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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 835 928 951
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 42 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.029% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 25
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,718
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £30,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
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 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 19 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 5 December 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 +82 39 £55,000 +10.00% 13
London +76 17 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +64 12 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Oxfordshire +36 11 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Oxford +33 11 £57,500 +53.33% 2
South West +17 8 £50,000 - 6
Gloucestershire -10 8 £50,000 - 6
Cheltenham -3 6 £46,250 - 3
Gloucester - 2 £52,500 - 3
Bridgend - 2 £25,000 -
South Wales - 2 £25,000 -
Wales - 2 £25,000 -
Southampton +8 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire -2 1 £40,000 -
North West -12 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 87 (87.00%) C++
2 64 (64.00%) Software Engineering
3 57 (57.00%) Machine Learning
4 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (49.00%) PhD
6 40 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 37 (37.00%) Python
8 34 (34.00%) Java
8 34 (34.00%) MATLAB
9 33 (33.00%) Degree
9 33 (33.00%) Computer Vision
10 30 (30.00%) Signal Processing
11 29 (29.00%) R
11 29 (29.00%) Computer Science
12 28 (28.00%) C#
13 27 (27.00%) STL
13 27 (27.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 27 (27.00%) OpenCV
13 27 (27.00%) GNU Octave
14 25 (25.00%) Mathematics
15 24 (24.00%) C
16 19 (19.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (19.00%) Physics
17 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
17 17 (17.00%) Natural Language Processing
17 17 (17.00%) Data Analysis
18 16 (16.00%) Statistics
18 16 (16.00%) Analytics
18 16 (16.00%) Informatics
18 16 (16.00%) Life Science

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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (27.00%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) GitHub
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Big Data
1 5 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Electronics
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.00%) Publishing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 27 (27.00%) OpenCV
1 27 (27.00%) STL
2 17 (17.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.00%) D3.js
4 2 (2.00%) Node.js
4 2 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (1.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.00%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.00%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 29 (29.00%) Computer Science
3 25 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 19 (19.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 19 (19.00%) Physics
5 16 (16.00%) Informatics
5 16 (16.00%) Life Science
5 16 (16.00%) Statistics
6 13 (13.00%) Health Informatics
7 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.00%) Cryptography
10 4 (4.00%) GPGPU
10 4 (4.00%) Hedge funds
11 3 (3.00%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (3.00%) Semantic Web
12 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 2 (2.00%) NHS
13 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (1.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) Android
3 8 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (5.00%) Unix
5 5 (5.00%) Windows
6 1 (1.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (57.00%) Machine Learning
3 50 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (33.00%) Computer Vision
5 30 (30.00%) Signal Processing
6 17 (17.00%) Data Analysis
7 16 (16.00%) Analytics
8 13 (13.00%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (7.00%) SDLC
11 5 (5.00%) Deep Learning
11 5 (5.00%) Image Processing
11 5 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (4.00%) Network Architecture
12 4 (4.00%) OO
13 3 (3.00%) Android Development
13 3 (3.00%) Bayesian Methods
13 3 (3.00%) Digital Signal Processing
13 3 (3.00%) iOS Development
13 3 (3.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 87 (87.00%) C++
2 37 (37.00%) Python
3 34 (34.00%) Java
3 34 (34.00%) MATLAB
4 29 (29.00%) R
5 28 (28.00%) C#
6 24 (24.00%) C
7 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.00%) Scala
9 2 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (1.00%) Fortran
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) PhD
2 33 (33.00%) Degree
3 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.00%) Intel
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 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
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago