The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Hardware Engineer
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 78 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.94% 1.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 740 829 953
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.06% 98.57% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 687 741 837
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Brighton

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Brighton

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Brighton over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Brighton

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Brighton region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Electronics
1 7 (53.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (46.15%) CPLD
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Games

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (53.85%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (46.15%) CPLD
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware