The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 626 733 754
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 240 238 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 191 147 186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £62,800
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Design Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 228 £45,000 - 35
South East +70 60 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London +73 52 £60,000 - 4
East of England +36 37 £50,000 +21.21% 4
West Midlands -8 30 £35,500 -16.47% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 24 £40,000 - 3
Berkshire +46 22 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cambridge +26 20 £40,000 - 3
South West -1 20 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hampshire +23 15 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire +18 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Hertfordshire +18 14 £50,000 +17.64%
West Sussex +26 11 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Yorkshire +24 10 £40,000 -27.27%
East Midlands +6 10 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Birmingham -5 10 £46,250 -9.31%
Leeds +27 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Coventry +9 9 £37,500 -16.66%
North West -20 9 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 9 £35,000 - 1
Crawley - 9 £47,500 -
Scotland +33 8 £55,500 +30.58% 3
Bristol +7 8 £47,500 -16.29% 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Newbury +25 6 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £55,500 -
Nottinghamshire +8 5 £37,500 +2.04% 1
Maidenhead +6 5 £45,000 -25.00%
Gloucester - 5 £36,000 - 1

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 116 (25.61%) Electronics
2 115 (25.39%) Degree
3 113 (24.94%) Cisco
4 90 (19.87%) Network Design
5 79 (17.44%) Firewall
6 67 (14.79%) CAD
7 66 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (14.35%) Telecoms
9 61 (13.47%) Manufacturing
10 60 (13.25%) C
11 59 (13.02%) EMC
12 52 (11.48%) C++
12 52 (11.48%) VMware
13 51 (11.26%) Schematic Capture
14 49 (10.82%) Windows
15 48 (10.60%) Validation
15 48 (10.60%) F5
16 47 (10.38%) Linux
16 47 (10.38%) CCNP
17 44 (9.71%) Ethernet
17 44 (9.71%) LAN
18 41 (9.05%) Wireless
19 38 (8.39%) Data Centre
20 37 (8.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 37 (8.17%) BGP
20 37 (8.17%) C#
20 37 (8.17%) Microsoft
20 37 (8.17%) OSPF
21 35 (7.73%) Cisco Nexus
22 34 (7.51%) Wi-Fi

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (3.75%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.10%) Apache
3 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
4 3 (0.66%) IIS
5 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (7.28%) SOLIDWORKS
2 28 (6.18%) MS Excel
3 27 (5.96%) MS Office
4 14 (3.09%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.65%) AutoCAD
6 11 (2.43%) OrCAD
7 6 (1.32%) PTC Creo
7 6 (1.32%) Simulink
8 5 (1.10%) Siemens NX
9 4 (0.88%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 3 (0.66%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.66%) Maya
10 3 (0.66%) Zemax
11 2 (0.44%) Abaqus
11 2 (0.44%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.44%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.65%) IaaS
2 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.32%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (17.44%) Firewall
2 44 (9.71%) Ethernet
2 44 (9.71%) LAN
3 41 (9.05%) Wireless
4 37 (8.17%) BGP
4 37 (8.17%) OSPF
5 35 (7.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (7.51%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (7.06%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (6.40%) 3G
9 28 (6.18%) Internet
10 24 (5.30%) Software-Defined Networking
11 21 (4.64%) VoIP
11 21 (4.64%) VPN
12 20 (4.42%) MPLS
12 20 (4.42%) WAN
13 19 (4.19%) SSL
14 18 (3.97%) WLAN
15 17 (3.75%) EIGRP
15 17 (3.75%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.99%) SQL Server
1 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.66%) Big Data
3 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (1.99%) MSTest
2 9 (1.99%) Selenium
3 7 (1.55%) JIRA
4 6 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.66%) Gradle
7 3 (0.66%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.66%) JMeter
7 3 (0.66%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 116 (25.61%) Electronics
2 65 (14.35%) Telecoms
3 61 (13.47%) Manufacturing
4 32 (7.06%) Finance
5 16 (3.53%) Automotive
5 16 (3.53%) Military
6 14 (3.09%) Back Office
7 12 (2.65%) Law
8 9 (1.99%) Banking
9 6 (1.32%) Games
10 5 (1.10%) Marketing
11 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.66%) Retail
13 2 (0.44%) German Language
13 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.22%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.31%) .NET
2 9 (1.99%) ASP.NET
2 9 (1.99%) Web Services
3 7 (1.55%) HTML
4 5 (1.10%) J2EE
4 5 (1.10%) J2SE
