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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Engineer
Rank 851 861 883
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 29 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 5
Average salary £38,436 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.12% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 11 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 24 December 2014. 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 +10 29 £38,436 -23.12% 7
South East +5 19 £30,000 -20.00% 5
London -9 10 £44,500 -15.23% 1
Oxford - 10 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £30,000 - 1
Abingdon - 8 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Southampton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire - 4 £80,000 - 2
Maidenhead - 4 £80,000 - 2
City of London - 3 £55,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 31 (70.45%) MATLAB
1 31 (70.45%) Algorithms
2 30 (68.18%) PhD
3 22 (50.00%) C++
3 22 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 17 (38.64%) C
5 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 14 (31.82%) Analytics
7 12 (27.27%) Python
7 12 (27.27%) Physics
7 12 (27.27%) Visualisation
8 11 (25.00%) Java
8 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.00%) Scala
8 11 (25.00%) R
8 11 (25.00%) Big Data
9 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
9 10 (22.73%) Signal Processing
9 10 (22.73%) MapReduce
9 10 (22.73%) Mahout
9 10 (22.73%) Big Data Analytics
9 10 (22.73%) Data Analytics
9 10 (22.73%) Information Retrieval
9 10 (22.73%) Cascading
10 9 (20.45%) Image Processing
11 8 (18.18%) C#
11 8 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (18.18%) Hidden Markov Model
12 7 (15.91%) Finance

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Mathematica
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Big Data
2 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 10 (22.73%) Mahout
3 5 (11.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) LabVIEW
1 2 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.55%) Trac
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.55%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Military
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Cascading
2 4 (9.09%) Pandas
2 4 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (6.82%) OpenMP
4 2 (4.55%) STL
4 2 (4.55%) SciPy
4 2 (4.55%) NumPy
4 2 (4.55%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 31 (70.45%) Algorithms
2 22 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 12 (27.27%) Physics
4 12 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 7 (15.91%) Statistics
6 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 4 (9.09%) Equities
7 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
7 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (4.55%) Cybernetics
7 2 (4.55%) GPGPU
7 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
8 1 (2.27%) Blog
8 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
8 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.27%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Analytics
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (22.73%) Data Analytics
3 10 (22.73%) Signal Processing
3 10 (22.73%) MapReduce
3 10 (22.73%) Big Data Analytics
3 10 (22.73%) Information Retrieval
4 9 (20.45%) Image Processing
5 8 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (18.18%) Hidden Markov Model
6 4 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) SIEM
6 4 (9.09%) Fund Management
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (9.09%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (6.82%) OWASP
7 3 (6.82%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.55%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) MATLAB
2 22 (50.00%) C++
3 17 (38.64%) C
4 12 (27.27%) Python
5 11 (25.00%) Java
5 11 (25.00%) Scala
5 11 (25.00%) R
6 8 (18.18%) C#
7 5 (11.36%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) Fortran
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) PhD
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) Postgraduate
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) GCIA
6 1 (2.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Intel
2 1 (2.27%) BT
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