The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 125 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 19 8 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.38% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.40% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 35
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2001 2585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.25% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1590 2069
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Design Engineer
East of England

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
Stevenage +5 3 £50,000 +10.49%
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £60,000 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
St Albans - 2 £42,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £25,000 -
Design Engineer
East of England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
3 9 (27.27%) CAD
4 8 (24.24%) Electronics
4 8 (24.24%) C
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Internet
6 6 (18.18%) C++
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.12%) Firmware
8 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 4 (12.12%) Network Design
9 3 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
9 3 (9.09%) SolidWorks
9 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (9.09%) SystemC
9 3 (9.09%) LabVIEW
9 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
9 3 (9.09%) EMC
9 3 (9.09%) AutoCAD
9 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.09%) MPEG
9 3 (9.09%) VoIP
9 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
9 3 (9.09%) VB
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.06%) Photoshop

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.06%) Google App Engine
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) WLAN
4 2 (6.06%) PBX
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) SNMP
4 2 (6.06%) Q.931
4 2 (6.06%) RTCP
4 2 (6.06%) RTP
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) WiMAX
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.06%) IGMP
5 1 (3.03%) LTE
5 1 (3.03%) TDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Electronics
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Military
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 2 (6.06%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) POSIX
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) WebRTC
1 2 (6.06%) Qt
1 2 (6.06%) GTK+
1 2 (6.06%) HTML5
1 2 (6.06%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 3 (9.09%) SystemC
2 3 (9.09%) MPEG
3 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) Ergonomics
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) uClinux
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) CAD
2 4 (12.12%) Network Design
3 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.06%) Data Security
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) 3D Modelling
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Industrial Design
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Data Management
4 1 (3.03%) PDM
4 1 (3.03%) Validation
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
4 1 (3.03%) Product Management
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C
2 6 (18.18%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) Assembly Language
3 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 3 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNP
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Salt
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (9.09%) SolidWorks
2 3 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Autodesk
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
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