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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 683 656 623
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 230 239 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 184 173 192
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 £32,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -65 204 £45,000 +4.04% 92
South East +12 102 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Hampshire +16 40 £48,750 +14.70% 3
London -10 30 £57,500 +29.21% 9
East of England -38 23 £45,000 +11.11% 9
West Midlands +10 19 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Berkshire -8 19 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Andover - 15 £50,000 -
Scotland +9 14 £45,000 +2.85% 12
Reading +3 13 £47,250 - 1
North West -8 13 £45,000 -1.63% 10
Surrey -12 13 £60,000 +28.34% 7
Oxfordshire +14 11 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Cambridge -2 11 £43,750 +9.37% 7
Cambridgeshire -3 11 £43,750 +9.37% 7
Aberdeen - 11 £45,000 -
Wales +13 9 £45,000 +36.36% 7
Kent +2 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cheshire -2 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Winchester - 9 £47,500 -
South Wales +12 8 £45,000 +36.36% 6
East Midlands +10 8 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -36 8 £47,500 +7.34% 1
Warrington - 8 £45,000 -
Durham - 7 £45,000 -
Billingham - 7 £45,000 -
Bridgend - 7 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 7 £45,000 -
North East - 7 £45,000 -

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 197 (40.70%) Degree
2 94 (19.42%) Cisco
3 81 (16.74%) CAD
4 80 (16.53%) HND
5 78 (16.12%) Telecoms
6 74 (15.29%) Electronics
6 74 (15.29%) Firewall
7 72 (14.88%) AutoCAD
8 67 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (13.64%) Network Design
10 65 (13.43%) HNC
11 62 (12.81%) Windows
12 60 (12.40%) Juniper
12 60 (12.40%) Manufacturing
13 58 (11.98%) C
14 53 (10.95%) Microsoft
15 51 (10.54%) EMC
15 51 (10.54%) OSPF
16 50 (10.33%) BGP
17 47 (9.71%) CCNP
18 46 (9.50%) Validation
19 45 (9.30%) MPLS
19 45 (9.30%) VMware
19 45 (9.30%) Security Cleared
20 42 (8.68%) TCP/IP
20 42 (8.68%) Internet
21 40 (8.26%) Linux
22 38 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (7.64%) Citrix
24 36 (7.44%) HP

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (1.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.65%) IIS
3 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.62%) Kinematics
5 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Confluence
6 1 (0.21%) Lync
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (14.88%) AutoCAD
2 24 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.10%) MS Office
4 10 (2.07%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 6 (1.24%) CATIA
6 5 (1.03%) CorelDRAW
6 5 (1.03%) Windchill
7 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.83%) MS Project
8 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.21%) Revit
9 1 (0.21%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.21%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.83%) SaaS
2 4 (0.83%) IaaS
3 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.62%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (15.29%) Firewall
2 51 (10.54%) OSPF
3 50 (10.33%) BGP
4 45 (9.30%) MPLS
5 42 (8.68%) Internet
5 42 (8.68%) TCP/IP
6 35 (7.23%) Wireless
7 31 (6.40%) Network Security
8 29 (5.99%) WAN
9 28 (5.79%) VPN
10 27 (5.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (5.37%) DNS
11 26 (5.37%) Ethernet
11 26 (5.37%) LAN
12 21 (4.34%) DHCP
13 20 (4.13%) VoIP
13 20 (4.13%) 3G
14 19 (3.93%) Broadband
14 19 (3.93%) LTE
15 17 (3.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.03%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
2 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.21%) JIRA
3 1 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 78 (16.12%) Telecoms
2 74 (15.29%) Electronics
3 60 (12.40%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.17%) Finance
5 20 (4.13%) Marketing
6 14 (2.89%) Automotive
7 13 (2.69%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.03%) Retail
9 4 (0.83%) Military
9 4 (0.83%) Banking
10 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.21%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.27%) SOAP
1 11 (2.27%) Web Services
