Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Hardware Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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

Hardware Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 512 518
Rank change year-on-year +23 +6 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 48 44 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 74
South East median annual salary £35,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,375 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 27,713 29,616 33,657
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.71% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 23,028 24,739 28,222
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Engineer in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Hardware Engineer in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Hardware Engineer in the South East

Hardware Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Thames Valley +17 24 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Berkshire +10 18 £35,000 -2.10% 6
Hampshire +1 10 £35,000 -17.65% 7
Kent +19 7 £30,000 -41.46% 2
West Sussex 0 6 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £39,750 +3.92% 7
Oxfordshire +5 2 £33,500 +3.08% 2
Hardware Engineer
England

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, Hardware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (45.83%) Electronics
2 21 (43.75%) Degree
3 16 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
4 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
4 10 (20.83%) Bluetooth
5 9 (18.75%) Wireless
5 9 (18.75%) Power Management
6 8 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (16.67%) CAD
6 8 (16.67%) Firmware
6 8 (16.67%) HND
7 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 7 (14.58%) MATLAB
7 7 (14.58%) Retail
7 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Windows
8 6 (12.50%) EMC
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) Military
9 5 (10.42%) DO-254
9 5 (10.42%) Time Management
10 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (8.33%) NAS
10 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Bluetooth
2 9 (18.75%) Wireless
3 4 (8.33%) Intranet
3 4 (8.33%) NAS
4 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.17%) 3G
5 2 (4.17%) 4G
5 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.17%) GPRS
5 2 (4.17%) GSM
5 2 (4.17%) LTE
5 2 (4.17%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) NFC
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 22 (45.83%) Electronics
2 10 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.58%) Retail
4 5 (10.42%) Military
5 3 (6.25%) Automotive
6 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.08%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.25%) VHDL
4 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.17%) EPoS
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 9 (18.75%) Power Management
3 8 (16.67%) CAD
3 8 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
4 7 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Time Management
6 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.33%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) IC Design
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) MATLAB
2 4 (8.33%) C
2 4 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) HND
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) HNC
5 1 (2.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) DO-254
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) EMC
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Dell
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) Sun