The table below looks at the statistics for the Real Time Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Real Time Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Real-Time Engineer
Rank 880 836 840
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Real Time Engineer 24 35 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.034% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 61
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Real Time Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Real Time Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Real Time Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Real Time Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Real Time Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Real Time Engineer over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Real Time Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Real Time 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 Real Time Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 -24 24 £35,000 -22.22% 1
East of England +7 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cambridge +4 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £35,000 -17.64% 1
London -1 12 £47,500 -30.90%
Canary Wharf - 3 £47,500 -
City of London -6 1 £47,500 -9.52%

Real Time Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Real Time 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 Real Time Engineer in their job title.

1 65 (84.42%) C++
2 57 (74.03%) Software Engineering
3 39 (50.65%) C
4 36 (46.75%) Computer Science
5 35 (45.45%) Degree
6 31 (40.26%) Finance
7 25 (32.47%) Signal Processing
8 22 (28.57%) Multithreading
9 20 (25.97%) C#
10 17 (22.08%) Windows
10 17 (22.08%) PhD
10 17 (22.08%) Machine Learning
11 16 (20.78%) Hedge funds
11 16 (20.78%) Java
12 15 (19.48%) Big Data
12 15 (19.48%) F#
13 14 (18.18%) OO
13 14 (18.18%) Games
14 12 (15.58%) Linux
14 12 (15.58%) UNIX
15 11 (14.29%) Low Latency
16 9 (11.69%) Image Processing
16 9 (11.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 9 (11.69%) STL
17 7 (9.09%) SQL
17 7 (9.09%) Embedded C
17 7 (9.09%) Embedded C++
18 6 (7.79%) IPv6
18 6 (7.79%) HP
18 6 (7.79%) Microsoft

Real Time Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Real Time 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 Real Time Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Big Data
2 6 (7.79%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Games
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Electronics
5 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 9 (11.69%) STL
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.75%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.78%) Hedge funds
3 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
3 6 (7.79%) Grid Computing
4 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.19%) Equities
6 2 (2.60%) Firmware
6 2 (2.60%) Robotics
7 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.60%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (74.03%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.47%) Signal Processing
3 22 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 17 (22.08%) Machine Learning
5 14 (18.18%) OO
6 11 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 9 (11.69%) Image Processing
8 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (7.79%) Analytics
8 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.49%) Video Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) TDD
10 4 (5.19%) High Availability
11 3 (3.90%) UML
12 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.60%) OOD
12 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
13 1 (1.30%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (84.42%) C++
2 39 (50.65%) C
3 20 (25.97%) C#
4 16 (20.78%) Java
5 15 (19.48%) F#
6 7 (9.09%) SQL
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 7 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Degree
2 17 (22.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.30%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.30%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) HP
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Intel
2 2 (2.60%) Hitachi
2 2 (2.60%) Motorola
2 2 (2.60%) QNX
3 1 (1.30%) Borland
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, health/life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago