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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research Engineer
UK
Rank 809 888 935
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 43 37 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.038% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.039% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 22
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £77,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 16 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +84 42 £52,500 +5.00% 13
South West +25 16 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Gloucestershire -10 16 £42,500 -10.52% 5
South East +61 10 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Oxfordshire +36 10 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Oxford +33 10 £57,500 +130.00% 2
Cheltenham +2 10 £46,250 -2.63% 2
London +69 9 £56,500 +13.00% 1
East of England +24 7 £44,000 -43.22% 2
Leighton Buzzard - 4 £44,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £44,000 -
Cambridge +5 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 - - 1
Gloucester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 76 (83.52%) C++
2 56 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 49 (53.85%) Machine Learning
4 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (45.05%) PhD
6 35 (38.46%) Java
6 35 (38.46%) Algorithms
7 32 (35.16%) C#
8 30 (32.97%) Mathematics
9 29 (31.87%) MATLAB
9 29 (31.87%) Python
9 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
10 28 (30.77%) Computer Vision
11 27 (29.67%) Degree
12 24 (26.37%) Cybersecurity
13 23 (25.27%) Signal Processing
13 23 (25.27%) R
13 23 (25.27%) C
14 22 (24.18%) STL
14 22 (24.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 22 (24.18%) OpenCV
14 22 (24.18%) GNU Octave
15 21 (23.08%) Physics
16 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
17 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (17.58%) Natural Language Processing
18 15 (16.48%) Artificial Intelligence
19 14 (15.38%) Cryptography
19 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
19 14 (15.38%) Android

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 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.10%) Big Data
1 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.49%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 22 (24.18%) OpenCV
1 22 (24.18%) STL
2 16 (17.58%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.10%) D3.js
4 1 (1.10%) Node.js
4 1 (1.10%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.10%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.46%) Algorithms
2 30 (32.97%) Mathematics
3 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
4 21 (23.08%) Physics
5 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (16.48%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (15.38%) Cryptography
8 13 (14.29%) Health Informatics
8 13 (14.29%) Informatics
8 13 (14.29%) Life Science
8 13 (14.29%) Statistics
9 4 (4.40%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (3.30%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (3.30%) GPGPU
10 3 (3.30%) Semantic Web
11 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.10%) Biometrics
12 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
12 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.38%) Android
2 11 (12.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
2 11 (12.09%) Mac OS X
2 11 (12.09%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 49 (53.85%) Machine Learning
3 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.77%) Computer Vision
5 24 (26.37%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (25.27%) Signal Processing
7 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 14 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 13 (14.29%) Analytics
9 8 (8.79%) Image Processing
10 7 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.69%) SDLC
11 6 (6.59%) TDD
12 4 (4.40%) Computer Security
12 4 (4.40%) Regression Analysis
12 4 (4.40%) Software Architecture
12 4 (4.40%) Statistical Analysis
13 3 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
13 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (83.52%) C++
2 35 (38.46%) Java
3 32 (35.16%) C#
4 29 (31.87%) MATLAB
4 29 (31.87%) Python
5 23 (25.27%) C
5 23 (25.27%) R
6 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.40%) Objective-C
6 4 (4.40%) VB
7 3 (3.30%) Perl
7 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (45.05%) PhD
2 27 (29.67%) Degree
3 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.99%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) SAP
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: bonus + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ARM Cyber Security
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsdown West, Fareham
DSTL
Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
University of Warwick
Salary: From £39,324 to £46,925 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago