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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 694 634 595
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 206 250 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 151 179 205
Average salary £46,250 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.59% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -62 189 £47,500 +1.06% 58
South East +3 100 £49,000 +4.25% 18
Hampshire +21 33 £47,500 -2.56% 2
London -7 29 £55,000 +25.00% 5
Berkshire -35 25 £39,500 -16.84% 2
East of England -36 23 £47,500 -7.76% 7
Oxfordshire +29 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West -14 14 £39,000 +0.64% 13
Scotland +5 13 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Surrey -8 13 £65,000 +68.83% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £49,500 +37.50% 4
Reading -18 11 £37,250 -21.57%
Aberdeen +19 10 £45,000 +47.54% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 10 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +2 10 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Cambridge -2 10 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -17 10 £31,250 +2.45% 6
Andover - 10 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -39 8 £46,250 -10.19% 3
Winchester - 8 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire -21 7 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -24 7 £37,250 -18.57% 6
Yorkshire -55 7 £50,000 +6.38%
Milton Keynes - 7 £35,000 -
Staines - 6 £70,000 -
Oxford - 6 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £50,000 -
City of London +19 5 £68,750 +2.61% 1
Devon - 5 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £35,000 -7.89%

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 191 (39.22%) Degree
2 105 (21.56%) Cisco
3 92 (18.89%) CAD
4 83 (17.04%) Electronics
5 79 (16.22%) Telecoms
5 79 (16.22%) Firewall
6 71 (14.58%) Network Design
7 70 (14.37%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (13.76%) Manufacturing
9 64 (13.14%) EMC
9 64 (13.14%) Juniper
10 63 (12.94%) C
11 61 (12.53%) Validation
12 58 (11.91%) OSPF
13 57 (11.70%) Windows
14 53 (10.88%) BGP
15 51 (10.47%) Internet
16 49 (10.06%) Security Cleared
17 48 (9.86%) MPLS
18 47 (9.65%) Microsoft
18 47 (9.65%) CCNP
18 47 (9.65%) HND
19 46 (9.45%) Linux
20 44 (9.03%) AutoCAD
21 41 (8.42%) VMware
22 40 (8.21%) TCP/IP
23 38 (7.80%) CCIE
24 37 (7.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
25 36 (7.39%) Wireless
26 34 (6.98%) SolidWorks

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.41%) JBoss
4 2 (0.41%) Lync
4 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.41%) Kinematics
4 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.21%) Confluence
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (9.03%) AutoCAD
2 29 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.90%) MS Office
4 10 (2.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 7 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.23%) MS Project
7 5 (1.03%) CATIA
7 5 (1.03%) CorelDRAW
7 5 (1.03%) Windchill
8 4 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.21%) InDesign
10 1 (0.21%) Revit
10 1 (0.21%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.21%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.21%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.21%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.03%) SaaS
3 4 (0.82%) IaaS
4 3 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.22%) Firewall
2 58 (11.91%) OSPF
3 53 (10.88%) BGP
4 51 (10.47%) Internet
5 48 (9.86%) MPLS
6 40 (8.21%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.39%) Wireless
8 32 (6.57%) Network Security
8 32 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (6.16%) Ethernet
9 30 (6.16%) LAN
10 29 (5.95%) VPN
11 28 (5.75%) WAN
12 25 (5.13%) VoIP
12 25 (5.13%) 3G
13 24 (4.93%) SNMP
14 22 (4.52%) Broadband
14 22 (4.52%) LTE
15 19 (3.90%) DNS
16 17 (3.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.21%) Subversion
2 1 (0.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) GCC
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (17.04%) Electronics
2 79 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 67 (13.76%) Manufacturing
4 34 (6.98%) Marketing
5 32 (6.57%) Finance
6 22 (4.52%) Aerospace
7 10 (2.05%) Automotive
