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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 405 370 414
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 39 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 17
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £52,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
19778 18992 21191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16131 15197 18404
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 - 10 £48,750 - 3
East Sussex -17 9 - - 1
West Sussex +4 7 £42,500 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £26,500 - 3
Surrey -6 3 £62,500 +131.48% 5
Oxfordshire -8 2 £32,500 -11.56% 2
Berkshire -11 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £42,500 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 37 (59.68%) C
2 34 (54.84%) Electronics
3 32 (51.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 31 (50.00%) Degree
5 29 (46.77%) CAD
6 22 (35.48%) EMC
7 19 (30.65%) VHDL
7 19 (30.65%) Physics
8 14 (22.58%) Assembly Language
9 12 (19.35%) C++
10 11 (17.74%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (16.13%) Altera
12 9 (14.52%) Digital Signal Processing
12 9 (14.52%) Signal Processing
12 9 (14.52%) Windows
12 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.52%) Firmware
13 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
13 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.29%) SolidWorks
14 6 (9.68%) Military
14 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
14 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
15 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
15 5 (8.06%) Avionics
15 5 (8.06%) DO-254
15 5 (8.06%) Line Management
15 5 (8.06%) Chip and PIN
15 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.06%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
1 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.84%) LAN
2 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.61%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (54.84%) Electronics
2 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.68%) Military
4 5 (8.06%) Avionics
4 5 (8.06%) Finance
4 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 32 (51.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 19 (30.65%) VHDL
2 19 (30.65%) Physics
3 11 (17.74%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.06%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.45%) Device Driver
6 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.23%) Robotics
7 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.61%) CMDB
8 1 (1.61%) EPoS
8 1 (1.61%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.84%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) CAD
2 9 (14.52%) Digital Signal Processing
2 9 (14.52%) Signal Processing
3 5 (8.06%) Line Management
3 5 (8.06%) PLM
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.61%) System Testing
6 1 (1.61%) Time Management
6 1 (1.61%) CAE
6 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) C
2 14 (22.58%) Assembly Language
3 12 (19.35%) C++
4 5 (8.06%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.61%) R
6 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) HND
5 1 (1.61%) HNC
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) DO-254
2 4 (6.45%) JTAG
3 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Firmware
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) EMC
2 10 (16.13%) Altera
3 7 (11.29%) SolidWorks
4 5 (8.06%) Cadence
4 5 (8.06%) Xilinx
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.84%) Symantec
5 3 (4.84%) McAfee
6 1 (1.61%) Agilent
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