The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 173 166 202
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 47 57 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 1.02% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.09% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 18
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,550 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
Design Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5413 5206 5323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.44% 93.00% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3779 4080 4437
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 32 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Slough - 3 £50,000 -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title.

1 70 (63.06%) Telecoms
2 54 (48.65%) Internet
2 54 (48.65%) Cisco
3 52 (46.85%) Firewall
4 48 (43.24%) OSPF
5 47 (42.34%) Broadband
5 47 (42.34%) Smartphone
6 45 (40.54%) SNMP
7 42 (37.84%) Validation
8 39 (35.14%) MPLS
8 39 (35.14%) BGP
9 36 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (31.53%) VoIP
11 34 (30.63%) Network Management
12 33 (29.73%) Juniper
13 30 (27.03%) Retail
14 29 (26.13%) Billing
14 29 (26.13%) LTE
15 28 (25.23%) Capacity Management
16 21 (18.92%) 3G
16 21 (18.92%) Network Design
17 20 (18.02%) Huawei
18 18 (16.22%) VPN
19 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
20 15 (13.51%) Degree
20 15 (13.51%) F5
21 14 (12.61%) IPsec
22 13 (11.71%) DNS
23 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
23 12 (10.81%) Nokia

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Windchill
1 4 (3.60%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (48.65%) Internet
2 52 (46.85%) Firewall
3 48 (43.24%) OSPF
4 47 (42.34%) Broadband
5 45 (40.54%) SNMP
6 39 (35.14%) BGP
6 39 (35.14%) MPLS
7 36 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (31.53%) VoIP
9 29 (26.13%) LTE
10 21 (18.92%) 3G
11 18 (16.22%) VPN
12 14 (12.61%) IPsec
13 13 (11.71%) DNS
14 11 (9.91%) Network Security
15 10 (9.01%) VoLTE
15 10 (9.01%) GGSN
15 10 (9.01%) SGSN
15 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
15 10 (9.01%) HTTP
General
1 70 (63.06%) Telecoms
2 30 (27.03%) Retail
3 29 (26.13%) Billing
4 12 (10.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Finance
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) SOAP
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
3 5 (4.50%) XML
4 4 (3.60%) Web Services
5 3 (2.70%) HTML5
5 3 (2.70%) HTML
6 2 (1.80%) CSS3
6 2 (1.80%) Ajax
6 2 (1.80%) jQuery
6 2 (1.80%) Ext JS
6 2 (1.80%) XSLT
6 2 (1.80%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.80%) CSS
7 1 (0.90%) POSIX
7 1 (0.90%) Qt
7 1 (0.90%) GTK+
7 1 (0.90%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.90%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 47 (42.34%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.60%) RIA
3 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.80%) SecurID
4 1 (0.90%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Solaris
3 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.90%) uClinux
4 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Validation
2 34 (30.63%) Network Management
3 28 (25.23%) Capacity Management
4 21 (18.92%) Network Design
5 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
6 10 (9.01%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (9.01%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (4.50%) CAD
8 4 (3.60%) OO
8 4 (3.60%) PLM
9 3 (2.70%) ITIL
10 2 (1.80%) Security Architecture
10 2 (1.80%) SIEM
10 2 (1.80%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.80%) eTOM
10 2 (1.80%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (1.80%) Time Management
10 2 (1.80%) SOA
10 2 (1.80%) Scrum
10 2 (1.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) C
1 4 (3.60%) C#
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) Java
2 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.90%) C++
3 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
2 12 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) CCIE
5 6 (5.41%) CCNP
6 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) CCDP
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) CCSP
7 2 (1.80%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.90%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.90%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 54 (48.65%) Cisco
2 33 (29.73%) Juniper
3 20 (18.02%) Huawei
4 15 (13.51%) F5
5 12 (10.81%) Nokia
6 9 (8.11%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (5.41%) EMC
9 4 (3.60%) Redback
10 3 (2.70%) Radware
10 3 (2.70%) Ericsson
10 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.80%) Sun
11 2 (1.80%) Oracle
11 2 (1.80%) NetApp
11 2 (1.80%) Citrix
11 2 (1.80%) VMware
11 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.80%) JBoss