7 10 (2.05%) Retail
8 4 (0.82%) Billing
8 4 (0.82%) Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Military
9 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.21%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.87%) Web Services
2 11 (2.26%) SOAP
3 8 (1.64%) .NET
4 7 (1.44%) XML
4 7 (1.44%) Qt
5 5 (1.03%) HTML5
5 5 (1.03%) HTML
6 4 (0.82%) CSS
7 3 (0.62%) WPF
7 3 (0.62%) jQuery
7 3 (0.62%) Ext JS
7 3 (0.62%) CSS3
8 2 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.41%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.41%) WebRTC
8 2 (0.41%) FreeSWITCH
8 2 (0.41%) REST
8 2 (0.41%) GTK+
8 2 (0.41%) WCF
8 2 (0.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (5.13%) VHDL
3 22 (4.52%) Smartphone
4 19 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.49%) Clustering
6 11 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (2.05%) Physics
8 9 (1.85%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.85%) MPEG
9 8 (1.64%) iDTV
9 8 (1.64%) BBC
10 7 (1.44%) Verilog
11 6 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.03%) Equities
12 5 (1.03%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.03%) Telematics
12 5 (1.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.70%) Windows
2 46 (9.45%) Linux
3 26 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.67%) UNIX
8 11 (2.26%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 11 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.64%) Solaris
10 6 (1.23%) AIX
10 6 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.41%) uClinux
12 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.89%) CAD
2 71 (14.58%) Network Design
3 61 (12.53%) Validation
4 30 (6.16%) Project Management
5 29 (5.95%) Load Balancing
6 23 (4.72%) Software Engineering
6 23 (4.72%) Capacity Management
7 21 (4.31%) ITIL
8 19 (3.90%) Network Management
9 18 (3.70%) Service Management
9 18 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (3.49%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (3.08%) Service Delivery
11 15 (3.08%) Change Management
12 13 (2.67%) Mentoring
13 12 (2.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (2.46%) TOGAF
13 12 (2.46%) Product Management
14 10 (2.05%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 63 (12.94%) C
2 24 (4.93%) C++
3 23 (4.72%) Embedded C
4 21 (4.31%) Perl
5 17 (3.49%) SQL
5 17 (3.49%) C#
6 12 (2.46%) Python
7 9 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.85%) Assembly Language
7 9 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.44%) VBScript
9 6 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.03%) Java
11 2 (0.41%) VB
11 2 (0.41%) Tcl
11 2 (0.41%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
12 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 191 (39.22%) Degree
2 70 (14.37%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (10.06%) Security Cleared
4 47 (9.65%) HND
4 47 (9.65%) CCNP
5 38 (7.80%) CCIE
6 32 (6.57%) HNC
7 30 (6.16%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.70%) CCDP
9 16 (3.29%) CCIP
10 15 (3.08%) CCNA
11 13 (2.67%) JNCIE
12 12 (2.46%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.46%) MCSE
12 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.26%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (2.05%) PhD
15 6 (1.23%) JNCIP
16 5 (1.03%) CISSP
16 5 (1.03%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 11 (2.26%) QA
3 4 (0.82%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) JTAG
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.16%) Firmware
3 21 (4.31%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.90%) XenApp
5 7 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.41%) vSphere
9 2 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.21%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (21.56%) Cisco
2 64 (13.14%) EMC
2 64 (13.14%) Juniper
3 47 (9.65%) Microsoft
4 41 (8.42%) VMware
5 34 (6.98%) SolidWorks
6 33 (6.78%) F5
7 32 (6.57%) HP
8 30 (6.16%) Citrix
9 28 (5.75%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.70%) Huawei
11 15 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.87%) Oracle
13 12 (2.46%) Autodesk
14 11 (2.26%) Redback
14 11 (2.26%) NetApp
15 10 (2.05%) Fortinet
15 10 (2.05%) Atmel
16 8 (1.64%) 3PAR
16 8 (1.64%) Sun
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