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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 657 603 635
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 228 325 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 152 203 161
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 214 £41,500 -2.35% 104
South East -49 65 £45,000 -4.25% 34
London +55 37 £60,750 +42.94% 5
East Midlands +18 32 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Berkshire -29 28 £50,000 +6.38% 9
South West +6 26 £37,500 -2.59% 17
East of England +9 25 £48,750 +8.33% 13
Derbyshire +24 17 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Derby +19 16 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +23 10 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London +44 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £40,000 -
Maidenhead +7 9 - -
North East +4 9 £35,000 +12.90%
Durham +2 9 £35,000 +12.90%
North West -2 8 £36,250 -9.37% 7
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £51,500 +14.44% 6
Hertfordshire -6 7 £50,000 +22.69% 3
West Midlands -39 7 £33,750 -10.00% 17
Cambridge +14 6 £53,250 +18.33% 2
Scotland -22 6 - - 4
Suffolk - 6 - -
Somerset - 6 £37,500 - 2
Bath - 6 £37,500 -
Stowmarket - 6 - -
Surrey +10 5 - - 11
Yorkshire +9 5 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Guildford +9 5 - - 5
Wiltshire 0 5 £36,500 +4.28% 7

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 135 (28.01%) Electronics
1 135 (28.01%) Degree
2 130 (26.97%) Cisco
3 113 (23.44%) C
3 113 (23.44%) Network Design
4 86 (17.84%) EMC
5 79 (16.39%) BGP
6 76 (15.77%) Windows
7 70 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (13.90%) CCNP
8 67 (13.90%) Telecoms
9 66 (13.69%) C++
10 64 (13.28%) Firmware
10 64 (13.28%) Firewall
10 64 (13.28%) CAD
11 60 (12.45%) MPLS
12 56 (11.62%) Manufacturing
13 53 (11.00%) Linux
14 52 (10.79%) OSPF
15 50 (10.37%) F5
16 49 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (9.96%) Automotive
18 46 (9.54%) HND
19 44 (9.13%) Validation
20 43 (8.92%) Finance
21 42 (8.71%) Embedded Systems
22 41 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
22 41 (8.51%) VHDL
23 38 (7.88%) HNC
24 37 (7.68%) Microsoft

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.28%) Lync
3 6 (1.24%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.24%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.24%) CMS
3 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.04%) JBoss
4 5 (1.04%) Apache
4 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.83%) Node.js
5 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.41%) WordPress
6 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.21%) WinCC
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (7.05%) AutoCAD
2 27 (5.60%) SOLIDWORKS
3 25 (5.19%) MS Excel
4 18 (3.73%) MS Office
5 14 (2.90%) PTC Creo
6 13 (2.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 8 (1.66%) Solid Edge
8 7 (1.45%) CATIA
9 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.83%) Maya
10 4 (0.83%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.62%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.41%) MS Project
12 2 (0.41%) Simulink
13 1 (0.21%) EPLAN
13 1 (0.21%) Windchill
13 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Documaker
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.66%) SaaS
2 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.83%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.39%) BGP
2 64 (13.28%) Firewall
3 60 (12.45%) MPLS
4 52 (10.79%) OSPF
5 49 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (7.47%) WAN
7 34 (7.05%) LAN
7 34 (7.05%) TCP/IP
8 32 (6.64%) Wireless
9 31 (6.43%) DNS
10 30 (6.22%) IPsec
11 27 (5.60%) HTTP
12 25 (5.19%) SSL
13 24 (4.98%) VPN
14 22 (4.56%) VoIP
15 21 (4.36%) Ethernet
16 20 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (3.73%) EIGRP
17 18 (3.73%) Network Security
18 17 (3.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 7 (1.45%) MySQL
2 7 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.83%) CouchDB
3 4 (0.83%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.83%) Couchbase
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Big Data
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (4.77%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.87%) JUnit
3 8 (1.66%) LabVIEW
4 6 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.24%) Subversion
5 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.04%) Maven
5 5 (1.04%) JIRA
6 4 (0.83%) DbUnit
6 4 (0.83%) EasyMock
6 4 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.83%) Selenium
6 4 (0.83%) CodeWarrior
7 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.21%) Carbide.c++
General
1 135 (28.01%) Electronics
2 67 (13.90%) Telecoms
3 56 (11.62%) Manufacturing
4 48 (9.96%) Automotive
5 43 (8.92%) Finance
6 26 (5.39%) Aerospace
7 16 (3.32%) Games
8 12 (2.49%) Legal
9 11 (2.28%) Military
10 8 (1.66%) Banking
11 7 (1.45%) Advertising
11 7 (1.45%) Avionics
12 6 (1.24%) Marketing
12 6 (1.24%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.41%) Billing
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.15%) HTML
2 13 (2.70%) jQuery
3 10 (2.07%) Silverlight
4 8 (1.66%) Ajax
4 8 (1.66%) Web Services
5 7 (1.45%) CSS
5 7 (1.45%) Qt
5 7 (1.45%) FreeSWITCH
6 6 (1.24%) HTML5
6 6 (1.24%) OpenCL
6 6 (1.24%) J2EE
7 5 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.04%) JSP
7 5 (1.04%) SOAP
7 5 (1.04%) Struts
7 5 (1.04%) Spring
7 5 (1.04%) REST
8 4 (0.83%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (0.83%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (0.83%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.71%) Embedded Systems
2 41 (8.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 41 (8.51%) VHDL
3 22 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.53%) Telematics
4 17 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.49%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.07%) IPTV
6 10 (2.07%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (1.87%) Verilog
8 8 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.24%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.24%) SCORM
9 6 (1.24%) Clustering
10 5 (1.04%) CMDB
11 4 (0.83%) Open Source
11 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.77%) Windows
2 53 (11.00%) Linux
3 31 (6.43%) UNIX
4 18 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.66%) Android
7 6 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.83%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.44%) Network Design
2 64 (13.28%) CAD
3 44 (9.13%) Validation
4 37 (7.68%) Software Engineering
5 29 (6.02%) Project Management
6 24 (4.98%) Load Balancing
7 20 (4.15%) Signal Processing
8 17 (3.53%) Line Management
9 16 (3.32%) SOA
10 15 (3.11%) ITIL
11 14 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (2.70%) OO
12 13 (2.70%) Security Architecture
13 12 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (2.49%) PRINCE2
14 11 (2.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (2.07%) Digital Signal Processing
15 10 (2.07%) Finite Element Analysis
16 9 (1.87%) Change Management
16 9 (1.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 113 (23.44%) C
2 66 (13.69%) C++
3 34 (7.05%) Embedded C
4 20 (4.15%) Embedded C++
4 20 (4.15%) Assembly Language
5 18 (3.73%) Java
6 16 (3.32%) Perl
7 15 (3.11%) Python
7 15 (3.11%) VB
8 14 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.04%) SQL
11 4 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.83%) VBScript
11 4 (0.83%) C#
12 3 (0.62%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.62%) R
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
13 2 (0.41%) VB6
14 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 135 (28.01%) Degree
2 70 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (13.90%) CCNP
4 46 (9.54%) HND
5 38 (7.88%) HNC
6 23 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.77%) CCNA
7 21 (4.36%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.49%) CCIE
9 10 (2.07%) PhD
10 7 (1.45%) CCDA
11 5 (1.04%) CCDP
11 5 (1.04%) JNCIP
11 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.62%) CCSP
12 3 (0.62%) CCIP
12 3 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.62%) MCSE
12 3 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 8 (1.66%) QA
3 7 (1.45%) ISO 9000
4 6 (1.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.62%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) DO-254
7 1 (0.21%) DO-160
System Software
1 64 (13.28%) Firmware
2 27 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.28%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.66%) vSphere
5 8 (1.66%) XenApp
6 5 (1.04%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.62%) XenServer
9 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.41%) Xen
9 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) Nagios
1 5 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.62%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (0.62%) Puppet
3 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.41%) WSUS
3 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.21%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 130 (26.97%) Cisco
2 86 (17.84%) EMC
3 50 (10.37%) F5
4 37 (7.68%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.47%) Citrix
6 31 (6.43%) VMware
7 24 (4.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 24 (4.98%) CheckPoint
8 22 (4.56%) Mentor Graphics
9 20 (4.15%) Atmel
9 20 (4.15%) Xilinx
10 18 (3.73%) HP
11 17 (3.53%) Fujitsu
11 17 (3.53%) Oracle
11 17 (3.53%) NEC
11 17 (3.53%) Freescale
12 14 (2.90%) Avaya
13 13 (2.70%) Juniper
13 13 (2.70%) Altera
14 12 (2.49%) Autodesk
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 35,000 + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IQ Telecom
Salary: £50k - £65k per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
yourrecruit IT Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £82500 per annum + Car, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago