The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 601 662 550
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -112
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 343 221 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 221 149 270
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +23 287 £42,500 - 123
South East +38 122 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Berkshire +28 57 £50,000 +4.16% 10
Scotland +34 49 £50,000 - 3
Reading +33 45 £51,500 -17.60% 5
West Midlands +38 44 £37,500 -9.63% 28
Aberdeen - 42 £50,000 - 3
East of England -10 37 £45,000 +12.50% 15
London -85 35 £35,000 -24.73% 6
Hampshire +4 27 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Cambridgeshire +5 17 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hertfordshire +12 16 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Surrey +11 16 £42,500 +13.33% 1
North West +9 16 £36,500 +4.28% 8
Cambridge +4 16 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -12 13 £42,500 - 11
South West -13 13 £37,500 -16.66% 20
Herefordshire - 13 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire +9 12 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Hereford - 11 £40,000 - 1
City of London -17 9 £45,000 -25.00%
Eastleigh - 9 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex - 9 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +7 8 £47,500 - 3
Northamptonshire -6 8 £42,500 - 3
Brighton - 8 - -
Woking - 6 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +11 5 - - 4
West Sussex +3 5 £52,500 +55.55%
Southampton +2 5 £42,500 -1.16%

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 149 (28.76%) Degree
2 147 (28.38%) Electronics
3 79 (15.25%) Telecoms
4 78 (15.06%) Windows
5 76 (14.67%) CAD
5 76 (14.67%) Manufacturing
6 75 (14.48%) Cisco
6 75 (14.48%) Microsoft
7 70 (13.51%) C
8 64 (12.36%) Firewall
9 62 (11.97%) Network Design
10 60 (11.58%) VoIP
11 59 (11.39%) C++
11 59 (11.39%) Project Management
12 57 (11.00%) DNS
13 52 (10.04%) Retail
14 51 (9.85%) SolidWorks
14 51 (9.85%) VMware
14 51 (9.85%) VHDL
14 51 (9.85%) MPLS
14 51 (9.85%) Active Directory
15 49 (9.46%) EMC
15 49 (9.46%) OSPF
16 48 (9.27%) Linux
16 48 (9.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 47 (9.07%) BGP
18 46 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
19 42 (8.11%) UNIX
20 41 (7.92%) Internet
20 41 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (2.32%) IIS
4 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.19%) Jetty
Applications
1 31 (5.98%) AutoCAD
2 25 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 21 (4.05%) MS Project
4 16 (3.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 15 (2.90%) CATIA
6 12 (2.32%) MS Office
7 5 (0.97%) Simulink
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.39%) CorelDRAW
8 2 (0.39%) Maya
8 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.39%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.19%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.19%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.39%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.36%) Firewall
2 60 (11.58%) VoIP
3 57 (11.00%) DNS
4 51 (9.85%) MPLS
5 49 (9.46%) OSPF
6 47 (9.07%) BGP
7 41 (7.92%) Internet
8 35 (6.76%) SNMP
9 34 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (6.37%) Broadband
11 31 (5.98%) LTE
11 31 (5.98%) 3G
12 30 (5.79%) LAN
12 30 (5.79%) Network Security
13 24 (4.63%) Wireless
14 20 (3.86%) INAP
14 20 (3.86%) 4G
15 19 (3.67%) TCP/IP
15 19 (3.67%) VPN
16 18 (3.47%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.39%) MySQL
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.74%) LabVIEW
2 3 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.58%) MSI
3 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) Ant
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 147 (28.38%) Electronics
2 79 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 76 (14.67%) Manufacturing
4 52 (10.04%) Retail
5 38 (7.34%) Finance
6 35 (6.76%) Billing
7 22 (4.25%) Automotive
8 18 (3.47%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.54%) Games
9 8 (1.54%) Marketing
9 8 (1.54%) French Language
10 7 (1.35%) German Language
10 7 (1.35%) Banking
11 5 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.77%) Military
13 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.39%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.51%) Web Services
2 10 (1.93%) Middleware
3 7 (1.35%) HTML
4 5 (0.97%) HTML5
5 4 (0.77%) XML
5 4 (0.77%) Qt
6 3 (0.58%) COM
6 3 (0.58%) CSS
7 2 (0.39%) LAMP
7 2 (0.39%) SOAP
7 2 (0.39%) J2EE
7 2 (0.39%) EDI
7 2 (0.39%) J2SE
7 2 (0.39%) RESTful
7 2 (0.39%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.19%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.19%) CSS3
8 1 (0.19%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.19%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.85%) VHDL
2 48 (9.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 36 (6.95%) Clustering
4 33 (6.37%) Smartphone
5 19 (3.67%) Physics
6 16 (3.09%) Firmware
7 14 (2.70%) Verilog
8 11 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 11 (2.12%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.93%) ASIC
10 9 (1.74%) CAN bus
10 9 (1.74%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.35%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.97%) Animation
13 5 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.77%) MPEG
15 3 (0.58%) Open Source
15 3 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (15.06%) Windows
2 48 (9.27%) Linux
3 42 (8.11%) UNIX
4 41 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.32%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.54%) Windows XP Embedded
9 3 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.58%) Android
9 3 (0.58%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) Solaris
10 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.67%) CAD
2 62 (11.97%) Network Design
3 59 (11.39%) Project Management
4 37 (7.14%) Network Management
5 28 (5.41%) Validation
6 24 (4.63%) Identity Management
7 22 (4.25%) Capacity Management
8 18 (3.47%) Finite Element Analysis
9 16 (3.09%) Network Architecture
10 15 (2.90%) Software Engineering
11 13 (2.51%) Time Management
12 12 (2.32%) ITIL
13 11 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (1.93%) Information Security
14 10 (1.93%) Video Processing
15 9 (1.74%) Security Architecture
15 9 (1.74%) Investment Management
15 9 (1.74%) UML
15 9 (1.74%) Business Continuity
16 8 (1.54%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.51%) C
2 59 (11.39%) C++
3 25 (4.83%) MATLAB
4 22 (4.25%) Assembly Language
5 17 (3.28%) SQL
5 17 (3.28%) Python
6 13 (2.51%) PowerShell
6 13 (2.51%) Java
7 12 (2.32%) VBScript
8 8 (1.54%) Perl
8 8 (1.54%) Embedded C
9 7 (1.35%) C#
10 6 (1.16%) Tcl
11 5 (0.97%) R
11 5 (0.97%) PHP
12 3 (0.58%) XAML
13 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.39%) C-shell
14 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (28.76%) Degree
2 46 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (7.14%) HNC
3 37 (7.14%) HND
4 28 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 25 (4.83%) CCNP
7 23 (4.44%) CCNA
8 17 (3.28%) CCIE
9 10 (1.93%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.74%) Chartered Engineer
10 9 (1.74%) PhD
11 7 (1.35%) CCIP
12 4 (0.77%) MCSE
12 4 (0.77%) CCDP
12 4 (0.77%) MCITP
13 3 (0.58%) OSCP
13 3 (0.58%) CEH
13 3 (0.58%) CWNA
14 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.97%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) QA
4 3 (0.58%) DO-254
4 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 51 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.93%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.74%) XenServer
5 8 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.97%) XenApp
7 3 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (1.35%) SCCM
3 4 (0.77%) SCOM
3 4 (0.77%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.19%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 75 (14.48%) Cisco
1 75 (14.48%) Microsoft
2 51 (9.85%) SolidWorks
2 51 (9.85%) VMware
3 49 (9.46%) EMC
4 40 (7.72%) Citrix
5 16 (3.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (2.70%) Juniper
7 13 (2.51%) Xilinx
8 12 (2.32%) Avaya
9 10 (1.93%) Nokia
10 9 (1.74%) F5
10 9 (1.74%) Veritas
11 7 (1.35%) ANSYS
11 7 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.97%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 5 (0.97%) Mentor Graphics
13 4 (0.77%) Agilent
13 4 (0.77%) Atmel
14 3 (0.58%) Fortinet
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Engineering
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Experis Engineering
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Doyen
Salary: £25k - 55k per year + Flexitime+Pension+Jobsatisfaction
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netsource
Salary: Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago