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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Engineer
Rank 409 419 404
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 39 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 36
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
East Sussex +12 9 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +11 9 £32,500 -27.77%
Hampshire +18 8 £42,500 -10.52%
Kent +4 3 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Oxfordshire -2 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Berkshire -7 3 £25,500 -
West Sussex -9 2 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - - 2
Home Counties - 1 £45,000 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (49.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 43 (43.43%) C
3 39 (39.39%) Electronics
4 30 (30.30%) Degree
4 30 (30.30%) Firmware
5 27 (27.27%) VHDL
6 23 (23.23%) Linux
7 21 (21.21%) C++
7 21 (21.21%) Schematic Capture
8 20 (20.20%) Embedded Systems
8 20 (20.20%) CPLD
9 18 (18.18%) Embedded C++
10 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 14 (14.14%) EMC
11 14 (14.14%) Windows
12 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 10 (10.10%) Firewall
14 10 (10.10%) 3G
14 10 (10.10%) Kalman Filter
15 9 (9.09%) Altera
16 8 (8.08%) Integration Testing
16 8 (8.08%) Synplicity
17 7 (7.07%) Def Stans
17 7 (7.07%) Network Design
17 7 (7.07%) Verilog
18 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
18 6 (6.06%) LAN
18 6 (6.06%) WAN
18 6 (6.06%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.01%) SAS
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) OrCAD
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.01%) Maya
3 1 (1.01%) MODO
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) 3G
1 10 (10.10%) Firewall
2 6 (6.06%) LAN
2 6 (6.06%) WAN
3 5 (5.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.04%) RS-232
4 4 (4.04%) RS-485
5 3 (3.03%) 3GPP
5 3 (3.03%) LTE
5 3 (3.03%) NAS
5 3 (3.03%) SAN
5 3 (3.03%) UMTS
5 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.03%) WiMAX
6 2 (2.02%) 4G
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) Wireless
7 1 (1.01%) FlexRay
7 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.01%) RapidIO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Robot Framework
General
1 39 (39.39%) Electronics
2 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) French Language
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) HEVC
1 1 (1.01%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 49 (49.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 27 (27.27%) VHDL
3 20 (20.20%) CPLD
3 20 (20.20%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (7.07%) Verilog
5 4 (4.04%) Tandem
6 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.02%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) EPoS
8 1 (1.01%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) Windows
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.03%) Android
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.02%) AIX
6 2 (2.02%) HPUX
6 2 (2.02%) IRIX
6 2 (2.02%) Solaris
6 2 (2.02%) Unix
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Schematic Capture
2 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (10.10%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (8.08%) Integration Testing
5 7 (7.07%) Network Design
6 4 (4.04%) Validation
7 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.02%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.02%) Service Management
9 1 (1.01%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.01%) CAD
9 1 (1.01%) Change Control
9 1 (1.01%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL
9 1 (1.01%) Logistics
9 1 (1.01%) Presales
9 1 (1.01%) Project Management
9 1 (1.01%) Scrum
9 1 (1.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.43%) C
2 21 (21.21%) C++
3 18 (18.18%) Embedded C++
4 4 (4.04%) Embedded C
4 4 (4.04%) Java
4 4 (4.04%) Python
5 2 (2.02%) SQL
6 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) MCP
4 4 (4.04%) PhD
5 2 (2.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) Def Stans
2 5 (5.05%) SLA
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.02%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) Firmware
2 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) EMC
2 9 (9.09%) Altera
3 8 (8.08%) Synplicity
4 3 (3.03%) Atmel
4 3 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) Intel Security
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.03%) Symantec
4 3 (3.03%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.02%) Dell
5 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 2 (2.02%) NetApp
5 2 (2.02%) Sun
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco
6 1 (1.01%) Intel
6 1 (1.01%) QNX
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £31,527 to £35,772 (with a potential to earn £37,832)
Posted: 18 days ago