 22 (16.54%) Manufacturing
10 22 (16.54%) Software Engineering
10 22 (16.54%) Windows
11 19 (14.29%) Physics
12 16 (12.03%) Military
13 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio
13 14 (10.53%) Assembly Language
14 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
15 12 (9.02%) Altera
15 12 (9.02%) Atmel
15 12 (9.02%) Signal Processing
15 12 (9.02%) Linux
15 12 (9.02%) Embedded C
15 12 (9.02%) Validation
16 11 (8.27%) Digital Signal Processing
16 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (7.52%) Embedded C++
17 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
18 9 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 9 (6.77%) Microsoft

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.51%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.01%) LAN
4 3 (2.26%) WAN
4 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.50%) Wireless
5 2 (1.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.75%) DSL
6 1 (0.75%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (48.87%) Electronics
2 22 (16.54%) Manufacturing
3 16 (12.03%) Military
4 9 (6.77%) Automotive
5 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.51%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.76%) Finance
7 5 (3.76%) Avionics
8 4 (3.01%) Retail
9 3 (2.26%) Games
10 2 (1.50%) Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Advertising
11 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) POSIX
2 2 (1.50%) MFC
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (39.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 41 (30.83%) VHDL
3 31 (23.31%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (14.29%) Physics
5 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (6.77%) Telematics
6 9 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (4.51%) Chip and PIN
7 6 (4.51%) Verilog
7 6 (4.51%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.76%) CPLD
9 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
9 4 (3.01%) Device Driver
9 4 (3.01%) EPoS
9 4 (3.01%) CAN bus
10 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.26%) Mechatronics
10 3 (2.26%) CCTV
10 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.54%) Windows
2 12 (9.02%) Linux
3 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.01%) Android
5 3 (2.26%) UNIX
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) CentOS
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) CAD
2 22 (16.54%) Software Engineering
3 12 (9.02%) Validation
3 12 (9.02%) Signal Processing
4 11 (8.27%) Digital Signal Processing
5 5 (3.76%) Line Management
5 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
5 5 (3.76%) PLM
5 5 (3.76%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.01%) System Testing
6 4 (3.01%) Time Management
7 3 (2.26%) Project Management
8 2 (1.50%) ITIL
8 2 (1.50%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.50%) Video Processing
8 2 (1.50%) Product Management
8 2 (1.50%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.50%) Cyber Security
8 2 (1.50%) 3D Visualisation
9 1 (0.75%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) C
2 32 (24.06%) C++
3 14 (10.53%) Assembly Language
4 12 (9.02%) Embedded C
5 10 (7.52%) Embedded C++
6 6 (4.51%) Java
7 3 (2.26%) Perl
7 3 (2.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.50%) Python
8 2 (1.50%) R
8 2 (1.50%) Tcl
9 1 (0.75%) SQL
9 1 (0.75%) C-shell
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (42.11%) Degree
2 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.02%) MCP
4 6 (4.51%) HND
5 3 (2.26%) CCNA
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.50%) MCITP
6 2 (1.50%) MCSE
6 2 (1.50%) MCSA
6 2 (1.50%) PhD
7 1 (0.75%) HNC
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
1 5 (3.76%) DO-254
2 4 (3.01%) JTAG
3 3 (2.26%) IEC 61508
3 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 39 (29.32%) Firmware
2 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (35.34%) EMC
2 12 (9.02%) Altera
2 12 (9.02%) Atmel
3 9 (6.77%) Freescale
3 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.77%) NEC
3 9 (6.77%) Xilinx
3 9 (6.77%) Mentor Graphics
3 9 (6.77%) Fujitsu
4 8 (6.02%) SolidWorks
5 7 (5.26%) Cadence
6 5 (3.76%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco
7 3 (2.26%) Juniper
7 3 (2.26%) Genesys
7 3 (2.26%) Symantec
7 3 (2.26%) McAfee
7 3 (2.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.26%) Riverbed
7 3 (2.26%) F5
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Gloucester
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