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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Engineer
Rank 894 888 873
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £50,750 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £25,000 £26,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 8 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 19 December 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
(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
England -2 2 £50,750 +103.00%
Scotland - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Inverness - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 £56,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Computer Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (63.64%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 4 (36.36%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Android Development
2 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) OpenCV
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
4 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) PhD
5 1 (9.09%) GAMP
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE

Computer Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) OpenCV
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
1 4 (36.36%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
1 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
1 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 4 (36.36%) Android Development
1 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) Image Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Video Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
3 1 (9.09%) CRUD
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Siemens
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle