The first table below looks at the demand for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank - 159 158
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.031% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.032% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Hardware Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Physics
2 4 (80.00%) Video Processing
2 4 (80.00%) Xilinx
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Tcl
2 4 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 4 (80.00%) VHDL
2 4 (80.00%) Verilog
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Validation

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Physics
2 4 (80.00%) VHDL
2 4 (80.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Video Processing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Tcl
1 4 (80.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Xilinx