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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 853 968 951
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 61 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.011% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 54 12 19
Median salary £57,500 £47,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 27 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 31 August 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 +73 46 £57,500 +15.00% 7
South East +47 25 £57,500 +64.28%
Oxford +15 23 £57,500 +64.28%
Oxfordshire +13 23 £57,500 +64.28%
South Wales - 14 £25,000 -
Wales - 14 £25,000 -
Bridgend - 11 £25,000 -
London +22 10 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 5 £48,750 -
South West - 5 £48,750 -
City of London - 4 £92,500 -
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £37,500 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £28,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £48,750 -
Berkshire +7 1 £70,000 +55.55%
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 - 2
North East - 1 £40,000 - 2

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 94 (83.19%) C++
2 57 (50.44%) Machine Learning
3 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (45.13%) Software Engineering
5 46 (40.71%) Python
6 39 (34.51%) Computer Science
7 38 (33.63%) Algorithms
8 36 (31.86%) C
9 35 (30.97%) PhD
9 35 (30.97%) Degree
10 28 (24.78%) MATLAB
10 28 (24.78%) C#
11 27 (23.89%) Mathematics
12 26 (23.01%) Java
13 25 (22.12%) Signal Processing
14 24 (21.24%) Analytics
15 23 (20.35%) Data Analysis
16 22 (19.47%) Statistics
16 22 (19.47%) Life Science
16 22 (19.47%) Informatics
16 22 (19.47%) Computer Vision
17 20 (17.70%) Android
17 20 (17.70%) Physics
17 20 (17.70%) R
17 20 (17.70%) Linux
18 18 (15.93%) STL
18 18 (15.93%) Artificial Intelligence
18 18 (15.93%) OpenCV
18 18 (15.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 17 (15.04%) Health Informatics

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 (5.31%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) GNU Octave
2 4 (3.54%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.77%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) SaaS
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Internet
2 4 (3.54%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) Big Data
1 6 (5.31%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Electronics
3 6 (5.31%) Marketing
4 5 (4.42%) Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (15.93%) OpenCV
1 18 (15.93%) STL
2 14 (12.39%) Natural Language Processing
3 11 (9.73%) .NET
4 3 (2.65%) DirectX
4 3 (2.65%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.77%) D3.js
5 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) OpenCL
5 2 (1.77%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.88%) Node.js
6 1 (0.88%) OpenMP
6 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.51%) Computer Science
2 38 (33.63%) Algorithms
3 27 (23.89%) Mathematics
4 22 (19.47%) Informatics
4 22 (19.47%) Life Science
4 22 (19.47%) Statistics
5 20 (17.70%) Physics
6 18 (15.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 17 (15.04%) Health Informatics
8 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (10.62%) Cryptography
10 8 (7.08%) Visualisation
11 6 (5.31%) Hedge funds
11 6 (5.31%) iPad
12 4 (3.54%) NHS
13 2 (1.77%) CUDA
14 1 (0.88%) Biometrics
14 1 (0.88%) Chemistry
14 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.88%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.70%) Android
1 20 (17.70%) Linux
2 16 (14.16%) Apple iOS
2 16 (14.16%) Unix
3 11 (9.73%) Windows
4 6 (5.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.44%) Machine Learning
2 52 (46.02%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (45.13%) Software Engineering
4 25 (22.12%) Signal Processing
5 24 (21.24%) Analytics
6 23 (20.35%) Data Analysis
7 22 (19.47%) Computer Vision
8 16 (14.16%) Reverse Engineering
9 15 (13.27%) OO
10 12 (10.62%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (7.96%) Android Development
11 9 (7.96%) Bayesian Methods
11 9 (7.96%) iOS Development
12 7 (6.19%) Deep Learning
13 6 (5.31%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.31%) Digital Signal Processing
14 5 (4.42%) Actionable Insight
14 5 (4.42%) Image Processing
14 5 (4.42%) Multithreading
15 4 (3.54%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (83.19%) C++
2 46 (40.71%) Python
3 36 (31.86%) C
4 28 (24.78%) C#
4 28 (24.78%) MATLAB
5 26 (23.01%) Java
6 20 (17.70%) R
7 9 (7.96%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.31%) PHP
9 6 (5.31%) Scala
10 4 (3.54%) Perl
11 3 (2.65%) SQL
12 1 (0.88%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 35 (30.97%) Degree
1 35 (30.97%) PhD
2 17 (15.04%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.54%) SAP
2 1 (0.88%) Autodesk
2 1 (0.88%) Intel
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