The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 401 422 382
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 41 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 41
Average salary £48,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.69% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
Hardware 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Berkshire +33 17 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Hampshire +32 11 £42,500 - 1
Surrey -1 6 £50,000 +53.84% 1
East Sussex +22 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 2 £23,500 +4.44%
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 35 (59.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 29 (49.15%) Degree
3 27 (45.76%) VHDL
4 25 (42.37%) Electronics
5 19 (32.20%) C
6 18 (30.51%) Firmware
7 13 (22.03%) C++
8 12 (20.34%) EMC
9 11 (18.64%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (15.25%) Altera
10 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
11 8 (13.56%) Firewall
11 8 (13.56%) Linux
11 8 (13.56%) Xilinx
12 7 (11.86%) Synplicity
12 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
12 7 (11.86%) 3G
13 6 (10.17%) MATLAB
13 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
14 5 (8.47%) LAN
14 5 (8.47%) WAN
14 5 (8.47%) Windows
14 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
14 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
14 5 (8.47%) Lync
15 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
15 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (6.78%) Physics
15 4 (6.78%) Network Design
16 3 (5.08%) Verilog

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.47%) Lync
2 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) 3G
3 5 (8.47%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) ISDN
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.69%) UMTS
5 1 (1.69%) WiMAX
5 1 (1.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.69%) LTE
5 1 (1.69%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (42.37%) Electronics
2 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (45.76%) VHDL
3 4 (6.78%) Physics
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Verilog
5 2 (3.39%) EPoS
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.69%) CPLD
6 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.69%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) HPUX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) IRIX
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.86%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.78%) Network Design
5 3 (5.08%) CAD
6 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) Image Processing
6 2 (3.39%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (3.39%) Signal Processing
6 2 (3.39%) Cyber Security
7 1 (1.69%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.69%) Video Processing
7 1 (1.69%) Stress Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.69%) CAE
7 1 (1.69%) Validation
7 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) C
2 13 (22.03%) C++
3 6 (10.17%) MATLAB
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++
4 3 (5.08%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 18 (30.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) EMC
2 9 (15.25%) Altera
3 8 (13.56%) Xilinx
4 7 (11.86%) Synplicity
5 2 (3.39%) i2
6 1 (1.69%) Intel
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) Sun
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