4 5 (1.10%) Spring
5 4 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (0.88%) OpenCL
5 4 (0.88%) Qt
6 3 (0.66%) Flash
6 3 (0.66%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.66%) HTML5
6 3 (0.66%) STL
6 3 (0.66%) XML
6 3 (0.66%) XSD
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (0.44%) JMS
7 2 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 23 (5.08%) VHDL
4 18 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.75%) Physics
6 14 (3.09%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 13 (2.87%) CPLD
7 13 (2.87%) Verilog
8 12 (2.65%) Contactless
8 12 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.77%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.32%) Robotics
11 5 (1.10%) Clustering
11 5 (1.10%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.88%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.82%) Windows
2 47 (10.38%) Linux
3 29 (6.40%) Unix
4 21 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.65%) Windows CE
6 5 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.10%) Solaris
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (19.87%) Network Design
2 67 (14.79%) CAD
3 51 (11.26%) Schematic Capture
4 48 (10.60%) Validation
5 28 (6.18%) Project Management
6 23 (5.08%) Configuration Management
7 22 (4.86%) Prototyping
8 19 (4.19%) Load Balancing
9 17 (3.75%) FPGA Design
10 16 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (3.31%) ITIL
11 15 (3.31%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.09%) High Availability
13 13 (2.87%) Signal Processing
14 12 (2.65%) Automated Testing
14 12 (2.65%) Network Management
14 12 (2.65%) System Testing
14 12 (2.65%) Time Management
15 11 (2.43%) OO
15 11 (2.43%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.25%) C
2 52 (11.48%) C++
3 37 (8.17%) C#
4 21 (4.64%) Embedded C
5 15 (3.31%) Java
6 13 (2.87%) MATLAB
7 12 (2.65%) Assembly Language
7 12 (2.65%) VC++
8 9 (1.99%) Python
8 9 (1.99%) SQL
9 7 (1.55%) Perl
10 6 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.10%) Tcl
12 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.66%) Groovy
13 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) VB
14 2 (0.44%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 115 (25.39%) Degree
2 66 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (10.38%) CCNP
4 26 (5.74%) HND
5 25 (5.52%) CCIE
6 20 (4.42%) Security Cleared
7 19 (4.19%) HNC
8 15 (3.31%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.10%) CCNA
10 5 (1.10%) CCVP
11 4 (0.88%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.66%) CISSP
12 3 (0.66%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.66%) PhD
12 3 (0.66%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.44%) CCDA
13 2 (0.44%) CCDP
13 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.65%) ISO 9001
1 12 (2.65%) SDET
2 5 (1.10%) GAMP
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) JTAG
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (6.84%) Firmware
2 30 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.88%) vSphere
6 3 (0.66%) vCloud
6 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.44%) Kamailio
7 2 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (4.64%) SCCM
2 20 (4.42%) SCOM
3 16 (3.53%) Puppet
4 12 (2.65%) vRealize
5 11 (2.43%) Ansible
5 11 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (1.32%) Nagios
8 5 (1.10%) RANCID
9 4 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.66%) PowerCLI
11 2 (0.44%) Cacti
11 2 (0.44%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.44%) WMI
11 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.44%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 113 (24.94%) Cisco
2 59 (13.02%) EMC
3 52 (11.48%) VMware
4 48 (10.60%) F5
5 37 (8.17%) Microsoft
6 32 (7.06%) Palo Alto
7 31 (6.84%) CheckPoint
8 27 (5.96%) Juniper
9 13 (2.87%) Blue Coat
9 13 (2.87%) HP
10 10 (2.21%) Siemens
10 10 (2.21%) Xilinx
11 9 (1.99%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.32%) CA
12 6 (1.32%) IBM
12 6 (1.32%) NetApp
12 6 (1.32%) SAP
12 6 (1.32%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.10%) Oracle
13 5 (1.10%) Sun
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on call, bonus, overtime and be
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Diamond Light Source
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £85k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TRG
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Powys
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Chard, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + private medical, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K-37K + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Torquay
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apple
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £64469 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago