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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 658 671 643
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 227 210 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 180 149 209
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,300 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 200 £45,000 +5.88% 72
South East +2 87 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Hampshire -1 36 £50,000 +17.64% 3
London -20 27 £57,500 +24.32% 5
East of England -35 21 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Berkshire -3 19 £55,000 +17.02% 4
West Midlands 0 17 £35,000 +21.73% 3
North West -1 15 £45,000 +23.28% 7
Cambridge -2 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +23 13 £40,000 - 10
Scotland +18 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Cheshire +13 13 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Reading 0 13 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Andover - 12 £50,000 -
Surrey -7 11 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South West -17 11 £37,500 - 18
Wales +11 10 £45,000 -1.09% 6
Kent 0 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Warrington - 10 £45,000 - 1
North East - 10 £45,000 - 3
South Wales +7 9 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Derbyshire - 9 £37,500 - 4
Winchester - 9 £47,500 -
Aberdeen - 9 £45,000 -
Derby - 9 £37,500 - 3
Bridgend +19 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Billingham - 8 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 8 £45,000 -
Durham - 8 £45,000 - 2

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 178 (38.86%) Degree
2 84 (18.34%) Cisco
3 79 (17.25%) HND
4 73 (15.94%) Electronics
5 70 (15.28%) AutoCAD
6 68 (14.85%) HNC
7 67 (14.63%) CAD
8 66 (14.41%) Network Design
9 64 (13.97%) C
9 64 (13.97%) Firewall
9 64 (13.97%) Telecoms
10 61 (13.32%) Windows
10 61 (13.32%) Cisco Certification
11 55 (12.01%) Manufacturing
12 53 (11.57%) Microsoft
13 49 (10.70%) CCNP
14 46 (10.04%) EMC
15 45 (9.83%) OSPF
16 44 (9.61%) BGP
16 44 (9.61%) VMware
17 43 (9.39%) Juniper
18 42 (9.17%) Security Cleared
19 41 (8.95%) TCP/IP
19 41 (8.95%) Citrix
20 39 (8.52%) MPLS
21 38 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (8.08%) Internet
23 36 (7.86%) SC Cleared
24 34 (7.42%) HP
25 33 (7.21%) Linux

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 8 (1.75%) IIS
2 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.09%) CMS
3 3 (0.66%) Kinematics
4 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.44%) WordPress
4 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.44%) JBoss
5 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (15.28%) AutoCAD
2 21 (4.59%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.62%) MS Office
4 8 (1.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 6 (1.31%) CATIA
6 5 (1.09%) CorelDRAW
7 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.87%) Windchill
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.66%) MS Project
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.66%) Maya
8 3 (0.66%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.22%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.22%) Revit
10 1 (0.22%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.87%) SaaS
2 4 (0.87%) IaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.97%) Firewall
2 45 (9.83%) OSPF
3 44 (9.61%) BGP
4 41 (8.95%) TCP/IP
5 39 (8.52%) MPLS
6 37 (8.08%) Internet
7 33 (7.21%) Wireless
8 32 (6.99%) WAN
8 32 (6.99%) Network Security
9 28 (6.11%) LAN
9 28 (6.11%) DNS
10 26 (5.68%) VPN
11 23 (5.02%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (4.80%) DHCP
13 21 (4.59%) Ethernet
14 19 (4.15%) VoIP
15 17 (3.71%) 3G
16 16 (3.49%) Broadband
17 12 (2.62%) VLAN
17 12 (2.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
2 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.44%) MySQL
3 2 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.44%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) GCC
3 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 73 (15.94%) Electronics
2 64 (13.97%) Telecoms
3 55 (12.01%) Manufacturing
4 26 (5.68%) Finance
5 15 (3.28%) Automotive
5 15 (3.28%) Marketing
6 8 (1.75%) Military
6 8 (1.75%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.09%) Retail
7 5 (1.09%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.87%) Banking
8 4 (0.87%) Games
