The first table below looks at the demand for the Hardware 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 822 786 821
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 83 93 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.085% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.091% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 51
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 83 £35,000 -6.66% 17
South East -15 40 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Surrey -7 20 £34,500 -8.00%
Guildford +18 15 £34,000 -24.44%
East Midlands - 13 £42,500 - 2
London -42 12 £28,750 +27.77% 2
East of England -8 8 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £60,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £61,250 - 1
Berkshire +4 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Milton Keynes -6 4 - - 1
Derby - 4 £30,000 - 1
Woking - 4 £33,750 -
Derbyshire - 4 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £20,000 -
Croydon -1 3 - - 1
West Sussex -4 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Yorkshire -35 3 £22,000 -32.30% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £22,000 - 1
Durham - 3 £31,000 - 1
Worthing - 3 £42,500 -
Wakefield - 3 £22,000 -
North East - 3 £31,000 - 2
M4 Corridor - 2 £45,000 -
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £17,000 -
Hampshire -1 1 - -

Hardware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 70 (43.21%) Electronics
2 57 (35.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 47 (29.01%) VHDL
3 47 (29.01%) EMC
4 43 (26.54%) Degree
5 42 (25.93%) Linux
6 36 (22.22%) C
6 36 (22.22%) Firmware
7 31 (19.14%) C++
8 27 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 24 (14.81%) Windows
10 20 (12.35%) Manufacturing
11 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
12 16 (9.88%) Embedded C
12 16 (9.88%) HP
13 15 (9.26%) Embedded C++
13 15 (9.26%) Device Driver
14 13 (8.02%) Xilinx
14 13 (8.02%) Image Processing
15 12 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (7.41%) System Testing
15 12 (7.41%) IBM
15 12 (7.41%) Dell
16 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
16 11 (6.79%) ITIL
16 11 (6.79%) Firewall
16 11 (6.79%) CMDB
16 11 (6.79%) Mathematics
16 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
17 10 (6.17%) Physics

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) Firewall
2 10 (6.17%) SAN
3 9 (5.56%) Wireless
4 7 (4.32%) NAS
4 7 (4.32%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.70%) GPRS
6 4 (2.47%) LAN
7 3 (1.85%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 2 (1.23%) GSM
8 2 (1.23%) LTE
9 1 (0.62%) TETRA
9 1 (0.62%) IGMP
9 1 (0.62%) FCoE
9 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.62%) RTSP
9 1 (0.62%) VLAN
9 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.62%) WAN
9 1 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) LabVIEW
2 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
General
1 70 (43.21%) Electronics
2 20 (12.35%) Manufacturing
3 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.56%) Military
5 7 (4.32%) Finance
6 4 (2.47%) Automotive
7 3 (1.85%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.23%) Marketing
9 1 (0.62%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) Qt
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (35.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 47 (29.01%) VHDL
3 36 (22.22%) Firmware
4 15 (9.26%) Device Driver
5 12 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (6.79%) CMDB
6 11 (6.79%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.17%) Physics
8 8 (4.94%) Smart Meter
9 6 (3.70%) MPEG
10 5 (3.09%) Verilog
11 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.85%) STB
12 3 (1.85%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.85%) DTV
13 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
13 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.23%) Statistics
13 2 (1.23%) CPLD
13 2 (1.23%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.93%) Linux
2 24 (14.81%) Windows
3 10 (6.17%) UNIX
4 6 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.23%) Windows XP Embedded
6 2 (1.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) HPUX
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.02%) Image Processing
2 12 (7.41%) System Testing
3 11 (6.79%) ITIL
3 11 (6.79%) Configuration Management
4 10 (6.17%) Software Engineering
4 10 (6.17%) Problem Management
5 7 (4.32%) Information Security
6 6 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (3.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (3.09%) Validation
8 4 (2.47%) Time Management
8 4 (2.47%) Video Processing
9 3 (1.85%) Product Management
10 2 (1.23%) CAD
10 2 (1.23%) OO
10 2 (1.23%) Requirements Management
10 2 (1.23%) Electronic Design Automation
11 1 (0.62%) Project Planning
11 1 (0.62%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.22%) C
2 31 (19.14%) C++
3 16 (9.88%) Embedded C
4 15 (9.26%) Embedded C++
5 6 (3.70%) C#
6 5 (3.09%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.47%) Tcl
8 3 (1.85%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.23%) Java
10 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) Degree
2 27 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.32%) HND
5 3 (1.85%) CCNA
5 3 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.23%) PhD
6 2 (1.23%) SNIA Certification
6 2 (1.23%) SCSE
7 1 (0.62%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 47 (29.01%) EMC
2 16 (9.88%) HP
3 13 (8.02%) Xilinx
4 12 (7.41%) Dell
4 12 (7.41%) IBM
5 8 (4.94%) Cisco
5 8 (4.94%) NetApp
6 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.70%) Sun
7 6 (3.70%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 5 (3.09%) VMware
9 4 (2.47%) Intel
9 4 (2.47%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.85%) StorageTek
11 2 (1.23%) Juniper
11 2 (1.23%) ADIC
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle
11 2 (1.23%) SAP
11 2 (1.23%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.23%) Blue Coat
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
New Malden
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + healthcare, pension
Posted: 21 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 27 days ago