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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research Engineer
UK
Rank 797 909 932
Rank change year-on-year
+112 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 47 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.047% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.048% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 30
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,500 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +25.00%

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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 22 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +97 47 £44,000 -12.00% 10
South West +36 20 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Gloucestershire +8 20 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Cheltenham +9 12 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +35 11 £44,000 -43.22% 2
South East +60 10 £57,500 +43.75%
Oxfordshire +12 8 £57,500 +43.75%
Oxford +13 7 £57,500 +15.00%
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £72,500 -6.45% 2
Cambridge +8 7 £72,500 -6.45% 2
Leighton Buzzard - 4 £44,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £44,000 -
London +27 3 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £35,000 -
Chessington +3 1 - -
North West -15 1 £55,000 +41.93%
Manchester -30 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Cheadle - 1 £55,000 -

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 78 (82.98%) C++
2 54 (57.45%) Software Engineering
3 43 (45.74%) Machine Learning
4 40 (42.55%) PhD
5 38 (40.43%) Java
6 33 (35.11%) C#
6 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (35.11%) Algorithms
7 32 (34.04%) Mathematics
8 31 (32.98%) Python
9 30 (31.91%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (29.79%) MATLAB
11 25 (26.60%) C
11 25 (26.60%) Computer Science
11 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
12 24 (25.53%) Computer Vision
13 20 (21.28%) Signal Processing
13 20 (21.28%) R
13 20 (21.28%) Degree
14 19 (20.21%) OpenCV
15 17 (18.09%) GNU Octave
15 17 (18.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 17 (18.09%) STL
16 16 (17.02%) Physics
16 16 (17.02%) Android
17 15 (15.96%) DV Cleared
17 15 (15.96%) Reverse Engineering
17 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (14.89%) Cryptography
19 13 (13.83%) Windows

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 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) DNN
Applications
1 17 (18.09%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.26%) Internet
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Big Data
2 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.57%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.32%) Marketing
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) OpenCV
2 17 (18.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (18.09%) STL
3 9 (9.57%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.19%) .NET
5 2 (2.13%) CSS
5 2 (2.13%) HTML
5 2 (2.13%) Java EE
5 2 (2.13%) Theano
6 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.06%) D3.js
6 1 (1.06%) Node.js
6 1 (1.06%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.06%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (1.06%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Algorithms
2 25 (26.60%) Computer Science
3 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) Augmented Reality
4 6 (6.38%) Life Science
5 3 (3.19%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.19%) GPGPU
5 3 (3.19%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Android
2 13 (13.83%) Apple iOS
2 13 (13.83%) Linux
2 13 (13.83%) Windows
3 12 (12.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.26%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Software Engineering
2 43 (45.74%) Machine Learning
3 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.04%) Mathematics
5 30 (31.91%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (25.53%) Computer Vision
7 20 (21.28%) Signal Processing
8 16 (17.02%) Physics
9 15 (15.96%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (14.89%) Cryptography
11 12 (12.77%) SDLC
12 10 (10.64%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (10.64%) Image Processing
13 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
13 7 (7.45%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (6.38%) Analytics
14 6 (6.38%) Health Informatics
14 6 (6.38%) Informatics
14 6 (6.38%) Statistics
14 6 (6.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (82.98%) C++
2 38 (40.43%) Java
3 33 (35.11%) C#
4 31 (32.98%) Python
5 28 (29.79%) MATLAB
6 25 (26.60%) C
7 20 (21.28%) R
8 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.32%) Scala
10 4 (4.26%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.26%) Perl
10 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.26%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) PhD
2 25 (26.60%) Security Cleared
3 20 (21.28%) Degree
4 15 (15.96%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.19%) SAP
2 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
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