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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 875 872 837
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 5 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.026% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 14
Average salary £50,000 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £58,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £80,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.69%
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 4 August 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
London +2 3 £50,000 -28.57% 1
South East +20 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Research Engineer
UK

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 21 (63.64%) C++
2 17 (51.52%) C
2 17 (51.52%) MATLAB
3 16 (48.48%) Algorithms
4 15 (45.45%) PhD
5 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 10 (30.30%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
7 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
9 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (18.18%) LTE
9 6 (18.18%) Electronics
9 6 (18.18%) 3GPP
9 6 (18.18%) 3G
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.15%) Statistics
10 5 (15.15%) Biometrics
10 5 (15.15%) Image Processing
10 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
10 5 (15.15%) Signal Processing
11 4 (12.12%) Open Source
11 4 (12.12%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (9.09%) Ruby
12 3 (9.09%) Linux
12 3 (9.09%) Java
12 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
13 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) 3G
1 6 (18.18%) 3GPP
1 6 (18.18%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) 802.11
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) 2G
2 1 (3.03%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.03%) Mahout
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 6 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) STL
1 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
1 2 (6.06%) DirectX
2 1 (3.03%) Cascading
2 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Algorithms
2 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
4 5 (15.15%) Biometrics
4 5 (15.15%) Statistics
4 5 (15.15%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.12%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (6.06%) New Media
7 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.03%) Handset
8 1 (3.03%) Physics
8 1 (3.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) Machine Learning
3 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (15.15%) Signal Processing
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Image Processing
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Video Processing
6 2 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Security
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM
7 1 (3.03%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C++
2 17 (51.52%) C
2 17 (51.52%) MATLAB
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) R
6 1 (3.03%) Rust
6 1 (3.03%) Erlang
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) PhD
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
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