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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 414 417 401
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 19 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 36
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
19762 21949 21224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.29% 94.87% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 17824 17567
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 £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Surrey +16 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire +5 3 £56,250 +50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £44,000 +30.37%
Oxfordshire +6 2 £38,500 +92.50% 1
Berkshire -9 2 £24,500 -42.35% 1
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
M4 Corridor +4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 27 (58.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (56.52%) Electronics
3 25 (54.35%) C
4 19 (41.30%) VHDL
5 17 (36.96%) Degree
6 15 (32.61%) EMC
6 15 (32.61%) CAD
7 13 (28.26%) Firmware
8 12 (26.09%) C++
9 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.39%) Altera
11 7 (15.22%) Physics
11 7 (15.22%) Digital Signal Processing
11 7 (15.22%) Signal Processing
12 6 (13.04%) Xilinx
12 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
12 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
13 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
13 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
13 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
14 4 (8.70%) JTAG
14 4 (8.70%) Device Driver
14 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
14 4 (8.70%) Finance
14 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
14 4 (8.70%) MATLAB
14 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
14 4 (8.70%) EPoS
14 4 (8.70%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) ISDN
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (56.52%) Electronics
2 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.52%) Military
5 2 (4.35%) Avionics
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 27 (58.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (41.30%) VHDL
3 7 (15.22%) Physics
4 5 (10.87%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (8.70%) Device Driver
5 4 (8.70%) EPoS
6 3 (6.52%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.35%) Verilog
7 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.17%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) CAD
2 7 (15.22%) Digital Signal Processing
2 7 (15.22%) Signal Processing
3 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.35%) PLM
5 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.17%) CAE
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.17%) Stress Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C
2 12 (26.09%) C++
3 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
4 4 (8.70%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.70%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) JTAG
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.35%) DO-254
4 1 (2.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (2.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) EMC
2 8 (17.39%) Altera
3 6 (13.04%) Xilinx
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Cadence
4 2 (4.35%) i2
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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