The median annual salary for a Hardware Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Design Engineer
UK / England
Rank 828 922 920
Rank change year-on-year +94 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Design Engineer 6 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.021% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 20
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.26%  

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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Hardware Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Design Engineer in England

Hardware Design Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Hardware Design Engineer in England

Hardware Design 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 Hardware Design Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +22 3 £45,000 -
South East +58 2 £45,000 -8.62%
North East +7 1 £35,000 +6.06%
Hardware Design Engineer
UK

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Hardware Design 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 Hardware Design Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) C
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
2 8 (47.06%) EMC
2 8 (47.06%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Video Processing
3 7 (41.18%) MATLAB
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) Signal Processing
3 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
4 5 (29.41%) Firmware
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) VHDL
5 4 (23.53%) Verilog
5 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (23.53%) Code Coverage
5 4 (23.53%) ASIC
5 4 (23.53%) PhD
5 4 (23.53%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (23.53%) Synopsys
6 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Vision
6 3 (17.65%) FPGA Design
6 3 (17.65%) Neural Network
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
6 3 (17.65%) Python

Hardware Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
1 3 (17.65%) ZigBee
2 1 (5.88%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (23.53%) ASIC
2 4 (23.53%) Verilog
2 4 (23.53%) VHDL
3 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Signal Processing
1 7 (41.18%) Video Processing
2 4 (23.53%) Code Coverage
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Schematic Capture
3 3 (17.65%) Coaching
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Vision
3 3 (17.65%) FPGA Design
3 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Neural Network
3 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) CAD
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded C
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) MATLAB
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) EMC
2 4 (23.53%) Synopsys
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago