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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 763 705 771
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 185 241 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 134 189 133
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 -12 179 £50,000 +11.11% 55
London 0 41 £60,000 -2.43% 2
South East -26 37 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East of England +3 23 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Yorkshire +38 21 £50,000 -13.04% 9
East Midlands +2 21 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Berkshire -4 21 £50,000 -13.04%
West Midlands 0 19 £50,000 +33.33% 5
City of London +55 18 £70,000 +21.73%
West Yorkshire +19 16 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Cambridgeshire +4 16 £55,000 +25.71% 2
South West -3 16 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cambridge -3 14 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North West +20 12 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Leeds +9 11 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Newbury +25 10 £50,000 -28.57%
Birmingham 0 9 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Reading +7 8 - -
Hampshire 0 8 £51,000 +7.36% 5
Derbyshire -13 7 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Derby -15 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Wellingborough - 6 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £55,000 -
Leicestershire +4 5 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +19 4 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Cheshire +17 4 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +8 4 £56,000 +13.70% 1
Dorset +7 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Loughborough +6 4 £37,500 -
Southampton +2 4 - - 1

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 147 (31.34%) Degree
2 132 (28.14%) Electronics
3 89 (18.98%) CAD
4 79 (16.84%) C
5 78 (16.63%) Manufacturing
6 69 (14.71%) Network Design
7 65 (13.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 62 (13.22%) Telecoms
8 62 (13.22%) EMC
9 59 (12.58%) Cisco
10 58 (12.37%) Firmware
11 55 (11.73%) SOLIDWORKS
12 53 (11.30%) VHDL
13 50 (10.66%) Schematic Capture
14 47 (10.02%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (8.96%) Linux
16 41 (8.74%) Automotive
17 38 (8.10%) C++
17 38 (8.10%) LAN
18 37 (7.89%) AutoCAD
19 36 (7.68%) VPN
20 35 (7.46%) Windows
20 35 (7.46%) MPLS
20 35 (7.46%) Juniper
20 35 (7.46%) CCNP
21 34 (7.25%) Unix
21 34 (7.25%) Firewall
22 32 (6.82%) HNC
22 32 (6.82%) WAN
23 30 (6.40%) Validation

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.43%) IIS
2 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (11.73%) SOLIDWORKS
2 37 (7.89%) AutoCAD
3 17 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.62%) MS Office
4 13 (2.77%) PTC Creo
5 11 (2.35%) Solid Edge
6 9 (1.92%) Siemens NX
7 6 (1.28%) CATIA
7 6 (1.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
8 5 (1.07%) Windchill
9 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.85%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.43%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.21%) Maya
11 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.21%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.10%) LAN
2 36 (7.68%) VPN
3 35 (7.46%) MPLS
4 34 (7.25%) Firewall
5 32 (6.82%) WAN
6 29 (6.18%) 3G
7 28 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (5.76%) Ethernet
8 27 (5.76%) TCP/IP
9 26 (5.54%) 4G
9 26 (5.54%) BGP
10 25 (5.33%) Wireless
11 24 (5.12%) OSPF
12 22 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (3.20%) 2G
14 14 (2.99%) VoIP
15 13 (2.77%) IPsec
16 12 (2.56%) Broadband
17 10 (2.13%) Junos
18 9 (1.92%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.35%) LabVIEW
2 5 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.64%) Gradle
4 3 (0.64%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.43%) JMeter
5 2 (0.43%) NUnit
5 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.21%) JIRA
6 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 132 (28.14%) Electronics
2 78 (16.63%) Manufacturing
3 62 (13.22%) Telecoms
4 41 (8.74%) Automotive
5 26 (5.54%) Aerospace
6 16 (3.41%) Finance
7 11 (2.35%) Marketing
8 9 (1.92%) Banking
8 9 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.71%) Advertising
10 7 (1.49%) Military
10 7 (1.49%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.07%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) Avionics
12 3 (0.64%) Law
12 3 (0.64%) Legal
13 2 (0.43%) Retail
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.71%) Qt
2 5 (1.07%) Web Services
3 4 (0.85%) SOAP
