The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Hardware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Engineer
UK
Rank 740 833 868
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 105 94 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.097% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 91 89 51
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the UK.

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Hardware Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +85 101 £40,000 +6.66% 22
South East +60 34 £29,000 -29.69% 5
East of England +37 23 £45,000 -33.33% 4
West Midlands +22 16 £50,000 +100.00% 2
London +58 13 £24,750 -11.60% 4
Hampshire +18 13 £23,000 -34.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 13 £45,000 -46.74% 3
Hereford - 12 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 12 £50,000 -
Surrey +40 11 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Cambridge +3 10 £52,500 -37.86% 3
Portsmouth - 10 £23,000 -
East Midlands +13 8 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Sussex +16 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Brighton +16 7 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leatherhead +6 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Cheshire +21 6 - -
North West -15 6 - - 2
Chester - 6 - -
Hertfordshire +13 4 £25,000 -58.33% 1
Leicestershire -3 4 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Watford - 4 £25,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Coventry - 4 £40,000 -
Bedford - 4 £50,000 -
Epsom - 4 £26,250 -
Nottingham - 3 £41,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £41,250 -
Scotland +28 2 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Greenford +3 2 £50,250 -8.63%

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Hardware 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (34.25%) Windows
2 68 (31.05%) Electronics
3 51 (23.29%) C
4 49 (22.37%) Degree
5 48 (21.92%) EMC
6 45 (20.55%) Firmware
7 43 (19.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 39 (17.81%) Linux
9 31 (14.16%) Ethernet
10 29 (13.24%) VHDL
10 29 (13.24%) Verilog
11 27 (12.33%) Microsoft
12 26 (11.87%) MS Office
12 26 (11.87%) Windows Server
13 24 (10.96%) C++
14 22 (10.05%) Schematic Capture
15 21 (9.59%) Unix
16 20 (9.13%) CAD
16 20 (9.13%) Data Centre
17 19 (8.68%) Video Processing
17 19 (8.68%) ITIL
18 18 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (8.22%) C#
18 18 (8.22%) MATLAB
18 18 (8.22%) ASIC
18 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
18 18 (8.22%) Signal Processing
19 17 (7.76%) RS-485
19 17 (7.76%) Algorithms
19 17 (7.76%) SC Cleared

Hardware 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (11.87%) MS Office
2 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.91%) Mathcad
5 2 (0.91%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.16%) Ethernet
2 17 (7.76%) RS-485
3 14 (6.39%) Firewall
4 11 (5.02%) GPRS
5 10 (4.57%) Internet
5 10 (4.57%) RS-232
6 7 (3.20%) GSM
6 7 (3.20%) WLAN
7 5 (2.28%) 2G
7 5 (2.28%) 3G
7 5 (2.28%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.28%) UMTS
8 4 (1.83%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.83%) LAN
8 4 (1.83%) SAN
8 4 (1.83%) Wireless
9 3 (1.37%) Intranet
9 3 (1.37%) WAN
10 1 (0.46%) VDSL
10 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.20%) Big Data
2 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 68 (31.05%) Electronics
2 12 (5.48%) Finance
3 11 (5.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.83%) Games
5 3 (1.37%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.37%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Avionics
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 29 (13.24%) Verilog
2 29 (13.24%) VHDL
3 20 (9.13%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.22%) ASIC
5 17 (7.76%) Algorithms
6 15 (6.85%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (6.39%) CPLD
7 14 (6.39%) Driving Licence
8 10 (4.57%) Visualisation
9 9 (4.11%) iPad
9 9 (4.11%) Neural Network
10 7 (3.20%) Physics
11 6 (2.74%) Internet of Things
11 6 (2.74%) Telematics
12 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (1.83%) iSeries
13 4 (1.83%) Mainframe
14 3 (1.37%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.25%) Windows
2 39 (17.81%) Linux
3 26 (11.87%) Windows Server
4 21 (9.59%) Unix
5 15 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.11%) AIX
6 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.37%) VMS
7 3 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.05%) Schematic Capture
2 20 (9.13%) CAD
3 19 (8.68%) ITIL
3 19 (8.68%) Video Processing
4 18 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (8.22%) Signal Processing
5 15 (6.85%) Project Management
6 12 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 12 (5.48%) Prototyping
6 12 (5.48%) Requirements Management
6 12 (5.48%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (5.48%) UML
7 11 (5.02%) Software Engineering
8 10 (4.57%) Coaching
8 10 (4.57%) Code Coverage
8 10 (4.57%) FPGA Design
8 10 (4.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.11%) Computer Vision
9 9 (4.11%) Validation
10 8 (3.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.29%) C
2 24 (10.96%) C++
3 18 (8.22%) C#
3 18 (8.22%) MATLAB
4 12 (5.48%) Python
5 11 (5.02%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.02%) Perl
5 11 (5.02%) Tcl
6 9 (4.11%) Embedded C
7 7 (3.20%) Assembly Language
8 4 (1.83%) SQL
9 2 (0.91%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (22.37%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.57%) PhD
5 9 (4.11%) DBS Check
5 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.28%) MCDST
7 1 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) Def Stans
2 8 (3.65%) SLA
3 4 (1.83%) QA
4 3 (1.37%) DO-254
4 3 (1.37%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.37%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.46%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.46%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.46%) ISO26262
System Software
1 45 (20.55%) Firmware
2 17 (7.76%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (21.92%) EMC
2 27 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.85%) IBM
4 13 (5.94%) HP
4 13 (5.94%) VMware
5 12 (5.48%) Synopsys
6 11 (5.02%) Dell
7 10 (4.57%) Citrix
7 10 (4.57%) Oracle
8 9 (4.11%) Sun
9 8 (3.65%) Apple
10 4 (1.83%) Xilinx
11 3 (1.37%) NetApp
12 2 (0.91%) Cisco
12 2 (0.91%) Veeam
13 1 (0.46%) Altera
13 1 (0.46%) Cadence
13 1 (0.46%) Samsung
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