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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 712 690 715
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 204 284 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 159 187 182
Median salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -21 192 £46,000 +8.23% 42
South East -2 58 £45,000 - 14
London +44 39 £70,000 +27.27% 6
East of England +23 26 £47,500 +18.75% 7
West Midlands -1 25 £40,000 +6.66% 7
South West +6 20 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hampshire +12 17 £45,000 -
Berkshire -17 17 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Hertfordshire +31 15 £45,000 +12.50%
Dorset +28 14 £47,500 -
Basingstoke -9 14 £45,000 -
Brighton - 14 - - 1
East Sussex - 14 - - 1
Yorkshire +31 10 £39,000 -10.85% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £50,000 -6.97% 6
Scotland +7 9 £55,000 -
Cambridge +4 9 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North West +5 8 £46,000 +31.42% 1
Hounslow - 8 £67,500 -
Manchester -2 7 £46,000 - 1
Poole - 7 £47,500 -
Watford +23 6 £43,500 -
East Midlands -22 6 £34,250 -14.37% 3
West Yorkshire +18 5 £42,000 -11.57%
Reading 0 5 £44,500 -19.09%
Birmingham -19 5 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £30,000 -
Windsor - 5 - -
Rochdale - 5 £46,000 - 1
Hereford - 5 £30,000 -

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 109 (32.54%) Electronics
2 106 (31.64%) Degree
3 63 (18.81%) Cisco
4 62 (18.51%) Network Design
5 59 (17.61%) Ethernet
6 56 (16.72%) C++
7 55 (16.42%) Telecoms
8 53 (15.82%) Firewall
9 51 (15.22%) C
10 48 (14.33%) Wireless
11 45 (13.43%) Manufacturing
12 44 (13.13%) Windows
12 44 (13.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 43 (12.84%) Validation
14 39 (11.64%) EMC
15 38 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (11.34%) TCP/IP
15 38 (11.34%) VPN
16 35 (10.45%) CAD
16 35 (10.45%) Wi-Fi
16 35 (10.45%) Software Engineering
16 35 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
17 34 (10.15%) 3G
18 33 (9.85%) OSPF
18 33 (9.85%) LAN
19 31 (9.25%) BGP
19 31 (9.25%) Schematic Capture
20 30 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
21 29 (8.66%) Microsoft
22 28 (8.36%) Juniper

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 15 (4.48%) OpenStack
2 3 (0.90%) IIS
2 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.78%) MS Office
4 12 (3.58%) AutoCAD
5 9 (2.69%) PTC Creo
6 7 (2.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 5 (1.49%) OrCAD
8 4 (1.19%) CATIA
9 1 (0.30%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.30%) DOC1
9 1 (0.30%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.30%) MS Project
9 1 (0.30%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.30%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.30%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Exstream
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.99%) IaaS
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 2 (0.60%) PaaS
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (17.61%) Ethernet
2 53 (15.82%) Firewall
3 48 (14.33%) Wireless
4 38 (11.34%) TCP/IP
4 38 (11.34%) VPN
5 35 (10.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 35 (10.45%) Wi-Fi
6 34 (10.15%) 3G
7 33 (9.85%) LAN
7 33 (9.85%) OSPF
8 31 (9.25%) BGP
9 30 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (7.16%) 4G
10 24 (7.16%) MPLS
11 22 (6.57%) Software-Defined Networking
11 22 (6.57%) VoIP
12 19 (5.67%) Internet
12 19 (5.67%) SSL
13 18 (5.37%) Bluetooth
14 17 (5.07%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.60%) GIS
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.39%) LabVIEW
1 8 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.49%) JIRA
3 4 (1.19%) MSTest
3 4 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.19%) Selenium
4 3 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.60%) Subversion
6 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.30%) Gradle
6 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.30%) JMeter
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (32.54%) Electronics
2 55 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 45 (13.43%) Manufacturing
4 26 (7.76%) Finance
5 14 (4.18%) Military
6 10 (2.99%) Automotive
7 9 (2.69%) Banking
8 8 (2.39%) Aerospace
8 8 (2.39%) Marketing
9 5 (1.49%) Advertising
10 3 (0.90%) Games
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.30%) Avionics
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.09%) .NET
2 5 (1.49%) Middleware
2 5 (1.49%) OpenGL
3 4 (1.19%) Web Services
4 3 (0.90%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.60%) DirectX
5 2 (0.60%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.60%) HTML
5 2 (0.60%) OpenCV
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.60%) Spring
5 2 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
6 1 (0.30%) MFC
6 1 (0.30%) Qt
6 1 (0.30%) XMPP
6 1 (0.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (7.46%) VHDL
3 24 (7.16%) Embedded Systems
4 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.97%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.48%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.18%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.99%) Verilog
9 9 (2.69%) CPLD
10 6 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.49%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.49%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.49%) PKI
11 5 (1.49%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.49%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.19%) Robotics
13 3 (0.90%) Physics
14 2 (0.60%) FMCG
14 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.13%) Windows
2 26 (7.76%) Linux
3 15 (4.48%) Unix
4 14 (4.18%) Windows CE
5 11 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.79%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.60%) SUSE
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.51%) Network Design
2 43 (12.84%) Validation
3 35 (10.45%) CAD
3 35 (10.45%) Software Engineering
4 31 (9.25%) Schematic Capture
5 24 (7.16%) PDM
5 24 (7.16%) PLM
6 19 (5.67%) Configuration Management
7 14 (4.18%) System Testing
8 13 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (3.88%) Network Architecture
8 13 (3.88%) Six Sigma
9 12 (3.58%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (3.28%) Project Management
11 9 (2.69%) Mentoring
11 9 (2.69%) Presales
12 8 (2.39%) Finite Element Analysis
12 8 (2.39%) Prototyping
13 7 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (1.79%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.72%) C++
2 51 (15.22%) C
3 24 (7.16%) C#
4 15 (4.48%) Assembly Language
5 14 (4.18%) VC++
6 11 (3.28%) Embedded C
7 8 (2.39%) Java
8 7 (2.09%) Python
9 6 (1.79%) Perl
9 6 (1.79%) SQL
10 4 (1.19%) Tcl
11 3 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) Delphi
13 1 (0.30%) Groovy
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (31.64%) Degree
2 38 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (8.06%) HND
4 22 (6.57%) Security Cleared
5 21 (6.27%) CCNP
6 20 (5.97%) HNC
7 16 (4.78%) CCIE
8 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.39%) CCDP
10 6 (1.79%) CCDA
11 5 (1.49%) CCVP
12 4 (1.19%) CCSA
12 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.90%) CCNA
13 3 (0.90%) CCSP
13 3 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.30%) NCDA
15 1 (0.30%) NCIE
15 1 (0.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.48%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.49%) SDET
3 3 (0.90%) GAMP
3 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.90%) QA
4 2 (0.60%) DO-254
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (6.57%) Firmware
2 8 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.90%) vCloud
4 3 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.60%) NFS
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Puppet
2 8 (2.39%) Ansible
2 8 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.09%) vRealize
4 6 (1.79%) SCCM
4 6 (1.79%) SCOM
5 5 (1.49%) RANCID
6 4 (1.19%) Nagios
7 2 (0.60%) Cacti
7 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.60%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.30%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.30%) Nessus
8 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (18.81%) Cisco
2 39 (11.64%) EMC
3 29 (8.66%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.36%) F5
4 28 (8.36%) Juniper
5 27 (8.06%) VMware
6 22 (6.57%) Palo Alto
7 17 (5.07%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.78%) Ericsson
9 13 (3.88%) Redback
10 8 (2.39%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.09%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.79%) HP
12 6 (1.79%) IBM
13 5 (1.49%) Altera
13 5 (1.49%) Atmel
13 5 (1.49%) Oracle
13 5 (1.49%) Xilinx
14 4 (1.19%) Siemens
14 4 (1.19%) Veeam
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K - 40K + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £46k plus benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
North
CBS butler
Salary: Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire
Azureus Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: GBP Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 31-32K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £650,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Adteq Limited
Salary: Bonus and Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Littlehampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Brinsworth, Yorkshire
Iceotope
Posted: 10 days ago