The table below looks at the statistics for the Research Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 634 623 627
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 6 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.057% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.060% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 4
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
Research Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Research Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Research Engineer Salary Trend in London

Research Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Chessington - 2 - -
Research Engineer
England

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (60.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (30.00%) PhD
4 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Military
5 2 (20.00%) STL
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (20.00%) DirectX
6 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) OpenMP
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Fortran
6 1 (10.00%) Physics
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Mahout
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) STL
1 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (20.00%) DirectX
2 1 (10.00%) OpenMP
2 1 (10.00%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (30.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
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