Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Hardware Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 999 948 1033
Rank change year-on-year -51 +85 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 139 207 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 122 187 195
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 155,678 161,272 189,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 127,583 135,220 160,036
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in England

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in England

Hardware 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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
East of England +26 52 £56,250 +40.63% 21
South East -13 39 £42,250 -3.43% 31
Midlands +1 18 £41,628 +4.07% 21
London -9 18 £36,750 +61.54% 6
East Midlands +16 10 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +7 7 £41,628 -16.75% 17
North of England -6 7 £45,000 +80.00% 10
South West +12 6 £40,000 +58.42% 10
Yorkshire +16 4 £45,000 - 3
North West -16 2 - - 6
North East -20 2 £35,500 +47.92% 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 England region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (39.57%) Electronics
2 42 (30.22%) Degree
3 31 (22.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 27 (19.42%) C
5 25 (17.99%) Project Management
5 25 (17.99%) Wireless
5 25 (17.99%) VHDL
6 19 (13.67%) Schematic Capture
7 16 (11.51%) EMC
8 15 (10.79%) Windows
8 15 (10.79%) Telecoms
9 13 (9.35%) CAD
10 12 (8.63%) C++
10 12 (8.63%) Ethernet
11 11 (7.91%) Automotive
11 11 (7.91%) Manufacturing
11 11 (7.91%) Validation
12 10 (7.19%) CAE
12 10 (7.19%) Firmware
13 9 (6.47%) QA
13 9 (6.47%) Video Processing
13 9 (6.47%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (6.47%) SAN
14 8 (5.76%) Embedded C
14 8 (5.76%) Python
14 8 (5.76%) VMware
14 8 (5.76%) Test Automation
15 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.04%) Finance
15 7 (5.04%) Aerospace

Hardware 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 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) OrCAD
2 4 (2.88%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.44%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) Wireless
2 12 (8.63%) Ethernet
3 9 (6.47%) SAN
4 6 (4.32%) Firewall
4 6 (4.32%) NAS
5 4 (2.88%) ATM
6 3 (2.16%) Bluetooth
6 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.44%) Broadband
7 2 (1.44%) DHCP
7 2 (1.44%) DNS
7 2 (1.44%) Internet
7 2 (1.44%) NFC
7 2 (1.44%) RS-485
8 1 (0.72%) ADSL2
8 1 (0.72%) FlexRay
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) RapidIO
8 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.72%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.44%) GoogleTest
2 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.44%) Robot Framework
2 2 (1.44%) Selenium
2 2 (1.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) CANoe
General
1 55 (39.57%) Electronics
2 15 (10.79%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.91%) Automotive
3 11 (7.91%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.04%) Aerospace
4 7 (5.04%) Finance
5 5 (3.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) Qt
1 2 (1.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (17.99%) VHDL
3 9 (6.47%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.32%) Verilog
5 5 (3.60%) CPLD
6 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.16%) ASIC
7 3 (2.16%) Contactless
7 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.16%) EPoS
8 2 (1.44%) CCTV
8 2 (1.44%) Clustering
8 2 (1.44%) Robotics
8 2 (1.44%) SystemC
9 1 (0.72%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.72%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.16%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.99%) Project Management
2 19 (13.67%) Schematic Capture
3 13 (9.35%) CAD
4 11 (7.91%) Validation
5 10 (7.19%) CAE
6 9 (6.47%) Video Processing
7 8 (5.76%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.32%) Mathematics
9 6 (4.32%) Signal Processing
10 5 (3.60%) Prototyping
11 4 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.88%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (2.16%) Data Management
12 3 (2.16%) Logistics
12 3 (2.16%) PDM
12 3 (2.16%) Process Improvement
12 3 (2.16%) Quality Management
12 3 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.42%) C
2 12 (8.63%) C++
3 8 (5.76%) Embedded C
3 8 (5.76%) Python
4 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.44%) Perl
4 2 (1.44%) Tcl
4 2 (1.44%) VB
4 2 (1.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 42 (30.22%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) PhD
3 4 (2.88%) CCNA
3 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.88%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.88%) HND
4 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) HNC
5 2 (1.44%) ISEB
5 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.44%) MCSA
5 2 (1.44%) MCSE
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.72%) DO-254
3 1 (0.72%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Firmware
2 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.88%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.44%) SCOM
2 2 (1.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) EMC
2 8 (5.76%) VMware
3 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.88%) Cisco
4 4 (2.88%) Citrix
4 4 (2.88%) HP
4 4 (2.88%) Xilinx
5 3 (2.16%) IBM
5 3 (2.16%) Synopsys
6 2 (1.44%) Acronis
6 2 (1.44%) Cadence
6 2 (1.44%) Dell
6 2 (1.44%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) Altera
7 1 (0.72%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.72%) Linksys
7 1 (0.72%) Mentor Graphics
7 1 (0.72%) Snow
7 1 (0.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.72%) Vyatta