The table below looks at the statistics for the Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 454 439 441
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 10 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.088% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.091% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £35,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
Research 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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
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 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Research Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Research Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Research Engineer across the South East region.

Research Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Research 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 Research Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Oxfordshire -9 6 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Berkshire +1 4 £41,500 -48.12%
Research Engineer
England

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) MATLAB
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (46.15%) Image Processing
3 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) R
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) OpenCV
4 5 (38.46%) OpenCL
4 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (38.46%) ISO13485
4 5 (38.46%) MISRA
4 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (38.46%) Confluence
4 5 (38.46%) Digital Signal Processing
4 5 (38.46%) Signal Processing
4 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Automotive
4 5 (38.46%) Streaming Video
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.69%) PTC Creo
1 1 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
1 5 (38.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (38.46%) OpenCL
1 5 (38.46%) OpenCV
1 5 (38.46%) STL
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 5 (38.46%) Streaming Video
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Image Processing
1 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (38.46%) Digital Signal Processing
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Signal Processing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) CAD
3 1 (7.69%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) MATLAB
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) R
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Postgraduate
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO13485
1 5 (38.46%) MISRA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Atlassian
2 4 (30.77%) Websense
3 1 (7.69%) Autodesk
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