Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 180 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 37 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.86% 0.058% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £80,000 - -
East of England median annual salary £80,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +81.82% -2.22% -

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 4192 3371 3890
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.26% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3204 2799 3369
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year - +2.51% +3.29%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 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 -7 36 £80,000 - 4
Research Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Research 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 Research Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (94.59%) PhD
2 29 (78.38%) C++
2 29 (78.38%) Machine Learning
3 28 (75.68%) Algorithms
3 28 (75.68%) Python
4 24 (64.86%) Mathematics
5 22 (59.46%) Computer Science
6 21 (56.76%) Physics
6 21 (56.76%) MATLAB
7 16 (43.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
9 14 (37.84%) Economics
9 14 (37.84%) Statistics
9 14 (37.84%) Open Source
9 14 (37.84%) Julia
9 14 (37.84%) Probability Theory
9 14 (37.84%) Creative Thinking
10 13 (35.14%) Java
11 10 (27.03%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
12 8 (21.62%) Electronics
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 7 (18.92%) Computer Vision
13 7 (18.92%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (16.22%) Hidden Markov Model
14 6 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
14 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
14 6 (16.22%) Neural Network
14 6 (16.22%) Speech Recognition
14 6 (16.22%) C

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (21.62%) Electronics
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HEVC
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (75.68%) Algorithms
2 22 (59.46%) Computer Science
3 7 (18.92%) Augmented Reality
4 6 (16.22%) Acoustics
5 5 (13.51%) MPEG
6 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) HoloLens
6 1 (2.70%) Kinect
6 1 (2.70%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Machine Learning
2 24 (64.86%) Mathematics
3 21 (56.76%) Physics
4 16 (43.24%) Artificial Intelligence
5 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
6 14 (37.84%) Creative Thinking
6 14 (37.84%) Economics
6 14 (37.84%) Open Source
6 14 (37.84%) Probability Theory
6 14 (37.84%) Statistics
7 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
8 7 (18.92%) Computer Vision
9 6 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
9 6 (16.22%) Hidden Markov Model
9 6 (16.22%) Neural Network
9 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
9 6 (16.22%) Speech Recognition
10 5 (13.51%) Low Latency
11 4 (10.81%) Time Series Forecasting
12 3 (8.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C++
2 28 (75.68%) Python
3 21 (56.76%) MATLAB
4 14 (37.84%) Julia
5 13 (35.14%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) C
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) C#
8 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) PhD
2 10 (27.03%) Degree
3 6 (16.22%) Master's Degree
4 3 (8.11%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft