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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 868 906 869
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 35 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.030% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 9
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 +29 31 £32,500 -27.77% 10
South East +11 16 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Oxford - 7 £32,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £27,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £32,500 - 1
Abingdon - 7 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 7 £27,000 -
East of England - 7 £27,000 - 2
London -11 6 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Berkshire +4 2 £72,500 +11.53% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £72,500 -
Chessington - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £77,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £100,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (75.00%) C++
2 34 (60.71%) C
3 33 (58.93%) MATLAB
4 27 (48.21%) PhD
5 22 (39.29%) Algorithms
6 18 (32.14%) Software Engineering
7 17 (30.36%) Python
8 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
8 15 (26.79%) Signal Processing
9 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 13 (23.21%) Visualisation
11 12 (21.43%) Image Processing
11 12 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (19.64%) Degree
13 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.29%) Electronics
14 8 (14.29%) Statistics
14 8 (14.29%) Machine Learning
15 7 (12.50%) Biometrics
16 6 (10.71%) Java
16 6 (10.71%) Ruby
17 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
17 5 (8.93%) Network Security
17 5 (8.93%) Retail
17 5 (8.93%) C#
17 5 (8.93%) 3GPP
17 5 (8.93%) 3G
17 5 (8.93%) Data Visualisation
17 5 (8.93%) SIEM
17 5 (8.93%) OWASP

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) 3GPP
1 5 (8.93%) 3G
1 5 (8.93%) Network Security
1 5 (8.93%) LTE
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.79%) Mahout
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
General
1 8 (14.29%) Electronics
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Military
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) STL
2 2 (3.57%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.57%) DirectX
2 2 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.79%) Cascading
3 1 (1.79%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Algorithms
2 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
3 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (23.21%) Visualisation
5 8 (14.29%) Statistics
6 7 (12.50%) Biometrics
7 4 (7.14%) Robotics
7 4 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.36%) Blog
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.79%) Open Source
10 1 (1.79%) Physics
10 1 (1.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.79%) Signal Processing
3 12 (21.43%) Image Processing
3 12 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 5 (8.93%) OWASP
6 5 (8.93%) Hidden Markov Model
6 5 (8.93%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (8.93%) SIEM
7 3 (5.36%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security
8 2 (3.57%) Computer Security
8 2 (3.57%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.57%) OO
9 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.79%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.79%) Information Security
9 1 (1.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) C++
2 34 (60.71%) C
3 33 (58.93%) MATLAB
4 17 (30.36%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 5 (8.93%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) Rust
8 1 (1.79%) Erlang
8 1 (1.79%) Fortran
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) PhD
2 11 (19.64%) Degree
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) GCIA
5 1 (1.79%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) FISMA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Semmle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Company pension
Posted: 25 days ago