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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 701 638 741
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 210 343 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 179 207 159
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% -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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -53 199 £45,000 - 59
South East -10 56 £45,000 +5.88% 19
London +34 44 £70,000 +27.27% 3
East of England +1 28 £47,500 +18.75% 8
West Midlands -1 24 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Yorkshire +37 16 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 16 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Cambridge +9 15 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Hampshire +19 14 £45,000 -12.19% 2
East Midlands -12 14 £35,000 -5.08% 1
Berkshire -2 13 £45,000 -18.18%
South West -14 13 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Hertfordshire +16 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
East Sussex +13 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Coventry +2 8 £37,500 - 2
Basingstoke -8 8 £45,000 - 1
Dagenham - 8 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire +6 7 £35,000 -5.08%
Surrey +21 6 £65,000 +85.71% 9
Scotland +15 6 £55,000 -
Birmingham -14 6 £40,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +19 5 £27,500 -45.00% 3
North Yorkshire +17 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Mansfield -4 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Reading -6 5 £44,500 -19.09%
Oxfordshire -13 5 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £34,000 - 1
Glasgow +18 4 £55,000 +69.23%
Brighton +9 4 - -
Lewes +4 4 £50,000 +5.26%

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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.

1 122 (32.28%) Electronics
2 104 (27.51%) Degree
3 78 (20.63%) Cisco
4 71 (18.78%) Network Design
5 62 (16.40%) Firewall
6 58 (15.34%) Ethernet
6 58 (15.34%) CAD
7 57 (15.08%) EMC
7 57 (15.08%) C
8 54 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 53 (14.02%) C++
10 51 (13.49%) Manufacturing
11 50 (13.23%) Wireless
11 50 (13.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 47 (12.43%) Validation
13 44 (11.64%) VMware
13 44 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
13 44 (11.64%) F5
13 44 (11.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (10.58%) LAN
14 40 (10.58%) Schematic Capture
15 39 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (9.26%) Linux
17 34 (8.99%) Microsoft
17 34 (8.99%) Palo Alto
17 34 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
18 33 (8.73%) 3G
18 33 (8.73%) Windows
19 32 (8.47%) C#
19 32 (8.47%) Software-Defined Networking

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 23 (6.08%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.32%) Apache
2 5 (1.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.79%) IIS
3 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 28 (7.41%) SOLIDWORKS
2 24 (6.35%) MS Office
3 14 (3.70%) AutoCAD
4 6 (1.59%) OrCAD
4 6 (1.59%) PTC Creo
5 5 (1.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.06%) Simulink
7 3 (0.79%) CATIA
7 3 (0.79%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.53%) Mathcad
8 2 (0.53%) Zemax
9 1 (0.26%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.26%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.26%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.26%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.23%) IaaS
2 6 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.79%) SaaS
4 2 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (16.40%) Firewall
2 58 (15.34%) Ethernet
3 50 (13.23%) Wireless
4 44 (11.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 40 (10.58%) LAN
6 39 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
7 34 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (8.73%) 3G
9 32 (8.47%) Software-Defined Networking
10 31 (8.20%) OSPF
11 29 (7.67%) BGP
12 27 (7.14%) VPN
13 24 (6.35%) Internet
14 21 (5.56%) GPRS
15 20 (5.29%) FWSM
15 20 (5.29%) VoIP
16 19 (5.03%) EIGRP
16 19 (5.03%) TCP/IP
16 19 (5.03%) WLAN
17 18 (4.76%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.12%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.79%) Big Data
3 2 (0.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (2.12%) MSTest
2 8 (2.12%) Selenium
3 6 (1.59%) JIRA
3 6 (1.59%) LabVIEW
4 3 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.53%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.26%) Gradle
6 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.26%) JMeter
6 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 122 (32.28%) Electronics
2 54 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 51 (13.49%) Manufacturing
4 25 (6.61%) Finance
5 14 (3.70%) Military
6 10 (2.65%) Marketing
7 8 (2.12%) Automotive
8 5 (1.32%) Back Office
8 5 (1.32%) Banking
9 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.79%) Games
10 3 (0.79%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.53%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.53%) Retail
12 1 (0.26%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) .NET
2 5 (1.32%) J2EE
2 5 (1.32%) J2SE
2 5 (1.32%) Web Services
3 4 (1.06%) OpenGL
4 3 (0.79%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.79%) OpenCL
5 2 (0.53%) DirectX
5 2 (0.53%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.53%) HTML
5 2 (0.53%) OpenCV
5 2 (0.53%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) Spring
6 1 (0.26%) WPF
6 1 (0.26%) XML
6 1 (0.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 26 (6.88%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.88%) Embedded Systems
2 26 (6.88%) VHDL
3 17 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.50%) Driving Licence
4 16 (4.23%) Verilog
5 13 (3.44%) CPLD
6 11 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.65%) Physics
8 9 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.59%) Contactless
9 6 (1.59%) Robotics
10 5 (1.32%) Clustering
10 5 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.32%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.32%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.06%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.26%) Linux
2 33 (8.73%) Windows
3 15 (3.97%) Unix
4 14 (3.70%) Windows CE
5 11 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.59%) Android
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.78%) Network Design
2 58 (15.34%) CAD
3 47 (12.43%) Validation
4 40 (10.58%) Schematic Capture
5 29 (7.67%) Software Engineering
6 25 (6.61%) Configuration Management
7 20 (5.29%) PDM
7 20 (5.29%) Project Management
8 19 (5.03%) PLM
9 14 (3.70%) System Testing
10 13 (3.44%) Prototyping
11 12 (3.17%) Load Balancing
11 12 (3.17%) Six Sigma
12 11 (2.91%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (2.65%) ITIL
13 10 (2.65%) OO
13 10 (2.65%) Signal Processing
14 9 (2.38%) Digital Signal Processing
14 9 (2.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.08%) C
2 53 (14.02%) C++
3 32 (8.47%) C#
4 15 (3.97%) Embedded C
5 14 (3.70%) Assembly Language
5 14 (3.70%) VC++
6 11 (2.91%) Java
7 10 (2.65%) Python
8 8 (2.12%) MATLAB
8 8 (2.12%) Perl
9 7 (1.85%) SQL
10 6 (1.59%) Tcl
11 4 (1.06%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.79%) VB
13 2 (0.53%) PHP
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.26%) Delphi
14 1 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 104 (27.51%) Degree
2 44 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (7.41%) CCNP
4 25 (6.61%) HND
5 19 (5.03%) HNC
6 17 (4.50%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.97%) CCIE
8 10 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.32%) CCDP
9 5 (1.32%) CCVP
10 4 (1.06%) CCDA
10 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.79%) CCSA
11 3 (0.79%) CCSP
11 3 (0.79%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.26%) CCNA
13 1 (0.26%) MCSA
13 1 (0.26%) MCSE
13 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 9 (2.38%) SDET
3 5 (1.32%) GAMP
4 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.26%) JTAG
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (7.41%) Firmware
2 14 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.79%) vCloud
5 3 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.79%) vSphere
6 2 (0.53%) NFS
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (5.29%) Puppet
2 15 (3.97%) Ansible
2 15 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.17%) vRealize
4 10 (2.65%) SCCM
4 10 (2.65%) SCOM
5 5 (1.32%) Nagios
5 5 (1.32%) RANCID
6 3 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.79%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.53%) Cacti
7 2 (0.53%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.26%) Nessus
8 1 (0.26%) WMI
8 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 78 (20.63%) Cisco
2 57 (15.08%) EMC
3 44 (11.64%) F5
3 44 (11.64%) VMware
4 34 (8.99%) Microsoft
4 34 (8.99%) Palo Alto
5 23 (6.08%) CheckPoint
6 21 (5.56%) Juniper
7 11 (2.91%) Xilinx
8 9 (2.38%) HP
9 8 (2.12%) Blue Coat
9 8 (2.12%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.85%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.59%) Siemens
12 5 (1.32%) IBM
12 5 (1.32%) Oracle
12 5 (1.32%) Redback
12 5 (1.32%) Rockwell
12 5 (1.32%) Sun
13 4 (1.06%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Thirty to Thirty Six Thousand Pounds per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000-35,000+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40 - £45 per hour + home working
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley
TRG
Salary: 40000-55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ISL Recruitment
Salary: health insurance, Pension, bonus.
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + health insurance, pension, bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20K-35K+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago