Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Hardware Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 275 317
Rank change year-on-year +20 +42 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 2 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.031% 0.077% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.081% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 22
Berkshire median annual salary £35,750 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,525 £36,700 £27,600
90th Percentile £48,575 £49,375 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,250 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.43% -2.78% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,249 7,394 10,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.48% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,088 5,750 8,544
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Berkshire

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 £24,000 -
Reading - 1 £47,500 - 2
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Hardware 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) GPGPU
1 1 (50.00%) RapidIO
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) RapidIO
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) GPGPU
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sun