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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 662 637 638
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 245 313 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 163 195 172
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -20 231 £40,000 -11.11% 94
South East -42 72 £42,500 -15.00% 35
East Midlands +16 37 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Berkshire -38 34 £50,000 -7.40% 7
East of England +2 32 £48,750 +8.33% 11
South West +10 31 £37,500 - 10
London +24 25 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Derby +9 19 £37,500 - 3
Derbyshire +9 19 £37,500 - 3
West Midlands -22 14 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £52,500 -27.58% 7
North West -1 11 £35,000 -25.06% 8
Cambridge +17 9 £53,750 -25.86% 5
Birmingham -2 9 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Hertfordshire -3 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Reading -44 9 £45,000 -18.91% 3
Nottinghamshire - 9 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +11 8 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Hampshire -17 8 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Essex +5 7 £47,500 - 2
Bristol -24 7 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Bath - 7 £37,500 - 2
Somerset - 7 £37,500 - 2
Northamptonshire -10 6 £52,500 +23.52%
North East -10 6 £35,000 +12.90%
Durham -13 6 £35,000 +12.90%
Northampton - 6 £52,500 -
Basingstoke +29 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Suffolk +1 5 £27,500 -26.66%

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 145 (28.27%) Electronics
1 145 (28.27%) Degree
2 140 (27.29%) Cisco
3 121 (23.59%) Network Design
4 111 (21.64%) C
5 87 (16.96%) EMC
6 85 (16.57%) Windows
7 80 (15.59%) Manufacturing
7 80 (15.59%) BGP
8 77 (15.01%) CAD
9 75 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
10 74 (14.42%) C++
10 74 (14.42%) Telecoms
11 71 (13.84%) CCNP
12 67 (13.06%) MPLS
12 67 (13.06%) Firewall
13 65 (12.67%) Automotive
14 61 (11.89%) Firmware
14 61 (11.89%) Linux
15 51 (9.94%) OSPF
16 48 (9.36%) SOLIDWORKS
17 47 (9.16%) Cisco Nexus
18 46 (8.97%) F5
19 44 (8.58%) Validation
19 44 (8.58%) WAN
20 43 (8.38%) LAN
21 42 (8.19%) HND
22 39 (7.60%) Embedded C
22 39 (7.60%) AutoCAD
22 39 (7.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.34%) Lync
3 9 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.56%) Apache
5 7 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.36%) JBoss
6 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.78%) Node.js
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) WinCC
Applications
1 48 (9.36%) SOLIDWORKS
2 39 (7.60%) AutoCAD
3 26 (5.07%) MS Excel
4 17 (3.31%) MS Office
5 16 (3.12%) PTC Creo
6 15 (2.92%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 12 (2.34%) CATIA
8 8 (1.56%) Solid Edge
9 7 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.78%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.39%) Simulink
13 1 (0.19%) Maya
13 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.19%) MS Project
13 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.19%) EPLAN
13 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Documaker
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) SaaS
2 7 (1.36%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.58%) PaaS
4 3 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (15.59%) BGP
2 67 (13.06%) MPLS
2 67 (13.06%) Firewall
3 51 (9.94%) OSPF
4 47 (9.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 44 (8.58%) WAN
6 43 (8.38%) LAN
7 37 (7.21%) TCP/IP
8 36 (7.02%) Wireless
9 33 (6.43%) DNS
10 31 (6.04%) IPsec
11 30 (5.85%) HTTP
12 29 (5.65%) VPN
13 26 (5.07%) Ethernet
14 24 (4.68%) VoIP
15 23 (4.48%) SSL
16 21 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (3.12%) SAN
17 16 (3.12%) EIGRP
18 14 (2.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.92%) NoSQL
2 8 (1.56%) MySQL
3 7 (1.36%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.36%) RDBMS
3 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.78%) Couchbase
4 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.78%) CouchDB
4 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (4.09%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.14%) JUnit
3 8 (1.56%) LabVIEW
4 7 (1.36%) Subversion
4 7 (1.36%) Maven
4 7 (1.36%) JIRA
4 7 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.78%) DbUnit
5 4 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.78%) Selenium
5 4 (0.78%) EasyMock
5 4 (0.78%) CodeWarrior
6 1 (0.19%) Carbide.c++
6 1 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 145 (28.27%) Electronics
2 80 (15.59%) Manufacturing
3 74 (14.42%) Telecoms
4 65 (12.67%) Automotive
5 37 (7.21%) Finance
6 32 (6.24%) Aerospace
7 13 (2.53%) Legal
7 13 (2.53%) Games
8 8 (1.56%) Banking
9 6 (1.17%) Marketing
9 6 (1.17%) Avionics
9 6 (1.17%) Advertising
10 5 (0.97%) Military
11 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.31%) HTML
2 15 (2.92%) jQuery
3 10 (1.95%) Silverlight
4 9 (1.75%) Web Services
5 8 (1.56%) J2EE
5 8 (1.56%) Ajax
5 8 (1.56%) FreeSWITCH
6 7 (1.36%) Qt
6 7 (1.36%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.36%) Spring
6 7 (1.36%) REST
6 7 (1.36%) CSS
6 7 (1.36%) JSP
6 7 (1.36%) SOAP
6 7 (1.36%) Struts
7 4 (0.78%) VXML
7 4 (0.78%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (0.78%) OpenCL
7 4 (0.78%) Protocol Buffers
7 4 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 39 (7.60%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
2 38 (7.41%) VHDL
3 24 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.51%) Telematics
5 12 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.34%) Verilog
6 10 (1.95%) IPTV
6 10 (1.95%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.36%) User Experience
9 6 (1.17%) Kindle
10 5 (0.97%) CMDB
10 5 (0.97%) Physics
11 4 (0.78%) IVR
11 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.57%) Windows
2 61 (11.89%) Linux
3 31 (6.04%) UNIX
4 17 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.75%) Android
7 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.78%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (23.59%) Network Design
2 77 (15.01%) CAD
3 44 (8.58%) Validation
4 39 (7.60%) Software Engineering
5 31 (6.04%) Project Management
6 21 (4.09%) Load Balancing
7 18 (3.51%) SOA
8 15 (2.92%) ITIL
8 15 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (2.53%) OO
10 13 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (2.53%) Finite Element Analysis
11 12 (2.34%) PRINCE2
11 12 (2.34%) Signal Processing
12 11 (2.14%) Scrum
13 10 (1.95%) 3D Modelling
14 9 (1.75%) Network Architecture
14 9 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (1.75%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (21.64%) C
2 74 (14.42%) C++
3 39 (7.60%) Embedded C
4 25 (4.87%) Java
5 21 (4.09%) Embedded C++
6 20 (3.90%) Assembly Language
7 17 (3.31%) Perl
8 16 (3.12%) VB
8 16 (3.12%) Python
9 12 (2.34%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.78%) R
12 4 (0.78%) VBScript
12 4 (0.78%) C#
13 3 (0.58%) SQL
13 3 (0.58%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.39%) VB6
15 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 145 (28.27%) Degree
2 75 (14.62%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (13.84%) CCNP
4 42 (8.19%) HND
5 37 (7.21%) HNC
6 22 (4.29%) CCNA
7 19 (3.70%) CCIE
8 16 (3.12%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.95%) CCDA
11 6 (1.17%) CCDP
11 6 (1.17%) PhD
11 6 (1.17%) JNCIP
12 5 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
13 4 (0.78%) VCP5
13 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.78%) CCIP
14 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.58%) CISSP
14 3 (0.58%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.29%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.36%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.17%) QA
4 5 (0.97%) SLA
5 3 (0.58%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.19%) DO-254
7 1 (0.19%) DO-160
System Software
1 61 (11.89%) Firmware
2 32 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.56%) vSphere
5 6 (1.17%) XenApp
5 6 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.78%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.58%) XenServer
9 2 (0.39%) Xen
9 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.39%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (0.97%) Nagios
3 4 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.58%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.58%) Puppet
5 2 (0.39%) WSUS
5 2 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 140 (27.29%) Cisco
2 87 (16.96%) EMC
3 46 (8.97%) F5
4 37 (7.21%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.02%) VMware
6 29 (5.65%) Citrix
7 24 (4.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 24 (4.68%) CheckPoint
8 23 (4.48%) Mentor Graphics
9 22 (4.29%) Oracle
10 20 (3.90%) Atmel
11 19 (3.70%) HP
12 18 (3.51%) Xilinx
12 18 (3.51%) NEC
12 18 (3.51%) Fujitsu
12 18 (3.51%) Freescale
13 14 (2.73%) Juniper
14 13 (2.53%) Autodesk
15 10 (1.95%) Blue Coat
15 10 (1.95%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,0000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum +Car +Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +Car +Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Thurso, Caithness
Premier Engineering
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Thurso, Caithness
Premier Engineering
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Pension + Car + Childcare + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 plus Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits & equity
Posted: 2 days ago