The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 97 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 17 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.04% 0.99% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.02% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 9
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -7.22%
Design Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1558 1371 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.47% 96.62% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1161 1411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) Electronics
2 9 (33.33%) EMC
3 8 (29.63%) 3G
3 8 (29.63%) GSM
4 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
4 7 (25.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (25.93%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (25.93%) Wireless
5 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
5 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) OpenCL
5 6 (22.22%) Xilinx
5 6 (22.22%) Redback
5 6 (22.22%) Network Design
5 6 (22.22%) VPLS
5 6 (22.22%) JNCIE
5 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) CCIE
5 6 (22.22%) CCNP
5 6 (22.22%) CCIP
5 6 (22.22%) CCDP
5 6 (22.22%) MPLS
5 6 (22.22%) OSPF
5 6 (22.22%) BGP
5 6 (22.22%) CAD
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (22.22%) Juniper

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) 3G
1 8 (29.63%) GSM
2 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 6 (22.22%) VPLS
3 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
3 6 (22.22%) OSPF
3 6 (22.22%) BGP
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) 2G
4 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.70%) WCDMA
4 1 (3.70%) LTE
General
1 10 (37.04%) Electronics
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (25.93%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 6 (22.22%) VHDL
3 1 (3.70%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
1 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (22.22%) Network Design
1 6 (22.22%) CAD
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
1 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) JNCIE
1 6 (22.22%) CCIE
1 6 (22.22%) CCNP
1 6 (22.22%) CCIP
1 6 (22.22%) CCDP
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) EMC
2 6 (22.22%) Xilinx
2 6 (22.22%) Redback
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Juniper
3 5 (18.52%) SolidWorks