Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 213 244
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.072% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +77.08% -
UK median annual salary £41,628 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.07% -5.88% +30.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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
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 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -10 2 £32,500 -23.53% 1
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £23,000 - 1
Hardware Engineer
UK

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
2 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware