Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 170 187
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.069% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.070% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £38,250 £27,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.09% +17.02% -11.32%
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £46,175 £28,750 £25,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,834 2,853 3,734
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 97.81% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,273 2,410 3,006
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
High Wycombe +9 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hardware Engineer
South East

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Hardware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) GoogleTest

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (20.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Google