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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Engineer
Rank 911 947 942
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 19 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.008% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £23,650 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Computer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Engineer
Top 13 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 13 February 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
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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 +33 18 £50,000 +25.00% 3
London - 11 £50,000 - 1
Chessington - 8 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
South East +1 2 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -4 2 £22,500 -5.26% 2
Bristol -5 1 £22,500 -5.26% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Witney - 1 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -

Computer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (65.79%) C++
2 22 (57.89%) Computer Science
3 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
4 20 (52.63%) Algorithms
5 18 (47.37%) PhD
6 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
7 13 (34.21%) Linux
8 12 (31.58%) Windows
8 12 (31.58%) C
9 11 (28.95%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) C#
11 8 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (21.05%) Degree
11 8 (21.05%) CUDA
11 8 (21.05%) Video Content Analysis
11 8 (21.05%) Pattern Recognition
11 8 (21.05%) Analytics
11 8 (21.05%) Content Analysis
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) Games
13 6 (15.79%) Web Services
13 6 (15.79%) XML
13 6 (15.79%) Big Data
13 6 (15.79%) Video Processing
13 6 (15.79%) SDLC
14 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (13.16%) Physics
14 5 (13.16%) New Media
14 5 (13.16%) Puppet

Computer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
1 6 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) J2EE
2 3 (7.89%) JDBC
2 3 (7.89%) JSP
2 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 3 (7.89%) WCF
2 3 (7.89%) WPF
3 1 (2.63%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Computer Science
2 20 (52.63%) Algorithms
3 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
4 8 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) CUDA
5 5 (13.16%) New Media
5 5 (13.16%) Physics
5 5 (13.16%) PlayStation
5 5 (13.16%) Xbox
6 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
8 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Analytics
2 8 (21.05%) Content Analysis
2 8 (21.05%) Pattern Recognition
2 8 (21.05%) Video Content Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) SDLC
3 6 (15.79%) Video Processing
4 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) ETL
5 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
6 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning
8 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) C++
2 12 (31.58%) C
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.89%) Python
9 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.63%) Lua
10 1 (2.63%) PHP
10 1 (2.63%) R
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) PhD
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Ansible
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Dell
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Lotus
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) NetApp
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.63%) Sun
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
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