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 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 606 633 637
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 12 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram 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 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
City of London - 6 £57,500 -
Research Engineer
England

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 37 (90.24%) Algorithms
2 34 (82.93%) Analytics
2 34 (82.93%) PhD
2 34 (82.93%) MATLAB
3 33 (80.49%) Mathematics
4 32 (78.05%) Computer Science
5 31 (75.61%) Scala
5 31 (75.61%) Java
5 31 (75.61%) R
6 30 (73.17%) MapReduce
6 30 (73.17%) Information Retrieval
6 30 (73.17%) Cascading
6 30 (73.17%) Hadoop
6 30 (73.17%) Mahout
6 30 (73.17%) Physics
7 21 (51.22%) Big Data
8 20 (48.78%) Big Data Analytics
8 20 (48.78%) Data Analytics
9 10 (24.39%) Marketing
9 10 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (14.63%) Python
11 5 (12.20%) Linux
11 5 (12.20%) C++
11 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
11 5 (12.20%) Finance
11 5 (12.20%) Statistics
12 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (9.76%) Equities
12 4 (9.76%) TDD
12 4 (9.76%) Fund Management

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) Hadoop
1 30 (73.17%) Mahout
2 21 (51.22%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.88%) Trac
General
1 10 (24.39%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) Cascading
2 4 (9.76%) Pandas
3 2 (4.88%) OpenMP
3 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.88%) SciPy
3 2 (4.88%) NumPy
3 2 (4.88%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 37 (90.24%) Algorithms
2 33 (80.49%) Mathematics
3 32 (78.05%) Computer Science
4 30 (73.17%) Physics
5 5 (12.20%) Statistics
6 4 (9.76%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.76%) Equities
6 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
7 3 (7.32%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (4.88%) Grid Computing
8 2 (4.88%) GPGPU
8 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (2.44%) iDTV
9 1 (2.44%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Analytics
2 30 (73.17%) MapReduce
2 30 (73.17%) Information Retrieval
3 20 (48.78%) Data Analytics
3 20 (48.78%) Big Data Analytics
4 10 (24.39%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Fund Management
5 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 4 (9.76%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Image Processing
7 2 (4.88%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.44%) Time Management
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.44%) Validation
8 1 (2.44%) Pattern Recognition
8 1 (2.44%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) MATLAB
2 31 (75.61%) Scala
2 31 (75.61%) R
2 31 (75.61%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Python
4 5 (12.20%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) C
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) PhD
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Intel
2 1 (2.44%) BT