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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 628 647 565
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 278 234 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 181 166 242
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 249 £45,000 -5.26% 92
South East +7 108 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Berkshire 0 54 £55,500 +16.84% 4
East of England +11 44 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Reading +17 40 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Scotland +1 26 £52,500 -47.50% 1
London -55 23 £65,000 +18.18% 8
East Midlands +7 22 £40,000 -33.33% 8
Aberdeen - 22 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands +23 18 £40,000 -33.33% 13
Cambridgeshire +14 18 £80,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridge +6 18 £80,000 +33.33% 5
Hertfordshire -6 18 £42,500 -0.58% 4
South West -11 17 £38,750 -13.88% 23
Surrey +6 14 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Hampshire -4 14 £40,448 -14.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £48,000 -4.95% 1
Slough - 10 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 9 £37,500 - 2
Derby - 9 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +9 8 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London -11 8 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 8 £43,750 - 1
Kent +1 7 £42,500 -45.16% 1
North West -1 7 £54,210 +54.88% 4
Dorset -3 7 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Bristol -6 7 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Yorkshire -46 7 £27,500 -35.29% 8
Farnborough - 7 - -
Camberley - 7 £65,000 -

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 212 (33.92%) Degree
2 155 (24.80%) Electronics
3 124 (19.84%) Cisco
4 115 (18.40%) Telecoms
5 107 (17.12%) CAD
6 92 (14.72%) Firewall
7 86 (13.76%) Manufacturing
8 81 (12.96%) OSPF
9 80 (12.80%) EMC
10 78 (12.48%) Network Design
11 76 (12.16%) Validation
12 73 (11.68%) C
13 72 (11.52%) BGP
13 72 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
14 71 (11.36%) MPLS
14 71 (11.36%) Internet
15 65 (10.40%) VoIP
16 64 (10.24%) SolidWorks
17 62 (9.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 55 (8.80%) Juniper
18 55 (8.80%) SNMP
19 53 (8.48%) VHDL
20 52 (8.32%) Windows
20 52 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
21 51 (8.16%) Smartphone
21 51 (8.16%) Broadband
21 51 (8.16%) HND
22 50 (8.00%) Microsoft
22 50 (8.00%) Retail
22 50 (8.00%) Project Management

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.32%) Lync
6 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 43 (6.88%) AutoCAD
2 25 (4.00%) MS Project
2 25 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.72%) MS Office
4 16 (2.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 12 (1.92%) CATIA
6 7 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.32%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.16%) InDesign
10 1 (0.16%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.16%) Windchill
10 1 (0.16%) Simulink
10 1 (0.16%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.32%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (14.72%) Firewall
2 81 (12.96%) OSPF
3 72 (11.52%) BGP
4 71 (11.36%) MPLS
4 71 (11.36%) Internet
5 65 (10.40%) VoIP
6 55 (8.80%) SNMP
7 52 (8.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 51 (8.16%) Broadband
9 42 (6.72%) Wireless
10 40 (6.40%) DNS
10 40 (6.40%) LTE
11 38 (6.08%) 3G
12 36 (5.76%) Network Security
13 35 (5.60%) TCP/IP
14 32 (5.12%) LAN
15 25 (4.00%) VPN
16 23 (3.68%) Ethernet
17 18 (2.88%) IPsec
18 17 (2.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.32%) MySQL
4 2 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (2.72%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) Maven
3 1 (0.16%) GCC
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 155 (24.80%) Electronics
2 115 (18.40%) Telecoms
3 86 (13.76%) Manufacturing
4 50 (8.00%) Retail
5 47 (7.52%) Finance
6 40 (6.40%) Billing
7 36 (5.76%) Marketing
8 33 (5.28%) Aerospace
9 22 (3.52%) Automotive
10 6 (0.96%) German Language
10 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Military
12 2 (0.32%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Welsh Language
13 1 (0.16%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.08%) Web Services
2 10 (1.60%) Qt
3 7 (1.12%) HTML
4 6 (0.96%) HTML5
4 6 (0.96%) .NET
4 6 (0.96%) XML
4 6 (0.96%) Middleware
5 5 (0.80%) SOAP
6 3 (0.48%) CSS
7 2 (0.32%) GTK+
7 2 (0.32%) WebRTC
7 2 (0.32%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.32%) CSS3
7 2 (0.32%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (0.32%) Ext JS
7 2 (0.32%) jQuery
7 2 (0.32%) WPF
7 2 (0.32%) Ajax
7 2 (0.32%) LAMP
7 2 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (9.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 53 (8.48%) VHDL
3 51 (8.16%) Smartphone
4 38 (6.08%) Firmware
5 25 (4.00%) Physics
6 22 (3.52%) Clustering
7 13 (2.08%) MPEG
8 12 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (1.44%) Verilog
10 8 (1.28%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.96%) SCADA
11 6 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.96%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.80%) Equities
12 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.80%) Telematics
13 4 (0.64%) CAN bus
13 4 (0.64%) RIA
13 4 (0.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.32%) Windows
2 47 (7.52%) Linux
3 31 (4.96%) UNIX
4 24 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.48%) Windows XP Embedded
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.32%) uClinux
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (17.12%) CAD
2 78 (12.48%) Network Design
3 76 (12.16%) Validation
4 50 (8.00%) Project Management
4 50 (8.00%) Network Management
5 37 (5.92%) Capacity Management
6 27 (4.32%) Software Engineering
7 19 (3.04%) Finite Element Analysis
8 18 (2.88%) Load Balancing
9 17 (2.72%) Network Architecture
10 14 (2.24%) Product Management
10 14 (2.24%) Stress Analysis
11 13 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (1.92%) ITIL
13 11 (1.76%) Identity Management
13 11 (1.76%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (1.60%) Demand Forecasting
15 9 (1.44%) OO
15 9 (1.44%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 73 (11.68%) C
2 47 (7.52%) C++
3 18 (2.88%) Python
4 17 (2.72%) Perl
4 17 (2.72%) Embedded C
5 14 (2.24%) MATLAB
5 14 (2.24%) Assembly Language
6 13 (2.08%) SQL
6 13 (2.08%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.92%) Java
7 12 (1.92%) C#
8 10 (1.60%) VBScript
9 6 (0.96%) R
9 6 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.64%) Tcl
11 3 (0.48%) VB
11 3 (0.48%) XAML
12 2 (0.32%) PHP
12 2 (0.32%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.16%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 212 (33.92%) Degree
2 72 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (8.16%) HND
4 49 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 45 (7.20%) HNC
6 34 (5.44%) CCNP
7 30 (4.80%) CCIE
8 26 (4.16%) CCNA
9 17 (2.72%) Chartered Engineer
10 16 (2.56%) SC Cleared
11 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (1.60%) CCIP
13 6 (0.96%) JNCIE
14 5 (0.80%) CCDP
14 5 (0.80%) PhD
15 4 (0.64%) JNCIP
15 4 (0.64%) CCSE
16 3 (0.48%) Check Point Certification
16 3 (0.48%) CWNA
16 3 (0.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 11 (1.76%) QA
3 7 (1.12%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 24 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.12%) XenDesktop
4 6 (0.96%) XenServer
5 5 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.32%) vSphere
6 2 (0.32%) XenApp
6 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.32%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.32%) HP NNM
2 2 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.16%) Salt
3 1 (0.16%) Ansible
3 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 124 (19.84%) Cisco
2 80 (12.80%) EMC
3 64 (10.24%) SolidWorks
4 55 (8.80%) Juniper
5 50 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 29 (4.64%) VMware
7 25 (4.00%) F5
8 23 (3.68%) Citrix
9 21 (3.36%) Huawei
9 21 (3.36%) CheckPoint
10 15 (2.40%) Atmel
11 13 (2.08%) Nokia
11 13 (2.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 12 (1.92%) HP
12 12 (1.92%) Avaya
13 10 (1.60%) Fortinet
14 9 (1.44%) Xilinx
15 6 (0.96%) Brocade
16 5 (0.80%) Dell
16 5 (0.80%) Oracle
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Incredible Company Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derbyshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £50 - £65 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £43,000 per annum Pension and other compnay benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Skye Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23,000-30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-42,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago