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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 643 606 663
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 258 342 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 182 222 157
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.58%

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -13 245 £45,000 +5.88% 99
South East -50 65 £50,000 +11.11% 36
London +54 62 £61,500 +44.70% 4
East of England +9 30 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Berkshire -34 29 £57,500 +22.34% 10
East Midlands +20 28 £40,000 -5.88% 11
City of London +47 25 £60,000 +33.33% 2
South West +6 21 £37,500 -5.06% 20
North West +7 16 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Derbyshire +22 14 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Derby +17 13 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Manchester +10 11 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £48,500 +7.77% 3
Hampshire -20 10 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Midlands -49 10 £41,250 +10.00% 12
Hertfordshire -11 9 £41,500 +1.84% 2
Oxfordshire +20 8 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +14 8 £41,250 - 1
Cambridge +11 8 £48,500 +7.77% 1
Maidenhead +9 8 - -
Bath - 8 £37,500 - 1
Somerset - 8 £37,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Surrey +11 7 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Durham +6 7 £35,000 +12.90% 2
North East -7 7 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Scotland -24 7 - - 2
Suffolk - 7 - - 3
Stowmarket - 7 - - 2
Yorkshire +10 6 £35,000 -30.00% 2

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 147 (29.94%) Degree
2 127 (25.87%) Electronics
3 126 (25.66%) Cisco
4 111 (22.61%) Network Design
5 102 (20.77%) C
6 86 (17.52%) EMC
7 79 (16.09%) BGP
8 76 (15.48%) Windows
9 74 (15.07%) Telecoms
10 70 (14.26%) Cisco Certification
11 67 (13.65%) CCNP
11 67 (13.65%) Firewall
12 61 (12.42%) HND
13 57 (11.61%) Firmware
13 57 (11.61%) MPLS
14 56 (11.41%) CAD
15 55 (11.20%) C++
16 54 (11.00%) HNC
17 53 (10.79%) AutoCAD
17 53 (10.79%) Manufacturing
18 52 (10.59%) OSPF
19 49 (9.98%) F5
20 47 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
21 46 (9.37%) Automotive
22 44 (8.96%) Finance
22 44 (8.96%) Linux
23 43 (8.76%) Microsoft
23 43 (8.76%) Validation
24 41 (8.35%) VHDL
24 41 (8.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (2.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.24%) Lync
3 6 (1.22%) CMS
3 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.81%) Apache
5 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.81%) Node.js
5 4 (0.81%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.41%) WordPress
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) WinCC
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (10.79%) AutoCAD
2 27 (5.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 27 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.26%) MS Office
4 13 (2.65%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 13 (2.65%) PTC Creo
5 8 (1.63%) Solid Edge
6 6 (1.22%) CATIA
7 4 (0.81%) Maya
7 4 (0.81%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.41%) MS Project
8 2 (0.41%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.20%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.20%) Windchill
9 1 (0.20%) Simulink
9 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Documaker
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.63%) SaaS
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.09%) BGP
2 67 (13.65%) Firewall
3 57 (11.61%) MPLS
4 52 (10.59%) OSPF
5 47 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (7.13%) WAN
7 32 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 32 (6.52%) Wireless
8 31 (6.31%) DNS
9 30 (6.11%) LAN
10 28 (5.70%) IPsec
11 25 (5.09%) HTTP
12 23 (4.68%) VPN
12 23 (4.68%) SSL
13 21 (4.28%) Ethernet
13 21 (4.28%) EIGRP
14 19 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (3.67%) Network Security
15 18 (3.67%) VoIP
16 17 (3.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.24%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 7 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.02%) MySQL
4 4 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.81%) CouchDB
4 4 (0.81%) Couchbase
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.43%) JUnit
3 6 (1.22%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.81%) Selenium
4 4 (0.81%) Subversion
4 4 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.81%) DbUnit
4 4 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.81%) EasyMock
5 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.61%) Maven
5 3 (0.61%) JIRA
5 3 (0.61%) CodeWarrior
6 1 (0.20%) Carbide.c++
6 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.20%) RequisitePro
General
1 127 (25.87%) Electronics
2 74 (15.07%) Telecoms
3 53 (10.79%) Manufacturing
4 46 (9.37%) Automotive
5 44 (8.96%) Finance
6 23 (4.68%) Aerospace
7 15 (3.05%) Games
8 12 (2.44%) Legal
8 12 (2.44%) Military
9 9 (1.83%) Banking
10 6 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.22%) Avionics
11 5 (1.02%) Marketing
11 5 (1.02%) Advertising
12 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.87%) HTML
2 12 (2.44%) jQuery
3 10 (2.04%) Silverlight
4 9 (1.83%) Web Services
5 8 (1.63%) Ajax
6 7 (1.43%) OpenCL
6 7 (1.43%) HTML5
7 6 (1.22%) CSS
8 5 (1.02%) Qt
8 5 (1.02%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (0.81%) J2EE
9 4 (0.81%) SOAP
9 4 (0.81%) Flash
9 4 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (0.81%) REST
9 4 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.81%) Protocol Buffers
9 4 (0.81%) Apache Thrift
10 3 (0.61%) Spring
10 3 (0.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.35%) VHDL
1 41 (8.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 39 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.05%) Telematics
4 15 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.65%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.04%) IPTV
6 10 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (1.83%) Clustering
7 9 (1.83%) Verilog
8 8 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.22%) iDTV
10 6 (1.22%) BBC
10 6 (1.22%) SCORM
10 6 (1.22%) Learning Management System
11 5 (1.02%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.02%) CMDB
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.48%) Windows
2 44 (8.96%) Linux
3 29 (5.91%) UNIX
4 21 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (1.83%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.63%) Android
9 7 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.61%) VMS
12 3 (0.61%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.61%) Network Design
2 56 (11.41%) CAD
3 43 (8.76%) Validation
4 32 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 27 (5.50%) Project Management
6 25 (5.09%) Signal Processing
7 24 (4.89%) Load Balancing
8 17 (3.46%) Line Management
9 14 (2.85%) ITIL
9 14 (2.85%) SOA
9 14 (2.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (2.65%) Security Architecture
10 13 (2.65%) OO
10 13 (2.65%) Change Management
11 12 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (2.44%) Digital Signal Processing
11 12 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (2.24%) PRINCE2
12 11 (2.24%) Service Delivery
13 9 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 102 (20.77%) C
2 55 (11.20%) C++
3 30 (6.11%) Embedded C
4 21 (4.28%) Assembly Language
5 17 (3.46%) Embedded C++
6 16 (3.26%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.05%) Perl
7 15 (3.05%) Java
7 15 (3.05%) VB
8 14 (2.85%) Python
9 11 (2.24%) SQL
10 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.02%) VBScript
12 4 (0.81%) C#
13 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.61%) R
14 2 (0.41%) PHP
14 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.20%) VB6
15 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 147 (29.94%) Degree
2 70 (14.26%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (13.65%) CCNP
4 61 (12.42%) HND
5 54 (11.00%) HNC
6 28 (5.70%) Security Cleared
7 25 (5.09%) SC Cleared
8 23 (4.68%) CCNA
9 13 (2.65%) CCIE
10 12 (2.44%) PhD
11 10 (2.04%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.43%) CCDA
12 7 (1.43%) MCSE
13 6 (1.22%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.02%) CCDP
15 4 (0.81%) CCIP
16 3 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
16 3 (0.61%) CCSP
16 3 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.30%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.04%) QA
3 8 (1.63%) SLA
4 5 (1.02%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.61%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) DO-254
7 1 (0.20%) DO-160
System Software
1 57 (11.61%) Firmware
2 28 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.44%) XenApp
5 11 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.63%) vSphere
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.61%) XenServer
9 3 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.41%) Xen
10 2 (0.41%) KVM
11 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
1 3 (0.61%) Nagios
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.41%) Puppet
2 2 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.20%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.20%) WSUS
3 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 126 (25.66%) Cisco
2 86 (17.52%) EMC
3 49 (9.98%) F5
4 43 (8.76%) Microsoft
5 39 (7.94%) Citrix
6 32 (6.52%) VMware
7 24 (4.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 24 (4.89%) CheckPoint
8 21 (4.28%) HP
9 19 (3.87%) Xilinx
9 19 (3.87%) Mentor Graphics
10 18 (3.67%) Atmel
11 15 (3.05%) Fujitsu
11 15 (3.05%) NEC
11 15 (3.05%) Freescale
12 14 (2.85%) Avaya
12 14 (2.85%) Oracle
12 14 (2.85%) Altera
13 13 (2.65%) Juniper
14 11 (2.24%) Blue Coat
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Flexible, Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingswinford, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 43,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-55k
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago