Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Digital Hardware Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Digital Hardware Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1255 1313
Rank change year-on-year +86 +58 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Hardware Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.003% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +11.11%
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% - +11.11%

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 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Digital Hardware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Hardware Engineer in the UK

Digital Hardware Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Hardware Engineer in the UK

Digital Hardware Engineer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Hardware Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
UK excluding London +57 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
England +80 2 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West - 2 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £52,500 -

Digital Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Digital 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 featuring Digital Hardware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) CPLD
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) C++

Digital Hardware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) CPLD
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Penryn, Cornwall
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley
Thales
Posted: 20 days ago