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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 631 680 660
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 256 213 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 200 156 172
Average salary £50,000 £41,952 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.18% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +32 242 £50,000 +20.75% 97
London +58 71 £65,000 +44.44% 7
South East -48 63 £50,000 +17.64% 29
City of London +23 36 £57,500 +27.77% 3
East of England -1 27 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Hampshire -10 25 £48,750 +14.70% 5
East Midlands +47 22 £39,000 +5.40% 8
North West +2 22 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Berkshire -11 20 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +5 17 £45,000 - 8
South West -19 17 £37,500 - 18
Cambridge 0 15 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Derby - 15 £37,500 - 2
Derbyshire - 15 £37,500 - 3
Manchester +5 11 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Surrey -15 11 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -20 11 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Cheshire -4 9 £45,000 +2.85%
Canary Wharf - 9 £72,500 -
Scotland +10 8 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Reading -17 8 £57,500 +11.65%
Bath - 8 £37,500 -
Somerset - 8 £37,500 - 4
Bristol - 6 - - 4
Warrington +3 5 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 5 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Kent - 5 £45,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Nottingham - 5 £40,000 - 2
Fareham - 5 £47,500 -

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 150 (31.71%) Degree
2 120 (25.37%) Cisco
3 107 (22.62%) Network Design
4 91 (19.24%) Electronics
5 78 (16.49%) Firewall
6 73 (15.43%) C
6 73 (15.43%) HND
6 73 (15.43%) Windows
7 72 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (15.01%) CCNP
9 70 (14.80%) BGP
10 67 (14.16%) Telecoms
11 66 (13.95%) AutoCAD
12 65 (13.74%) HNC
13 61 (12.90%) EMC
13 61 (12.90%) Microsoft
14 58 (12.26%) Citrix
15 55 (11.63%) MPLS
16 50 (10.57%) Manufacturing
16 50 (10.57%) F5
17 49 (10.36%) CAD
17 49 (10.36%) VMware
18 47 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
19 45 (9.51%) OSPF
19 45 (9.51%) Finance
19 45 (9.51%) WAN
20 44 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 40 (8.46%) HP
22 38 (8.03%) Security Cleared
23 36 (7.61%) DNS

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (1.48%) IIS
1 7 (1.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.06%) CMS
2 5 (1.06%) Lync
3 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.63%) Kinematics
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.42%) WordPress
5 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) WinCC
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 66 (13.95%) AutoCAD
2 27 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.81%) MS Office
4 8 (1.69%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 6 (1.27%) CATIA
6 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.63%) Maya
7 3 (0.63%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.63%) MS Project
8 2 (0.42%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.21%) Revit
9 1 (0.21%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.42%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.85%) SaaS
2 4 (0.85%) IaaS
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
3 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (16.49%) Firewall
2 70 (14.80%) BGP
3 55 (11.63%) MPLS
4 47 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 45 (9.51%) OSPF
5 45 (9.51%) WAN
6 36 (7.61%) DNS
7 35 (7.40%) LAN
8 29 (6.13%) TCP/IP
8 29 (6.13%) Wireless
9 27 (5.71%) Network Security
10 22 (4.65%) DHCP
11 21 (4.44%) VPN
11 21 (4.44%) NetScaler
12 20 (4.23%) Ethernet
12 20 (4.23%) Unified Communications
13 19 (4.02%) VoIP
14 18 (3.81%) Internet
14 18 (3.81%) IPsec
14 18 (3.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
2 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.42%) Big Data
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.42%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.21%) CodeWarrior
General
1 91 (19.24%) Electronics
2 67 (14.16%) Telecoms
3 50 (10.57%) Manufacturing
4 45 (9.51%) Finance
5 25 (5.29%) Automotive
6 11 (2.33%) Aerospace
7 8 (1.69%) Military
8 7 (1.48%) Banking
9 5 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.85%) Retail
10 4 (0.85%) Legal
10 4 (0.85%) Advertising
10 4 (0.85%) Games
11 3 (0.63%) Avionics
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.54%) HTML
2 9 (1.90%) Web Services
3 7 (1.48%) HTML5
3 7 (1.48%) OpenCL
4 6 (1.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (0.63%) XML
5 3 (0.63%) Flash
5 3 (0.63%) COM
5 3 (0.63%) CSS
6 2 (0.42%) .NET
6 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 2 (0.42%) WCF
6 2 (0.42%) WPF
6 2 (0.42%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (0.42%) MFC
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.42%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.21%) REST
7 1 (0.21%) CSS3
7 1 (0.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 32 (6.77%) VHDL
3 29 (6.13%) Embedded Systems
4 24 (5.07%) Clustering
5 18 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.96%) iDTV
6 14 (2.96%) BBC
7 13 (2.75%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.90%) Telematics
10 8 (1.69%) Verilog
11 7 (1.48%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.27%) IPTV
12 6 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (1.06%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.06%) SCORM
13 5 (1.06%) Learning Management System
13 5 (1.06%) CMDB
14 4 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.43%) Windows
2 36 (7.61%) Linux
3 35 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 21 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 20 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.17%) UNIX
9 11 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.27%) AIX
10 6 (1.27%) Solaris
11 5 (1.06%) VMS
12 3 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.42%) Android
14 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.62%) Network Design
2 49 (10.36%) CAD
3 35 (7.40%) Validation
4 32 (6.77%) Project Management
5 28 (5.92%) Change Management
6 27 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 27 (5.71%) Signal Processing
7 24 (5.07%) Service Delivery
8 23 (4.86%) Software Engineering
9 20 (4.23%) TOGAF
10 18 (3.81%) ITIL
10 18 (3.81%) Line Management
11 17 (3.59%) Security Architecture
12 15 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (2.75%) Digital Signal Processing
14 11 (2.33%) Service Management
15 10 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
16 9 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (1.90%) Finite Element Analysis
17 8 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (15.43%) C
2 31 (6.55%) C++
3 25 (5.29%) SQL
3 25 (5.29%) Embedded C
4 18 (3.81%) Assembly Language
5 15 (3.17%) Perl
6 10 (2.11%) VB
6 10 (2.11%) Python
7 9 (1.90%) Embedded C++
8 8 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.27%) VBScript
11 3 (0.63%) PHP
11 3 (0.63%) Java
11 3 (0.63%) C#
11 3 (0.63%) Tcl
11 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.63%) R
12 2 (0.42%) Scala
13 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 150 (31.71%) Degree
2 73 (15.43%) HND
3 72 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (15.01%) CCNP
5 65 (13.74%) HNC
6 38 (8.03%) Security Cleared
7 33 (6.98%) SC Cleared
8 25 (5.29%) DV Cleared
9 21 (4.44%) CCNA
10 20 (4.23%) MCSE
10 20 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (4.02%) PhD
12 18 (3.81%) CCIE
13 13 (2.75%) CCDP
14 10 (2.11%) VCP4
15 8 (1.69%) CCDA
16 5 (1.06%) CCIP
16 5 (1.06%) JNCIP
17 4 (0.85%) JNCIE
18 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.17%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.33%) QA
3 8 (1.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (7.61%) Firmware
3 32 (6.77%) Active Directory
4 31 (6.55%) XenApp
5 10 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.27%) vSphere
6 6 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.21%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 120 (25.37%) Cisco
2 61 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.90%) EMC
3 58 (12.26%) Citrix
4 50 (10.57%) F5
5 49 (10.36%) VMware
6 40 (8.46%) HP
7 23 (4.86%) CheckPoint
8 22 (4.65%) Juniper
9 18 (3.81%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 17 (3.59%) Avaya
11 14 (2.96%) Oracle
11 14 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.96%) SolidWorks
12 12 (2.54%) NetApp
12 12 (2.54%) IBM
12 12 (2.54%) Xilinx
12 12 (2.54%) Mentor Graphics
12 12 (2.54%) Atmel
13 11 (2.33%) Blue Coat
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hythe, Kent
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
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Salary: up to £60k DoE
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Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Benefits and training
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UK
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
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