The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 212 225 224
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 40 18 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.25% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 37
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,750 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7382 6886 8679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.18% 95.02% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6070 5911 7362
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the East of England

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +4 18 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Hertfordshire -4 13 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Essex +13 4 - -
Norfolk - 2 £62,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £37,500 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 - 2
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (39.73%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) CAD
3 18 (24.66%) Electronics
3 18 (24.66%) Manufacturing
4 15 (20.55%) Network Design
5 13 (17.81%) SolidWorks
5 13 (17.81%) Cisco
6 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (16.44%) Linux
6 12 (16.44%) Wireless
6 12 (16.44%) Marketing
7 11 (15.07%) Internet
8 10 (13.70%) Juniper
8 10 (13.70%) C
8 10 (13.70%) Firewall
8 10 (13.70%) MPLS
8 10 (13.70%) OSPF
8 10 (13.70%) BGP
9 9 (12.33%) Finance
9 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.96%) CCIE
10 8 (10.96%) CCNP
10 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
10 8 (10.96%) JNCIE
11 7 (9.59%) EMC
12 6 (8.22%) DWDM
12 6 (8.22%) Project Management
12 6 (8.22%) ISO 9001
12 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
12 6 (8.22%) C++

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) AutoCAD
1 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) NASTRAN
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.74%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) Wireless
2 11 (15.07%) Internet
3 10 (13.70%) MPLS
3 10 (13.70%) OSPF
3 10 (13.70%) BGP
3 10 (13.70%) Firewall
4 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
5 6 (8.22%) DWDM
6 5 (6.85%) GSM
7 4 (5.48%) SDH
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
7 4 (5.48%) DNS
7 4 (5.48%) 3G
7 4 (5.48%) WAN
7 4 (5.48%) VPLS
7 4 (5.48%) Network Security
7 4 (5.48%) Junos
7 4 (5.48%) Multicast
8 3 (4.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) LabVIEW
1 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 18 (24.66%) Electronics
1 18 (24.66%) Manufacturing
2 12 (16.44%) Marketing
3 9 (12.33%) Finance
4 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Games
5 2 (2.74%) Military
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) HTML
1 2 (2.74%) J2EE
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
1 2 (2.74%) XML
1 2 (2.74%) J2SE
1 2 (2.74%) POSIX
1 2 (2.74%) LAMP
1 2 (2.74%) Qt
1 2 (2.74%) GTK+
1 2 (2.74%) HTML5
1 2 (2.74%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (2.74%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) Equities
3 3 (4.11%) VHDL
3 3 (4.11%) MPEG
3 3 (4.11%) Firmware
3 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.11%) SystemC
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
4 2 (2.74%) Physics
4 2 (2.74%) Ergonomics
4 2 (2.74%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.74%) Verilog
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.37%) ASIC
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) IPTV
5 1 (1.37%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.37%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) uClinux
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) CAD
2 15 (20.55%) Network Design
3 6 (8.22%) Project Management
3 6 (8.22%) Stress Analysis
3 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.85%) Product Management
5 4 (5.48%) System Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.48%) Network Management
5 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Validation
6 3 (4.11%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.74%) Data Security
7 2 (2.74%) Industrial Design
7 2 (2.74%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) C
2 6 (8.22%) C++
2 6 (8.22%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) Assembly Language
3 5 (6.85%) MATLAB
4 4 (5.48%) Perl
4 4 (5.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) VB
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Degree
2 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.96%) JNCIE
3 8 (10.96%) CCIE
3 8 (10.96%) CCNP
4 4 (5.48%) CCIP
4 4 (5.48%) CCDP
5 2 (2.74%) PhD
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Cisco
1 13 (17.81%) SolidWorks
2 10 (13.70%) Juniper
3 7 (9.59%) EMC
4 5 (6.85%) Mentor Graphics
5 4 (5.48%) Redback
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) Adobe
6 2 (2.74%) Sun
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Sybase
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Autodesk
6 2 (2.74%) F5
7 1 (1.37%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.37%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 1 (1.37%) Cadence
7 1 (1.37%) Huawei
7 1 (1.37%) Xilinx
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