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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Engineer
Rank 862 953 957
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 49 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.010% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 15
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Research Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Engineer
Top 24 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 25 September 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 +79 34 £57,500 +15.00% 13
South East +60 15 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Oxford +18 15 £57,500 +15.00%
Oxfordshire +11 15 £57,500 +15.00%
South Wales - 14 £25,000 - 1
Wales - 14 £25,000 - 1
Bridgend - 12 £25,000 - 1
London +47 7 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Gloucestershire - 7 £55,000 - 1
South West - 7 £55,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £52,500 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 £28,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £100,000 - 1

Research Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 100 (89.29%) C++
2 59 (52.68%) Machine Learning
3 57 (50.89%) Software Engineering
4 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (41.96%) Python
6 41 (36.61%) Algorithms
7 39 (34.82%) Computer Science
8 38 (33.93%) C
9 37 (33.04%) PhD
10 35 (31.25%) Degree
11 31 (27.68%) MATLAB
12 30 (26.79%) C#
13 28 (25.00%) Java
13 28 (25.00%) Signal Processing
14 27 (24.11%) Mathematics
15 26 (23.21%) Computer Vision
16 23 (20.54%) R
16 23 (20.54%) Analytics
17 22 (19.64%) Security Cleared
17 22 (19.64%) Android
17 22 (19.64%) Linux
17 22 (19.64%) Data Analysis
18 21 (18.75%) STL
18 21 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 21 (18.75%) Physics
18 21 (18.75%) Life Science
18 21 (18.75%) Informatics
18 21 (18.75%) Statistics
18 21 (18.75%) OpenCV
19 20 (17.86%) GNU Octave

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 7 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (17.86%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Internet
2 5 (4.46%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) Big Data
1 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Electronics
3 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.36%) Marketing
5 5 (4.46%) Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (18.75%) OpenCV
1 21 (18.75%) STL
2 15 (13.39%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (8.93%) .NET
4 3 (2.68%) D3.js
4 3 (2.68%) DirectX
4 3 (2.68%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.79%) HTML
5 2 (1.79%) Node.js
5 2 (1.79%) OpenCL
5 2 (1.79%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (1.79%) REST
6 1 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.89%) HTML5
6 1 (0.89%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (36.61%) Algorithms
2 39 (34.82%) Computer Science
3 27 (24.11%) Mathematics
4 21 (18.75%) Informatics
4 21 (18.75%) Life Science
4 21 (18.75%) Physics
4 21 (18.75%) Statistics
5 19 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 17 (15.18%) Health Informatics
7 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.50%) Cryptography
9 9 (8.04%) Visualisation
10 6 (5.36%) Hedge funds
11 4 (3.57%) iPad
11 4 (3.57%) NHS
12 2 (1.79%) CUDA
12 2 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.79%) GPGPU
13 1 (0.89%) Chemistry
13 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Android
1 22 (19.64%) Linux
2 17 (15.18%) Apple iOS
3 14 (12.50%) Unix
4 11 (9.82%) Windows
5 8 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (52.68%) Machine Learning
2 57 (50.89%) Software Engineering
3 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 26 (23.21%) Computer Vision
6 23 (20.54%) Analytics
7 22 (19.64%) Data Analysis
8 17 (15.18%) Reverse Engineering
9 13 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (10.71%) OO
11 8 (7.14%) Android Development
11 8 (7.14%) Bayesian Methods
11 8 (7.14%) Deep Learning
11 8 (7.14%) iOS Development
12 6 (5.36%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.36%) Digital Signal Processing
12 6 (5.36%) Image Processing
13 5 (4.46%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.46%) Network Architecture
13 5 (4.46%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (89.29%) C++
2 47 (41.96%) Python
3 38 (33.93%) C
4 31 (27.68%) MATLAB
5 30 (26.79%) C#
6 28 (25.00%) Java
7 23 (20.54%) R
8 11 (9.82%) Objective-C
9 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (6.25%) Scala
11 4 (3.57%) Perl
11 4 (3.57%) PHP
12 3 (2.68%) SQL
13 1 (0.89%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) PhD
2 35 (31.25%) Degree
3 22 (19.64%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.71%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (0.89%) Intel
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
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Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £55k to £70k
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