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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 435 417 399
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 19 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.088% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 41
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £17,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £23,500 -37.33% 1
Hampshire +4 5 £45,000 +33.33%
Surrey +11 4 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Kent - 3 £50,000 -
Middlesex +8 2 - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (64.41%) C
2 36 (61.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 31 (52.54%) Electronics
4 27 (45.76%) Degree
5 24 (40.68%) CAD
6 23 (38.98%) VHDL
7 20 (33.90%) EMC
8 17 (28.81%) C++
9 14 (23.73%) Firmware
9 14 (23.73%) Physics
10 12 (20.34%) Altera
11 11 (18.64%) Assembly Language
12 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.95%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (13.56%) Digital Signal Processing
13 8 (13.56%) Signal Processing
13 8 (13.56%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.86%) Xilinx
15 6 (10.17%) Aerospace
15 6 (10.17%) Military
15 6 (10.17%) Chip and PIN
15 6 (10.17%) Java
16 5 (8.47%) ISO 9001
16 5 (8.47%) Finance
16 5 (8.47%) Avionics
16 5 (8.47%) DO-254
16 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
16 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
16 5 (8.47%) Cadence

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 8 (13.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) ISDN
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
2 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (52.54%) Electronics
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.17%) Military
4 5 (8.47%) Avionics
4 5 (8.47%) Finance
5 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 36 (61.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (38.98%) VHDL
3 14 (23.73%) Physics
4 10 (16.95%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (10.17%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
6 4 (6.78%) EPoS
7 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.39%) Robotics
7 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.69%) Verilog
8 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) CAD
2 8 (13.56%) Digital Signal Processing
2 8 (13.56%) Signal Processing
3 5 (8.47%) PLM
3 5 (8.47%) Line Management
4 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.39%) CAE
6 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (64.41%) C
2 17 (28.81%) C++
3 11 (18.64%) Assembly Language
4 6 (10.17%) Java
5 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) HNC
3 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.47%) DO-254
2 4 (6.78%) JTAG
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) EMC
2 12 (20.34%) Altera
3 7 (11.86%) Xilinx
4 5 (8.47%) Cadence
5 2 (3.39%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) i2
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