2 5 (1.03%) HTML
2 5 (1.03%) .NET
2 5 (1.03%) HTML5
3 4 (0.83%) Qt
4 3 (0.62%) OpenCL
4 3 (0.62%) COM
4 3 (0.62%) WCF
4 3 (0.62%) WPF
4 3 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.41%) POSIX
5 2 (0.41%) Middleware
5 2 (0.41%) jQuery
5 2 (0.41%) Ext JS
5 2 (0.41%) CSS
5 2 (0.41%) GTK+
5 2 (0.41%) FreeSWITCH
5 2 (0.41%) REST
5 2 (0.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (4.96%) Clustering
3 20 (4.13%) VHDL
4 18 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.51%) Smartphone
6 13 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (2.27%) iDTV
7 11 (2.27%) BBC
8 9 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.24%) CCTV
9 6 (1.24%) SCADA
9 6 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.03%) Verilog
10 5 (1.03%) Equities
10 5 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.83%) Physics
12 3 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.81%) Windows
2 40 (8.26%) Linux
3 32 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (3.93%) Windows XP
6 19 (3.93%) Windows 2000 Server
6 19 (3.93%) Windows 8
6 19 (3.93%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.65%) Solaris
9 6 (1.24%) UNIX
9 6 (1.24%) AIX
9 6 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.03%) VMS
11 2 (0.41%) Android
11 2 (0.41%) uClinux
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.74%) CAD
2 66 (13.64%) Network Design
3 46 (9.50%) Validation
4 27 (5.58%) Load Balancing
5 26 (5.37%) Project Management
6 25 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 23 (4.75%) Change Management
8 20 (4.13%) ITIL
9 19 (3.93%) TOGAF
9 19 (3.93%) Software Engineering
10 17 (3.51%) Network Management
10 17 (3.51%) Capacity Management
11 16 (3.31%) Service Management
12 13 (2.69%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (2.69%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (2.48%) Signal Processing
13 12 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (2.27%) Mentoring
15 10 (2.07%) Security Architecture
16 9 (1.86%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.98%) C
2 25 (5.17%) SQL
3 22 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 19 (3.93%) C++
5 16 (3.31%) Perl
6 11 (2.27%) Assembly Language
7 10 (2.07%) Python
7 10 (2.07%) C#
8 6 (1.24%) VBScript
8 6 (1.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.03%) VB
9 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.83%) Java
11 3 (0.62%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.41%) Tcl
12 2 (0.41%) Scala
13 1 (0.21%) C-shell
13 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 197 (40.70%) Degree
2 80 (16.53%) HND
3 67 (13.84%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (13.43%) HNC
5 47 (9.71%) CCNP
6 45 (9.30%) Security Cleared
7 36 (7.44%) CCIE
8 34 (7.02%) SC Cleared
9 21 (4.34%) DV Cleared
10 19 (3.93%) MCSE
10 19 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (3.93%) CCDP
11 17 (3.51%) CCNA
12 14 (2.89%) JNCIE
13 13 (2.69%) CCIP
14 12 (2.48%) PhD
15 10 (2.07%) Chartered Engineer
16 7 (1.45%) JNCIP
17 5 (1.03%) CISSP
17 5 (1.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.10%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.21%) JTAG
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.58%) XenApp
3 26 (5.37%) Active Directory
4 25 (5.17%) Firmware
5 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.21%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 94 (19.42%) Cisco
2 60 (12.40%) Juniper
3 53 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 51 (10.54%) EMC
5 45 (9.30%) VMware
6 37 (7.64%) Citrix
7 36 (7.44%) HP
8 30 (6.20%) SolidWorks
9 26 (5.37%) F5
10 22 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 14 (2.89%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.69%) Oracle
13 12 (2.48%) Huawei
13 12 (2.48%) Autodesk
14 11 (2.27%) Redback
15 10 (2.07%) NetApp
16 9 (1.86%) Sun
17 8 (1.65%) IBM
17 8 (1.65%) Nokia
17 8 (1.65%) Fortinet
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
7 Fifty Two
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 55,000 dependent on level
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Car Alloance + OT + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Car Alloance + OT + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Wa Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago