Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 303 317
Rank change year-on-year +47 +14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 4 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.061% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 13
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% +50.00% -41.18%
10th Percentile £45,750 £25,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +30.77%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6304 8960 10056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.41% 96.22% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5069 7295 7524
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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
Newbury -1 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 -
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (75.00%) FPGA Design
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) VHDL
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) C

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (75.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (75.00%) FPGA Design
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Xilinx