Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 346 366
Rank change year-on-year +37 +20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 50 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 23
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £28,000 £17,000 £20,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.88% +30.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11644 12742 14711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.45% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9559 10572 12210
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in the East of England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in the East of England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in the East of England

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Cambridgeshire 0 39 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Hertfordshire +5 10 £28,000 +27.27%
Essex +26 1 £45,000 - 1
Hardware Engineer
England

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

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 East of England region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (50.00%) Project Management
2 23 (46.00%) Wireless
3 18 (36.00%) Electronics
4 12 (24.00%) Degree
5 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (16.00%) C
7 7 (14.00%) C++
7 7 (14.00%) Schematic Capture
8 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.00%) Signal Processing
9 4 (8.00%) CAD
9 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.00%) EMC
10 3 (6.00%) HND
10 3 (6.00%) Windows
10 3 (6.00%) ATM
10 3 (6.00%) Bluetooth
10 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.00%) Validation
10 3 (6.00%) SCCM
10 3 (6.00%) Retail
10 3 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (6.00%) Contactless
10 3 (6.00%) Prototyping
11 2 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (4.00%) Acronis
11 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
11 2 (4.00%) Robotics

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (2.00%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) ATM
2 3 (6.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.00%) FlexRay
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (36.00%) Electronics
2 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Finance
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.00%) Contactless
2 3 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Robotics
4 1 (2.00%) Acoustics
4 1 (2.00%) CPLD
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (14.00%) Schematic Capture
3 4 (8.00%) CAD
3 4 (8.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (6.00%) Validation
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) Mechatronics
5 2 (4.00%) OO
5 2 (4.00%) OOD
5 2 (4.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.00%) Business Development
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) C
2 7 (14.00%) C++
3 3 (6.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) HND
3 2 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) EMC
2 2 (4.00%) Acronis
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Xilinx