Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Control Systems Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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

Control Systems Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1123 1186 1262
Rank change year-on-year +63 +76 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Control Systems Engineer 38 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 6
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -28.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,450 £36,250 £38,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -28.57% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161139 168872 195709
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.54% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 130742 142096 164826
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,431 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £48,725 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.58% +5.56% -

Control Systems Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Control Systems Engineer in England

Control Systems Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Control Systems Engineer in England

Control Systems Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Control Systems Engineer in England over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Control Systems Engineer in England

Control Systems 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 Control Systems Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 15 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
East of England - 10 £50,000 - 2
Midlands - 8 £45,000 -
London +9 6 £42,500 -22.73%
North of England +7 6 £40,000 +6.67% 5
South West - 6 £26,000 -
North West +4 5 £35,000 - 3
South East - 5 £26,000 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +22 1 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Control Systems Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Control Systems 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 Control Systems Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 15 (39.47%) C
2 15 (39.47%) SCADA
3 13 (34.21%) Siemens
4 10 (26.32%) Robotics
4 10 (26.32%) C++
4 10 (26.32%) Electronics
5 9 (23.68%) Simulink
6 8 (21.05%) Wonderware
7 7 (18.42%) MATLAB
7 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
8 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) Firmware
8 5 (13.16%) Progress
8 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
8 5 (13.16%) Physics
8 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
8 5 (13.16%) RS-232
8 5 (13.16%) Rockwell
9 4 (10.53%) Wonderware InTouch
9 4 (10.53%) Profibus
9 4 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing
9 4 (10.53%) Signal Processing
9 4 (10.53%) Allen-Bradley
9 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) PhD

Control Systems 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 2 (5.26%) WinCC
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Simulink
2 3 (7.89%) AutoCAD
3 2 (5.26%) EPLAN
4 1 (2.63%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
1 5 (13.16%) RS-232
1 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (10.53%) Profibus
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
General
1 10 (26.32%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) SCADA
2 10 (26.32%) Robotics
3 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (7.89%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (5.26%) Verilog
6 2 (5.26%) VHDL
7 1 (2.63%) ASIC
7 1 (2.63%) CESG
7 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Low Latency
1 5 (13.16%) Physics
1 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
2 4 (10.53%) Digital Signal Processing
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Project Management
2 4 (10.53%) Signal Processing
2 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.89%) UML
3 3 (7.89%) Use Case
3 3 (7.89%) Validation
4 1 (2.63%) CAD
4 1 (2.63%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C
2 10 (26.32%) C++
3 7 (18.42%) MATLAB
4 3 (7.89%) Ada
4 3 (7.89%) Embedded C
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) PhD
3 3 (7.89%) HNC
3 3 (7.89%) HND
3 3 (7.89%) Master's Degree
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Siemens
2 8 (21.05%) Wonderware
3 5 (13.16%) Progress
3 5 (13.16%) Rockwell
4 4 (10.53%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (2.63%) ANSYS