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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 405 384 398
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 30 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 23
Average salary £43,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £51,200 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
19463 19852 20734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.28% 94.71% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15923 15690 17637
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Hampshire +7 10 £48,750 +62.50% 1
East Sussex -22 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £26,500 - 1
West Sussex +5 4 £42,500 +142.85%
Surrey -2 3 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Oxfordshire -6 1 £32,500 +11.11%
Berkshire -7 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £42,500 - 1
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (58.46%) C
2 35 (53.85%) Electronics
3 33 (50.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 31 (47.69%) Degree
5 29 (44.62%) CAD
6 24 (36.92%) EMC
7 20 (30.77%) VHDL
8 19 (29.23%) Physics
9 14 (21.54%) Assembly Language
10 13 (20.00%) C++
11 12 (18.46%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (16.92%) Altera
13 10 (15.38%) Digital Signal Processing
13 10 (15.38%) Signal Processing
14 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
14 9 (13.85%) Firmware
15 8 (12.31%) SolidWorks
16 7 (10.77%) Military
16 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
16 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
16 7 (10.77%) Windows
17 6 (9.23%) Chip and PIN
17 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
17 6 (9.23%) Xilinx
18 5 (7.69%) Line Management
18 5 (7.69%) DO-254
18 5 (7.69%) Avionics
18 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
18 5 (7.69%) PLM
18 5 (7.69%) Cadence

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) LAN
2 3 (4.62%) WAN
2 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (53.85%) Electronics
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.77%) Military
3 6 (9.23%) Aerospace
4 5 (7.69%) Avionics
4 5 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 20 (30.77%) VHDL
3 19 (29.23%) Physics
4 12 (18.46%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (9.23%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
6 4 (6.15%) Device Driver
6 4 (6.15%) EPoS
7 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.08%) Robotics
8 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.54%) CMDB
9 1 (1.54%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.62%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) CAD
2 10 (15.38%) Digital Signal Processing
2 10 (15.38%) Signal Processing
3 5 (7.69%) Line Management
3 5 (7.69%) PLM
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL
5 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.08%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.54%) System Testing
6 1 (1.54%) Time Management
6 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.54%) CAE
6 1 (1.54%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (58.46%) C
2 14 (21.54%) Assembly Language
3 13 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.54%) R
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) MCP
5 2 (3.08%) HND
6 1 (1.54%) HNC
6 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) DO-254
2 4 (6.15%) JTAG
3 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Firmware
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) EMC
2 11 (16.92%) Altera
3 8 (12.31%) SolidWorks
4 6 (9.23%) Xilinx
5 5 (7.69%) Cadence
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.62%) Symantec
7 3 (4.62%) McAfee
8 2 (3.08%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) Agilent
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