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|Controls Engineer salaries - 18 salaries reported||£50,704/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 16 salaries reported||£48,996/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||£54,398/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||£47,125/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 10 salaries reported||£51,210/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 6 salaries reported||£54,752/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 6 salaries reported||£35,820/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 5 salaries reported||£39,097/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 4 salaries reported||£50,419/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 4 salaries reported||£49,995/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 4 salaries reported||£35,732/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£49,523/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£49,520/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£53,934/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£42,104/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£32,581/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£34,312/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£53,686/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£53,885/yr|
|Controls Engineer salaries - 3 salaries reported||£52,970/yr|
The average salary for a Controls Engineer is £49,090 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 321 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Controls Engineer employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Controls Engineer in United Kingdom is £59,559 per year.
The lowest salary for a Controls Engineer in United Kingdom is £40,581 per year.
Are you looking to boost your profile as a controls engineer? The first obvious strategy would be to pursue a master's or PhD in electrical engineering or computer engineering. If that is not a viable option there are plenty of other ways to improve your skills. Position yourself as an expert in the most common coding languages in your company or speciality area; examples include Codesys, MATLAB, Simulink, C/C++, and Python. You can also learn more about plant automation programs such as DeltaV.
Look for high-demand industries such as manufacturing, energy, and aerospace, with a demand for controls engineers, as these are more likely to offer higher salaries. Research the industries that are currently in demand and focus on building skills that are specific to those industries.
If you're a current or aspiring controls engineer, negotiating is all about demonstrating your worth to the company. If you have professional engineering experience — either in controls or a related field, such as electrical or mechanical engineering — explain how your skills and expertise enable you to exceed performance standards in the new position. Do the same for your plant automation, computer programming, and control systems software skills.
How much does a controls engineer make when they achieve successful salary negotiation? It varies based on how your experience and current salary compare to the local standard for controls engineer jobs, but you can often ask for 15% to 20% increase.
About 69.13% of Controls Engineer professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £2,089 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Controls Engineer in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Controls Engineer professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £34,265 and £71,092 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £49,090 following the average career path of a Controls Engineer.