The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 66 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 10 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.52% 0.57% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.59% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.66%
Hardware Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford 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
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 849 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 96.65% 96.04% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 554 698 616
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in Guildford

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in Guildford

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
3 13 (61.90%) Image Processing
3 13 (61.90%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (61.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 13 (61.90%) Embedded C
3 13 (61.90%) Embedded C++
3 13 (61.90%) C
3 13 (61.90%) C++
3 13 (61.90%) Firmware
3 13 (61.90%) Device Driver
3 13 (61.90%) VHDL
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) CMDB
4 8 (38.10%) System Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Electronics
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 6 (28.57%) Physics
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) MySQL
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Information Security
9 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (19.05%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Firmware
1 13 (61.90%) Device Driver
1 13 (61.90%) VHDL
1 13 (61.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (38.10%) CMDB
3 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 6 (28.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Image Processing
1 13 (61.90%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (38.10%) System Testing
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
1 13 (61.90%) C++
1 13 (61.90%) Embedded C
1 13 (61.90%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.76%) HND