The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Design Engineer
Rank 878 842 850
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 26 37 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.034% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.036% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 46
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,250 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK.

Senior Design Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 -28 24 £50,000 -2.91% 6
South East -5 15 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Berkshire +1 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Reading -4 6 - - 1
Hampshire - 6 £50,000 -
Andover - 5 £50,000 -
London -15 3 £72,500 +16.00%
East of England -29 3 £43,750 -15.04%
Cambridge -8 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Leicestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £67,500 +87.50% 1
North West -8 1 - - 1
Surrey -16 1 £49,000 -10.90% 1
Manchester -17 1 - - 1
Marlow - 1 £67,500 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £67,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -
Stowmarket - 1 - -

Senior Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title.

1 52 (42.62%) Degree
2 45 (36.89%) Telecoms
3 42 (34.43%) Validation
4 34 (27.87%) Firewall
4 34 (27.87%) Cisco
5 30 (24.59%) Internet
6 27 (22.13%) Juniper
7 26 (21.31%) OSPF
7 26 (21.31%) Security Cleared
8 23 (18.85%) Smartphone
8 23 (18.85%) MPLS
8 23 (18.85%) Broadband
9 22 (18.03%) BGP
10 20 (16.39%) SNMP
10 20 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (15.57%) Wireless
12 17 (13.93%) Network Design
12 17 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (13.93%) Capacity Management
13 16 (13.11%) Load Balancing
13 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
14 15 (12.30%) VPN
14 15 (12.30%) Huawei
15 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
16 13 (10.66%) CCNP
16 13 (10.66%) EMC
16 13 (10.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 12 (9.84%) F5
17 12 (9.84%) Marketing
17 12 (9.84%) LTE

Senior Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (2.46%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) NASTRAN
3 1 (0.82%) Windchill
3 1 (0.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.87%) Firewall
2 30 (24.59%) Internet
3 26 (21.31%) OSPF
4 23 (18.85%) MPLS
4 23 (18.85%) Broadband
5 22 (18.03%) BGP
6 20 (16.39%) SNMP
6 20 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (15.57%) Wireless
8 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
9 15 (12.30%) VPN
10 12 (9.84%) LTE
10 12 (9.84%) 3G
10 12 (9.84%) IPsec
11 11 (9.02%) VoIP
12 10 (8.20%) HTTP
13 9 (7.38%) M3UA
13 9 (7.38%) SCTP
13 9 (7.38%) IMAP
13 9 (7.38%) GGSN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) GCC
1 1 (0.82%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (36.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.84%) Marketing
3 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
4 10 (8.20%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.56%) Retail
5 8 (6.56%) Electronics
6 7 (5.74%) Automotive
7 5 (4.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.64%) Finance
9 1 (0.82%) Avionics
9 1 (0.82%) Back Office
9 1 (0.82%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) SOAP
2 1 (0.82%) RESTful
2 1 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.82%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.82%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Smartphone
2 13 (10.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (7.38%) VHDL
4 6 (4.92%) MPEG
5 5 (4.10%) Clustering
6 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.64%) Equities
8 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.64%) SecurID
9 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.82%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 8
2 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.43%) Validation
2 17 (13.93%) Network Design
2 17 (13.93%) Capacity Management
3 16 (13.11%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.02%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (8.20%) Network Management
5 10 (8.20%) Demand Forecasting
6 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.74%) CAD
7 6 (4.92%) Project Management
8 5 (4.10%) Line Management
8 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.10%) Change Management
8 5 (4.10%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.28%) Product Management
10 3 (2.46%) Resource Management
10 3 (2.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.46%) Test Strategy
10 3 (2.46%) Coaching
10 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.92%) C
2 5 (4.10%) SQL
3 4 (3.28%) Python
3 4 (3.28%) C++
3 4 (3.28%) Perl
4 3 (2.46%) Assembly Language
4 3 (2.46%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.64%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (42.62%) Degree
2 26 (21.31%) Security Cleared
3 17 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.66%) CCNP
6 6 (4.92%) CCIE
7 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.10%) HND
7 5 (4.10%) MCSE
8 4 (3.28%) CCDP
9 3 (2.46%) HNC
10 2 (1.64%) CISSP
10 2 (1.64%) CCSP
10 2 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.64%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.82%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) JTAG
3 1 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Firmware
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) XenApp
2 5 (4.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 34 (27.87%) Cisco
2 27 (22.13%) Juniper
3 15 (12.30%) Huawei
4 13 (10.66%) EMC
5 12 (9.84%) F5
6 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.92%) VMware
7 6 (4.92%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.10%) Citrix
8 5 (4.10%) HP
8 5 (4.10%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.64%) SolidWorks
9 2 (1.64%) AlgoSec
9 2 (1.64%) Xilinx
9 2 (1.64%) Tufin
10 1 (0.82%) Altera
10 1 (0.82%) Actel
10 1 (0.82%) Cadence
10 1 (0.82%) Autodesk
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