Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 224 272
Rank change year-on-year +5 +48 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 41 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.64% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 14
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £31,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 6,084 5,866 8,319
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,943 4,719 6,603
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 16 October 2018. 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 -47 12 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Newbury +13 10 £55,000 - 2
Reading +12 9 £60,000 - 9
Slough 0 3 £45,000 -33.33% 3
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Design Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 15 (36.59%) Electronics
2 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 13 (31.71%) Xilinx
2 13 (31.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (31.71%) Firmware
3 12 (29.27%) Degree
3 12 (29.27%) Altera
4 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (24.39%) VoIP
5 10 (24.39%) VoLTE
5 10 (24.39%) VoWiFi
5 10 (24.39%) GENBAND
5 10 (24.39%) Sonus
5 10 (24.39%) BroadSoft
6 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
6 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (17.07%) PMI
7 7 (17.07%) PMI Certification
7 7 (17.07%) GAMP
7 7 (17.07%) SAP
7 7 (17.07%) Web Services
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.07%) ERP
7 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) Pharmaceutical

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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (17.07%) Office 365
1 7 (17.07%) PaaS
2 5 (12.20%) Akamai
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) VoIP
1 10 (24.39%) VoLTE
1 10 (24.39%) VoWiFi
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (12.20%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) BGP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.44%) HSRP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) OSPF
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 15 (36.59%) Electronics
2 7 (17.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Avionics
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
1 13 (31.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.07%) Life Science
3 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 7 (17.07%) PMI
4 1 (2.44%) Verilog
4 1 (2.44%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity
2 7 (17.07%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (17.07%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (17.07%) ERP
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.07%) Project Management
2 7 (17.07%) Quality Management
3 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Network Design
4 5 (12.20%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps
6 1 (2.44%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) OOP
6 1 (2.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C++
2 4 (9.76%) C
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Delphi
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (17.07%) Master's Degree
2 7 (17.07%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) CCIE Data Center
4 1 (2.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Firmware
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco CME
1 5 (12.20%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Xilinx
2 12 (29.27%) Altera
3 10 (24.39%) BroadSoft
3 10 (24.39%) GENBAND
3 10 (24.39%) Sonus
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) SAP
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco
6 6 (14.63%) VMware
7 5 (12.20%) Blue Coat
7 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) F5
7 5 (12.20%) Palo Alto
7 5 (12.20%) Prolexic
7 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
7 5 (12.20%) Zscaler
8 2 (4.88%) Freescale
9 1 (2.44%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Juniper