The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 888 912 948
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 45 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.027% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 37 18 28
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £27,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%
Research 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
93163 99616 107707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.52% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79053 82097 88100
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Research Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 April 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 West +17 15 £47,500 -52.50% 5
South East +25 14 £55,000 +69.23% 2
London +12 10 £58,750 +2.17% 1
East of England +12 3 £45,000 +66.66%
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Research Engineer
UK

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title.

1 56 (65.88%) C++
2 34 (40.00%) C
3 29 (34.12%) Algorithms
4 28 (32.94%) Machine Learning
5 26 (30.59%) Python
6 25 (29.41%) Degree
7 22 (25.88%) PhD
8 21 (24.71%) Linux
8 21 (24.71%) Computer Science
9 20 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 19 (22.35%) Windows
10 19 (22.35%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (16.47%) Image Processing
12 14 (16.47%) Mathematics
13 13 (15.29%) R
13 13 (15.29%) Unix
13 13 (15.29%) C#
13 13 (15.29%) MATLAB
14 12 (14.12%) Java
15 11 (12.94%) Signal Processing
15 11 (12.94%) OO
15 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (11.76%) CUDA
16 10 (11.76%) Information Assurance
17 9 (10.59%) Reverse Engineering
17 9 (10.59%) Cryptography
18 8 (9.41%) Content Analysis
18 8 (9.41%) Video Content Analysis

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.53%) PTC Creo
3 2 (2.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) Big Data
2 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.06%) Automotive
2 5 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.53%) Electronics
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) OpenCL
2 6 (7.06%) .NET
3 5 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (5.88%) HTML
3 5 (5.88%) OpenCV
3 5 (5.88%) STL
4 3 (3.53%) DirectX
4 3 (3.53%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.35%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (2.35%) REST
6 1 (1.18%) Middleware
6 1 (1.18%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Algorithms
2 21 (24.71%) Computer Science
3 20 (23.53%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (16.47%) Mathematics
5 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (11.76%) CUDA
7 9 (10.59%) Cryptography
8 7 (8.24%) Neural Network
9 6 (7.06%) iPad
10 5 (5.88%) Biometrics
10 5 (5.88%) Streaming Video
11 4 (4.71%) Physics
12 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
13 2 (2.35%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
14 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
14 1 (1.18%) Psychology
14 1 (1.18%) Statistics
14 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.71%) Linux
2 19 (22.35%) Windows
3 13 (15.29%) Unix
4 6 (7.06%) Android
4 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Debian
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Machine Learning
2 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 19 (22.35%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.47%) Image Processing
6 11 (12.94%) OO
6 11 (12.94%) Signal Processing
7 10 (11.76%) Information Assurance
8 9 (10.59%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (9.41%) Content Analysis
9 8 (9.41%) Pattern Recognition
9 8 (9.41%) Video Content Analysis
10 6 (7.06%) Digital Signal Processing
10 6 (7.06%) Video Processing
11 5 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.88%) CAD
11 5 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (5.88%) OCR
11 5 (5.88%) Scrum
11 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) C++
2 34 (40.00%) C
3 26 (30.59%) Python
4 13 (15.29%) C#
4 13 (15.29%) MATLAB
4 13 (15.29%) R
5 12 (14.12%) Java
6 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) PHP
6 7 (8.24%) Scala
7 6 (7.06%) Julia
7 6 (7.06%) Objective-C
7 6 (7.06%) SQL
8 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 22 (25.88%) PhD
3 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) Postgraduate
5 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO13485
1 5 (5.88%) MISRA
2 3 (3.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.71%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.18%) Autodesk
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