The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £52,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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.

Hardware Engineer
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 155 166
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Scotland median annual salary £52,250 £39,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.97% +62.50%  
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2555 2761 3007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.50% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6348 5484 7185
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in Scotland

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in Scotland

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in Scotland

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh -8 3 £52,500 +64.06%
Aberdeen - 1 £31,500 -
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Scotland region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Verilog
4 1 (14.29%) Cadence
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) ASIC
4 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 13485
4 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (14.29%) RS-232
4 1 (14.29%) Avionics
4 1 (14.29%) Altera
4 1 (14.29%) VHDL
4 1 (14.29%) Xilinx

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) RS-232
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (28.57%) Verilog
3 1 (14.29%) ASIC
3 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (14.29%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Altera
1 1 (14.29%) Cadence
1 1 (14.29%) EMC
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Xilinx
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