Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Research Engineer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 171 187
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 25 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 0.58% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.61% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -3.23% +187.04%
10th Percentile £26,250 £41,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £86,000 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -51.72% -6.45% +72.22%

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 4,070 3,463 3,906
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.13% 96.38% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,677 2,642 3,159
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Research Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Research Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Research Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Research 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 Research Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Cambridge -11 25 £52,500 -30.00% 1
Research Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Research 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Research Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Algorithms
2 22 (88.00%) Python
3 20 (80.00%) PhD
3 20 (80.00%) C++
4 18 (72.00%) Machine Learning
5 15 (60.00%) TensorFlow
6 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (48.00%) Degree
7 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
8 11 (44.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
9 9 (36.00%) Computer Vision
9 9 (36.00%) scikit-learn
9 9 (36.00%) Physics
9 9 (36.00%) C
9 9 (36.00%) Master's Degree
10 8 (32.00%) C#
10 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (28.00%) Bayesian Methods
11 7 (28.00%) Image Processing
11 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (24.00%) Java
12 6 (24.00%) Statistics
12 6 (24.00%) Robotics
12 6 (24.00%) Deep Learning
12 6 (24.00%) CUDA
12 6 (24.00%) Signal Processing
12 6 (24.00%) Robot Operating System
13 5 (20.00%) Data Science
13 5 (20.00%) Decision-Making
13 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree

Research 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:

Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (20.00%) Games
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) TensorFlow
2 9 (36.00%) scikit-learn
3 5 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (16.00%) Theano
4 4 (16.00%) Torch
5 1 (4.00%) Keras
5 1 (4.00%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 24 (96.00%) Algorithms
2 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (24.00%) CUDA
3 6 (24.00%) Robotics
4 5 (20.00%) Smart City
5 4 (16.00%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Robot Operating System
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Machine Learning
2 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (44.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
4 9 (36.00%) Computer Vision
4 9 (36.00%) Physics
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (28.00%) Bayesian Methods
6 7 (28.00%) Image Processing
7 6 (24.00%) Deep Learning
7 6 (24.00%) Signal Processing
7 6 (24.00%) Statistics
8 5 (20.00%) Biology
8 5 (20.00%) Computational Biology
8 5 (20.00%) Computational Linguistics
8 5 (20.00%) Data Science
8 5 (20.00%) Distributed Algorithms
8 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (20.00%) Probability Theory
8 5 (20.00%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Python
2 20 (80.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Julia
7 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (16.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (12.00%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) PhD
2 12 (48.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) Master's Degree
4 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Capita
2 1 (4.00%) Google