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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Engineer
Rank 855 846 853
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 21 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 5
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
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 £26,520 £26,500
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
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 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +27 12 £55,000 -29.03%
South East -15 9 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Research Engineer
UK

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 47 (92.16%) Algorithms
2 43 (84.31%) PhD
2 43 (84.31%) MATLAB
3 38 (74.51%) Mathematics
4 34 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 34 (66.67%) Analytics
5 32 (62.75%) Physics
6 31 (60.78%) Java
6 31 (60.78%) Scala
6 31 (60.78%) R
7 30 (58.82%) Mahout
7 30 (58.82%) Hadoop
7 30 (58.82%) MapReduce
7 30 (58.82%) Information Retrieval
7 30 (58.82%) Cascading
8 21 (41.18%) Big Data
9 20 (39.22%) Big Data Analytics
9 20 (39.22%) Data Analytics
10 12 (23.53%) C++
11 10 (19.61%) C
11 10 (19.61%) Marketing
11 10 (19.61%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 9 (17.65%) Python
13 8 (15.69%) Image Processing
13 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
14 7 (13.73%) Statistics
14 7 (13.73%) Finance
15 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
15 5 (9.80%) Linux

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (58.82%) Hadoop
1 30 (58.82%) Mahout
2 21 (41.18%) Big Data
3 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.92%) Subversion
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
1 2 (3.92%) Trac
General
1 10 (19.61%) Marketing
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.92%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Military
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) Cascading
2 4 (7.84%) Pandas
3 2 (3.92%) OpenMP
3 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.92%) SciPy
3 2 (3.92%) NumPy
3 2 (3.92%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 47 (92.16%) Algorithms
2 38 (74.51%) Mathematics
3 34 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 32 (62.75%) Physics
5 8 (15.69%) Visualisation
6 7 (13.73%) Statistics
7 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
7 4 (7.84%) Equities
8 3 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (3.92%) Grid Computing
9 2 (3.92%) Cybernetics
9 2 (3.92%) GPGPU
9 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.96%) BBC
10 1 (1.96%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Analytics
2 30 (58.82%) Information Retrieval
2 30 (58.82%) MapReduce
3 20 (39.22%) Big Data Analytics
3 20 (39.22%) Data Analytics
4 10 (19.61%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 8 (15.69%) Image Processing
7 4 (7.84%) Signal Processing
7 4 (7.84%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (7.84%) Fund Management
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.84%) Hidden Markov Model
7 4 (7.84%) Time Series Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Communications Security
8 2 (3.92%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (3.92%) Information Management
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Numerical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) MATLAB
2 31 (60.78%) Java
2 31 (60.78%) Scala
2 31 (60.78%) R
3 12 (23.53%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) C
5 9 (17.65%) Python
6 4 (7.84%) C#
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) Perl
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) PhD
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Intel
2 1 (1.96%) BT
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Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
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