9 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.40%) SOAP
1 11 (2.40%) Web Services
2 10 (2.18%) HTML
2 10 (2.18%) HTML5
3 5 (1.09%) OpenCL
3 5 (1.09%) XML
4 4 (0.87%) .NET
4 4 (0.87%) CSS
5 3 (0.66%) COM
5 3 (0.66%) Flash
5 3 (0.66%) Qt
6 2 (0.44%) GTK+
6 2 (0.44%) WebRTC
6 2 (0.44%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (0.44%) REST
6 2 (0.44%) CSS3
6 2 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.44%) POSIX
6 2 (0.44%) Middleware
6 2 (0.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (5.24%) Clustering
3 22 (4.80%) VHDL
4 19 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
5 18 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.06%) Smartphone
7 13 (2.84%) iDTV
7 13 (2.84%) BBC
8 9 (1.97%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.31%) Verilog
11 5 (1.09%) SCORM
11 5 (1.09%) CCTV
11 5 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.09%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.87%) Robotics
13 3 (0.66%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.32%) Windows
2 33 (7.21%) Linux
3 31 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (4.37%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.37%) Windows 2000 Server
6 20 (4.37%) Windows 8
6 20 (4.37%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.75%) Solaris
9 6 (1.31%) AIX
9 6 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.09%) VMS
11 4 (0.87%) UNIX
12 2 (0.44%) Android
12 2 (0.44%) uClinux
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (14.63%) CAD
2 66 (14.41%) Network Design
3 33 (7.21%) Validation
4 27 (5.90%) Service Delivery
5 25 (5.46%) Project Management
6 24 (5.24%) Change Management
6 24 (5.24%) Load Balancing
7 20 (4.37%) TOGAF
8 18 (3.93%) ITIL
8 18 (3.93%) Signal Processing
9 16 (3.49%) Service Management
10 15 (3.28%) Network Management
10 15 (3.28%) Line Management
11 14 (3.06%) Software Engineering
11 14 (3.06%) Security Architecture
12 13 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (2.18%) Capacity Management
15 9 (1.97%) Mentoring
15 9 (1.97%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.97%) C
2 26 (5.68%) SQL
3 20 (4.37%) C++
4 19 (4.15%) Embedded C
5 11 (2.40%) Assembly Language
6 10 (2.18%) Perl
7 8 (1.75%) C#
8 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.31%) Python
10 5 (1.09%) VBScript
10 5 (1.09%) VB
11 4 (0.87%) Java
11 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.66%) PHP
12 3 (0.66%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.66%) Tcl
12 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.44%) Scala
13 2 (0.44%) R
14 1 (0.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 178 (38.86%) Degree
2 79 (17.25%) HND
3 68 (14.85%) HNC
4 61 (13.32%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (10.70%) CCNP
6 42 (9.17%) Security Cleared
7 36 (7.86%) SC Cleared
8 28 (6.11%) CCIE
9 22 (4.80%) DV Cleared
10 21 (4.59%) CCDP
11 20 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (4.37%) MCSE
12 16 (3.49%) CCNA
13 14 (3.06%) PhD
14 13 (2.84%) CCIP
15 11 (2.40%) JNCIE
16 8 (1.75%) JNCIP
17 6 (1.31%) Chartered Engineer
18 5 (1.09%) CCSP
18 5 (1.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) JTAG
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (6.11%) XenApp
4 24 (5.24%) Firmware
5 6 (1.31%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.44%) KVM
9 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (0.44%) HP NNM
1 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 84 (18.34%) Cisco
2 53 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.04%) EMC
4 44 (9.61%) VMware
5 43 (9.39%) Juniper
6 41 (8.95%) Citrix
7 34 (7.42%) HP
8 27 (5.90%) F5
9 24 (5.24%) SolidWorks
10 20 (4.37%) CheckPoint
11 13 (2.84%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.62%) Autodesk
12 12 (2.62%) Oracle
13 11 (2.40%) Avaya
14 10 (2.18%) Redback
15 9 (1.97%) NetApp
15 9 (1.97%) Sun
15 9 (1.97%) Fortinet
16 8 (1.75%) 3PAR
16 8 (1.75%) IBM
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Premier Engineering
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25 - £29 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 42,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 55,000 dependent on level
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
JM
Salary: £80000 - £80001 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
County Durham
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 6 days ago