The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Research Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research Engineer
UK / England
Rank 786 888 907
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 49 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.047% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.049% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 30
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £77,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +25.00%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Research Engineer in the job title.

Research Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Research Engineer across the England region.

Research Engineer Salary Trend in England

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Research Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +19 22 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East of England +28 13 £44,000 -43.22% 2
South East +49 10 £57,500 +43.75% 1
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
London +56 1 - - 4
North West -12 1 £55,000 +41.93%
Research Engineer
UK

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Research Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Research Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (80.90%) C++
2 47 (52.81%) Software Engineering
3 41 (46.07%) PhD
4 37 (41.57%) Machine Learning
5 33 (37.08%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (37.08%) Algorithms
6 32 (35.96%) Java
7 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (30.34%) MATLAB
8 27 (30.34%) C#
8 27 (30.34%) Mathematics
8 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
9 25 (28.09%) C
9 25 (28.09%) Python
10 23 (25.84%) Computer Vision
11 22 (24.72%) Computer Science
12 19 (21.35%) Android
12 19 (21.35%) R
13 18 (20.22%) Signal Processing
13 18 (20.22%) OpenCV
13 18 (20.22%) Reverse Engineering
14 17 (19.10%) Cryptography
14 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (17.98%) STL
15 16 (17.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 16 (17.98%) Apple iOS
15 16 (17.98%) GNU Octave
16 15 (16.85%) DV Cleared
16 15 (16.85%) Windows
16 15 (16.85%) Linux

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.12%) DNN
Applications
1 16 (17.98%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Big Data
2 3 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.62%) Marketing
2 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Electronics
4 3 (3.37%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) OpenCV
2 16 (17.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (17.98%) STL
3 3 (3.37%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (3.37%) Theano
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) HTML
4 2 (2.25%) Java EE
4 2 (2.25%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.12%) D3.js
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.12%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.12%) REST
5 1 (1.12%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.08%) Algorithms
2 22 (24.72%) Computer Science
3 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.87%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.37%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.37%) GPGPU
6 3 (3.37%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Blog
8 1 (1.12%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Android
2 16 (17.98%) Apple iOS
3 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 15 (16.85%) Windows
4 14 (15.73%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.49%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Software Engineering
2 37 (41.57%) Machine Learning
3 33 (37.08%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.34%) Mathematics
6 23 (25.84%) Computer Vision
7 18 (20.22%) Reverse Engineering
7 18 (20.22%) Signal Processing
8 17 (19.10%) Cryptography
9 12 (13.48%) SDLC
10 11 (12.36%) Image Processing
11 9 (10.11%) Physics
12 7 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (6.74%) Deep Learning
13 6 (6.74%) TDD
14 4 (4.49%) Android Development
14 4 (4.49%) iOS Development
14 4 (4.49%) Regression Analysis
14 4 (4.49%) Software Architecture
14 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) C++
2 32 (35.96%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) C#
3 27 (30.34%) MATLAB
4 25 (28.09%) C
4 25 (28.09%) Python
5 19 (21.35%) R
6 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.62%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.62%) Scala
8 4 (4.49%) Perl
8 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.49%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (46.07%) PhD
2 27 (30.34%) Security Cleared
3 15 (16.85%) DV Cleared
4 14 (15.73%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) SAP
2 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
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