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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 417 408 438
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 18 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
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 £58,500 £62,000
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 January 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 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
Oxfordshire - 8 £32,500 - 2
Berkshire - 5 £80,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Research Engineer
England

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (78.57%) MATLAB
2 21 (75.00%) PhD
2 21 (75.00%) C++
3 20 (71.43%) Algorithms
4 19 (67.86%) C
5 13 (46.43%) Signal Processing
6 11 (39.29%) Visualisation
6 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
7 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
8 9 (32.14%) Image Processing
9 8 (28.57%) Python
9 8 (28.57%) C#
9 8 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (28.57%) Hidden Markov Model
10 7 (25.00%) Ruby
11 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Network Security
12 5 (17.86%) Statistics
12 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) OWASP
13 4 (14.29%) SIEM
14 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
14 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
14 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
14 3 (10.71%) Degree
14 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
14 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) STL
1 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Algorithms
2 11 (39.29%) Visualisation
2 11 (39.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.86%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) Biometrics
5 2 (7.14%) Cybernetics
5 2 (7.14%) Physics
5 2 (7.14%) Blog
5 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Signal Processing
2 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) Image Processing
4 8 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (28.57%) Hidden Markov Model
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) OWASP
6 4 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (10.71%) Machine Learning
7 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (10.71%) Cyber Security
8 2 (7.14%) Information Management
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Numerical Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Communications Security
9 1 (3.57%) Database Security
9 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
9 1 (3.57%) Use Case
9 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) MATLAB
2 21 (75.00%) C++
3 19 (67.86%) C
4 8 (28.57%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) PhD
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) GCIA
5 1 (3.57%) GCIH
5 1 (3.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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