Hardware Engineer Jobs in the South East

Hardware Engineer
England > South East

The median Hardware Engineer salary in the South East is £40,250 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

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

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 274 284 466
Rank change year-on-year +10 +182 -108
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Engineer 128 115 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.80% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.89% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 72 16 11
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,500 -
25th Percentile £34,875 £38,625 £19,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,250 £52,500 £26,500
Median % change year-on-year -23.33% +98.11% -24.29%
75th Percentile £61,250 £68,438 £48,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £82,500 -
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +37.93% -17.14%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,863 12,953 19,286
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 90.32% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11,342 8,193 12,383
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.83% +1.33% +9.09%

Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Hardware Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hardware Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

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 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +105 107 £40,000 -23.81% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 45 £44,250 -31.92%
Berkshire +46 34 £34,500 -27.37% 1
Oxfordshire +36 28 £40,000 -23.81% 4
Hampshire -81 14 £43,000 +48.28% 13
Surrey -15 4 £41,500 -24.55% 3
Kent -9 2 £46,250 - 5
Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Hardware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2024, Hardware Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 62 (48.44%) Degree
2 43 (33.59%) Electronics
3 32 (25.00%) Python
3 32 (25.00%) EMC
4 31 (24.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 26 (20.31%) Social Skills
6 25 (19.53%) Schematic Capture
6 25 (19.53%) Manufacturing
7 20 (15.63%) Firmware
8 19 (14.84%) Wireless
8 19 (14.84%) FPGA
8 19 (14.84%) Project Planning
8 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
9 18 (14.06%) SLA
10 17 (13.28%) A+ Certification
10 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
10 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
10 17 (13.28%) Customer Requirements
10 17 (13.28%) Customer Service
11 16 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware
11 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 16 (12.50%) Coaching
12 15 (11.72%) Bluetooth
12 15 (11.72%) GSM
12 15 (11.72%) ISDN
12 15 (11.72%) PSTN
12 15 (11.72%) UMTS
12 15 (11.72%) LabVIEW
12 15 (11.72%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (11.72%) Telecoms

Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (6.25%) OrCAD
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.56%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.84%) Wireless
2 15 (11.72%) 5G
2 15 (11.72%) Bluetooth
2 15 (11.72%) GSM
2 15 (11.72%) ISDN
2 15 (11.72%) LTE
2 15 (11.72%) PSTN
2 15 (11.72%) UMTS
2 15 (11.72%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (9.38%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.34%) Modbus
4 3 (2.34%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.56%) Wideband
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 43 (33.59%) Electronics
2 31 (24.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 26 (20.31%) Social Skills
4 25 (19.53%) Manufacturing
5 15 (11.72%) Telecoms
6 13 (10.16%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (5.47%) Automotive
9 5 (3.91%) Aerospace
9 5 (3.91%) Japanese Language
10 3 (2.34%) Legal
11 2 (1.56%) Games
12 1 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) FPGA
2 15 (11.72%) Acoustics
2 15 (11.72%) Satnav
3 12 (9.38%) PCIe
4 9 (7.03%) IoT
4 9 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (6.25%) Analogue Electronics
6 6 (4.69%) VHDL
7 4 (3.13%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.34%) CAN bus
8 3 (2.34%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.56%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) Schematic Capture
2 19 (14.84%) Project Planning
3 17 (13.28%) Customer Requirements
3 17 (13.28%) Customer Service
4 16 (12.50%) Coaching
4 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 15 (11.72%) Agile
5 15 (11.72%) Asset Management
5 15 (11.72%) Break/Fix
5 15 (11.72%) Critical Thinking
5 15 (11.72%) Data Management
5 15 (11.72%) IT Asset Management
5 15 (11.72%) Test Scripting
6 14 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.94%) Validation
7 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.69%) Physics
9 5 (3.91%) Verification and Validation
10 4 (3.13%) Design for Manufacturing
10 4 (3.13%) Knowledge Transfer
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.00%) Python
2 6 (4.69%) C
3 4 (3.13%) Bash
4 2 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (0.78%) Java
5 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (48.44%) Degree
2 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
3 17 (13.28%) A+ Certification
4 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
5 13 (10.16%) MCP
5 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.13%) PhD
7 2 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.78%) HNC
8 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.06%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Firmware
2 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
3 16 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) Functional Safety
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) EMC
2 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) 3PAR
4 1 (0.78%) Dell
4 1 (0.78%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (0.78%) Sun