The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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

Hardware Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 111 111
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -40.74%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1327 1345 1490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.58% 96.69% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1081 1254
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Cambridge region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Tcl
2 6 (60.00%) Video Processing
2 6 (60.00%) Neural Network
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 6 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Vision
2 6 (60.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (40.00%) FPGA Design
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) ASIC
5 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (20.00%) Verilog
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

Hardware 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Mathcad
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (20.00%) ASIC
3 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (20.00%) Verilog
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Coaching
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Vision
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (60.00%) Neural Network
1 6 (60.00%) Prototyping
1 6 (60.00%) Video Processing
2 4 (40.00%) FPGA Design
2 4 (40.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (40.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C++
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Tcl
3 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
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