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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 91 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 16 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.17% 0.89% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.94% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Average salary £60,000 £80,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1307 1707 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.33% 94.47% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1370 1355
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 August 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) AutoCAD
2 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 8 (33.33%) Electronics
4 7 (29.17%) VHDL
4 7 (29.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (25.00%) Xilinx
6 5 (20.83%) HNC
6 5 (20.83%) HND
7 4 (16.67%) Autodesk
7 4 (16.67%) CAD
7 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 4 (16.67%) Siemens
7 4 (16.67%) Allen-Bradley
8 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
8 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 3 (12.50%) OpenCL
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Altera
8 3 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) SaaS
8 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) Verilog
8 3 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.50%) Numerical Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) OO

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) AutoCAD
2 3 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (4.17%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Radio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 8 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) OpenCL
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) VHDL
1 7 (29.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Verilog
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) CAD
2 3 (12.50%) Web Development
2 3 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Numerical Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
2 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (12.50%) OO
2 3 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) PDM
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
1 2 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) HNC
2 5 (20.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Xilinx
2 4 (16.67%) Allen-Bradley
2 4 (16.67%) EMC
2 4 (16.67%) Siemens
2 4 (16.67%) Autodesk
3 3 (12.50%) Altera
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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