Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Research Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 530 550 644
Rank change year-on-year +20 +94 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Engineer 25 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.11% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 10
South East median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +53.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £40,150 £51,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £55,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -9.09%

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 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Research Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Engineer in the South East

Research Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Research Engineer in the South East

Research Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Engineer in the South East

Research 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 Research Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +14 21 £62,500 +8.70%
Oxfordshire -10 19 £62,500 +8.70%
Hampshire +17 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Berkshire +42 2 £51,250 -26.79%
Research Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region featuring Research Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) C
1 19 (76.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) Algorithms
3 15 (60.00%) Machine Learning
4 12 (48.00%) Computer Vision
5 11 (44.00%) MATLAB
6 10 (40.00%) PhD
6 10 (40.00%) Video Processing
7 9 (36.00%) Python
8 8 (32.00%) Java
8 8 (32.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (28.00%) R
10 6 (24.00%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (24.00%) Big Data
10 6 (24.00%) Distributed Algorithms
10 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
11 5 (20.00%) Time Series Forecasting
12 4 (16.00%) Internet
12 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
13 3 (12.00%) Business Development
13 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (12.00%) Network Security
13 3 (12.00%) Network Management
13 3 (12.00%) OSPF
13 3 (12.00%) BGP
13 3 (12.00%) IPv4
13 3 (12.00%) IPv6

Research 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) 5G
2 3 (12.00%) BGP
2 3 (12.00%) IPsec
2 3 (12.00%) IPv4
2 3 (12.00%) IPv6
2 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 12 (48.00%) Computer Vision
3 10 (40.00%) Video Processing
4 8 (32.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Distributed Algorithms
5 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (20.00%) Time Series Forecasting
7 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.00%) Business Development
8 3 (12.00%) Network Management
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) Biology
9 2 (8.00%) Computational Biology
9 2 (8.00%) Computational Linguistics
9 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Game Theory
9 2 (8.00%) RDF
10 1 (4.00%) Deep Learning
10 1 (4.00%) ITIL
10 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C
1 19 (76.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) MATLAB
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) R
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) PhD
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.00%) VMware