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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Engineer
Rank 237 235 209
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.016% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.017% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £35,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £35,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
5773 5928 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.87% 95.83% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4886 4459
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (66.67%) Firmware
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
2 11 (61.11%) C
3 9 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
6 5 (27.78%) EMC
6 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (27.78%) VHDL
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (16.67%) Physics
8 2 (11.11%) IBM
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
8 2 (11.11%) Stress Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
8 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
9 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
9 1 (5.56%) CAD

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) RFID
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) VHDL
1 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.56%) CPLD
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Verilog
3 1 (5.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (11.11%) Stress Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Cadence
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexi working, etc.
Posted: 20 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexi working, etc.
Posted: 20 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexi working
Posted: 20 days ago