The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 289 325 315
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 14 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.026% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.028% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £55,000 £61,250 £64,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,250 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.25%
Design Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (66.67%) Network Design
2 13 (61.90%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) SSL
6 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
7 8 (38.10%) BGP
8 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (33.33%) MPLS
9 6 (28.57%) Change Management
9 6 (28.57%) Multimedia
9 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
10 5 (23.81%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) Juniper
11 4 (19.05%) F5
12 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (14.29%) Linux
12 3 (14.29%) CCNP
12 3 (14.29%) LAN
12 3 (14.29%) OSPF
12 3 (14.29%) Wireless
13 2 (9.52%) IPsec

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) SSL
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (38.10%) BGP
5 7 (33.33%) MPLS
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) OSPF
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) IPsec
8 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (9.52%) WLAN
9 1 (4.76%) WAN
9 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.76%) HTTP
9 1 (4.76%) SAN
9 1 (4.76%) Internet
9 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Multimedia
3 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) VHDL
3 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.76%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) Arduino
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Android
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Code Coverage
5 1 (4.76%) CAD
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 4 (19.05%) F5
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec