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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 900 937 980
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 52 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.031% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.032% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 28
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.70%

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
99560 107062 114531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.23% 96.48% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83662 87327 92673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 22 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +49 44 £50,000 +53.84% 7
South West +17 15 £47,500 -52.50% 4
South East +29 14 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Gloucestershire - 12 £47,500 - 3
London +19 10 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Oxfordshire +4 10 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Oxford +7 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cheltenham - 8 £47,500 - 3
Bridgend - 8 £27,000 -
South Wales - 8 £27,000 -
Wales - 8 £27,000 -
Hampshire +14 3 £57,500 +43.75%
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Hook - 3 £57,500 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
East of England +3 2 £45,000 +66.66%
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire +14 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Chessington +6 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £57,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 63 (68.48%) C++
2 35 (38.04%) Machine Learning
3 34 (36.96%) Python
4 33 (35.87%) C
5 29 (31.52%) Computer Science
6 28 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 28 (30.43%) Algorithms
7 25 (27.17%) Degree
8 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (23.91%) PhD
9 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
10 20 (21.74%) Linux
10 20 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (20.65%) Windows
11 19 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (14.13%) C#
12 13 (14.13%) MATLAB
12 13 (14.13%) Image Processing
12 13 (14.13%) R
13 12 (13.04%) Unix
13 12 (13.04%) Java
14 11 (11.96%) OO
14 11 (11.96%) Analytics
14 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.87%) Information Assurance
15 10 (10.87%) Signal Processing
16 9 (9.78%) CUDA
16 9 (9.78%) Reverse Engineering
16 9 (9.78%) Statistics
16 9 (9.78%) Cryptography

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (5.43%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.26%) PTC Creo
3 2 (2.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Internet
2 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Big Data
2 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.52%) Automotive
2 5 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) .NET
1 6 (6.52%) OpenCL
2 5 (5.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (5.43%) HTML
2 5 (5.43%) OpenCV
2 5 (5.43%) STL
3 2 (2.17%) DirectX
3 2 (2.17%) OpenGL
3 2 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
4 1 (1.09%) NumPy
4 1 (1.09%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.52%) Computer Science
2 28 (30.43%) Algorithms
3 22 (23.91%) Mathematics
4 20 (21.74%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (9.78%) Cryptography
6 9 (9.78%) CUDA
6 9 (9.78%) Statistics
7 8 (8.70%) Informatics
7 8 (8.70%) Life Science
8 7 (7.61%) Neural Network
9 6 (6.52%) Health Informatics
9 6 (6.52%) iPad
10 5 (5.43%) Biometrics
10 5 (5.43%) Streaming Video
11 4 (4.35%) Physics
12 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
13 2 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
14 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
14 1 (1.09%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Linux
2 19 (20.65%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) Android
4 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.17%) Debian
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Machine Learning
2 28 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (14.13%) Image Processing
6 11 (11.96%) Analytics
6 11 (11.96%) OO
7 10 (10.87%) Information Assurance
7 10 (10.87%) Signal Processing
8 9 (9.78%) Reverse Engineering
9 8 (8.70%) Content Analysis
9 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.70%) Pattern Recognition
9 8 (8.70%) Video Content Analysis
10 6 (6.52%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.43%) CAD
11 5 (5.43%) Scrum
11 5 (5.43%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (68.48%) C++
2 34 (36.96%) Python
3 33 (35.87%) C
4 13 (14.13%) C#
4 13 (14.13%) MATLAB
4 13 (14.13%) R
5 12 (13.04%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.61%) PHP
6 7 (7.61%) Scala
7 6 (6.52%) Julia
7 6 (6.52%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.52%) SQL
8 5 (5.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Degree
2 22 (23.91%) PhD
3 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) Postgraduate
5 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) ISO13485
1 5 (5.43%) MISRA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (5.43%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.35%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.09%) Autodesk
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