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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 425 442 437
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 17 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
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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 - 8 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire -8 2 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Research Engineer
England

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 28 (75.68%) C++
2 26 (70.27%) MATLAB
3 25 (67.57%) PhD
3 25 (67.57%) C
4 24 (64.86%) Algorithms
5 18 (48.65%) Signal Processing
6 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
7 15 (40.54%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
8 10 (27.03%) Python
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) C#
9 8 (21.62%) Ruby
9 8 (21.62%) Statistics
9 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.62%) Hidden Markov Model
9 8 (21.62%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (21.62%) Machine Learning
9 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
10 7 (18.92%) Biometrics
11 5 (13.51%) SIEM
11 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.51%) OWASP
11 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.51%) Network Security
11 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.81%) LTE
12 4 (10.81%) 3G
12 4 (10.81%) 3GPP
13 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Network Security
2 4 (10.81%) LTE
2 4 (10.81%) 3GPP
2 4 (10.81%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) STL
1 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 24 (64.86%) Algorithms
2 16 (43.24%) Visualisation
3 10 (27.03%) Mathematics
4 8 (21.62%) Statistics
5 7 (18.92%) Biometrics
6 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.11%) Blog
8 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Signal Processing
2 15 (40.54%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
4 8 (21.62%) Hidden Markov Model
4 8 (21.62%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (21.62%) Machine Learning
5 5 (13.51%) SIEM
5 5 (13.51%) OWASP
6 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Use Case
8 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security
8 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C++
2 26 (70.27%) MATLAB
3 25 (67.57%) C
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 8 (21.62%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) PhD
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
5 1 (2.70%) GCIA
5 1 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) FISMA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
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