Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Hardware-in-the-Loop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Hardware-in-the-Loop over the 6 months to 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 754 796 1007
Rank change year-on-year +42 +211 -207
Permanent jobs citing Hardware-in-the-Loop 64 226 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 20
10th Percentile £43,875 - £35,575
25th Percentile £48,750 £63,750 £44,675
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.52% +12.50% +50.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile - - £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +40.63% +20.00%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Hardware-in-the-Loop is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,123 106,355 132,929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.54% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51,353 64,510 81,734
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,500 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +8.42%

Hardware-in-the-Loop
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Hardware-in-the-Loop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Hardware-in-the-Loop in the UK

Hardware-in-the-Loop
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Hardware-in-the-Loop.

Salary trend for Hardware-in-the-Loop in the UK

Hardware-in-the-Loop
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Hardware-in-the-Loop over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Hardware-in-the-Loop in the UK

Hardware-in-the-Loop
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Hardware-in-the-Loop within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 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
UK excluding London -53 63 £55,000 -18.52% 37
Scotland - 36 - -
England +7 28 £55,000 -18.52% 40
Midlands -79 13 £65,000 -3.70% 16
West Midlands -63 12 £65,000 -3.70% 15
Work from Home +139 9 £65,000 - 6
South East +25 8 £55,000 - 9
East of England - 6 - - 13
London +202 1 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands +7 1 - - 1

Hardware-in-the-Loop
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 52 (81.25%) Simulink
2 44 (68.75%) Stateflow
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.13%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) J1939
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Git
General
1 18 (28.13%) Automotive
2 6 (9.38%) Electronics
3 5 (7.81%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.69%) Finance
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Systems Engineer
2 30 (46.88%) Control Systems Engineer
2 30 (46.88%) Lead
3 18 (28.13%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 14 (21.88%) Senior
5 12 (18.75%) Principal Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Team Leader
6 10 (15.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Control Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Lead Test Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Systems Test Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Test and Validation Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 45 (70.31%) Algorithms
2 36 (56.25%) Renewable Energy
3 7 (10.94%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.13%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) FPGA
4 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Validation
2 42 (65.63%) Verification and Validation
3 36 (56.25%) Change Management
3 36 (56.25%) Commercialisation
3 36 (56.25%) Decarbonisation
3 36 (56.25%) Prototyping
3 36 (56.25%) Rapid Prototyping
4 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.25%) FMEA
6 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.25%) Physics
7 3 (4.69%) Component Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Image Processing
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (85.94%) MATLAB
2 11 (17.19%) C
3 7 (10.94%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Bash
4 2 (3.13%) Haskell
4 2 (3.13%) Rust
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) ISO 26262
2 8 (12.50%) Automotive SPICE
3 3 (4.69%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Functional Safety
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) EMC
2 1 (1.56%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.56%) SAP