The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Research Engineer
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 872 923
Rank change year-on-year +35 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 36 56 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.061% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.063% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 18 47 24
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,500 £84,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22%  

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 80155 88904 100680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.94% 96.51% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 269837 336665 384213
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Research Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Engineer in England

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Research Engineer in England

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Engineer in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Engineer in England

Research 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 Research Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London +27 12 £65,000 -11.86% 2
East of England -6 9 £80,000 +77.77% 2
South West -9 7 £55,000 +15.78%
South East +29 5 £49,500 -13.91% 2
West Midlands +18 3 £35,000 -
Midlands +13 3 £35,000 -
Research Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Research 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 Research Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (62.50%) C++
2 48 (54.55%) Python
3 44 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 43 (48.86%) PhD
5 39 (44.32%) Mathematics
6 38 (43.18%) Machine Learning
7 31 (35.23%) MATLAB
8 29 (32.95%) Algorithms
9 28 (31.82%) C
9 28 (31.82%) Java
9 28 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 21 (23.86%) Linux
12 21 (23.86%) Android
12 21 (23.86%) Reverse Engineering
12 21 (23.86%) Apple iOS
13 19 (21.59%) Physics
14 18 (20.45%) Windows
14 18 (20.45%) Big Data
15 17 (19.32%) C#
15 17 (19.32%) Mac OS X
15 17 (19.32%) Cryptography
15 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
16 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (15.91%) Augmented Reality
18 13 (14.77%) Image Processing
19 12 (13.64%) Games
19 12 (13.64%) Deep Learning

Research 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 (7.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.82%) SAS
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.14%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) Big Data
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Ant
2 3 (3.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.64%) Games
2 9 (10.23%) Electronics
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Natural Language Processing
2 5 (5.68%) TensorFlow
3 4 (4.55%) Theano
4 3 (3.41%) RESTful
4 3 (3.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) Java EE
5 2 (2.27%) Keras
5 2 (2.27%) OpenCV
5 2 (2.27%) Torch
6 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.14%) D3.js
6 1 (1.14%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) REST
6 1 (1.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 44 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (32.95%) Algorithms
3 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (15.91%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (9.09%) Blog
6 5 (5.68%) Robotics
7 2 (2.27%) CUDA
7 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.27%) GPGPU
7 2 (2.27%) Smart City
8 1 (1.14%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Android
1 21 (23.86%) Apple iOS
1 21 (23.86%) Linux
2 18 (20.45%) Windows
3 17 (19.32%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.55%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Mathematics
2 38 (43.18%) Machine Learning
3 28 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (23.86%) Reverse Engineering
6 19 (21.59%) Physics
7 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.32%) Cryptography
8 16 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (14.77%) Image Processing
10 12 (13.64%) Deep Learning
11 10 (11.36%) Biology
11 10 (11.36%) Computer Vision
11 10 (11.36%) Visualisation
12 8 (9.09%) Analytics
12 8 (9.09%) Data Analytics
13 7 (7.95%) Data Management
14 6 (6.82%) Statistics
15 5 (5.68%) Distributed Algorithms
15 5 (5.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (62.50%) C++
2 48 (54.55%) Python
3 31 (35.23%) MATLAB
4 28 (31.82%) C
4 28 (31.82%) Java
5 17 (19.32%) C#
6 8 (9.09%) Scala
7 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.95%) R
8 4 (4.55%) Julia
8 4 (4.55%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) SQL
10 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (48.86%) PhD
2 24 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.23%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Slurm Workload Manager
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.14%) SAP
West London
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress + Mo
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago