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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 97 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.29% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +18.98%
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
995 1075 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.17% 97.82% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 831 924 689
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (41.67%) Assembly Language
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) VHDL
2 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) Atmel
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) WPF
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Image Processing

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) WPF
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) VHDL
1 5 (41.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Video Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Atmel
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
Kent
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