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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 896 905 899
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 47 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.029% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 30
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,200 £37,309
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £76,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 18 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 14 February 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 +24 47 £50,000 +42.85% 14
London +29 24 £50,000 - 7
South East -6 11 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Chessington - 8 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -9 7 £40,000 +18.51% 3
South West -6 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £50,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 6 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +6 4 £41,500 -48.12%
Cambridge +5 4 £77,500 +187.03%
East of England +5 4 £77,500 +187.03%
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £77,500 +187.03%
Reading - 4 £41,500 -
Oxford -14 2 £55,000 +57.14% 2
North West - 2 £38,750 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £35,000 -

Research Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 46 (67.65%) C++
2 35 (51.47%) Algorithms
3 26 (38.24%) Python
3 26 (38.24%) PhD
3 26 (38.24%) Machine Learning
4 24 (35.29%) Mathematics
5 20 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 20 (29.41%) Degree
6 19 (27.94%) Artificial Intelligence
7 18 (26.47%) C
8 16 (23.53%) Linux
9 14 (20.59%) MATLAB
10 13 (19.12%) R
11 12 (17.65%) Image Processing
12 11 (16.18%) Video Processing
13 10 (14.71%) Windows
13 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.24%) Signal Processing
15 8 (11.76%) Video Content Analysis
15 8 (11.76%) Pattern Recognition
15 8 (11.76%) CUDA
15 8 (11.76%) New Media
15 8 (11.76%) Content Analysis
16 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (10.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 7 (10.29%) Information Assurance
16 7 (10.29%) Neural Network
16 7 (10.29%) SQL

Research Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (7.35%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.47%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.47%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
1 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.82%) Automotive
2 5 (7.35%) Electronics
2 5 (7.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (10.29%) STL
2 5 (7.35%) OpenCL
2 5 (7.35%) OpenCV
3 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Algorithms
2 24 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 20 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 19 (27.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) CUDA
5 8 (11.76%) New Media
6 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (10.29%) Neural Network
7 5 (7.35%) Biometrics
7 5 (7.35%) Physics
7 5 (7.35%) Streaming Video
8 3 (4.41%) Statistics
9 2 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.47%) Social Media
10 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Debian
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Machine Learning
2 20 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.65%) Image Processing
4 11 (16.18%) Video Processing
5 10 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) Signal Processing
7 8 (11.76%) Content Analysis
7 8 (11.76%) Pattern Recognition
7 8 (11.76%) Video Content Analysis
8 7 (10.29%) Information Assurance
9 6 (8.82%) Digital Signal Processing
10 5 (7.35%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (7.35%) OCR
10 5 (7.35%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Analytics
11 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.41%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) C++
2 26 (38.24%) Python
3 18 (26.47%) C
4 14 (20.59%) MATLAB
5 13 (19.12%) R
6 7 (10.29%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
7 5 (7.35%) Java
7 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.35%) Scala
8 4 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (2.94%) Ruby
10 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) PhD
2 20 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (7.35%) Postgraduate
4 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) CEH
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO13485
1 5 (7.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.88%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.47%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
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