The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Research Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 406 458 474
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 24 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.024% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.025% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 1
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +26.98%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +42.85%
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
17905 20200 21828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.20% 96.83% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15247 16527 17404
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Research Engineer in the job title.

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 25 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -1 22 £57,500 +64.28%
Berkshire +8 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Research Engineer
England

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Research Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Research Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (79.49%) C++
2 27 (69.23%) PhD
3 23 (58.97%) Algorithms
4 20 (51.28%) Machine Learning
5 17 (43.59%) R
6 16 (41.03%) MATLAB
7 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (38.46%) STL
7 15 (38.46%) OpenCV
7 15 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (35.90%) Signal Processing
9 13 (33.33%) OO
9 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 12 (30.77%) GNU Octave
11 11 (28.21%) Android
12 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
12 10 (25.64%) Android Development
12 10 (25.64%) iOS Development
12 10 (25.64%) Bayesian Methods
13 8 (20.51%) C
14 7 (17.95%) Degree
15 6 (15.38%) Python
15 6 (15.38%) Actionable Insight
16 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (12.82%) AutoCAD
16 5 (12.82%) C#
16 5 (12.82%) Java
16 5 (12.82%) .NET
16 5 (12.82%) Linux
17 4 (10.26%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) GNU Octave
2 5 (12.82%) AutoCAD
3 3 (7.69%) PTC Creo
4 1 (2.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Automotive
1 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 15 (38.46%) OpenCV
1 15 (38.46%) STL
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (5.13%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) Algorithms
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) NHS
4 3 (7.69%) iPad
4 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Android
2 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
5 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Machine Learning
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Signal Processing
4 13 (33.33%) OO
4 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 10 (25.64%) Android Development
5 10 (25.64%) Bayesian Methods
5 10 (25.64%) iOS Development
6 6 (15.38%) Actionable Insight
7 4 (10.26%) CAD
7 4 (10.26%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Image Processing
9 2 (5.13%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (5.13%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (5.13%) Distributed Algorithms
9 2 (5.13%) Finite Element Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) C++
2 17 (43.59%) R
3 16 (41.03%) MATLAB
4 8 (20.51%) C
5 6 (15.38%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) C#
6 5 (12.82%) Java
7 3 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) PhD
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO13485
2 2 (5.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.56%) Autodesk