The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 620 675
Rank change year-on-year +18 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 13 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.030% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 11
Median salary £65,000 £73,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.86% +28.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.50% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Research Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Research Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Research Engineer in London

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Research Engineer in London

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Engineer in London

Research Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +19 1 - -
Research Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Research Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) PhD
1 8 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 8 (50.00%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Data Management
2 7 (43.75%) Biology
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 7 (43.75%) OpenStack
3 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) Robotics
4 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
5 4 (25.00%) Deep Learning
5 4 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 4 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Vision
7 2 (12.50%) TensorFlow
7 2 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (12.50%) GPGPU
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) CUDA
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
8 1 (6.25%) SPSS
8 1 (6.25%) MATLAB

Research Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (43.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (12.50%) TensorFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Keras
3 1 (6.25%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Robotics
3 2 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (12.50%) CUDA
3 2 (12.50%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Analytics
1 8 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Biology
2 7 (43.75%) Data Management
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
3 5 (31.25%) Machine Learning
4 4 (25.00%) Deep Learning
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Vision
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Data Ingestion
6 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
6 1 (6.25%) Informatics
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Physics
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) R
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Slurm Workload Manager
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