The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Computer Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Engineer
Rank 857 921 956
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 39 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.019% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 13
Median salary £57,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £29,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £30,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year
+91.66% +23.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Computer Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Computer Engineer in the job title.

Computer Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Engineer within the UK.

Computer Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Computer Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Engineer over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Computer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Engineer
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England +66 35 £57,500 +43.75% 7
South East +47 16 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Oxford - 14 £57,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 14 £57,500 - 1
South West +2 8 £35,000 +42.85%
Wiltshire - 8 £35,000 -
East of England +23 6 £75,000 +74.41% 1
Cambridge +17 6 £75,000 +74.41% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £75,000 +74.41% 1
Wales - 4 £17,856 -
Gwynedd - 4 £17,856 -
Manchester - 4 £40,000 - 1
North Wales - 4 £17,856 -
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
Holyhead - 4 £17,856 -
London +37 1 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Hampshire +5 1 £40,000 - 1
Southampton -1 1 £40,000 - 1
Woking - 1 £25,000 -
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Computer 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 featuring Computer Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (71.43%) Computer Vision
2 61 (67.03%) C++
3 60 (65.93%) PhD
4 50 (54.95%) Software Engineering
5 46 (50.55%) Algorithms
6 40 (43.96%) Degree
7 39 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 38 (41.76%) Machine Learning
9 36 (39.56%) MATLAB
10 31 (34.07%) Mathematics
11 29 (31.87%) Image Processing
12 28 (30.77%) OpenCV
13 27 (29.67%) Augmented Reality
13 27 (29.67%) C#
14 26 (28.57%) C
15 19 (20.88%) Signal Processing
15 19 (20.88%) Windows
16 18 (19.78%) STL
17 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
17 17 (18.68%) R
17 17 (18.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 17 (18.68%) GNU Octave
18 16 (17.58%) User Experience
18 16 (17.58%) Digital Media
19 14 (15.38%) Java
20 12 (13.19%) OO
20 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
20 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (12.09%) MS Excel

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 17 (18.68%) GNU Octave
2 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) ISDN
1 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) GIS
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.59%) Games
3 4 (4.40%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) OpenCV
2 18 (19.78%) STL
3 17 (18.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 7 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.20%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.10%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) JDBC
6 1 (1.10%) JSP
6 1 (1.10%) MFC
6 1 (1.10%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.10%) SOAP
6 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (50.55%) Algorithms
2 39 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 31 (34.07%) Mathematics
4 27 (29.67%) Augmented Reality
5 16 (17.58%) Digital Media
5 16 (17.58%) User Experience
6 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
8 7 (7.69%) Physics
9 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
9 4 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.20%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.10%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.59%) Linux
3 6 (6.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (71.43%) Computer Vision
2 50 (54.95%) Software Engineering
3 38 (41.76%) Machine Learning
4 29 (31.87%) Image Processing
5 19 (20.88%) Signal Processing
6 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.19%) OO
8 10 (10.99%) SDLC
9 8 (8.79%) Change Control
9 8 (8.79%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (8.79%) Scrum
9 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.79%) Validation
9 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.40%) CRM
10 4 (4.40%) ERP
11 2 (2.20%) Digital Signal Processing
11 2 (2.20%) OOD
11 2 (2.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) C++
2 36 (39.56%) MATLAB
3 27 (29.67%) C#
4 26 (28.57%) C
5 17 (18.68%) R
6 14 (15.38%) Java
7 4 (4.40%) Python
7 4 (4.40%) SQL
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.10%) Fortran
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 60 (65.93%) PhD
2 40 (43.96%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) CCNA
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (4.40%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) VMware
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (4.40%) Apple
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
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