The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Engineer
Rank 883 862 894
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 36 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.011% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +3.22%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Engineer over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 11 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -6 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
London -21 30 £45,000 -37.93% 3
City of London -9 9 £66,250 +6.00% 1
South East -13 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey - 3 £32,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Newbury - 1 £65,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 27 (51.92%) Scala
2 27 (51.92%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) PhD
3 25 (48.08%) R
4 19 (36.54%) Physics
5 17 (32.69%) Hadoop
5 17 (32.69%) Big Data
6 16 (30.77%) Degree
7 15 (28.85%) Mathematics
7 15 (28.85%) MapReduce
8 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (17.31%) Linux
9 9 (17.31%) MATLAB
10 8 (15.38%) SEO
10 8 (15.38%) C++
10 8 (15.38%) MPEG
10 8 (15.38%) Clustering
10 8 (15.38%) DVB
10 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
10 8 (15.38%) Mahout
10 8 (15.38%) Analytics
11 7 (13.46%) Multimedia
11 7 (13.46%) UML
12 6 (11.54%) IBM
12 6 (11.54%) Intel
12 6 (11.54%) Postgraduate
12 6 (11.54%) Law
12 6 (11.54%) Bioinformatics
12 6 (11.54%) Marketing

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) DVB
2 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.92%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) Hadoop
1 17 (32.69%) Big Data
2 8 (15.38%) Mahout
General
1 7 (13.46%) Multimedia
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
2 6 (11.54%) Law
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) MapReduce
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 3 (5.77%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.85%) DirectX
4 1 (1.92%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.92%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 19 (36.54%) Physics
3 15 (28.85%) Mathematics
4 8 (15.38%) MPEG
4 8 (15.38%) Clustering
4 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (11.54%) GPGPU
6 3 (5.77%) DTV
7 2 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.92%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.92%) Statistics
8 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Scientific Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (15.38%) SEO
2 8 (15.38%) Analytics
3 7 (13.46%) UML
4 6 (11.54%) Bioinformatics
4 6 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (11.54%) Parallel Programming
5 4 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 3 (5.77%) CAD
6 3 (5.77%) OpenUP
6 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.85%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.92%) Product Management
8 1 (1.92%) Network Management
8 1 (1.92%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
1 27 (51.92%) Scala
2 25 (48.08%) R
3 9 (17.31%) MATLAB
4 8 (15.38%) C++
5 4 (7.69%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (3.85%) Haskell
6 2 (3.85%) Erlang
6 2 (3.85%) OCaml
6 2 (3.85%) F#
6 2 (3.85%) Lisp
6 2 (3.85%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) PhD
2 16 (30.77%) Degree
3 6 (11.54%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) IBM
1 6 (11.54%) Intel
2 3 (5.77%) SolidWorks
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to c£45k DOE + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago