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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Engineer
Rank 915 952 956
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 25 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.014% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 41
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,550 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £58,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median 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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

Computer Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Computer Engineer
Top 18 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 6 May 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 +21 25 £42,500 -15.00% 9
East of England +30 8 £75,000 +36.36% 2
South East +23 5 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Cambridge +3 5 £75,000 +36.36% 1
South West - 5 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
London +18 3 £40,000 +40.35% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Bristol - 2 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire -5 1 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £25,000 - 1
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £47,500 -
Bath - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 - 1

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (73.81%) C++
2 29 (69.05%) Software Engineering
3 28 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 17 (40.48%) PhD
5 16 (38.10%) C
5 16 (38.10%) Degree
6 15 (35.71%) Algorithms
7 14 (33.33%) SDLC
7 14 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 13 (30.95%) Java
8 13 (30.95%) Linux
9 10 (23.81%) Windows
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) C#
11 8 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (19.05%) Content Analysis
11 8 (19.05%) CUDA
11 8 (19.05%) Pattern Recognition
11 8 (19.05%) Video Content Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
12 7 (16.67%) Perl
12 7 (16.67%) XML
13 6 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (14.29%) Scrum
13 6 (14.29%) Validation
13 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 6 (14.29%) Change Control
14 5 (11.90%) Digital Media

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 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) NAS
1 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
1 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 3 (7.14%) GIS
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) J2EE
3 3 (7.14%) JDBC
3 3 (7.14%) JSP
3 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) OpenCV
4 1 (2.38%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 15 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 14 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 8 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (19.05%) CUDA
5 7 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (11.90%) Digital Media
6 5 (11.90%) User Experience
7 4 (9.52%) Physics
8 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
9 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (4.76%) PlayStation
9 2 (4.76%) Xbox
10 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
10 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Software Engineering
2 14 (33.33%) SDLC
3 8 (19.05%) Content Analysis
3 8 (19.05%) Pattern Recognition
3 8 (19.05%) Video Content Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Change Control
4 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.29%) Validation
4 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.90%) Image Processing
5 5 (11.90%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Information Management
7 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) C++
2 16 (38.10%) C
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) C#
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 5 (11.90%) Python
8 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.38%) Fortran
11 1 (2.38%) Lua
11 1 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.38%) R
11 1 (2.38%) Scala
11 1 (2.38%) VB
11 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) PhD
2 16 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (7.14%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
1 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Citrix
2 1 (2.38%) Dell
2 1 (2.38%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) IBM
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) NetApp
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Wyse
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum , 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago