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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 859 958 963
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 59 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 51 17 30
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 23 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 29 July 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 +74 52 £57,500 +9.52% 2
South East +34 24 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Oxford +9 22 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Oxfordshire +5 22 £57,500 +64.28% 1
London +61 13 £90,000 +16.12%
Gloucestershire - 9 £47,500 -
South West - 9 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 7 £47,500 -
City of London - 6 £96,250 -
South Wales - 5 £27,000 -
Coventry - 5 £35,000 -
Wales - 5 £27,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Bridgend - 2 £25,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £28,000 -
Berkshire 0 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 88 (78.57%) C++
2 46 (41.07%) Machine Learning
3 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 39 (34.82%) C
6 37 (33.04%) Python
7 34 (30.36%) Algorithms
8 32 (28.57%) PhD
8 32 (28.57%) Degree
8 32 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 25 (22.32%) Linux
10 23 (20.54%) MATLAB
11 22 (19.64%) Android
12 20 (17.86%) Signal Processing
13 19 (16.96%) Apple iOS
13 19 (16.96%) Java
14 18 (16.07%) C#
14 18 (16.07%) Reverse Engineering
14 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
14 18 (16.07%) Mathematics
15 17 (15.18%) R
15 17 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
16 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.29%) Unix
16 16 (14.29%) Windows
16 16 (14.29%) OO
17 15 (13.39%) Cryptography
17 15 (13.39%) Analytics
18 14 (12.50%) OpenCV
18 14 (12.50%) Data Analysis

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 6 (5.36%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) GNU Octave
2 5 (4.46%) AutoCAD
3 3 (2.68%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.89%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.36%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (2.68%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) Big Data
1 8 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 11 (9.82%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Electronics
3 6 (5.36%) Marketing
4 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 14 (12.50%) OpenCV
1 14 (12.50%) STL
2 10 (8.93%) .NET
3 5 (4.46%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (2.68%) DirectX
4 3 (2.68%) OpenCL
4 3 (2.68%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.68%) REST
5 2 (1.79%) D3.js
5 2 (1.79%) HTML
5 2 (1.79%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.89%) HTML5
6 1 (0.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.89%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.36%) Algorithms
2 32 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 18 (16.07%) Mathematics
4 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (13.39%) Cryptography
6 13 (11.61%) Informatics
6 13 (11.61%) Life Science
6 13 (11.61%) Statistics
7 12 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (7.14%) Health Informatics
8 8 (7.14%) Physics
8 8 (7.14%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.36%) Hedge funds
9 6 (5.36%) iPad
10 4 (3.57%) NHS
11 3 (2.68%) CUDA
11 3 (2.68%) Neural Network
12 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Linux
2 22 (19.64%) Android
3 19 (16.96%) Apple iOS
4 16 (14.29%) Unix
4 16 (14.29%) Windows
5 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) Machine Learning
2 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 20 (17.86%) Signal Processing
5 18 (16.07%) Reverse Engineering
6 17 (15.18%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (14.29%) OO
8 15 (13.39%) Analytics
9 14 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.93%) Android Development
10 10 (8.93%) Bayesian Methods
10 10 (8.93%) iOS Development
11 9 (8.04%) Automated Testing
12 7 (6.25%) Deep Learning
12 7 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.36%) Actionable Insight
13 6 (5.36%) Digital Signal Processing
14 5 (4.46%) Image Processing
14 5 (4.46%) Information Assurance
15 4 (3.57%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 88 (78.57%) C++
2 39 (34.82%) C
3 37 (33.04%) Python
4 23 (20.54%) MATLAB
5 19 (16.96%) Java
6 18 (16.07%) C#
7 17 (15.18%) R
8 11 (9.82%) Objective-C
9 8 (7.14%) Scala
10 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 6 (5.36%) PHP
12 4 (3.57%) Perl
13 3 (2.68%) SQL
14 1 (0.89%) Fortran
14 1 (0.89%) Julia
Qualifications
1 32 (28.57%) Degree
1 32 (28.57%) PhD
2 18 (16.07%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) HND
4 1 (0.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO13485
2 1 (0.89%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Firmware
2 2 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.89%) Autodesk
2 1 (0.89%) Intel
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