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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 845 844 857
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 30 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.032% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.034% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 29 31 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,309 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 18 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 4 March 2015. 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 -2 30 £35,000 -12.50% 4
South East +1 21 £35,000 -28.20% 2
Oxfordshire - 10 £32,500 - 1
Oxford - 10 £33,750 -
Abingdon - 8 £32,500 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £27,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £27,000 -
East of England - 6 £27,000 -
Berkshire -6 5 £80,000 +23.07%
Maidenhead - 5 £80,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £77,500 -
London -2 1 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £100,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 41 (73.21%) C++
2 37 (66.07%) MATLAB
3 35 (62.50%) C
4 31 (55.36%) PhD
4 31 (55.36%) Algorithms
5 22 (39.29%) Python
6 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
6 19 (33.93%) Visualisation
7 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
7 17 (30.36%) Signal Processing
8 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
9 14 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (21.43%) Statistics
11 11 (19.64%) Degree
11 11 (19.64%) Image Processing
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.29%) Ruby
13 8 (14.29%) Electronics
13 8 (14.29%) C#
13 8 (14.29%) Hidden Markov Model
13 8 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
14 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
14 7 (12.50%) Finance
15 6 (10.71%) Java
15 6 (10.71%) Linux
15 6 (10.71%) Biometrics
15 6 (10.71%) Analytics
15 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
16 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
16 5 (8.93%) OWASP

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Network Security
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) LTE
4 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Mahout
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
1 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.57%) Subversion
1 2 (3.57%) Trac
1 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.29%) Electronics
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Military
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Pandas
1 4 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (5.36%) OpenMP
3 2 (3.57%) STL
3 2 (3.57%) SciPy
3 2 (3.57%) NumPy
3 2 (3.57%) OpenCV
3 2 (3.57%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 31 (55.36%) Algorithms
2 19 (33.93%) Visualisation
3 17 (30.36%) Computer Science
4 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
5 12 (21.43%) Statistics
6 6 (10.71%) Biometrics
7 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
7 4 (7.14%) Equities
8 3 (5.36%) Blog
8 3 (5.36%) Physics
8 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
9 2 (3.57%) GPGPU
10 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.79%) Cybernetics
10 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.79%) Open Source
10 1 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Software Engineering
2 17 (30.36%) Signal Processing
3 14 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (19.64%) Image Processing
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) Hidden Markov Model
6 8 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 6 (10.71%) Analytics
9 5 (8.93%) OWASP
9 5 (8.93%) SIEM
10 4 (7.14%) TDD
10 4 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Linear Algebra
10 4 (7.14%) Fund Management
11 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security
11 3 (5.36%) Reverse Engineering
12 2 (3.57%) OO
12 2 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
12 2 (3.57%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) C++
2 37 (66.07%) MATLAB
3 35 (62.50%) C
4 22 (39.29%) Python
5 8 (14.29%) Ruby
5 8 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) R
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.36%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) Erlang
10 1 (1.79%) Fortran
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) PhD
2 11 (19.64%) Degree
3 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.79%) GCIA
7 1 (1.79%) GCIH
7 1 (1.79%) CISSP
7 1 (1.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Intel
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
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