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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 905 931 979
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 18 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.032% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 17
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 19 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 27 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 +3 18 £40,000 +6.66% 6
South East +8 6 £35,000 -30.00%
East Midlands +7 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Loughborough - 5 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £35,000 -
East of England - 4 £44,500 - 1
North West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,500 -
Manchester - 3 £37,500 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire +13 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 £42,500 -
Aldershot - 1 £45,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,500 -
Oxford - 1 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £43,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,500 -

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (69.57%) Electronics
2 31 (67.39%) Degree
3 25 (54.35%) VHDL
4 18 (39.13%) C
4 18 (39.13%) EMC
5 16 (34.78%) Firmware
5 16 (34.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 14 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (30.43%) Schematic Capture
7 13 (28.26%) Verilog
8 10 (21.74%) PhD
9 9 (19.57%) C++
9 9 (19.57%) Code Coverage
9 9 (19.57%) ASIC
9 9 (19.57%) MATLAB
9 9 (19.57%) Signal Processing
9 9 (19.57%) Algorithms
9 9 (19.57%) Video Processing
9 9 (19.57%) Synopsys
10 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
11 6 (13.04%) Validation
11 6 (13.04%) LabVIEW
11 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
12 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
12 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
13 4 (8.70%) Qt
13 4 (8.70%) Workflow

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 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) RS-232
4 1 (2.17%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) LabVIEW
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (69.57%) Electronics
2 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Qt
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (54.35%) VHDL
2 16 (34.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (30.43%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (28.26%) Verilog
5 9 (19.57%) Algorithms
5 9 (19.57%) ASIC
6 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.52%) Smart Energy
8 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.17%) CPLD
9 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
9 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.17%) Mechatronics
9 1 (2.17%) Physics
9 1 (2.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Schematic Capture
2 9 (19.57%) Code Coverage
2 9 (19.57%) Signal Processing
2 9 (19.57%) Video Processing
3 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.04%) Validation
4 4 (8.70%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) CAE
6 2 (4.35%) Business Development
6 2 (4.35%) CAD
6 2 (4.35%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C
2 9 (19.57%) C++
2 9 (19.57%) MATLAB
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.52%) Assembly Language
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Tcl
6 1 (2.17%) Delphi
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9000
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) EMC
2 9 (19.57%) Synopsys
3 3 (6.52%) Atmel
3 3 (6.52%) Xilinx
4 2 (4.35%) Altera
4 2 (4.35%) Perforce
5 1 (2.17%) Freescale
5 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.17%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (2.17%) NEC
5 1 (2.17%) Synplicity
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