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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 897 931 972
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 21 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.028% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 15
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 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £55,000 £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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Design Engineer over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 within the UK.

Hardware Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Top 23 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 26 July 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 +41 21 £40,000 +6.66% 9
East Midlands +14 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South East +30 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Leicestershire +5 7 £40,000 -
Loughborough -10 7 £40,000 -
Derbyshire +16 3 £35,000 -6.66%
East of England +27 2 £45,500 -32.59% 3
Hampshire +5 2 £44,500 +36.92%
Derby 0 2 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -3 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £43,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 2 £45,000 - 1
Newbury +5 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Berkshire +4 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Abingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Oxford - 1 £52,500 -
Matlock - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,500 -

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 27 (69.23%) Degree
2 23 (58.97%) VHDL
3 22 (56.41%) Electronics
4 16 (41.03%) C
5 15 (38.46%) Schematic Capture
6 14 (35.90%) Verilog
6 14 (35.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (30.77%) PhD
7 12 (30.77%) EMC
8 11 (28.21%) Code Coverage
8 11 (28.21%) MATLAB
8 11 (28.21%) ASIC
8 11 (28.21%) Algorithms
8 11 (28.21%) Video Processing
8 11 (28.21%) Synopsys
8 11 (28.21%) Signal Processing
9 10 (25.64%) Firmware
9 10 (25.64%) Validation
10 9 (23.08%) C++
11 7 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
11 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
12 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
13 5 (12.82%) Embedded C
14 4 (10.26%) Linux
14 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
14 4 (10.26%) Workflow
15 3 (7.69%) LabVIEW
15 3 (7.69%) Python

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 (5.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.69%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.13%) ADSL2
3 2 (5.13%) Broadband
3 2 (5.13%) VDSL
3 2 (5.13%) Wireless
3 2 (5.13%) xDSL
4 1 (2.56%) 3G
4 1 (2.56%) 4G
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (56.41%) Electronics
2 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) VHDL
2 14 (35.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (35.90%) Verilog
3 11 (28.21%) Algorithms
3 11 (28.21%) ASIC
4 7 (17.95%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) CPLD
5 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.13%) Smart Energy
5 2 (5.13%) Telematics
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Schematic Capture
2 11 (28.21%) Code Coverage
2 11 (28.21%) Signal Processing
2 11 (28.21%) Video Processing
3 10 (25.64%) Validation
4 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) CAD
6 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.13%) Electronic Design Automation
7 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C
2 11 (28.21%) MATLAB
3 9 (23.08%) C++
4 5 (12.82%) Embedded C
5 3 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.13%) Perl
6 2 (5.13%) Tcl
7 1 (2.56%) Delphi
7 1 (2.56%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) PhD
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) EMC
2 11 (28.21%) Synopsys
3 3 (7.69%) Atmel
4 2 (5.13%) Freescale
4 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.13%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (5.13%) NEC
4 2 (5.13%) Perforce
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £46k plus benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge / Home based
ECM Selection
Salary: to £46k plus benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago