Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 June 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Design Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 234 232
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 18 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 68
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £63,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.20% +15.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £45,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £50,750 £75,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year - -5.94% +1.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,441 6,468 6,369
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 96.12% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,501 5,236 5,149
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,821 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Berkshire

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +33 9 £47,500 -26.92% 4
Reading -19 5 - - 10
Slough +12 1 - - 2
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) C
3 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
4 6 (33.33%) Mechatronics
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) 2G
6 3 (16.67%) 3G
6 3 (16.67%) 4G
6 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
7 2 (11.11%) Firmware
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Electronics
7 2 (11.11%) Network Planning
8 1 (5.56%) RNC
8 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (5.56%) Huawei
8 1 (5.56%) Xilinx
8 1 (5.56%) Back Office
8 1 (5.56%) Legal

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) 2G
1 3 (16.67%) 3G
1 3 (16.67%) 4G
2 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (5.56%) 5G
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Node B
3 1 (5.56%) RNC
3 1 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Mechatronics
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Network Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.56%) Power Management
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C
1 7 (38.89%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) EMC
1 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.56%) Altera
2 1 (5.56%) Huawei
2 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.56%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (5.56%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Xilinx