The table below looks at the statistics for the Research Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Research Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Engineer
Rank 877 871 877
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 14 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.018% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 7
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £47,000 £65,200
UK excluding London average salary - £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Research Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Research Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Research Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -27 14 £60,000 +60.00% 3
London +8 12 £60,000 -20.00% 1
City of London - 9 £60,000 - 1
South East -9 2 - - 2
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title.

1 44 (89.80%) Algorithms
2 42 (85.71%) PhD
2 42 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 42 (85.71%) Physics
2 42 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 41 (83.67%) Mathematics
3 41 (83.67%) Analytics
4 39 (79.59%) R
4 39 (79.59%) Scala
4 39 (79.59%) Java
5 38 (77.55%) Hadoop
5 38 (77.55%) Mahout
5 38 (77.55%) MapReduce
5 38 (77.55%) Information Retrieval
5 38 (77.55%) Cascading
6 20 (40.82%) Big Data
7 19 (38.78%) Big Data Analytics
7 19 (38.78%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (38.78%) Marketing
7 19 (38.78%) Data Analytics
8 6 (12.24%) Statistics
8 6 (12.24%) Finance
9 5 (10.20%) Degree
10 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
11 3 (6.12%) Python
11 3 (6.12%) Equities
11 3 (6.12%) Electronics
11 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
11 3 (6.12%) TDD

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Research 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 Research Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) Hadoop
1 38 (77.55%) Mahout
2 20 (40.82%) Big Data
3 4 (8.16%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (38.78%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.08%) Military
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) Cascading
2 3 (6.12%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 44 (89.80%) Algorithms
2 42 (85.71%) Physics
2 42 (85.71%) Computer Science
3 41 (83.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.24%) Statistics
5 3 (6.12%) Equities
5 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Cybernetics
6 2 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.08%) MPEG
7 1 (2.04%) iDTV
7 1 (2.04%) BBC
7 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (83.67%) Analytics
2 38 (77.55%) MapReduce
2 38 (77.55%) Information Retrieval
3 19 (38.78%) Big Data Analytics
3 19 (38.78%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (38.78%) Data Analytics
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
5 3 (6.12%) Fund Management
5 3 (6.12%) Image Processing
5 3 (6.12%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (4.08%) Communications Security
6 2 (4.08%) Numerical Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.08%) Information Management
6 2 (4.08%) UML
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) MATLAB
2 39 (79.59%) R
2 39 (79.59%) Scala
2 39 (79.59%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (85.71%) PhD
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) BT
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Posted: Yesterday
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