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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 103 103 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 34 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 1.50% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.60% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 1
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +20.51%
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
2305 2189 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.61% 94.11% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1741 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 22 August 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 63 (79.75%) Telecoms
2 49 (62.03%) Cisco
2 49 (62.03%) Internet
3 48 (60.76%) OSPF
4 47 (59.49%) Broadband
4 47 (59.49%) Firewall
4 47 (59.49%) Smartphone
5 44 (55.70%) SNMP
6 39 (49.37%) BGP
6 39 (49.37%) MPLS
7 36 (45.57%) Validation
8 35 (44.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (43.04%) Network Management
9 34 (43.04%) VoIP
10 29 (36.71%) Juniper
10 29 (36.71%) Retail
10 29 (36.71%) Billing
11 28 (35.44%) LTE
12 27 (34.18%) Capacity Management
13 20 (25.32%) Huawei
14 19 (24.05%) 3G
15 18 (22.78%) Network Design
16 16 (20.25%) VPN
17 15 (18.99%) F5
17 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
18 14 (17.72%) IPsec
19 13 (16.46%) DNS
20 12 (15.19%) Degree
21 11 (13.92%) Nokia
22 10 (12.66%) Risk Assessment

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (62.03%) Internet
2 48 (60.76%) OSPF
3 47 (59.49%) Broadband
3 47 (59.49%) Firewall
4 44 (55.70%) SNMP
5 39 (49.37%) BGP
5 39 (49.37%) MPLS
6 35 (44.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (43.04%) VoIP
8 28 (35.44%) LTE
9 19 (24.05%) 3G
10 16 (20.25%) VPN
11 14 (17.72%) IPsec
12 13 (16.46%) DNS
13 10 (12.66%) VoLTE
14 9 (11.39%) M3UA
14 9 (11.39%) GGSN
14 9 (11.39%) SGSN
14 9 (11.39%) SCTP
14 9 (11.39%) MGW
General
1 63 (79.75%) Telecoms
2 29 (36.71%) Retail
2 29 (36.71%) Billing
3 9 (11.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (59.49%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.53%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Validation
2 34 (43.04%) Network Management
3 27 (34.18%) Capacity Management
4 18 (22.78%) Network Design
5 15 (18.99%) Load Balancing
6 10 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (12.66%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL
8 2 (2.53%) eTOM
9 1 (1.27%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.27%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.33%) CCNP
4 4 (5.06%) CCIE
5 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCSP
5 2 (2.53%) CCDP
5 2 (2.53%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Cisco
2 29 (36.71%) Juniper
3 20 (25.32%) Huawei
4 15 (18.99%) F5
5 11 (13.92%) Nokia
6 9 (11.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 9 (11.39%) Fortinet
7 7 (8.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.80%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.53%) Tufin
9 2 (2.53%) AlgoSec
9 2 (2.53%) Radware
9 2 (2.53%) Redback
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft