The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Engineer
Rank 897 872 891
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.001% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £43,000 £27,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £38,000

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Computer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Engineer
Top 10 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 23 September 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
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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
England -14 8 £43,000 +59.25% 2
London +5 4 £43,000 +59.25%
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £26,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
South East - 1 £47,500 - 2
South West - 1 £26,000 -
Southampton - 1 £47,500 - 1

Computer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (74.07%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) MATLAB
2 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 15 (55.56%) Image Processing
3 11 (40.74%) C
4 9 (33.33%) Project Management
4 9 (33.33%) OpenCV
4 9 (33.33%) Military
4 9 (33.33%) Business Development
5 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
6 6 (22.22%) Physics
6 6 (22.22%) Video Processing
6 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
6 6 (22.22%) Games
6 6 (22.22%) Python
6 6 (22.22%) PhD
7 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Android
7 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
7 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) Android Development
7 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
7 4 (14.81%) User Experience

Computer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
1 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Military
2 6 (22.22%) Games
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) OpenCV
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Physics
4 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (14.81%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Android
1 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Solaris
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Image Processing
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Business Development
3 6 (22.22%) Video Processing
3 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 4 (14.81%) Android Development
4 4 (14.81%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) CRUD
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) MATLAB
3 11 (40.74%) C
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) PhD
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Sun
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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