The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Test 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hardware Test Engineer
Rank 931 936 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Test Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.001% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.001% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Hardware Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hardware Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hardware Test Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Hardware Test Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Hardware Test Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Hardware Test Engineer over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Hardware Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Hardware Test Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +23 4 £35,000 -
East of England +1 3 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £32,500 -
Cambridge -1 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
South East - 1 £37,500 -
East Anglia - 1 £50,000 -

Hardware Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Test 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Windows CE
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ThreadX
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Degree

Hardware Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Hardware Test 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Robot Framework
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) ThreadX
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows CE
4 1 (11.11%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) V-Model
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco