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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Engineer
Rank 884 904 873
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 18 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.030% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 16 34 9
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £46,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.69%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 10 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 3 July 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 -1 10 £52,500 -25.00% 1
London -7 6 £52,500 -25.00%
South East +16 4 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Hampshire -4 3 £40,000 +26.98%
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +6 1 £65,000 -7.14%
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 36 (73.47%) C++
2 32 (65.31%) C
3 31 (63.27%) MATLAB
4 27 (55.10%) PhD
5 22 (44.90%) Software Engineering
6 21 (42.86%) Python
7 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
8 17 (34.69%) Mathematics
9 16 (32.65%) Image Processing
10 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 11 (22.45%) Degree
11 11 (22.45%) Java
11 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
12 9 (18.37%) Electronics
12 9 (18.37%) Robotics
12 9 (18.37%) Retail
13 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (16.33%) Statistics
13 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
13 8 (16.33%) Signal Processing
13 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (14.29%) Games
14 7 (14.29%) Biometrics
15 6 (12.24%) 3G
15 6 (12.24%) 3GPP
15 6 (12.24%) LTE
16 5 (10.20%) Ruby
17 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
17 4 (8.16%) Open Source
17 4 (8.16%) Linux

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) 3G
1 6 (12.24%) 3GPP
1 6 (12.24%) LTE
2 1 (2.04%) 4G
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) 802.11
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) 2G
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.04%) Mahout
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 9 (18.37%) Electronics
1 9 (18.37%) Retail
2 7 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) STL
1 2 (4.08%) OpenGL
1 2 (4.08%) DirectX
2 1 (2.04%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
2 17 (34.69%) Mathematics
3 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (18.37%) Robotics
5 8 (16.33%) Statistics
5 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
6 7 (14.29%) Biometrics
7 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
9 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
9 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.08%) Blog
10 1 (2.04%) DTV
10 1 (2.04%) Handset
10 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Android
2 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Software Engineering
2 16 (32.65%) Image Processing
3 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
4 8 (16.33%) Signal Processing
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.16%) Open Source
6 2 (4.08%) OWASP
6 2 (4.08%) OO
6 2 (4.08%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (2.04%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.04%) SIEM
7 1 (2.04%) MapReduce
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (2.04%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C++
2 32 (65.31%) C
3 31 (63.27%) MATLAB
4 21 (42.86%) Python
5 11 (22.45%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) Rust
8 1 (2.04%) Erlang
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) PhD
2 11 (22.45%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) SAP
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