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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 241 244 228
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 26 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 32
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £60,000 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
6975 7550 8053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.57% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5653 6252 6942
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 12 £45,000 - 7
Suffolk - 6 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -7 5 £41,500 -2.35%
Essex - 2 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £10,000 - 2
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 23 (47.92%) Electronics
2 14 (29.17%) CAD
2 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
3 12 (25.00%) Degree
4 11 (22.92%) EMC
5 10 (20.83%) C
5 10 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (18.75%) Xilinx
6 9 (18.75%) Wireless
6 9 (18.75%) VHDL
6 9 (18.75%) Linux
7 8 (16.67%) Windows
7 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.58%) GSM
8 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
8 7 (14.58%) 3G
8 7 (14.58%) Signal Processing
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (14.58%) OpenCL
8 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
9 6 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 6 (12.50%) SolidWorks
9 6 (12.50%) Legal
10 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) VoIP
11 4 (8.33%) HND
11 4 (8.33%) Internet
11 4 (8.33%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (2.08%) Apache
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (2.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Wireless
2 7 (14.58%) GSM
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) 3G
3 5 (10.42%) VoIP
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) Q.931
5 3 (6.25%) RTCP
5 3 (6.25%) RTP
5 3 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (6.25%) IGMP
5 3 (6.25%) SNMP
6 2 (4.17%) HSRP
6 2 (4.17%) Multicast
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall
6 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (47.92%) Electronics
2 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.50%) Legal
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.33%) Finance
5 3 (6.25%) Games
6 2 (4.17%) Automotive
7 1 (2.08%) Military
7 1 (2.08%) Banking
7 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) OpenCL
2 3 (6.25%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (18.75%) VHDL
3 7 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (14.58%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Verilog
4 1 (2.08%) MPEG
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.08%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) CAD
2 7 (14.58%) Signal Processing
2 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.33%) Validation
5 3 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (6.25%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) Network Management
7 1 (2.08%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) SOA
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) C
2 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 3 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) HND
3 3 (6.25%) HNC
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.08%) PhD
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) EMC
2 9 (18.75%) Xilinx
3 6 (12.50%) SolidWorks
4 2 (4.17%) Altera
4 2 (4.17%) F5
4 2 (4.17%) Juniper
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) Mentor Graphics
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