The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Hardware Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Design Engineer
UK
Rank 847 890 938
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 11 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.032% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Hardware Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Hardware Design Engineer in the job title.

Hardware Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Hardware Design Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 +28 9 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England +18 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £45,000 -
East Midlands +11 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Cambridge +4 3 £52,500 -
Leicestershire -7 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
Loughborough - 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Hardware Design 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 Hardware Design Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 16 (38.10%) EMC
3 15 (35.71%) C
3 15 (35.71%) MATLAB
3 15 (35.71%) Electronics
4 14 (33.33%) CAD
4 14 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
5 13 (30.95%) Signal Processing
5 13 (30.95%) Algorithms
5 13 (30.95%) Video Processing
5 13 (30.95%) VHDL
6 11 (26.19%) Verilog
6 11 (26.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (23.81%) Synopsys
7 10 (23.81%) ASIC
7 10 (23.81%) Code Coverage
7 10 (23.81%) PhD
8 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
9 8 (19.05%) C++
10 7 (16.67%) Firmware
10 7 (16.67%) Big Data
11 6 (14.29%) RS-232
11 6 (14.29%) GSM
11 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 6 (14.29%) FPGA Design
12 5 (11.90%) Prototyping
12 5 (11.90%) UMTS
12 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
12 5 (11.90%) GPRS
12 5 (11.90%) 3G

Hardware Design 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%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 6 (14.29%) GSM
1 6 (14.29%) RS-232
2 5 (11.90%) 2G
2 5 (11.90%) 3G
2 5 (11.90%) GPRS
2 5 (11.90%) RS-485
2 5 (11.90%) UMTS
3 1 (2.38%) ADSL2
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VDSL
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) xDSL
3 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 15 (35.71%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Algorithms
1 13 (30.95%) VHDL
2 11 (26.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (26.19%) Verilog
3 10 (23.81%) ASIC
4 9 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 5 (11.90%) CPLD
5 5 (11.90%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (9.52%) Physics
7 3 (7.14%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) CAD
1 14 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 13 (30.95%) Signal Processing
2 13 (30.95%) Video Processing
3 10 (23.81%) Code Coverage
4 6 (14.29%) FPGA Design
5 5 (11.90%) Prototyping
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Vision
6 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) C
1 15 (35.71%) MATLAB
2 8 (19.05%) C++
3 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
4 4 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Tcl
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) EMC
2 10 (23.81%) Synopsys
3 2 (4.76%) Xilinx
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