The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 662 654 604
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 243 227 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 167 169 223
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +15.18%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 19 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
England -28 209 £45,000 - 106
South East -8 94 £49,500 +4.21% 22
Berkshire -8 40 £60,000 +20.00% 3
East of England -16 35 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Scotland +16 31 £52,500 +72.13% 6
London -44 28 £60,000 +30.43% 6
Aberdeen +33 27 £56,250 +84.42% 2
Reading -3 24 £60,000 +14.28%
Hampshire +1 20 £43,750 -7.89% 5
South West -15 18 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Cambridge +1 17 £50,000 -16.66% 4
East Midlands +5 13 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands -10 12 £40,000 +33.33% 14
Yorkshire -47 11 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £52,500 +45.83% 3
South Yorkshire -3 10 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Hertfordshire -18 10 £46,250 -11.05% 1
Sheffield -14 8 £50,000 +53.84%
Surrey -8 7 £62,500 +61.29% 4
North West -27 7 £39,500 +12.85% 9
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £36,500 -8.75%
Nottingham +1 6 £36,500 -8.75%
Oxford - 6 £50,000 -
Derby - 6 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 6 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire +1 5 £26,500 -41.11% 5
Manchester -1 5 £39,500 -24.40% 5
Cheltenham -4 5 £26,500 -41.11% 2

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 209 (36.47%) Degree
2 128 (22.34%) Cisco
3 111 (19.37%) Electronics
4 110 (19.20%) CAD
5 103 (17.98%) Telecoms
6 91 (15.88%) Firewall
6 91 (15.88%) Network Design
7 84 (14.66%) OSPF
8 82 (14.31%) Cisco Certification
9 79 (13.79%) EMC
10 76 (13.26%) C
10 76 (13.26%) BGP
11 75 (13.09%) MPLS
12 73 (12.74%) Manufacturing
12 73 (12.74%) Validation
12 73 (12.74%) Juniper
13 68 (11.87%) Internet
14 54 (9.42%) HND
15 53 (9.25%) Microsoft
16 52 (9.08%) CCNP
16 52 (9.08%) SolidWorks
17 50 (8.73%) VoIP
18 48 (8.38%) Security Cleared
18 48 (8.38%) Windows
19 46 (8.03%) SNMP
20 45 (7.85%) CCIE
20 45 (7.85%) Linux
20 45 (7.85%) AutoCAD
21 44 (7.68%) Project Management
21 44 (7.68%) Broadband

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 16 (2.79%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.35%) Lync
5 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (7.85%) AutoCAD
2 32 (5.58%) MS Excel
3 23 (4.01%) MS Project
4 19 (3.32%) MS Office
5 12 (2.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 8 (1.40%) CATIA
7 7 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.87%) Windchill
8 5 (0.87%) CorelDRAW
9 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.35%) EPLAN
12 1 (0.17%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.17%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.17%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 91 (15.88%) Firewall
2 84 (14.66%) OSPF
3 76 (13.26%) BGP
4 75 (13.09%) MPLS
5 68 (11.87%) Internet
6 50 (8.73%) VoIP
7 46 (8.03%) SNMP
8 44 (7.68%) Broadband
9 43 (7.50%) TCP/IP
9 43 (7.50%) Wireless
9 43 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (6.11%) Network Security
11 34 (5.93%) LTE
11 34 (5.93%) VPN
12 33 (5.76%) Ethernet
13 32 (5.58%) 3G
13 32 (5.58%) LAN
14 24 (4.19%) DNS
15 23 (4.01%) WAN
16 20 (3.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (2.44%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.17%) Subversion
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) GCC
2 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 111 (19.37%) Electronics
2 103 (17.98%) Telecoms
3 73 (12.74%) Manufacturing
4 38 (6.63%) Marketing
5 35 (6.11%) Retail
6 34 (5.93%) Finance
7 28 (4.89%) Aerospace
8 27 (4.71%) Billing
9 11 (1.92%) Automotive
10 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.70%) Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Military
11 3 (0.52%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.17%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.92%) SOAP
1 11 (1.92%) Qt
2 10 (1.75%) Web Services
3 8 (1.40%) .NET
4 6 (1.05%) XML
5 5 (0.87%) HTML
5 5 (0.87%) HTML5
6 4 (0.70%) CSS
7 3 (0.52%) WPF
7 3 (0.52%) jQuery
7 3 (0.52%) Ext JS
7 3 (0.52%) CSS3
8 2 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.35%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.35%) WebRTC
8 2 (0.35%) FreeSWITCH
8 2 (0.35%) REST
8 2 (0.35%) GTK+
8 2 (0.35%) Ajax
8 2 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 44 (7.68%) Smartphone
2 39 (6.81%) Firmware
3 37 (6.46%) VHDL
4 24 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.32%) Physics
6 15 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (2.44%) Clustering
8 12 (2.09%) MPEG
9 9 (1.57%) Verilog
10 7 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.05%) SCADA
11 6 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (0.87%) Equities
12 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.87%) Telematics
13 4 (0.70%) RIA
13 4 (0.70%) CCTV
13 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.38%) Windows
2 45 (7.85%) Linux
3 23 (4.01%) UNIX
4 19 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.87%) Solaris
10 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.35%) uClinux
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.20%) CAD
2 91 (15.88%) Network Design
3 73 (12.74%) Validation
4 44 (7.68%) Project Management
5 41 (7.16%) Network Management
6 29 (5.06%) Capacity Management
7 28 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (4.36%) Software Engineering
9 24 (4.19%) Load Balancing
10 21 (3.66%) ITIL
11 17 (2.97%) Finite Element Analysis
12 15 (2.62%) Service Management
12 15 (2.62%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (2.27%) Stress Analysis
15 12 (2.09%) Network Architecture
15 12 (2.09%) Product Management
15 12 (2.09%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (1.92%) OO
16 11 (1.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (13.26%) C
2 41 (7.16%) C++
3 22 (3.84%) Perl
4 17 (2.97%) C#
4 17 (2.97%) Embedded C
5 13 (2.27%) Python
6 11 (1.92%) Assembly Language
7 10 (1.75%) SQL
8 9 (1.57%) MATLAB
8 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.57%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.22%) VBScript
10 6 (1.05%) R
11 5 (0.87%) Java
12 2 (0.35%) VB
12 2 (0.35%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.17%) C-shell
13 1 (0.17%) Tcl
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 209 (36.47%) Degree
2 82 (14.31%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (9.42%) HND
4 52 (9.08%) CCNP
5 48 (8.38%) Security Cleared
6 45 (7.85%) CCIE
7 42 (7.33%) HNC
8 25 (4.36%) CCNA
9 23 (4.01%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.49%) CCIP
11 18 (3.14%) CCDP
12 14 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
13 13 (2.27%) JNCIE
14 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.05%) PhD
15 6 (1.05%) CCSE
15 6 (1.05%) JNCIP
16 5 (0.87%) CISSP
16 5 (0.87%) CCDA
17 3 (0.52%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.79%) ISO 9001
2 12 (2.09%) QA
3 8 (1.40%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.87%) SLA
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) JTAG
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 23 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.87%) XenApp
5 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.35%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 128 (22.34%) Cisco
2 79 (13.79%) EMC
3 73 (12.74%) Juniper
4 53 (9.25%) Microsoft
5 52 (9.08%) SolidWorks
6 33 (5.76%) F5
7 31 (5.41%) VMware
8 27 (4.71%) CheckPoint
9 21 (3.66%) Huawei
10 19 (3.32%) HP
11 17 (2.97%) Citrix
12 14 (2.44%) Atmel
13 13 (2.27%) Fortinet
14 12 (2.09%) Autodesk
15 11 (1.92%) Redback
15 11 (1.92%) Oracle
16 10 (1.75%) Nokia
16 10 (1.75%) Red Hat
17 7 (1.22%) Xilinx
18 6 (1.05%) Mentor Graphics
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