Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 26 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 148 152
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 14 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.51% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 6
Cambridge median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -40.74% +35.00%
10th Percentile £42,250 £37,500 £55,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £71,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +43.75% -40.74% +42.11%

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 2657 2488 2823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.43% 97.11% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2016 2028 2375
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £59,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Cambridge

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Mathcad
4 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation

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 (7.14%) Mathcad
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent dep. on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago