Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 218 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +237
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.062% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Hertfordshire median annual salary £24,000 £45,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.25% - -
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -19.63% +12.63%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4180 4599 5298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.01% 95.71% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3814 4266
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +4.94%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Hertfordshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Hertfordshire

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Hertfordshire

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Watford -7 8 £24,000 -47.25%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £55,000 -
Hertford - 1 £52,500 -
Hardware Engineer
East of England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) VHDL
2 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (18.18%) VHDL
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared