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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 774 817 771
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 103 69 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.065% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.069% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 82 51 59
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +25 44 £48,000 +44.36% 7
London 0 20 £52,500 +69.35%
East Midlands 0 11 £35,000 -17.64%
North West 0 10 £19,500 -15.21% 5
East of England +3 8 £53,500 -10.83% 4
South West -10 6 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £35,000 +59.09% 2
West Midlands -3 2 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 93 (47.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 85 (43.81%) Electronics
3 83 (42.78%) C
4 82 (42.27%) Degree
5 79 (40.72%) VHDL
6 71 (36.60%) C++
7 70 (36.08%) Firmware
8 63 (32.47%) EMC
9 42 (21.65%) Embedded Systems
10 41 (21.13%) Linux
11 34 (17.53%) Software Engineering
12 26 (13.40%) Security Cleared
13 25 (12.89%) Validation
14 23 (11.86%) Verilog
14 23 (11.86%) Embedded C
15 22 (11.34%) Embedded C++
16 20 (10.31%) SC Cleared
17 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (9.79%) Manufacturing
18 17 (8.76%) Xilinx
19 16 (8.25%) Automotive
19 16 (8.25%) Atmel
20 15 (7.73%) Kalman Filter
20 15 (7.73%) Windows
21 14 (7.22%) Visual Studio
21 14 (7.22%) HP
21 14 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 14 (7.22%) NEC
21 14 (7.22%) Mentor Graphics
21 14 (7.22%) Freescale

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (2.58%) Lync
2 2 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.19%) Ethernet
2 9 (4.64%) Firewall
3 8 (4.12%) 3G
4 6 (3.09%) InfiniBand
5 5 (2.58%) LAN
5 5 (2.58%) WAN
6 3 (1.55%) SAN
7 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.03%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (0.52%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.52%) LTE
8 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.52%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.52%) Skype
8 1 (0.52%) Internet
8 1 (0.52%) ISDN
8 1 (0.52%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.52%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.61%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (43.81%) Electronics
2 19 (9.79%) Manufacturing
3 16 (8.25%) Automotive
4 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.58%) Military
5 4 (2.06%) Finance
6 3 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) French Language
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.61%) Qt
2 1 (0.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 93 (47.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 79 (40.72%) VHDL
3 42 (21.65%) Embedded Systems
4 23 (11.86%) Verilog
5 19 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (7.22%) Telematics
6 14 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (5.67%) Data Centre
8 9 (4.64%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.61%) Physics
9 7 (3.61%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.58%) Device Driver
11 4 (2.06%) CPLD
11 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.55%) EPoS
13 2 (1.03%) ASIC
13 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 2 (1.03%) GPGPU
14 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
14 1 (0.52%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.13%) Linux
2 15 (7.73%) Windows
3 10 (5.15%) UNIX
4 7 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.52%) IRIX
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.52%) HPUX
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.53%) Software Engineering
2 25 (12.89%) Validation
3 15 (7.73%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (5.67%) Signal Processing
5 10 (5.15%) Video Processing
6 8 (4.12%) OO
6 8 (4.12%) Integration Testing
6 8 (4.12%) Time Management
7 7 (3.61%) CAE
7 7 (3.61%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.61%) Cyber Security
8 5 (2.58%) Network Design
9 4 (2.06%) CAD
9 4 (2.06%) OOP
10 3 (1.55%) Migration
10 3 (1.55%) Asset Management
10 3 (1.55%) Stress Analysis
10 3 (1.55%) Network Management
10 3 (1.55%) Business Transformation
11 2 (1.03%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.78%) C
2 71 (36.60%) C++
3 23 (11.86%) Embedded C
4 22 (11.34%) Embedded C++
5 12 (6.19%) Java
6 9 (4.64%) Python
6 9 (4.64%) MATLAB
7 8 (4.12%) Tcl
7 8 (4.12%) Perl
8 3 (1.55%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.03%) C#
9 2 (1.03%) VB
9 2 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 82 (42.27%) Degree
2 26 (13.40%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) MCP
5 2 (1.03%) DCSE
5 2 (1.03%) HP APS
5 2 (1.03%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
6 1 (0.52%) CCNA
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) SLA
2 7 (3.61%) ISO 9000
3 4 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.55%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 70 (36.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 63 (32.47%) EMC
2 17 (8.76%) Xilinx
3 16 (8.25%) Atmel
4 14 (7.22%) Freescale
4 14 (7.22%) Mentor Graphics
4 14 (7.22%) Fujitsu
4 14 (7.22%) HP
4 14 (7.22%) NEC
5 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.67%) Cisco
7 10 (5.15%) Altera
8 9 (4.64%) Synopsys
9 8 (4.12%) F5
9 8 (4.12%) Synplicity
9 8 (4.12%) Blue Coat
9 8 (4.12%) Juniper
10 7 (3.61%) IBM
11 6 (3.09%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.58%) Dell
13 4 (2.06%) NetApp
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