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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 619 632 670
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 292 281 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 193 174 156
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,300 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 +43 273 £42,500 -5.55% 83
South East +1 96 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Berkshire -3 48 £55,000 -4.76% 6
London +43 39 £55,000 -15.38% 3
East of England 0 38 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East Midlands +16 36 £37,500 -1.96% 6
South West -3 27 £37,500 - 18
Reading -22 20 £55,000 -8.33%
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £52,500 -34.37% 6
Derbyshire +6 18 £37,500 - 1
North West +9 17 £35,000 -35.43% 7
Cambridge +18 16 £60,000 -25.00% 6
Derby +8 15 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -18 14 £37,500 -6.25% 9
City of London +40 11 £55,000 -18.51%
Hertfordshire -11 11 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex -3 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Scotland -11 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Hampshire +4 9 £45,000 +11.25% 3
Birmingham -7 9 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Oxfordshire +11 8 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £40,000 +4.57% 3
Manchester +12 7 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +7 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Essex -2 7 £47,500 - 2
Bristol -15 7 £62,500 +66.66% 3
Somerset - 7 £37,500 - 5
Bath - 7 £37,500 - 2
Northampton - 7 £52,500 -
Nottingham -1 6 £37,500 -1.96% 2

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 151 (27.55%) Degree
2 144 (26.28%) Electronics
3 136 (24.82%) Cisco
4 126 (22.99%) Network Design
5 106 (19.34%) C
6 89 (16.24%) Windows
7 85 (15.51%) Manufacturing
8 84 (15.33%) EMC
8 84 (15.33%) CAD
9 77 (14.05%) C++
10 75 (13.69%) Firewall
11 72 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
12 70 (12.77%) Telecoms
12 70 (12.77%) BGP
13 68 (12.41%) CCNP
14 67 (12.23%) Automotive
15 65 (11.86%) Linux
16 63 (11.50%) MPLS
17 60 (10.95%) SOLIDWORKS
18 56 (10.22%) Firmware
19 54 (9.85%) TCP/IP
20 52 (9.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 49 (8.94%) Finance
21 49 (8.94%) Data Centre
22 47 (8.58%) VHDL
23 46 (8.39%) OSPF
23 46 (8.39%) AutoCAD
24 45 (8.21%) WAN
25 43 (7.85%) LAN
25 43 (7.85%) VPN

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.82%) Apache
2 10 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 10 (1.82%) Lync
3 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.28%) JBoss
4 6 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.91%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.91%) Node.js
5 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (10.95%) SOLIDWORKS
2 46 (8.39%) AutoCAD
3 15 (2.74%) MS Excel
4 12 (2.19%) PTC Creo
5 11 (2.01%) CATIA
5 11 (2.01%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 8 (1.46%) Solid Edge
6 8 (1.46%) MS Office
7 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.73%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.55%) Simulink
10 1 (0.18%) Maya
10 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.18%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.37%) SaaS
2 8 (1.46%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.73%) PaaS
4 4 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.69%) Firewall
2 70 (12.77%) BGP
3 63 (11.50%) MPLS
4 54 (9.85%) TCP/IP
5 46 (8.39%) OSPF
6 45 (8.21%) WAN
7 43 (7.85%) LAN
7 43 (7.85%) VPN
8 36 (6.57%) SSL
9 35 (6.39%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (6.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (6.20%) Wireless
11 29 (5.29%) DNS
11 29 (5.29%) Ethernet
12 26 (4.74%) HTTP
13 25 (4.56%) VoIP
14 24 (4.38%) IPsec
15 17 (3.10%) DHCP
16 16 (2.92%) SAN
17 14 (2.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.10%) NoSQL
2 9 (1.64%) MySQL
3 8 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.46%) RDBMS
3 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.91%) Couchbase
4 5 (0.91%) CouchDB
4 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.19%) JUnit
3 8 (1.46%) LabVIEW
4 7 (1.28%) Subversion
4 7 (1.28%) Maven
4 7 (1.28%) JIRA
4 7 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.91%) DbUnit
5 5 (0.91%) Selenium
5 5 (0.91%) EasyMock
6 4 (0.73%) CodeWarrior
6 4 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.18%) Carbide.c++
General
1 144 (26.28%) Electronics
2 85 (15.51%) Manufacturing
3 70 (12.77%) Telecoms
4 67 (12.23%) Automotive
5 49 (8.94%) Finance
6 29 (5.29%) Aerospace
7 18 (3.28%) Multimedia
8 14 (2.55%) Games
9 11 (2.01%) Legal
9 11 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.82%) Banking
11 7 (1.28%) Marketing
12 6 (1.09%) Advertising
13 5 (0.91%) Avionics
14 4 (0.73%) Military
15 1 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Retail
15 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.10%) HTML
1 17 (3.10%) jQuery
2 11 (2.01%) Web Services
3 10 (1.82%) Ajax
4 8 (1.46%) J2EE
4 8 (1.46%) Spring
4 8 (1.46%) FreeSWITCH
5 7 (1.28%) Silverlight
5 7 (1.28%) Qt
5 7 (1.28%) REST
5 7 (1.28%) CSS
5 7 (1.28%) JSP
5 7 (1.28%) SOAP
5 7 (1.28%) Struts
5 7 (1.28%) Hibernate
6 5 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (0.91%) Protocol Buffers
6 5 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (0.91%) Apache Thrift
7 4 (0.73%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 49 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 47 (8.58%) VHDL
4 39 (7.12%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.65%) Verilog
7 17 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.92%) Telematics
9 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.46%) User Experience
10 8 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.28%) IPTV
11 7 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (1.28%) Kindle
12 5 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.91%) ASIC
13 4 (0.73%) Physics
13 4 (0.73%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 89 (16.24%) Windows
2 65 (11.86%) Linux
3 28 (5.11%) UNIX
4 16 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.19%) Android
6 11 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.73%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.99%) Network Design
2 84 (15.33%) CAD
3 40 (7.30%) Validation
4 35 (6.39%) Software Engineering
5 26 (4.74%) Project Management
6 23 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
7 22 (4.01%) Change Management
8 19 (3.47%) OO
9 17 (3.10%) SOA
10 15 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (2.74%) Load Balancing
10 15 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (2.55%) ITIL
12 13 (2.37%) 3D Modelling
13 12 (2.19%) Finite Element Analysis
13 12 (2.19%) Scrum
14 11 (2.01%) PRINCE2
15 9 (1.64%) Web Development
15 9 (1.64%) Network Architecture
16 8 (1.46%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 106 (19.34%) C
2 77 (14.05%) C++
3 39 (7.12%) Embedded C
4 29 (5.29%) Java
5 19 (3.47%) Embedded C++
6 18 (3.28%) Assembly Language
7 15 (2.74%) VB
8 14 (2.55%) JavaScript
8 14 (2.55%) Perl
9 13 (2.37%) Python
10 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.28%) MATLAB
10 7 (1.28%) C#
11 6 (1.09%) R
12 4 (0.73%) VBScript
13 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.55%) SQL
14 2 (0.36%) VB6
15 1 (0.18%) VBA
15 1 (0.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 151 (27.55%) Degree
2 72 (13.14%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (12.41%) CCNP
4 42 (7.66%) HND
5 38 (6.93%) HNC
6 21 (3.83%) CCIE
7 19 (3.47%) CCNA
8 13 (2.37%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.19%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.01%) CCDA
11 9 (1.64%) CCDP
12 6 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.09%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.09%) JNCIP
13 5 (0.91%) VCP5
14 4 (0.73%) JNCIE
14 4 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
14 4 (0.73%) PhD
14 4 (0.73%) CCIP
15 3 (0.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.83%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.28%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.91%) SLA
3 5 (0.91%) QA
4 3 (0.55%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.18%) DO-254
5 1 (0.18%) DO-160
5 1 (0.18%) JTAG
System Software
1 56 (10.22%) Firmware
2 34 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.19%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.09%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.91%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (0.73%) vSphere
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.55%) XenApp
8 3 (0.55%) XenServer
9 2 (0.36%) Xen
9 2 (0.36%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (0.91%) Nagios
3 4 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.36%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.36%) WSUS
4 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 136 (24.82%) Cisco
2 84 (15.33%) EMC
3 39 (7.12%) VMware
4 33 (6.02%) CheckPoint
5 32 (5.84%) F5
6 29 (5.29%) Microsoft
7 23 (4.20%) Blue Coat
8 22 (4.01%) Mentor Graphics
9 20 (3.65%) Xilinx
10 19 (3.47%) Autodesk
10 19 (3.47%) Oracle
10 19 (3.47%) Citrix
10 19 (3.47%) Atmel
11 17 (3.10%) Freescale
11 17 (3.10%) HP
11 17 (3.10%) NEC
11 17 (3.10%) Fujitsu
12 16 (2.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 15 (2.74%) Juniper
14 10 (1.82%) SAP
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