The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 224 217 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 11 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.037% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.039% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% +25.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5833 5105 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.33% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4358 4546
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 West

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

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
(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
Gloucestershire +1 8 £44,250 +28.26% 1
Dorset - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (75.00%) C
1 12 (75.00%) Firmware
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Electronics
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) VHDL
4 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) HND
7 3 (18.75%) POSIX
7 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
7 3 (18.75%) Genesys
7 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) Physics
7 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 2 (12.50%) IBM
8 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (12.50%) CPLD
9 1 (6.25%) Java
9 1 (6.25%) Perl
9 1 (6.25%) Python
9 1 (6.25%) LAN
9 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) RFID
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
General
1 8 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) VHDL
1 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 2 (12.50%) CPLD
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) STB
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
4 1 (6.25%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) HND
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) EMC
2 3 (18.75%) Genesys
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Cadence
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