The median annual salary for a Computer Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Computer Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 853 936
Rank change year-on-year +17 +83  
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 31 52 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.057% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.059% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 12
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -3.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -23.52% -3.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80714 88007 100448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66430 75068 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Computer Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Computer Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Engineer in England

Computer Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Computer Engineer in England

Computer Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Engineer in England

Computer Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +2 15 £45,000 -40.00% 2
East Midlands +26 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
South East +55 5 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London +20 2 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Computer Engineer
UK

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Computer 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 England region featuring Computer Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (89.47%) C++
2 47 (82.46%) Computer Vision
3 39 (68.42%) PhD
4 35 (61.40%) Mathematics
4 35 (61.40%) Machine Learning
5 33 (57.89%) Algorithms
6 31 (54.39%) Software Engineering
7 28 (49.12%) Python
8 26 (45.61%) Image Processing
9 25 (43.86%) Computer Science
9 25 (43.86%) C
10 23 (40.35%) Degree
11 22 (38.60%) Games
12 21 (36.84%) Augmented Reality
13 17 (29.82%) Neural Network
13 17 (29.82%) MATLAB
14 16 (28.07%) Physics
15 15 (26.32%) Linux
15 15 (26.32%) Deep Learning
16 13 (22.81%) Theano
16 13 (22.81%) C#
16 13 (22.81%) Java
17 12 (21.05%) 3D Graphics
17 12 (21.05%) Scala
18 11 (19.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 11 (19.30%) Artificial Intelligence
18 11 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
19 10 (17.54%) Reinforcement Learning
19 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
20 9 (15.79%) OOP

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (38.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) Theano
2 11 (19.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (15.79%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (15.79%) OpenCV
4 4 (7.02%) TensorFlow
5 3 (5.26%) Torch
6 2 (3.51%) Keras
6 2 (3.51%) OpenACC
6 2 (3.51%) OpenCL
7 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.75%) STL
7 1 (1.75%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) Algorithms
2 25 (43.86%) Computer Science
3 21 (36.84%) Augmented Reality
4 12 (21.05%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.51%) CUDA
7 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (82.46%) Computer Vision
2 35 (61.40%) Machine Learning
2 35 (61.40%) Mathematics
3 31 (54.39%) Software Engineering
4 26 (45.61%) Image Processing
5 17 (29.82%) Neural Network
6 16 (28.07%) Physics
7 15 (26.32%) Deep Learning
8 11 (19.30%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.54%) Reinforcement Learning
10 9 (15.79%) OOP
11 8 (14.04%) OO
11 8 (14.04%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) Bayesian Methods
12 4 (7.02%) Game Theory
13 3 (5.26%) Convolutional Neural Network
13 3 (5.26%) Video Processing
14 2 (3.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 2 (3.51%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) C++
2 28 (49.12%) Python
3 25 (43.86%) C
4 17 (29.82%) MATLAB
5 13 (22.81%) C#
5 13 (22.81%) Java
6 12 (21.05%) Scala
7 4 (7.02%) Fortran
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) Haskell
8 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.75%) R
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) PhD
2 23 (40.35%) Degree
3 11 (19.30%) Computer Science Degree
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