The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Research Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 870 936 972
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 53 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.027% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 28
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £100,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +38.46%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Research Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Research Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Engineer over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 44 £47,500 -9.52% 10
South West - 17 £46,250 - 1
South East +14 15 £55,000 +51.72% 4
Gloucestershire - 14 £47,500 - 1
Oxford +10 11 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Oxfordshire -2 11 £55,000 +69.23% 3
Cheltenham - 11 £47,500 - 1
Bridgend - 8 £27,000 -
South Wales - 8 £27,000 -
Wales - 8 £27,000 -
London +17 5 £57,500 -6.12% 2
East of England +22 3 £45,000 +66.66% 1
Hampshire +10 3 £57,500 +43.75%
Hook - 3 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Coventry - 2 £35,000 - 1
North West - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +43 1 £105,000 +61.53% 1
Reading - 1 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Research 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 Research Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (72.16%) C++
2 41 (42.27%) C
3 38 (39.18%) Machine Learning
4 30 (30.93%) Algorithms
4 30 (30.93%) Python
5 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (29.90%) Computer Science
6 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
7 25 (25.77%) Degree
8 23 (23.71%) Mathematics
9 22 (22.68%) PhD
10 21 (21.65%) Windows
10 21 (21.65%) Linux
10 21 (21.65%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (16.49%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (15.46%) Android
12 15 (15.46%) Reverse Engineering
13 14 (14.43%) Cryptography
13 14 (14.43%) OO
13 14 (14.43%) Apple iOS
14 13 (13.40%) Signal Processing
14 13 (13.40%) C#
14 13 (13.40%) Java
14 13 (13.40%) MATLAB
14 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
15 12 (12.37%) Image Processing
15 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (11.34%) Analytics
17 10 (10.31%) R
17 10 (10.31%) Unix

Research 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.15%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.09%) PTC Creo
3 2 (2.06%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) SaaS
2 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Big Data
2 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
3 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 9 (9.28%) Electronics
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Marketing
4 6 (6.19%) Automotive
5 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.09%) Music Industry
8 1 (1.03%) Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) OpenCL
3 5 (5.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (5.15%) OpenCV
3 5 (5.15%) STL
4 3 (3.09%) DirectX
4 3 (3.09%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.06%) HTML
5 2 (2.06%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (2.06%) REST
6 1 (1.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.03%) D3.js
6 1 (1.03%) HTML5
6 1 (1.03%) Middleware
6 1 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.03%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.93%) Algorithms
2 29 (29.90%) Computer Science
3 23 (23.71%) Mathematics
4 16 (16.49%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (14.43%) Cryptography
6 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (9.28%) CUDA
7 9 (9.28%) Statistics
8 8 (8.25%) Informatics
8 8 (8.25%) Life Science
9 7 (7.22%) Neural Network
10 6 (6.19%) Health Informatics
10 6 (6.19%) iPad
10 6 (6.19%) Physics
11 5 (5.15%) Streaming Video
12 4 (4.12%) Visualisation
13 2 (2.06%) Biometrics
13 2 (2.06%) NHS
14 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
14 1 (1.03%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Linux
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Android
3 14 (14.43%) Apple iOS
4 10 (10.31%) Unix
5 6 (6.19%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.06%) Debian
7 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Machine Learning
2 29 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.87%) Software Engineering
4 21 (21.65%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (15.46%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (14.43%) OO
7 13 (13.40%) Signal Processing
8 12 (12.37%) Image Processing
9 11 (11.34%) Analytics
10 9 (9.28%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
10 9 (9.28%) Information Assurance
11 8 (8.25%) Digital Signal Processing
12 7 (7.22%) Android Development
12 7 (7.22%) Bayesian Methods
12 7 (7.22%) Content Analysis
12 7 (7.22%) iOS Development
12 7 (7.22%) Pattern Recognition
12 7 (7.22%) Video Content Analysis
13 5 (5.15%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.16%) C++
2 41 (42.27%) C
3 30 (30.93%) Python
4 13 (13.40%) C#
4 13 (13.40%) Java
4 13 (13.40%) MATLAB
5 10 (10.31%) R
6 9 (9.28%) Objective-C
7 7 (7.22%) PHP
8 6 (6.19%) Scala
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.09%) Julia
9 3 (3.09%) SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) Degree
2 22 (22.68%) PhD
3 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) ISO13485
1 5 (5.15%) MISRA
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
1 2 (2.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.15%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.12%) SAP
3 1 (1.03%) Autodesk
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits+Bonuses
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-43000 Per Annum 30-43k + Share Options
Posted: 15 days ago