Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1004 1012 1056
Rank change year-on-year +8 +44 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 147 217 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 136 195 185
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,700 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -

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 160186 183383 200325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.52% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131094 155816 165966
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 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
South East +67 50 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands +43 36 £38,750 -3.13% 3
East of England +19 30 £52,500 +23.53% 5
London +24 22 £40,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +44 20 £48,750 +44.44% 2
East Midlands +18 16 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South West -9 5 £42,500 +36.00% 3
North of England -9 4 £35,500 -16.47% 1
North East +20 2 £35,500 +7.58% 1
Yorkshire +27 1 £45,000 +5.88%
North West -31 1 £24,000 -41.82%
Hardware Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 41 (27.89%) Electronics
3 39 (26.53%) Degree
4 32 (21.77%) C
4 32 (21.77%) Firmware
5 30 (20.41%) EMC
5 30 (20.41%) Windows
5 30 (20.41%) VHDL
6 22 (14.97%) C++
6 22 (14.97%) Schematic Capture
7 21 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 21 (14.29%) Wireless
8 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 15 (10.20%) Manufacturing
8 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 14 (9.52%) Driving Licence
10 13 (8.84%) FPGA Design
10 13 (8.84%) Project Management
10 13 (8.84%) QA
11 12 (8.16%) CAD
12 11 (7.48%) Active Directory
12 11 (7.48%) Linux
12 11 (7.48%) HNC
12 11 (7.48%) HND
12 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.80%) Subversion
13 10 (6.80%) Cisco
13 10 (6.80%) Embedded C
13 10 (6.80%) VMware
14 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Office

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 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.68%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Simulink
3 1 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 21 (14.29%) Wireless
2 7 (4.76%) LAN
3 6 (4.08%) ADSL2+
3 6 (4.08%) Bluetooth
3 6 (4.08%) Broadband
3 6 (4.08%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (4.08%) InfiniBand
3 6 (4.08%) VDSL
3 6 (4.08%) xDSL
4 5 (3.40%) Firewall
4 5 (3.40%) SAN
5 4 (2.72%) DHCP
6 3 (2.04%) DNS
6 3 (2.04%) NAS
6 3 (2.04%) RS-232
6 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.04%) VPN
6 3 (2.04%) WAN
7 2 (1.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Subversion
2 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.68%) CANoe
3 1 (0.68%) GoogleTest
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.68%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 41 (27.89%) Electronics
2 15 (10.20%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.40%) Military
5 4 (2.72%) Finance
6 3 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.04%) Automotive
6 3 (2.04%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.04%) Qt
1 3 (2.04%) WAP
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.68%) Ember.js
2 1 (0.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 30 (20.41%) VHDL
3 14 (9.52%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.44%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (4.76%) CPLD
5 7 (4.76%) Device Driver
6 6 (4.08%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.40%) iPad
7 5 (3.40%) Verilog
8 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.04%) Clustering
8 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.36%) ASIC
9 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.36%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.36%) EPoS
9 2 (1.36%) Fintech
9 2 (1.36%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.41%) Windows
2 11 (7.48%) Linux
3 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.36%) Android
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.68%) Unix
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.97%) Schematic Capture
2 13 (8.84%) FPGA Design
2 13 (8.84%) Project Management
3 12 (8.16%) CAD
4 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
5 7 (4.76%) Device Driver Development
5 7 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 7 (4.76%) OO
6 6 (4.08%) CAE
6 6 (4.08%) Test Automation
7 5 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.40%) Change Management
8 4 (2.72%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.72%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (2.72%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.72%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.04%) Coaching
9 3 (2.04%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.77%) C
2 22 (14.97%) C++
3 10 (6.80%) Embedded C
4 7 (4.76%) Java
5 5 (3.40%) C#
6 4 (2.72%) Embedded C++
6 4 (2.72%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.04%) Python
8 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) SQL
9 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (26.53%) Degree
2 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.48%) HNC
3 11 (7.48%) HND
4 7 (4.76%) CCNA
4 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.40%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) SLA
3 3 (2.04%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.36%) DO-254
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.68%) MISRA
5 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (21.77%) Firmware
2 11 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.04%) UAG
4 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (2.04%) SCCM
1 3 (2.04%) SCOM
1 3 (2.04%) WSUS
2 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (20.41%) EMC
2 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.80%) Cisco
3 10 (6.80%) VMware
4 7 (4.76%) Atmel
4 7 (4.76%) Xilinx
5 6 (4.08%) Cadence
6 4 (2.72%) Apple
7 3 (2.04%) Dell
7 3 (2.04%) Hitachi
7 3 (2.04%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.36%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.36%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.36%) Sun
9 1 (0.68%) Altera
9 1 (0.68%) Google
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) SOTI
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