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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 420 408 398
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 22 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 41
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £53,000
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
19955 21746 21098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.94% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16310 17614 17489
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Berkshire -1 7 £24,500 -42.35% 3
Surrey +2 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £45,750 +52.50% 1
Hampshire +2 3 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire +5 2 £38,500 +92.50%
M4 Corridor +2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 24 (53.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (51.11%) Electronics
3 19 (42.22%) C
4 18 (40.00%) Degree
5 17 (37.78%) VHDL
6 14 (31.11%) EMC
7 12 (26.67%) Firmware
7 12 (26.67%) C++
8 9 (20.00%) CAD
9 7 (15.56%) Xilinx
10 6 (13.33%) Physics
11 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 5 (11.11%) MATLAB
11 5 (11.11%) LAN
11 5 (11.11%) WAN
11 5 (11.11%) Lync
12 4 (8.89%) Digital Signal Processing
12 4 (8.89%) Signal Processing
12 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.89%) Java
12 4 (8.89%) Windows
12 4 (8.89%) Assembly Language
12 4 (8.89%) EPoS
12 4 (8.89%) Firewall
12 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
12 4 (8.89%) Altera
13 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
13 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
3 1 (2.22%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (51.11%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.44%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Avionics
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 17 (37.78%) VHDL
3 6 (13.33%) Physics
4 4 (8.89%) EPoS
5 3 (6.67%) Verilog
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.44%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) CAD
2 4 (8.89%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (8.89%) Signal Processing
2 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.44%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) Image Processing
4 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.22%) CAE
5 1 (2.22%) PLM
5 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) C
2 12 (26.67%) C++
3 5 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.44%) JTAG
3 1 (2.22%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.22%) DO-254
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) EMC
2 7 (15.56%) Xilinx
3 4 (8.89%) Altera
4 2 (4.44%) i2
4 2 (4.44%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Cadence
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