Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Hardware Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 214 242
Rank change year-on-year +17 +28 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 30 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.65% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.26% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 26
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 4,465 5,038 6,438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.39% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,516 4,200 5,100
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £23,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in the East Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in the East Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in the East Midlands

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Derbyshire +23 18 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Leicestershire -16 10 £32,500 +8.33%
Northamptonshire - 2 £22,000 -
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Hardware 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 East Midlands region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (60.00%) Firmware
1 18 (60.00%) Validation
1 18 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 18 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 8 (26.67%) VHDL
4 8 (26.67%) Verilog
4 8 (26.67%) C
4 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (26.67%) System Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (20.00%) HNC
5 6 (20.00%) Electronics
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) SLA
6 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 4 (13.33%) Sun
7 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
7 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (13.33%) iSeries
7 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
7 4 (13.33%) EMC VNX
7 4 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (13.33%) Dell Compellent

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
General
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Verilog
2 8 (26.67%) VHDL
3 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (13.33%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (13.33%) EMC VNX
4 4 (13.33%) iSeries
5 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Validation
2 14 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Server Management
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Dell
1 5 (16.67%) HP
1 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (13.33%) Dell Compellent
2 4 (13.33%) EMC
2 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
2 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
2 4 (13.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu