The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 883 921 879
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 19 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.003% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 8
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Hardware Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Hardware Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Design Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 +40 18 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South East - 13 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 11 £50,000 -
Newbury - 6 £50,000 -
Thatcham - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £67,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £39,000 -
Bristol - 1 £62,500 - 1
London - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £67,500 -
Woking - 1 £39,000 -
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £67,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £62,500 - 1

Hardware Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Design 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 Hardware Design Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (76.67%) VHDL
3 18 (60.00%) Degree
4 13 (43.33%) C++
5 12 (40.00%) C
5 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (36.67%) Electronics
7 9 (30.00%) Xilinx
8 7 (23.33%) EMC
9 6 (20.00%) Firmware
10 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
11 4 (13.33%) Verilog
11 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
13 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
13 2 (6.67%) C#
13 2 (6.67%) VB
13 2 (6.67%) MS Office
13 2 (6.67%) VB6
13 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 2 (6.67%) Advertising
13 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
13 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
13 2 (6.67%) Physics
14 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
14 1 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer

Hardware Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Design 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 Hardware Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (36.67%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 25 (83.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 23 (76.67%) VHDL
3 4 (13.33%) Verilog
4 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
5 1 (3.33%) ASIC
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (6.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (3.33%) FMECA
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C++
2 12 (40.00%) C
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.67%) VB6
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
1 1 (3.33%) DO-254
1 1 (3.33%) DO-160
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Xilinx
2 7 (23.33%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Altera
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