The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Hardware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Hardware Engineer
Rank 938 933 931
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Hardware Engineer 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £24,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.15%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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% -

Graduate Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Graduate Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Hardware Engineer within the UK.

Graduate Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Graduate Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate Hardware Engineer over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Graduate Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Graduate Hardware Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Hardware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 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 +10 5 £35,000 +45.83%
Guildford - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey - 4 £35,000 -
South East - 4 £35,000 -
London - 1 £22,500 -

Graduate Hardware Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Hardware 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 Graduate Hardware Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Tandem
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
1 4 (80.00%) VHDL
1 4 (80.00%) Verilog
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Banking

Graduate Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Hardware 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 Graduate Hardware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (80.00%) Tandem
1 4 (80.00%) Verilog
1 4 (80.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) PhD
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft