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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 753 716 686
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 168 249 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 117 168 201
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -23 157 £47,500 +18.75% 29
South East +23 47 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England +38 30 £47,500 -5.00% 4
London +38 23 £70,000 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -13 21 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South West +5 19 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Hertfordshire +35 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +23 15 - -
Dorset - 15 £47,500 -
Brighton - 15 - -
Berkshire -8 14 £50,000 -
Poole - 11 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +28 10 £43,500 +16.00% 1
West Yorkshire +15 10 £43,500 -0.57%
Hampshire +13 10 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 10 £50,000 -2.43% 2
North West +18 9 £46,000 +31.42% 8
Scotland +10 8 £55,000 +35.80%
Cambridge +1 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Basingstoke -4 7 £45,000 -
Leeds +24 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Hounslow - 6 £67,500 -
Newbury +11 5 £50,000 -
Manchester +3 5 £46,000 +37.31% 4
Birmingham -15 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Kings Langley - 5 £45,000 -
Watford - 5 £44,500 -
Buckinghamshire +25 4 £35,000 -22.22%
East Midlands -27 4 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 115 (35.49%) Electronics
2 108 (33.33%) Degree
3 66 (20.37%) Network Design
4 62 (19.14%) C
5 59 (18.21%) Cisco
6 57 (17.59%) Ethernet
7 55 (16.98%) Telecoms
8 53 (16.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 49 (15.12%) Wireless
9 49 (15.12%) TCP/IP
10 48 (14.81%) C++
11 47 (14.51%) VPN
12 45 (13.89%) Firewall
13 44 (13.58%) EMC
14 41 (12.65%) LAN
14 41 (12.65%) Manufacturing
15 39 (12.04%) Juniper
15 39 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
16 38 (11.73%) Windows
17 37 (11.42%) MPLS
17 37 (11.42%) OSPF
17 37 (11.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 36 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
19 35 (10.80%) BGP
19 35 (10.80%) Software Engineering
20 34 (10.49%) 3G
21 32 (9.88%) Validation
22 31 (9.57%) VHDL
22 31 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
23 29 (8.95%) CAD

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 10 (3.09%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.48%) SOLIDWORKS
3 14 (4.32%) MS Office
4 12 (3.70%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.85%) PTC Creo
6 5 (1.54%) OrCAD
6 5 (1.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (1.23%) CATIA
8 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.31%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.31%) DOC1
9 1 (0.31%) MS Project
9 1 (0.31%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.31%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Exstream
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.85%) IaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.59%) Ethernet
2 49 (15.12%) TCP/IP
2 49 (15.12%) Wireless
3 47 (14.51%) VPN
4 45 (13.89%) Firewall
5 41 (12.65%) LAN
6 37 (11.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 37 (11.42%) MPLS
6 37 (11.42%) OSPF
7 35 (10.80%) BGP
8 34 (10.49%) 3G
9 31 (9.57%) Cisco ASA
10 28 (8.64%) 4G
11 26 (8.02%) WAN
12 22 (6.79%) HSRP
12 22 (6.79%) VRRP
12 22 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (5.86%) ATM
13 19 (5.86%) SDH
13 19 (5.86%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.62%) GIS
1 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.70%) LabVIEW
2 5 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.62%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.62%) Subversion
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (35.49%) Electronics
2 55 (16.98%) Telecoms
3 41 (12.65%) Manufacturing
4 23 (7.10%) Finance
5 12 (3.70%) Automotive
6 11 (3.40%) Banking
7 9 (2.78%) Advertising
8 8 (2.47%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.47%) Marketing
9 6 (1.85%) Military
10 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.54%) Middleware
1 5 (1.54%) OpenGL
2 4 (1.23%) .NET
2 4 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.62%) DirectX
3 2 (0.62%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.62%) OpenCV
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.62%) Qt
4 1 (0.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.31%) MFC
4 1 (0.31%) Spring
4 1 (0.31%) XML
4 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 31 (9.57%) VHDL
3 28 (8.64%) Embedded Systems
4 27 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.41%) Data Centre
6 23 (7.10%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.94%) Verilog
8 14 (4.32%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.16%) CPLD
10 5 (1.54%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.23%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.23%) Physics
11 4 (1.23%) PKI
11 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.93%) ASIC
12 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.93%) Robotics
12 3 (0.93%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.73%) Windows
2 25 (7.72%) Linux
3 15 (4.63%) Unix
4 11 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.78%) Android
6 6 (1.85%) Windows CE
7 3 (0.93%) SUSE
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) AIX
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Solaris
8 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.37%) Network Design
2 36 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
3 35 (10.80%) Software Engineering
4 32 (9.88%) Validation
5 29 (8.95%) CAD
6 21 (6.48%) PLM
7 20 (6.17%) PDM
8 18 (5.56%) Network Architecture
9 14 (4.32%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (3.40%) Six Sigma
13 9 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (2.78%) Network Management
13 9 (2.78%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (2.47%) Signal Processing
15 7 (2.16%) Embedded Software Development
15 7 (2.16%) Finite Element Analysis
15 7 (2.16%) Mentoring
15 7 (2.16%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.14%) C
2 48 (14.81%) C++
3 14 (4.32%) Assembly Language
3 14 (4.32%) C#
3 14 (4.32%) Embedded C
4 9 (2.78%) Java
5 7 (2.16%) Python
6 6 (1.85%) Perl
6 6 (1.85%) VC++
7 5 (1.54%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.54%) SQL
8 4 (1.23%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.23%) Tcl
9 3 (0.93%) VB
10 2 (0.62%) PHP
10 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.31%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 108 (33.33%) Degree
2 39 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.10%) HND
5 21 (6.48%) CCIE
6 19 (5.86%) CCNP
7 18 (5.56%) HNC
8 12 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.47%) CCDP
10 6 (1.85%) CCDA
10 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.23%) CCSA
12 3 (0.93%) CCNA
12 3 (0.93%) CCSP
12 3 (0.93%) CCVP
12 3 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.16%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.54%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) ISO13485
3 3 (0.93%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) DO-254
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (8.64%) Firmware
2 11 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.93%) vCloud
6 2 (0.62%) NFS
6 2 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.78%) Puppet
2 6 (1.85%) SCOM
3 5 (1.54%) Ansible
3 5 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.54%) SCCM
4 4 (1.23%) Nagios
4 4 (1.23%) RANCID
5 3 (0.93%) vRealize
6 2 (0.62%) Cacti
6 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.62%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.31%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (18.21%) Cisco
2 44 (13.58%) EMC
3 39 (12.04%) Juniper
4 28 (8.64%) Microsoft
5 26 (8.02%) VMware
6 20 (6.17%) Ericsson
7 18 (5.56%) Redback
8 17 (5.25%) Palo Alto
9 16 (4.94%) F5
10 11 (3.40%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.47%) Atmel
11 8 (2.47%) HP
11 8 (2.47%) Xilinx
12 7 (2.16%) Altera
12 7 (2.16%) Dell
13 6 (1.85%) IBM
14 4 (1.23%) Cadence
14 4 (1.23%) Empirix
14 4 (1.23%) NetApp
14 4 (1.23%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum + market leading benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-38K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + flexi time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k, pro rata
Posted: 9 days ago
Congleton
Computer Futures
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Alfen Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheadle
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
West Midlands
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Lancashire
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago