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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Design Engineer
Rank 899 930 994
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 22 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.031% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.032% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 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 £45,000 £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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
Top 22 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 25 June 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 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands +2 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Leicestershire +9 7 £40,000 -
Loughborough -8 7 £40,000 -
South East +54 6 £35,000 -10.25%
East of England - 4 £44,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,500 -
Hampshire +12 2 £44,500 +36.92%
Derbyshire +1 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Derby -7 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
North West - 2 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -24 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Coventry - 1 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £43,500 -
Aldershot - 1 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £43,500 -

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (64.29%) Degree
1 27 (64.29%) Electronics
2 22 (52.38%) VHDL
3 18 (42.86%) C
4 15 (35.71%) Schematic Capture
4 15 (35.71%) EMC
5 13 (30.95%) Firmware
5 13 (30.95%) Verilog
5 13 (30.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (26.19%) PhD
6 11 (26.19%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (23.81%) Algorithms
7 10 (23.81%) Video Processing
7 10 (23.81%) Synopsys
7 10 (23.81%) Signal Processing
7 10 (23.81%) Code Coverage
7 10 (23.81%) ASIC
7 10 (23.81%) MATLAB
8 9 (21.43%) C++
8 9 (21.43%) Validation
9 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
11 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
12 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
12 5 (11.90%) Linux
13 4 (9.52%) Workflow
13 4 (9.52%) LabVIEW
13 4 (9.52%) Computer Science

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%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.14%) Wireless
3 2 (4.76%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) ADSL2
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) VDSL
4 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) LabVIEW
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (64.29%) Electronics
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Qt
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) VHDL
2 13 (30.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (30.95%) Verilog
3 11 (26.19%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 10 (23.81%) ASIC
5 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
6 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (7.14%) Smart Energy
6 3 (7.14%) Telematics
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Schematic Capture
2 10 (23.81%) Code Coverage
2 10 (23.81%) Signal Processing
2 10 (23.81%) Video Processing
3 9 (21.43%) Validation
4 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.76%) Prototyping
7 1 (2.38%) CAD
7 1 (2.38%) CAE
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C
2 10 (23.81%) MATLAB
3 9 (21.43%) C++
4 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
5 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Tcl
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) PhD
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) EMC
2 10 (23.81%) Synopsys
3 4 (9.52%) Atmel
4 3 (7.14%) Freescale
4 3 (7.14%) Fujitsu
4 3 (7.14%) Mentor Graphics
4 3 (7.14%) NEC
5 2 (4.76%) Perforce
6 1 (2.38%) Altera
6 1 (2.38%) Synplicity
6 1 (2.38%) Xilinx
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago