The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank - 99 114
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.093% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.095% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Hardware Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
929 1054 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.00% 97.50% 98.90%
Number of salaries quoted 817 938 1037
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Hardware 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 Kent region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
1 2 (66.67%) RS-232
1 2 (66.67%) RS-485
2 1 (33.33%) OrCAD
2 1 (33.33%) CPLD
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Atmel
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) HND

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) RS-232
1 2 (66.67%) RS-485
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) CPLD
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atmel
1 1 (33.33%) EMC