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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 863 960 968
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 13 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.023% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.024% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 10 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 7 December 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 +83 13 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East Midlands +11 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +10 6 £40,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 - 3
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 - 3
Loughborough - 6 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £40,000 -
South East +60 1 £45,000 -10.00%
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Crawley - 1 £45,000 -

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 21 (46.67%) Degree
2 20 (44.44%) Electronics
3 16 (35.56%) VHDL
3 16 (35.56%) MATLAB
4 15 (33.33%) CAD
5 14 (31.11%) Video Processing
5 14 (31.11%) EMC
5 14 (31.11%) Signal Processing
5 14 (31.11%) Algorithms
5 14 (31.11%) Schematic Capture
6 13 (28.89%) C
7 12 (26.67%) PhD
7 12 (26.67%) ASIC
7 12 (26.67%) Code Coverage
7 12 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (26.67%) Verilog
7 12 (26.67%) Synopsys
8 9 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 9 (20.00%) Firmware
8 9 (20.00%) C++
9 8 (17.78%) Ethernet
10 7 (15.56%) CPLD
10 7 (15.56%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (15.56%) Big Data
11 6 (13.33%) FPGA Design
11 6 (13.33%) Validation
11 6 (13.33%) 3G
12 5 (11.11%) GPRS
12 5 (11.11%) GSM
12 5 (11.11%) UMTS

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 (4.44%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Ethernet
2 6 (13.33%) 3G
3 5 (11.11%) 2G
3 5 (11.11%) GPRS
3 5 (11.11%) GSM
3 5 (11.11%) RS-232
3 5 (11.11%) RS-485
3 5 (11.11%) UMTS
4 3 (6.67%) ADSL2
4 3 (6.67%) Broadband
4 3 (6.67%) VDSL
4 3 (6.67%) xDSL
5 1 (2.22%) 4G
5 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.22%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (44.44%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) VHDL
2 14 (31.11%) Algorithms
3 12 (26.67%) ASIC
3 12 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 12 (26.67%) Verilog
4 9 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (15.56%) CPLD
5 7 (15.56%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (8.89%) Physics
7 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
7 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.44%) Neural Network
7 2 (4.44%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) CAD
2 14 (31.11%) Schematic Capture
2 14 (31.11%) Signal Processing
2 14 (31.11%) Video Processing
3 12 (26.67%) Code Coverage
4 6 (13.33%) FPGA Design
4 6 (13.33%) Validation
5 3 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) Coaching
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Vision
6 2 (4.44%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) MATLAB
2 13 (28.89%) C
3 9 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded C++
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) Tcl
7 1 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Degree
2 12 (26.67%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) EMC
2 12 (26.67%) Synopsys
3 2 (4.44%) Atmel
3 2 (4.44%) Freescale
3 2 (4.44%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.44%) Mentor Graphics
3 2 (4.44%) NEC
3 2 (4.44%) Xilinx
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Salary: to £85k DoE + excellent benefits
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Salary: to £30k + excellent benefits
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