The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 132 107 120
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 13 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 1.28% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 7
Average salary £37,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £47,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +13.93%
Design Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2346 2249 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.14% 92.90% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1751 1556
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 41 (78.85%) Telecoms
2 30 (57.69%) Validation
3 25 (48.08%) Cisco
3 25 (48.08%) Internet
4 24 (46.15%) OSPF
5 23 (44.23%) Broadband
5 23 (44.23%) Firewall
5 23 (44.23%) Smartphone
6 21 (40.38%) Juniper
6 21 (40.38%) Capacity Management
7 20 (38.46%) SNMP
8 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (34.62%) BGP
9 18 (34.62%) MPLS
9 18 (34.62%) Huawei
10 15 (28.85%) Degree
10 15 (28.85%) Load Balancing
11 14 (26.92%) LTE
12 13 (25.00%) 3G
12 13 (25.00%) VPN
13 12 (23.08%) F5
14 11 (21.15%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (21.15%) IPsec
15 10 (19.23%) VoIP
15 10 (19.23%) Demand Forecasting
15 10 (19.23%) Network Management
16 9 (17.31%) M3UA
16 9 (17.31%) SCTP
16 9 (17.31%) GGSN
16 9 (17.31%) SGSN

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) AutoCAD
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) Internet
2 24 (46.15%) OSPF
3 23 (44.23%) Firewall
3 23 (44.23%) Broadband
4 20 (38.46%) SNMP
5 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (34.62%) MPLS
6 18 (34.62%) BGP
7 14 (26.92%) LTE
8 13 (25.00%) 3G
8 13 (25.00%) VPN
9 11 (21.15%) IPsec
10 10 (19.23%) VoIP
11 9 (17.31%) SMTP
11 9 (17.31%) HTTP
11 9 (17.31%) LDAP
11 9 (17.31%) TCP/IP
11 9 (17.31%) SMPP
11 9 (17.31%) IMAP
11 9 (17.31%) GGSN
General
1 41 (78.85%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.31%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Smartphone
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Validation
2 21 (40.38%) Capacity Management
3 15 (28.85%) Load Balancing
4 11 (21.15%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (19.23%) Network Management
5 10 (19.23%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (15.38%) Network Design
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.85%) eTOM
9 1 (1.92%) CAD
9 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.62%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (3.85%) CCSP
5 2 (3.85%) CCDP
5 2 (3.85%) CISSP
5 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco
2 21 (40.38%) Juniper
3 18 (34.62%) Huawei
4 12 (23.08%) F5
5 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 5 (9.62%) Nokia
8 3 (5.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (5.77%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.85%) Radware
9 2 (3.85%) Redback
9 2 (3.85%) AlgoSec
9 2 (3.85%) Tufin
10 1 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (1.92%) Google