The table below looks at the statistics for the Hardware Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Hardware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hardware Engineer
Rank 214 204 191
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.054% 0.020% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.021% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £20,500 £28,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.07% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £28,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
Hardware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5267 4739 4615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.54% 95.03% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4670 4006 4049
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Hardware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Hardware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Hardware Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 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
Birmingham - 1 £17,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £20,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Hardware 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 Hardware Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) CCTV
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Hardware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Hardware 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 Hardware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA