The median annual salary for a Hardware Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hardware Test Engineer
UK
Rank 846 945 955
Rank change year-on-year +99 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Hardware Test Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year +30.76% -  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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%  

Hardware Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hardware Test Engineer in the UK

Hardware Test Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Hardware Test Engineer in the UK

Hardware Test Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware Test Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +95 3 £42,500 +30.76% 2
East of England +33 1 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 1 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cambridge +10 1 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

Hardware Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Hardware Test 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 Hardware Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Hardware Test 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago