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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 858 937 980
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 63 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.025% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 32
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +42.85%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 26 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 25 June 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 +89 55 £55,000 +2.32% 10
South East +68 21 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Oxford +10 17 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Oxfordshire +4 17 £55,000 +57.14% 4
South West - 14 £47,500 - 1
London +41 12 £73,750 +28.26% 2
Gloucestershire - 11 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 8 £47,500 -
South Wales - 7 £27,000 -
Wales - 7 £27,000 -
Bridgend - 6 £27,000 -
City of London +52 5 £92,500 +42.30% 1
Coventry - 4 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +13 2 £63,750 +41.66%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Reading +14 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Hampshire +9 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £57,500 -
Hook - 1 £57,500 -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 82 (75.23%) C++
2 46 (42.20%) Machine Learning
3 42 (38.53%) C
4 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (32.11%) Python
5 35 (32.11%) Algorithms
6 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
7 32 (29.36%) Degree
8 30 (27.52%) Computer Science
9 26 (23.85%) PhD
10 24 (22.02%) Linux
11 21 (19.27%) Mathematics
12 20 (18.35%) Android
12 20 (18.35%) Signal Processing
13 19 (17.43%) MATLAB
14 18 (16.51%) Apple iOS
14 18 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (15.60%) OO
15 17 (15.60%) Windows
15 17 (15.60%) Reverse Engineering
15 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
16 16 (14.68%) Java
17 15 (13.76%) Unix
17 15 (13.76%) Cryptography
18 14 (12.84%) C#
18 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (12.84%) R
19 13 (11.93%) Artificial Intelligence
20 12 (11.01%) Analytics
21 11 (10.09%) OpenCV

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 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.67%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) GNU Octave
2 5 (4.59%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.75%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) Big Data
2 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.67%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 11 (10.09%) Electronics
1 11 (10.09%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Marketing
3 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.67%) Automotive
4 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.75%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (10.09%) OpenCV
1 11 (10.09%) STL
2 9 (8.26%) .NET
3 6 (5.50%) OpenCL
4 3 (2.75%) DirectX
4 3 (2.75%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.83%) HTML
5 2 (1.83%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.83%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (1.83%) REST
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) D3.js
6 1 (0.92%) HTML5
6 1 (0.92%) Middleware
6 1 (0.92%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.11%) Algorithms
2 30 (27.52%) Computer Science
3 21 (19.27%) Mathematics
4 15 (13.76%) Cryptography
5 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (11.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (8.26%) Informatics
7 9 (8.26%) Life Science
7 9 (8.26%) Statistics
8 8 (7.34%) Physics
9 7 (6.42%) Neural Network
10 6 (5.50%) Health Informatics
10 6 (5.50%) iPad
10 6 (5.50%) Visualisation
11 5 (4.59%) CUDA
11 5 (4.59%) Hedge funds
12 4 (3.67%) NHS
12 4 (3.67%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.92%) Chemistry
13 1 (0.92%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Linux
2 20 (18.35%) Android
3 18 (16.51%) Apple iOS
4 17 (15.60%) Windows
5 15 (13.76%) Unix
6 7 (6.42%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.83%) Debian
8 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.20%) Machine Learning
2 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.28%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.35%) Signal Processing
5 18 (16.51%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (15.60%) OO
6 17 (15.60%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (11.01%) Analytics
8 10 (9.17%) Android Development
8 10 (9.17%) Bayesian Methods
8 10 (9.17%) Data Analysis
8 10 (9.17%) iOS Development
9 9 (8.26%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.26%) Digital Signal Processing
10 8 (7.34%) Image Processing
11 6 (5.50%) Information Assurance
11 6 (5.50%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.59%) Deep Learning
13 4 (3.67%) Defect Tracking
13 4 (3.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 82 (75.23%) C++
2 42 (38.53%) C
3 35 (32.11%) Python
4 19 (17.43%) MATLAB
5 16 (14.68%) Java
6 14 (12.84%) C#
6 14 (12.84%) R
7 10 (9.17%) Objective-C
8 8 (7.34%) Scala
9 7 (6.42%) PHP
10 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.67%) Perl
11 4 (3.67%) SQL
12 1 (0.92%) Fortran
12 1 (0.92%) Julia
Qualifications
1 32 (29.36%) Degree
2 26 (23.85%) PhD
3 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.34%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO13485
1 4 (3.67%) MISRA
2 3 (2.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Firmware
2 2 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (3.67%) Atlassian
1 4 (3.67%) SAP
2 1 (0.92%) Autodesk
2 1 (0.92%) Intel
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