Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 167 191
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 39 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.93% 0.52% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.53% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 4
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £76,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -47.37% +26.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £17,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £49,125 £91,750
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +43.75% - -33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4087 3395 3931
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3143 2822 3400
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -13 37 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Hardware Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (64.10%) Project Management
2 23 (58.97%) Wireless
3 16 (41.03%) Electronics
4 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (12.82%) C++
6 5 (12.82%) C
6 5 (12.82%) Schematic Capture
7 4 (10.26%) Signal Processing
7 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.26%) CAD
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Validation
8 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.69%) Bluetooth
8 3 (7.69%) HND
8 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
9 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
9 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (5.13%) VB
9 2 (5.13%) OO
9 2 (5.13%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) PhD
9 2 (5.13%) OOD
9 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.13%) EMC
9 2 (5.13%) Automotive
9 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
9 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 23 (58.97%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.56%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (41.03%) Electronics
2 7 (17.95%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Finance
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.56%) Acoustics
3 1 (2.56%) CPLD
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Schematic Capture
3 4 (10.26%) CAD
3 4 (10.26%) Signal Processing
3 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 3 (7.69%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.13%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) OOD
5 2 (5.13%) Physics
6 1 (2.56%) Business Development
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) QMS
6 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C
1 5 (12.82%) C++
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
2 2 (5.13%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PhD
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) EMC
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Xilinx