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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 96 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.50% - 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £44,500
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 - £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
955 1087 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.08% 94.85% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 867 904 652
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 £24,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £56,000
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 27 February 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
Maidstone - 2 £45,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £50,000 -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) AutoCAD
2 8 (61.54%) HNC
2 8 (61.54%) HND
3 5 (38.46%) Electronics
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Atmel
4 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (7.69%) VHDL
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
6 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
6 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) AutoCAD
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) VHDL
1 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (7.69%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) OOD
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Video Processing
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) HNC
2 8 (61.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Atmel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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