The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 375 331 333
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 66 124 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 72 46
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Berkshire -30 27 £50,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Oxfordshire +20 9 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey +17 6 £73,750 +47.50% 7
Hampshire -14 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Middlesex +10 3 £30,000 -45.45%
West Sussex +6 3 £37,500 -25.00% 3
East Sussex +12 2 - -
Kent 0 2 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (24.00%) Cisco
2 29 (23.20%) Degree
3 21 (16.80%) Telecoms
4 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (15.20%) Electronics
6 18 (14.40%) CAD
6 18 (14.40%) Aerospace
6 18 (14.40%) Network Design
7 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
7 16 (12.80%) HND
8 15 (12.00%) C
8 15 (12.00%) VHDL
9 14 (11.20%) HNC
10 13 (10.40%) VPN
10 13 (10.40%) MPLS
10 13 (10.40%) Manufacturing
11 12 (9.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 12 (9.60%) SOLIDWORKS
11 12 (9.60%) Wireless
11 12 (9.60%) DNS
11 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (9.60%) Linux
11 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
11 12 (9.60%) LAN
12 11 (8.80%) Firewall
12 11 (8.80%) AutoCAD
13 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (8.00%) Signal Processing
13 10 (8.00%) VMware
13 10 (8.00%) OSPF

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (6.40%) Lync
2 4 (3.20%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.20%) Node.js
3 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) SOLIDWORKS
1 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.80%) AutoCAD
3 10 (8.00%) MS Office
4 8 (6.40%) Solid Edge
5 6 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.20%) CATIA
7 3 (2.40%) Siemens NX
8 2 (1.60%) MS Project
8 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.60%) Simulink
9 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) SaaS
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.60%) IaaS
3 2 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.40%) VPN
2 13 (10.40%) MPLS
3 12 (9.60%) Wireless
3 12 (9.60%) DNS
3 12 (9.60%) LAN
4 11 (8.80%) Firewall
5 10 (8.00%) OSPF
5 10 (8.00%) L2TP
5 10 (8.00%) IPsec
5 10 (8.00%) BGP
5 10 (8.00%) SSL
6 7 (5.60%) 3G
6 7 (5.60%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.60%) OpenVPN
7 6 (4.80%) WAN
8 5 (4.00%) WLAN
8 5 (4.00%) UMTS
8 5 (4.00%) WiMAX
8 5 (4.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.20%) Couchbase
2 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.20%) CouchDB
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) EasyMock
1 4 (3.20%) DbUnit
1 4 (3.20%) Selenium
1 4 (3.20%) JUnit
2 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (16.80%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.20%) Electronics
3 18 (14.40%) Aerospace
4 13 (10.40%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.80%) Avionics
6 5 (4.00%) Automotive
6 5 (4.00%) Games
7 4 (3.20%) Finance
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.80%) Military
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) jQuery
1 8 (6.40%) Ajax
1 8 (6.40%) Web Services
2 4 (3.20%) Apache Thrift
2 4 (3.20%) Protocol Buffers
2 4 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (3.20%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.60%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.80%) WCF
4 1 (0.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) VHDL
2 12 (9.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (7.20%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.20%) User Experience
7 3 (2.40%) BBC
7 3 (2.40%) iDTV
7 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.60%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.60%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) Verilog
8 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.80%) CESG
9 1 (0.80%) Clustering
9 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.60%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Windows
3 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.40%) Android
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) UNIX
5 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) CAD
1 18 (14.40%) Network Design
2 10 (8.00%) Signal Processing
3 9 (7.20%) Digital Signal Processing
4 8 (6.40%) SOA
5 7 (5.60%) Validation
5 7 (5.60%) Project Management
6 5 (4.00%) OO
6 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.20%) Microservices
7 4 (3.20%) Video Processing
7 4 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.20%) Stress Analysis
7 4 (3.20%) Web Development
7 4 (3.20%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.20%) Scrum
7 4 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.20%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) C
2 8 (6.40%) C++
2 8 (6.40%) Java
2 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.60%) Assembly Language
4 3 (2.40%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.60%) C#
5 2 (1.60%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (23.20%) Degree
2 16 (12.80%) HND
3 14 (11.20%) HNC
4 12 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.00%) CCNP
6 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.00%) PhD
9 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.20%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.20%) CCNA
10 3 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.40%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) VCP5
11 2 (1.60%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.60%) MCSE
11 2 (1.60%) CCIE
11 2 (1.60%) CCDP
11 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.80%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.80%) Firmware
3 5 (4.00%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.60%) XenApp
5 2 (1.60%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.60%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.80%) XenServer
6 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (1.60%) WSUS
2 2 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 30 (24.00%) Cisco
2 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.00%) VMware
3 10 (8.00%) SAP
3 10 (8.00%) HP
4 9 (7.20%) EMC
5 7 (5.60%) Citrix
6 6 (4.80%) Juniper
7 5 (4.00%) Altera
8 4 (3.20%) Autodesk
9 3 (2.40%) Atmel
10 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.60%) Xilinx
10 2 (1.60%) Google
10 2 (1.60%) 3Com
11 1 (0.80%) McAfee
11 1 (0.80%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.80%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.80%) NetApp
11 1 (0.80%) AirMagnet
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