4 3 (0.64%) .NET
4 3 (0.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (0.64%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) HTML5
4 3 (0.64%) Spring
4 3 (0.64%) WCF
4 3 (0.64%) XML
4 3 (0.64%) XSD
5 2 (0.43%) CSS
5 2 (0.43%) CSS3
5 2 (0.43%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.43%) jQuery
5 2 (0.43%) OpenCL
5 2 (0.43%) REST
5 2 (0.43%) RESTful
5 2 (0.43%) XMPP
6 1 (0.21%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 53 (11.30%) VHDL
3 28 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 28 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (5.33%) Verilog
5 21 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.77%) ASIC
7 12 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.13%) Robotics
9 9 (1.92%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.49%) Physics
11 6 (1.28%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.07%) CPLD
12 5 (1.07%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.85%) SCADA
14 3 (0.64%) CESG
14 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.64%) PKI
14 3 (0.64%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.96%) Linux
2 35 (7.46%) Windows
3 34 (7.25%) Unix
4 16 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.99%) Solaris
6 12 (2.56%) HPUX
7 7 (1.49%) SUSE
8 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.07%) Android
10 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.43%) AIX
12 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (18.98%) CAD
2 69 (14.71%) Network Design
3 50 (10.66%) Schematic Capture
4 30 (6.40%) Validation
5 25 (5.33%) Software Engineering
6 23 (4.90%) 3D Modelling
7 22 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (3.41%) Project Management
9 14 (2.99%) Finite Element Analysis
10 13 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (2.56%) Presales
12 9 (1.92%) Mentoring
12 9 (1.92%) Network Management
12 9 (1.92%) OO
12 9 (1.92%) Signal Processing
13 8 (1.71%) IC Design
13 8 (1.71%) Migration
13 8 (1.71%) Network Architecture
14 7 (1.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.84%) C
2 38 (8.10%) C++
3 22 (4.69%) Embedded C
4 18 (3.84%) C#
5 17 (3.62%) Shell Script
6 16 (3.41%) MATLAB
7 14 (2.99%) Assembly Language
8 12 (2.56%) Java
9 10 (2.13%) VB
10 6 (1.28%) SQL
11 4 (0.85%) Perl
12 3 (0.64%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.64%) Groovy
12 3 (0.64%) Python
13 2 (0.43%) C-shell
13 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.43%) Tcl
14 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 147 (31.34%) Degree
2 47 (10.02%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (7.46%) CCNP
4 32 (6.82%) HNC
5 24 (5.12%) HND
5 24 (5.12%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.90%) SC Cleared
7 21 (4.48%) CCIE
8 9 (1.92%) CCNA
9 8 (1.71%) PhD
10 7 (1.49%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.28%) CCDP
12 4 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.85%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.64%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.43%) CCDA
14 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.21%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.77%) QA
2 7 (1.49%) JSP 440
3 6 (1.28%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.07%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.07%) ISO13485
5 4 (0.85%) MISRA
6 2 (0.43%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.21%) ISO26262
7 1 (0.21%) JTAG
7 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 58 (12.37%) Firmware
2 16 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.43%) Sendmail
4 2 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.43%) Proventia
4 1 (0.21%) Cacti
4 1 (0.21%) Nagios
4 1 (0.21%) OPNET
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (13.22%) EMC
2 59 (12.58%) Cisco
3 35 (7.46%) Juniper
4 29 (6.18%) Huawei
5 24 (5.12%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.26%) HP
7 17 (3.62%) CheckPoint
7 17 (3.62%) VMware
7 17 (3.62%) Xilinx
8 15 (3.20%) Altera
9 12 (2.56%) Ericsson
9 12 (2.56%) NetApp
10 9 (1.92%) Blue Coat
10 9 (1.92%) Dell
11 8 (1.71%) Atmel
11 8 (1.71%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.71%) Redback
12 7 (1.49%) Oracle
12 7 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.07%) Intel Security
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: Forty to Sixty Thousand
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 Per Annum £30-38K + Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum 25-50K + Share Options
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 days ago
Huddersfield
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago