The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 100 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 10 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.87% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £58,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -39.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,000 £36,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £35,000 £79,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Design Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1115 1138 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.62% 94.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1010 642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Maidstone - 8 £45,000 -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) HNC
2 8 (61.54%) HND
2 8 (61.54%) AutoCAD
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) VHDL
5 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (15.38%) Streaming Media
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
5 2 (15.38%) Video Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Atmel
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) CSS3
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) VHDL
1 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (15.38%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) OO
1 3 (23.08%) OOD
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Video Processing
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) HNC
2 8 (61.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Atmel