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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 760 774 750
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 71 68 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 85
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
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 £26,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -27 39 £45,000 +7.14% 16
East Midlands +32 10 £37,500 -2.59% 2
North West - 6 £23,000 - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £17,000 -40.35%
Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 - 2
South West -7 3 £38,500 -14.44% 7
North East - 3 - -
London -22 1 £23,500 -14.54% 2
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (49.21%) Electronics
2 53 (42.06%) C
3 52 (41.27%) Degree
4 50 (39.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 40 (31.75%) EMC
6 38 (30.16%) VHDL
7 32 (25.40%) Firmware
8 31 (24.60%) CAD
9 28 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
10 26 (20.63%) C++
11 24 (19.05%) Windows
12 22 (17.46%) Manufacturing
13 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
14 19 (15.08%) Physics
15 15 (11.90%) Military
16 14 (11.11%) Assembly Language
17 12 (9.52%) Linux
18 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio
18 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
19 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
19 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
19 10 (7.94%) Altera
19 10 (7.94%) Digital Signal Processing
19 10 (7.94%) Signal Processing
20 9 (7.14%) Atmel
20 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
20 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
21 8 (6.35%) Ethernet
21 8 (6.35%) HND
21 8 (6.35%) Windows 7

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.59%) CMS
2 2 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.35%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.97%) Firewall
4 4 (3.17%) LAN
4 4 (3.17%) SAN
5 3 (2.38%) WAN
5 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.59%) VLAN
6 2 (1.59%) Wireless
6 2 (1.59%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.79%) NAS
7 1 (0.79%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.59%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (49.21%) Electronics
2 22 (17.46%) Manufacturing
3 15 (11.90%) Military
4 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.76%) Automotive
6 5 (3.97%) Avionics
6 5 (3.97%) Finance
6 5 (3.97%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.38%) Games
7 3 (2.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) POSIX
2 2 (1.59%) MFC
3 1 (0.79%) Qt
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (39.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 38 (30.16%) VHDL
3 28 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (15.08%) Physics
5 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (4.76%) Telematics
7 5 (3.97%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.97%) Chip and PIN
7 5 (3.97%) Verilog
7 5 (3.97%) CPLD
8 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
8 4 (3.17%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.17%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.38%) CCTV
9 3 (2.38%) Mechatronics
10 2 (1.59%) Robotics
10 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Linux
3 8 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.17%) UNIX
4 4 (3.17%) Android
5 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) CAD
2 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
3 10 (7.94%) Digital Signal Processing
3 10 (7.94%) Signal Processing
4 7 (5.56%) Validation
5 6 (4.76%) Line Management
6 5 (3.97%) PLM
6 5 (3.97%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.17%) System Testing
7 4 (3.17%) Time Management
8 3 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.38%) Project Management
8 3 (2.38%) ITIL
9 2 (1.59%) Cyber Security
9 2 (1.59%) 3D Visualisation
9 2 (1.59%) Product Management
10 1 (0.79%) Data Protection
10 1 (0.79%) Video Processing
10 1 (0.79%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.06%) C
2 26 (20.63%) C++
3 14 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 7 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 6 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 6 (4.76%) Java
6 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.59%) R
8 1 (0.79%) C-shell
8 1 (0.79%) Tcl
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (41.27%) Degree
2 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) HND
4 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) MCP
6 4 (3.17%) CCNA
6 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.59%) PhD
7 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) HNC
8 1 (0.79%) MCSE
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) DO-254
3 4 (3.17%) JTAG
4 3 (2.38%) IEC 61508
4 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.59%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 32 (25.40%) Firmware
2 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (31.75%) EMC
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.94%) Altera
4 9 (7.14%) Atmel
5 7 (5.56%) SolidWorks
5 7 (5.56%) Xilinx
6 6 (4.76%) Mentor Graphics
6 6 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 6 (4.76%) NEC
6 6 (4.76%) Freescale
7 5 (3.97%) HP
7 5 (3.97%) Cadence
8 4 (3.17%) Dell
8 4 (3.17%) Cisco
8 4 (3.17%) Juniper
9 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.38%) F5
9 3 (2.38%) Genesys
9 3 (2.38%) Symantec
9 3 (2.38%) McAfee
Midlands
Optimus Search
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Pension/ Bonus/ Relocation/visa
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago