The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 146 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.73% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.76% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 7
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Design Engineer
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2297 2372 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.39% 95.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1982 1587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2015.

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 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
Borehamwood - 6 £40,000 -
Watford +1 2 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 £36,000 -
Royston - 1 - -
Design Engineer
East of England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) Electronics
3 8 (40.00%) Verilog
4 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
5 6 (30.00%) C++
5 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (30.00%) R
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) VHDL
7 4 (20.00%) Network Design
7 4 (20.00%) VRRP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) C
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) IPv4
7 4 (20.00%) IPv6
7 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) CCIP
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) HTTP

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (20.00%) VRRP
3 4 (20.00%) IPv4
3 4 (20.00%) IPv6
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) OSPF
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) RTCP
4 3 (15.00%) RTP
4 3 (15.00%) Q.931
4 3 (15.00%) IGMP
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) SNMP
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
General
1 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Verilog
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (20.00%) VHDL
4 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (10.00%) ASIC
6 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (10.00%) IC Design
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) CAD
4 1 (5.00%) CAE
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C++
1 6 (30.00%) R
2 4 (20.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCIP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (10.00%) Altera
3 1 (5.00%) Atmel
3 1 (5.00%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Autodesk