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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
UK
Rank 688 786 711
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 175 167 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 120 128 199
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +92 168 £45,000 -10.00% 44
South East +58 44 £50,000 - 16
London +56 34 £70,000 +16.66% 2
West Midlands +44 34 £50,000 - 6
East of England +9 20 £45,000 -18.18% 7
North West +4 20 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Berkshire +27 19 £51,250 +2.50%
Birmingham +22 18 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Newbury +7 14 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire +24 12 £30,000 -39.08% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 12 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +21 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester -21 10 £40,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +9 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +15 8 £43,750 -21.87% 3
West Sussex +12 8 £45,000 - 2
Cambridge -6 7 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West +12 6 £48,750 +21.87% 5
East Midlands -8 6 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Fareham +10 5 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Basingstoke +8 5 - - 1
Worcestershire -10 5 £36,750 +8.88% 2
Coventry - 5 £32,500 -
Scotland - 5 £55,000 - 3
Oldham - 5 - -
Leeds +16 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Cheshire +15 4 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Derbyshire +13 4 - -
South Yorkshire +10 4 £45,250 +50.83%
Derby +10 4 - -

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 125 (30.34%) Degree
2 93 (22.57%) Cisco
3 82 (19.90%) Network Design
4 80 (19.42%) Electronics
5 71 (17.23%) CAD
6 70 (16.99%) C
7 64 (15.53%) Manufacturing
8 62 (15.05%) Firewall
9 61 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
10 56 (13.59%) Telecoms
11 47 (11.41%) Schematic Capture
12 45 (10.92%) CCNP
13 43 (10.44%) EMC
14 42 (10.19%) Linux
15 41 (9.95%) C++
15 41 (9.95%) Juniper
16 40 (9.71%) Data Centre
17 37 (8.98%) LAN
17 37 (8.98%) Project Management
18 36 (8.74%) BGP
18 36 (8.74%) Wireless
18 36 (8.74%) VHDL
18 36 (8.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 34 (8.25%) HND
20 32 (7.77%) OSPF
20 32 (7.77%) Verilog
21 31 (7.52%) Validation
22 30 (7.28%) MPLS
23 28 (6.80%) Firmware
23 28 (6.80%) Microsoft

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 13 (3.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.73%) CMS
3 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (6.80%) SOLIDWORKS
2 25 (6.07%) MS Excel
3 24 (5.83%) MS Office
4 21 (5.10%) Autodesk Inventor
5 15 (3.64%) OrCAD
6 14 (3.40%) MS Visio
7 11 (2.67%) AutoCAD
8 9 (2.18%) PTC Creo
9 8 (1.94%) Simulink
10 7 (1.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 7 (1.70%) Siemens NX
11 6 (1.46%) GNU Octave
11 6 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (0.73%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.73%) CATIA
12 3 (0.73%) Maya
12 3 (0.73%) Solid Edge
13 2 (0.49%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.21%) Office 365
1 5 (1.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) IaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.05%) Firewall
2 37 (8.98%) LAN
3 36 (8.74%) BGP
3 36 (8.74%) Wireless
4 32 (7.77%) OSPF
5 30 (7.28%) MPLS
6 20 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (4.85%) WAN
7 19 (4.61%) VPN
8 18 (4.37%) Ethernet
8 18 (4.37%) VLAN
9 17 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (3.40%) Cisco IPT
10 14 (3.40%) VoIP
11 12 (2.91%) Junos
12 11 (2.67%) DNS
12 11 (2.67%) GSM
13 10 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (2.43%) LTE
14 9 (2.18%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.73%) SQL Server
1 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.49%) Big Data
2 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (2.18%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.73%) JIRA
3 3 (0.73%) MSTest
3 3 (0.73%) Selenium
3 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.49%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.49%) Gradle
4 2 (0.49%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.49%) JMeter
4 2 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.24%) CANoe
5 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.24%) VectorCAST
General
1 80 (19.42%) Electronics
2 64 (15.53%) Manufacturing
3 56 (13.59%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.07%) Finance
5 18 (4.37%) Automotive
6 12 (2.91%) Back Office
6 12 (2.91%) Law
7 8 (1.94%) Banking
8 6 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.46%) Retail
9 5 (1.21%) Marketing
10 4 (0.97%) Military
11 3 (0.73%) Games
11 3 (0.73%) German Language
11 3 (0.73%) Legal
11 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.18%) OpenCL
2 7 (1.70%) .NET
2 7 (1.70%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.46%) FreeSWITCH
3 6 (1.46%) OpenGL
4 5 (1.21%) HTML
4 5 (1.21%) Qt
5 4 (0.97%) Spring
5 4 (0.97%) Web Services
6 3 (0.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (0.73%) Flash
6 3 (0.73%) HTML5
6 3 (0.73%) STL
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.49%) JMS
7 2 (0.49%) REST
7 2 (0.49%) SOAP
7 2 (0.49%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.49%) XML
7 2 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 36 (8.74%) VHDL
3 32 (7.77%) Verilog
4 17 (4.13%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.18%) Contactless
8 7 (1.70%) Device Driver
8 7 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.21%) ASIC
9 5 (1.21%) CPLD
9 5 (1.21%) SystemC
10 4 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.97%) FMCG
11 3 (0.73%) Animation
11 3 (0.73%) IVR
11 3 (0.73%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.73%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.19%) Linux
2 26 (6.31%) Windows
3 23 (5.58%) Unix
4 14 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.73%) VMS
5 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Solaris
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.90%) Network Design
2 71 (17.23%) CAD
3 47 (11.41%) Schematic Capture
4 37 (8.98%) Project Management
5 31 (7.52%) Validation
6 28 (6.80%) FPGA Design
7 23 (5.58%) Customer Requirements
7 23 (5.58%) Prototyping
8 18 (4.37%) Mathematics
9 16 (3.88%) 3D Modelling
9 16 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (3.88%) Load Balancing
10 15 (3.64%) Computer Architecture
10 15 (3.64%) Finite Element Analysis
10 15 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (3.64%) Signal Processing
10 15 (3.64%) Time Management
11 14 (3.40%) Physics
12 13 (3.16%) High Availability
12 13 (3.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.99%) C
2 41 (9.95%) C++
3 25 (6.07%) Embedded C
4 15 (3.64%) MATLAB
5 13 (3.16%) C#
5 13 (3.16%) Perl
6 12 (2.91%) Python
7 11 (2.67%) Tcl
8 10 (2.43%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.70%) Java
10 5 (1.21%) Assembly Language
10 5 (1.21%) Embedded C++
11 4 (0.97%) SQL
12 2 (0.49%) Groovy
13 1 (0.24%) Ada
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.24%) Delphi
13 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 125 (30.34%) Degree
2 61 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (10.92%) CCNP
4 34 (8.25%) HND
5 26 (6.31%) Security Cleared
6 25 (6.07%) CCIE
7 23 (5.58%) HNC
8 20 (4.85%) SC Cleared
9 13 (3.16%) PhD
10 12 (2.91%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.67%) JNCIP
11 11 (2.67%) JNCIS
12 10 (2.43%) CCIP
12 10 (2.43%) JNCIE
13 9 (2.18%) CCNA
14 8 (1.94%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.73%) CCVP
16 3 (0.73%) CISSP
16 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.21%) SDET
2 4 (0.97%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.97%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.73%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (6.80%) Firmware
2 24 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.46%) Kamailio
5 4 (0.97%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (3.88%) SCCM
2 14 (3.40%) SCOM
3 10 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.49%) Ansible
6 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
7 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 93 (22.57%) Cisco
2 43 (10.44%) EMC
3 41 (9.95%) Juniper
4 28 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.80%) VMware
5 26 (6.31%) F5
6 15 (3.64%) Apple
6 15 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 15 (3.64%) Palo Alto
6 15 (3.64%) Xilinx
7 12 (2.91%) HP
8 9 (2.18%) Siemens
9 7 (1.70%) Altera
9 7 (1.70%) Autodesk
10 6 (1.46%) BroadSoft
10 6 (1.46%) Cadence
10 6 (1.46%) Fortinet
10 6 (1.46%) IBM
10 6 (1.46%) SAP
10 6 (1.46%) SolarWinds
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Hour + benfits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gatwick
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Hour + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sussex
TRG
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures - South West
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Templecombe, Somerset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 38,000 + Superb Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £58,000 to £65,000 per annum 58-65k depending on experience plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Social events, development opportu
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Flint, Clwyd
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Yoh
Salary: £36319.61 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago