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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 701 668 721
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 213 320 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 172 200 180
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 25 August 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 August 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 -53 202 £45,000 +5.88% 39
South East -14 64 £45,000 -10.00% 12
London +61 45 £70,000 +27.27% 3
West Midlands +4 26 £38,750 +3.33% 6
East of England +6 23 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Hampshire +5 18 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Berkshire -20 17 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridge +6 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Basingstoke -6 14 £45,000 -
East Sussex +13 13 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands -15 13 £35,000 -5.08% 4
Yorkshire +33 12 £38,000 -5.00% 3
South West -4 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Brighton - 11 - -
Hertfordshire +15 9 £47,000 +17.50% 1
Hounslow - 8 £75,000 -
Dorset +19 7 £40,000 -
Scotland +8 7 £55,000 -
Coventry +6 7 £37,500 - 3
North West +1 7 £46,000 +31.42% 5
Surrey +34 6 £65,000 +66.66% 5
Manchester -10 6 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Birmingham -16 6 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dagenham - 6 £42,500 -
Reading -8 5 £44,500 -19.09%
Hereford - 5 £30,000 -
Rochdale - 5 £46,000 -
Windsor - 5 - -
Herefordshire - 5 £30,000 -

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 113 (31.92%) Electronics
2 99 (27.97%) Degree
3 71 (20.06%) Cisco
4 65 (18.36%) Network Design
5 60 (16.95%) Firewall
6 57 (16.10%) Ethernet
7 54 (15.25%) Telecoms
8 53 (14.97%) C++
9 51 (14.41%) Manufacturing
10 50 (14.12%) EMC
10 50 (14.12%) CAD
11 49 (13.84%) C
11 49 (13.84%) Validation
12 43 (12.15%) Wireless
13 40 (11.30%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (11.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 40 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (10.73%) F5
15 38 (10.73%) VMware
16 37 (10.45%) Windows
17 36 (10.17%) LAN
18 34 (9.60%) Software Engineering
18 34 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (9.60%) Schematic Capture
19 33 (9.32%) 3G
19 33 (9.32%) OSPF
20 31 (8.76%) BGP
20 31 (8.76%) VPN
20 31 (8.76%) Palo Alto

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 21 (5.93%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.13%) Apache
3 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (7.34%) SOLIDWORKS
2 22 (6.21%) MS Excel
3 18 (5.08%) MS Office
4 14 (3.95%) AutoCAD
5 9 (2.54%) PTC Creo
6 7 (1.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 5 (1.41%) OrCAD
8 4 (1.13%) CATIA
9 2 (0.56%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.28%) DOC1
10 1 (0.28%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.28%) MS Project
10 1 (0.28%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.28%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.28%) Simulink
10 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.28%) Windchill
10 1 (0.28%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.28%) Exstream
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.95%) IaaS
2 5 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) PaaS
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (16.95%) Firewall
2 57 (16.10%) Ethernet
3 43 (12.15%) Wireless
4 40 (11.30%) Wi-Fi
5 39 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 36 (10.17%) LAN
7 34 (9.60%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (9.32%) 3G
8 33 (9.32%) OSPF
9 31 (8.76%) BGP
9 31 (8.76%) VPN
10 29 (8.19%) Software-Defined Networking
11 27 (7.63%) TCP/IP
12 23 (6.50%) 4G
13 22 (6.21%) Internet
13 22 (6.21%) VoIP
14 19 (5.37%) GPRS
14 19 (5.37%) SSL
15 17 (4.80%) Bluetooth
15 17 (4.80%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.56%) GIS
3 1 (0.28%) Big Data
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (1.69%) JIRA
2 6 (1.69%) LabVIEW
2 6 (1.69%) MSTest
2 6 (1.69%) Selenium
3 3 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) Gradle
5 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.28%) JMeter
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (31.92%) Electronics
2 54 (15.25%) Telecoms
3 51 (14.41%) Manufacturing
4 28 (7.91%) Finance
5 14 (3.95%) Military
6 10 (2.82%) Automotive
6 10 (2.82%) Marketing
7 8 (2.26%) Banking
8 7 (1.98%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.85%) Games
10 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.28%) Avionics
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.41%) OpenGL
3 4 (1.13%) J2EE
3 4 (1.13%) J2SE
3 4 (1.13%) Middleware
3 4 (1.13%) Web Services
4 3 (0.85%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.56%) DirectX
5 2 (0.56%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.56%) HTML
5 2 (0.56%) OpenCV
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.56%) Spring
5 2 (0.56%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 24 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
3 23 (6.50%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.93%) VHDL
5 20 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.52%) Driving Licence
7 12 (3.39%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.39%) CPLD
8 8 (2.26%) Verilog
9 6 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.69%) Physics
9 6 (1.69%) Robotics
10 5 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.41%) Contactless
10 5 (1.41%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.41%) PKI
10 5 (1.41%) Smartcard
10 5 (1.41%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.45%) Windows
2 27 (7.63%) Linux
3 14 (3.95%) Windows CE
4 13 (3.67%) Unix
5 7 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.69%) Android
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.36%) Network Design
2 50 (14.12%) CAD
3 49 (13.84%) Validation
4 34 (9.60%) Schematic Capture
4 34 (9.60%) Software Engineering
5 25 (7.06%) PDM
5 25 (7.06%) PLM
6 22 (6.21%) Configuration Management
7 14 (3.95%) Project Management
7 14 (3.95%) System Testing
8 13 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (3.39%) Six Sigma
9 12 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (2.82%) Prototyping
11 9 (2.54%) Network Architecture
11 9 (2.54%) OO
11 9 (2.54%) Presales
12 8 (2.26%) Finite Element Analysis
12 8 (2.26%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.97%) C++
2 49 (13.84%) C
3 30 (8.47%) C#
4 14 (3.95%) Assembly Language
4 14 (3.95%) VC++
5 12 (3.39%) Java
6 11 (3.11%) Embedded C
7 8 (2.26%) SQL
8 7 (1.98%) Python
9 6 (1.69%) Perl
10 5 (1.41%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.13%) Tcl
12 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.56%) PHP
13 2 (0.56%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) Delphi
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 99 (27.97%) Degree
2 40 (11.30%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (7.34%) HND
4 23 (6.50%) CCNP
5 20 (5.65%) HNC
6 19 (5.37%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.67%) CCIE
8 10 (2.82%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.69%) CCDP
10 5 (1.41%) CCDA
10 5 (1.41%) CCVP
11 4 (1.13%) CCSA
11 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.85%) CCSP
12 3 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.56%) CCNA
13 2 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.28%) NCDA
14 1 (0.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.95%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.98%) SDET
3 5 (1.41%) GAMP
4 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.28%) JTAG
5 1 (0.28%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (6.21%) Firmware
2 10 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.85%) vCloud
5 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.85%) vSphere
6 2 (0.56%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (5.08%) Puppet
2 13 (3.67%) Ansible
2 13 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.39%) vRealize
4 7 (1.98%) SCCM
4 7 (1.98%) SCOM
5 5 (1.41%) Nagios
5 5 (1.41%) RANCID
6 2 (0.56%) Cacti
6 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.56%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.28%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.28%) Nessus
7 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.28%) WMI
7 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.28%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 71 (20.06%) Cisco
2 50 (14.12%) EMC
3 38 (10.73%) F5
3 38 (10.73%) VMware
4 31 (8.76%) Palo Alto
5 29 (8.19%) Microsoft
6 25 (7.06%) Juniper
7 20 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.39%) Ericsson
9 9 (2.54%) Redback
10 8 (2.26%) Blue Coat
11 7 (1.98%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.98%) HP
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle
12 6 (1.69%) Siemens
13 5 (1.41%) Dell
13 5 (1.41%) IBM
13 5 (1.41%) NetApp
13 5 (1.41%) Rockwell
14 4 (1.13%) Sun
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 6k Car + Over Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
NST Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + holiday, pension contribution
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, flexi hours
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 17 days ago