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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Engineer
UK
Rank 734 816 872
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 107 123 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 89 114 73
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,200 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +86 104 £40,000 +6.66% 12
South East +52 29 £36,250 -2.02% 2
East of England +36 28 £45,000 -40.00% 5
London +72 17 £30,000 -1.63% 3
West Midlands +48 14 £50,000 +53.84%
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £45,000 -40.00% 3
East Sussex +13 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Brighton +12 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Hertfordshire - 11 £25,000 - 2
Surrey +48 10 £32,500 -
Watford - 10 £24,500 - 2
Hereford - 9 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Cambridge +11 8 £45,000 -40.00% 3
East Midlands +11 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cheshire +21 6 - -
Leicestershire -10 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North West -12 6 - - 1
Chester - 6 - -
Hampshire +25 5 £23,000 -51.57% 2
Coventry - 5 £40,000 -
Leatherhead +3 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Epsom - 4 £23,000 -
Bedford - 4 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £23,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
City of London +41 3 £30,000 +27.65%
Loughborough - 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +20 2 £50,000 +80.18% 2
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 -

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 72 (35.29%) Windows
2 49 (24.02%) C
2 49 (24.02%) Electronics
3 45 (22.06%) EMC
3 45 (22.06%) Firmware
4 41 (20.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 35 (17.16%) Degree
6 34 (16.67%) Linux
7 31 (15.20%) VHDL
8 30 (14.71%) Ethernet
9 29 (14.22%) Verilog
10 27 (13.24%) Microsoft
11 24 (11.76%) Windows Server
12 23 (11.27%) C++
13 22 (10.78%) MS Office
14 18 (8.82%) Project Management
14 18 (8.82%) Security Cleared
15 17 (8.33%) C#
15 17 (8.33%) Active Directory
15 17 (8.33%) ASIC
16 16 (7.84%) Driving Licence
16 16 (7.84%) Schematic Capture
16 16 (7.84%) Video Processing
16 16 (7.84%) Signal Processing
16 16 (7.84%) Data Centre
17 15 (7.35%) Algorithms
17 15 (7.35%) Windows 7
17 15 (7.35%) IBM
17 15 (7.35%) Firewall
17 15 (7.35%) RS-485

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:

Applications
1 22 (10.78%) MS Office
2 14 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.98%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.49%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.71%) Ethernet
2 15 (7.35%) Firewall
2 15 (7.35%) RS-485
3 10 (4.90%) Internet
4 8 (3.92%) GPRS
4 8 (3.92%) RS-232
5 7 (3.43%) WLAN
6 6 (2.94%) LAN
6 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.45%) Bluetooth
7 5 (2.45%) Wireless
8 4 (1.96%) GSM
9 3 (1.47%) InfiniBand
9 3 (1.47%) Intranet
9 3 (1.47%) SAN
10 2 (0.98%) 3G
10 2 (0.98%) UMTS
10 2 (0.98%) VoIP
10 2 (0.98%) WAN
10 2 (0.98%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.47%) Big Data
1 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
1 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.49%) LabVIEW
General
1 49 (24.02%) Electronics
2 12 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.96%) Games
4 3 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.47%) Finance
5 2 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Avionics
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 31 (15.20%) VHDL
3 29 (14.22%) Verilog
4 17 (8.33%) ASIC
5 16 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 16 (7.84%) Driving Licence
6 15 (7.35%) Algorithms
7 11 (5.39%) iPad
8 10 (4.90%) CPLD
9 9 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.94%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.94%) Internet of Things
11 5 (2.45%) iSeries
12 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.96%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.47%) CCTV
13 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.98%) EPoS
14 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (35.29%) Windows
2 34 (16.67%) Linux
3 24 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.35%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.86%) Unix
6 11 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.41%) AIX
8 4 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.47%) VMS
9 3 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.49%) Solaris
10 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (8.82%) Project Management
2 16 (7.84%) Schematic Capture
2 16 (7.84%) Signal Processing
2 16 (7.84%) Video Processing
3 12 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.39%) CAD
4 11 (5.39%) Prototyping
5 10 (4.90%) Asset Management
5 10 (4.90%) Coaching
5 10 (4.90%) ITIL
5 10 (4.90%) Mathematics
5 10 (4.90%) Mentoring
5 10 (4.90%) Software Engineering
6 9 (4.41%) Computer Vision
6 9 (4.41%) Neural Network
7 8 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (3.92%) FPGA Design
7 8 (3.92%) Network Design
8 7 (3.43%) Code Coverage
9 6 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.02%) C
2 23 (11.27%) C++
3 17 (8.33%) C#
4 14 (6.86%) MATLAB
5 13 (6.37%) Python
6 12 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.39%) Perl
7 11 (5.39%) Tcl
8 10 (4.90%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.96%) Java
9 4 (1.96%) SQL
10 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.98%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (17.16%) Degree
2 18 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.39%) DBS Check
5 8 (3.92%) PhD
6 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.45%) MCDST
8 3 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.41%) SLA
2 8 (3.92%) Def Stans
3 4 (1.96%) QA
4 3 (1.47%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.98%) DO-254
5 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.49%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.49%) ISO26262
System Software
1 45 (22.06%) Firmware
2 17 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 45 (22.06%) EMC
2 27 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.35%) IBM
4 13 (6.37%) HP
5 12 (5.88%) Dell
5 12 (5.88%) VMware
6 10 (4.90%) Oracle
6 10 (4.90%) Sun
7 9 (4.41%) Apple
7 9 (4.41%) Synopsys
8 8 (3.92%) Citrix
9 4 (1.96%) Cisco
10 3 (1.47%) NetApp
10 3 (1.47%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.49%) Altera
11 1 (0.49%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.49%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.49%) SOTI
11 1 (0.49%) Supermicro
11 1 (0.49%) Veeam
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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