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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Engineer
Rank 882 847 863
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 21 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 18
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £27,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,500 £59,200
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £37,500

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 3 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 20 August 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
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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
London +7 21 £65,000 +85.71% 1
England -10 21 £65,000 +73.33% 1
City of London +13 19 £65,000 +73.33% 1

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (87.50%) PhD
1 42 (87.50%) Physics
1 42 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 41 (85.42%) Mathematics
3 40 (83.33%) R
3 40 (83.33%) MapReduce
3 40 (83.33%) Scala
3 40 (83.33%) Hadoop
3 40 (83.33%) Information Retrieval
3 40 (83.33%) Java
4 38 (79.17%) MATLAB
5 37 (77.08%) Cascading
5 37 (77.08%) Mahout
5 37 (77.08%) Analytics
6 21 (43.75%) Big Data
7 19 (39.58%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (39.58%) Marketing
8 18 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
8 18 (37.50%) Data Analytics
9 6 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (8.33%) Electronics
11 3 (6.25%) CAD
11 3 (6.25%) SolidWorks
12 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
12 2 (4.17%) UML
12 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
12 2 (4.17%) DVB
12 2 (4.17%) MPEG
13 1 (2.08%) iDTV

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 37 (77.08%) Mahout
3 21 (43.75%) Big Data
General
1 19 (39.58%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (77.08%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 42 (87.50%) Physics
1 42 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 41 (85.42%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) MPEG
4 1 (2.08%) iDTV
4 1 (2.08%) BBC
4 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) MapReduce
1 40 (83.33%) Information Retrieval
2 37 (77.08%) Analytics
3 19 (39.58%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 18 (37.50%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (6.25%) CAD
6 2 (4.17%) UML
6 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.08%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (2.08%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Time Management
7 1 (2.08%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.08%) Product Management
7 1 (2.08%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) Java
1 40 (83.33%) Scala
1 40 (83.33%) R
2 38 (79.17%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.08%) C
3 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (87.50%) PhD
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) SolidWorks
2 1 (2.08%) BT
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