The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 106 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 16 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.75% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.78% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1732 1913 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.70% 96.03% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1506 1675 1697
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Design Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 15 (50.00%) Electronics
2 8 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (26.67%) VHDL
3 5 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) PhD
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Video Processing
3 5 (16.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) ASIC
4 4 (13.33%) IC Design
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Verilog
5 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (10.00%) CAD
5 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (10.00%) C
5 3 (10.00%) ANSYS
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Product Management
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) J2EE

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) GSM
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
1 2 (6.67%) TETRA
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (50.00%) Electronics
2 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) VHDL
1 8 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (13.33%) ASIC
3 3 (10.00%) Verilog
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Video Processing
2 4 (13.33%) Validation
2 4 (13.33%) IC Design
3 3 (10.00%) CAD
4 2 (6.67%) UML
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
1 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) PhD
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 3 (10.00%) ANSYS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Cadence
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago