The median annual salary for a Computer Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Engineer
UK
Rank 841 949 948
Rank change year-on-year +108 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Computer Engineer 26 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.015% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 5
Median salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £22,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +166.66% -43.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Computer Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Computer Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Engineer in the UK

Computer Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Computer Engineer in the UK

Computer Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Engineer over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Engineer in the UK

Computer Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England +103 26 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East of England +38 15 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 11 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Cambridge +18 11 £75,000 +87.50% 2
South West +19 8 £77,500 +244.44%
Bristol +10 8 £77,500 +244.44%
Potters Bar - 4 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 1
Northampton - 2 £32,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
South East +76 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Oxfordshire +2 1 £57,500 +64.28%
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Computer 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 featuring Computer Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (83.02%) C++
2 43 (81.13%) PhD
3 41 (77.36%) Machine Learning
4 36 (67.92%) Computer Vision
5 31 (58.49%) Software Engineering
6 30 (56.60%) Algorithms
7 23 (43.40%) MATLAB
7 23 (43.40%) Python
8 20 (37.74%) OpenCV
9 18 (33.96%) Mathematics
10 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
10 17 (32.08%) Image Processing
11 14 (26.42%) Games
11 14 (26.42%) Deep Learning
12 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (24.53%) Augmented Reality
12 13 (24.53%) Java
13 12 (22.64%) STL
13 12 (22.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 12 (22.64%) Scala
13 12 (22.64%) Physics
13 12 (22.64%) Neural Network
13 12 (22.64%) GNU Octave
13 12 (22.64%) Signal Processing
13 12 (22.64%) R
14 11 (20.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 11 (20.75%) Theano
14 11 (20.75%) C
15 10 (18.87%) Artificial Intelligence
16 8 (15.09%) Linux

Computer Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (13.21%) DNN
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JSUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Mockito
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (26.42%) Games
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) OpenCV
2 12 (22.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (22.64%) STL
3 11 (20.75%) Theano
3 11 (20.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) CSS3
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.89%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.89%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.89%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (56.60%) Algorithms
2 17 (32.08%) Computer Science
3 13 (24.53%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (7.55%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) GPGPU
5 2 (3.77%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) Machine Learning
2 36 (67.92%) Computer Vision
3 31 (58.49%) Software Engineering
4 18 (33.96%) Mathematics
5 17 (32.08%) Image Processing
6 14 (26.42%) Deep Learning
7 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (22.64%) Neural Network
8 12 (22.64%) Physics
8 12 (22.64%) Signal Processing
9 10 (18.87%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (15.09%) Reinforcement Learning
11 4 (7.55%) Bayesian Methods
11 4 (7.55%) Game Theory
12 2 (3.77%) 3D Modelling
12 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 2 (3.77%) OO
12 2 (3.77%) Visual Effects
13 1 (1.89%) Functional Testing
13 1 (1.89%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) C++
2 23 (43.40%) MATLAB
2 23 (43.40%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) R
4 12 (22.64%) Scala
5 11 (20.75%) C
6 5 (9.43%) C#
7 4 (7.55%) Fortran
7 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) SQL
9 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (81.13%) PhD
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) VMware
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