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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 117 114 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 24 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 1.00% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.08% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 4
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £47,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +15.18%
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
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 £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (82.67%) Telecoms
2 46 (61.33%) Cisco
2 46 (61.33%) Internet
3 45 (60.00%) OSPF
4 44 (58.67%) Broadband
4 44 (58.67%) Firewall
4 44 (58.67%) Smartphone
5 41 (54.67%) SNMP
6 36 (48.00%) BGP
6 36 (48.00%) MPLS
7 33 (44.00%) Validation
8 32 (42.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (41.33%) Network Management
9 31 (41.33%) VoIP
10 29 (38.67%) Juniper
11 26 (34.67%) Retail
11 26 (34.67%) Billing
12 25 (33.33%) LTE
13 24 (32.00%) Capacity Management
14 20 (26.67%) Huawei
15 16 (21.33%) 3G
15 16 (21.33%) VPN
16 15 (20.00%) Network Design
16 15 (20.00%) F5
16 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 14 (18.67%) IPsec
18 13 (17.33%) Degree
19 11 (14.67%) Risk Assessment
20 10 (13.33%) DNS
20 10 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (4.00%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (61.33%) Internet
2 45 (60.00%) OSPF
3 44 (58.67%) Broadband
3 44 (58.67%) Firewall
4 41 (54.67%) SNMP
5 36 (48.00%) BGP
5 36 (48.00%) MPLS
6 32 (42.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (41.33%) VoIP
8 25 (33.33%) LTE
9 16 (21.33%) VPN
9 16 (21.33%) 3G
10 14 (18.67%) IPsec
11 10 (13.33%) DNS
12 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.00%) SMTP
12 9 (12.00%) HTTP
12 9 (12.00%) LDAP
12 9 (12.00%) SMPP
12 9 (12.00%) IMAP
General
1 62 (82.67%) Telecoms
2 26 (34.67%) Retail
2 26 (34.67%) Billing
3 9 (12.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (58.67%) Smartphone
2 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Validation
2 31 (41.33%) Network Management
3 24 (32.00%) Capacity Management
4 15 (20.00%) Network Design
4 15 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (14.67%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (13.33%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (2.67%) eTOM
9 1 (1.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (1.33%) Time Management
9 1 (1.33%) CAD
9 1 (1.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.67%) CCNP
4 4 (5.33%) CCIE
5 2 (2.67%) CCSP
5 2 (2.67%) CCDP
5 2 (2.67%) CISSP
5 2 (2.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Cisco
2 29 (38.67%) Juniper
3 20 (26.67%) Huawei
4 15 (20.00%) F5
5 9 (12.00%) Fortinet
6 8 (10.67%) Nokia
7 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (8.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (4.00%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.67%) Radware
10 2 (2.67%) Redback
10 2 (2.67%) Tufin
10 2 (2.67%) AlgoSec
11 1 (1.33%) SAP