Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Design Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Hardware Design Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 137 155
Rank change year-on-year -42 +18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.097% 0.44% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.45% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Cambridge median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -40.74% -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -40.74% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3021 2218 2768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1852 2396
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Hardware Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Design Engineer in Cambridge

Hardware Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Hardware Design Engineer in Cambridge

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Hardware Design 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 Cambridge region featuring Hardware Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 13485
3 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) QMS

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 13485