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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 849 892 877
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 24 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.023% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 6
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +86.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -3.70%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 14 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 29 May 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 +37 18 £52,500 -25.00% 4
London +40 10 £55,000 -21.42%
South East +18 7 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Hampshire +7 6 £40,000 +26.98%
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Chessington - 2 - -
City of London +21 1 £65,000 -7.14%
East of England - 1 £27,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Oxford - 1 £32,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £32,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £27,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (72.22%) C++
2 31 (57.41%) C
2 31 (57.41%) MATLAB
3 27 (50.00%) PhD
4 21 (38.89%) Algorithms
5 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 19 (35.19%) Python
7 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
7 17 (31.48%) Mathematics
8 14 (25.93%) Image Processing
9 11 (20.37%) Signal Processing
9 11 (20.37%) Machine Learning
9 11 (20.37%) Degree
10 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
12 8 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (14.81%) Java
12 8 (14.81%) Electronics
12 8 (14.81%) Statistics
13 7 (12.96%) Biometrics
14 6 (11.11%) Robotics
14 6 (11.11%) Retail
14 6 (11.11%) Ruby
15 5 (9.26%) 3G
15 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
15 5 (9.26%) 3GPP
15 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
15 5 (9.26%) OWASP
15 5 (9.26%) LTE
16 4 (7.41%) Open Source

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) 3G
1 5 (9.26%) 3GPP
1 5 (9.26%) LTE
2 4 (7.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) Mahout
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (14.81%) Electronics
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Military
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) STL
2 2 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.70%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.70%) DirectX
3 1 (1.85%) OpenMP
3 1 (1.85%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Algorithms
2 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 17 (31.48%) Mathematics
3 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 8 (14.81%) Statistics
5 7 (12.96%) Biometrics
6 6 (11.11%) Robotics
7 4 (7.41%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.70%) Blog
10 1 (1.85%) DTV
10 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.93%) Image Processing
3 11 (20.37%) Signal Processing
3 11 (20.37%) Machine Learning
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.26%) OWASP
7 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) SIEM
8 3 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
9 2 (3.70%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.70%) OO
10 1 (1.85%) Benchmarking
10 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (1.85%) Computer Security
10 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.85%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.85%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C++
2 31 (57.41%) C
2 31 (57.41%) MATLAB
3 19 (35.19%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) Java
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) Scala
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Fortran
7 1 (1.85%) Erlang
7 1 (1.85%) R
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Rust
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) PhD
2 11 (20.37%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CISA
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) GCIA
5 1 (1.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.85%) FISMA
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) SAP
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago