Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Hardware Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Hardware Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1131 1178 1256
Rank change year-on-year +47 +78 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Hardware Engineer 43 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 19
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +11.11%

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 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Hardware Engineer in England

Senior Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Hardware Engineer in England

Senior Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Hardware Engineer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Hardware Engineer in England

Senior 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 Senior Hardware Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 - 27 £57,500 - 2
South East +37 5 £52,500 +16.67%
London +29 5 £55,000 +20.88% 1
North of England +13 3 £36,000 -20.00%
Midlands +38 2 £41,250 -17.50%
West Midlands +16 2 £41,250 -17.50%
North East - 2 £35,750 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £45,000 -
Senior Hardware Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (46.51%) Project Management
1 20 (46.51%) Wireless
2 13 (30.23%) Electronics
3 12 (27.91%) Degree
4 8 (18.60%) C
5 7 (16.28%) Schematic Capture
6 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
7 5 (11.63%) C++
7 5 (11.63%) CAE
7 5 (11.63%) Automotive
7 5 (11.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (11.63%) VHDL
7 5 (11.63%) Video Processing
8 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.30%) EMC
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.65%) Internal Audit
10 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
10 2 (4.65%) ISO 22301
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.65%) Statistics
10 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (4.65%) Document Management
10 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 20000

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) Wireless
2 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (30.23%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Automotive
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Finance
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (11.63%) VHDL
2 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.65%) Robotics
4 1 (2.33%) Acoustics
4 1 (2.33%) CPLD
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (11.63%) CAE
3 5 (11.63%) Video Processing
4 4 (9.30%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.65%) CAD
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Document Management
6 2 (4.65%) Internal Audit
6 2 (4.65%) Mechatronics
6 2 (4.65%) Physics
6 2 (4.65%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Statistics
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) C
2 5 (11.63%) C++
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.65%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) HNC
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 22301
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9000
1 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) EMC
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Xilinx