The first table below looks at the demand for the Computer Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Engineer
Rank 885 881 919
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 32 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £27,750 £21,777
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.14% +27.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,950 £19,198
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £31,550 £24,355
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £21,777
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Computer Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Computer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -16 32 £40,000 +44.14% 1
South East - 22 £40,000 -
Southampton - 10 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 10 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £40,000 -
Oxford - 9 £40,000 -
London -49 4 £65,000 +134.23%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £22,700 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £22,700 -
North East - 4 £22,700 -
North West - 2 £19,875 -
Crawley - 1 £22,500 -
Manchester - 1 £15,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £22,500 -

Computer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Computer 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 Computer Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (63.64%) C++
1 21 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 20 (60.61%) C
3 19 (57.58%) MATLAB
3 19 (57.58%) Image Processing
4 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 11 (33.33%) Physics
4 11 (33.33%) Games
4 11 (33.33%) PhD
5 10 (30.30%) Project Management
5 10 (30.30%) HP
5 10 (30.30%) Military
5 10 (30.30%) Business Development
5 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) OpenCV
6 9 (27.27%) Signal Processing
6 9 (27.27%) Video Processing
6 9 (27.27%) Python
7 3 (9.09%) Finance
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Google
8 2 (6.06%) Chemistry
8 2 (6.06%) Biology
8 2 (6.06%) R
8 2 (6.06%) Facebook
8 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
8 2 (6.06%) Pattern Recognition
8 2 (6.06%) F#
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft

Computer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Computer 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 Computer Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) ADSL
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) WEP
2 1 (3.03%) WPA
General
1 11 (33.33%) Games
2 10 (30.30%) Military
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) OpenCV
2 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) Mathematics
2 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (33.33%) Physics
3 2 (6.06%) Chemistry
3 2 (6.06%) Biology
3 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Image Processing
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) Business Development
3 9 (27.27%) Signal Processing
3 9 (27.27%) Video Processing
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Pattern Recognition
4 2 (6.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) C++
2 20 (60.61%) C
3 19 (57.58%) MATLAB
4 9 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) R
5 2 (6.06%) F#
5 2 (6.06%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) PhD
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Facebook
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee
3 1 (3.03%) VMware
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