The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 163 199 214
Rank change year-on-year +36 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 8
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -21.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +12 15 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Design Engineer
South East

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 19 (47.50%) Network Design
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco
3 17 (42.50%) Juniper
4 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 14 (35.00%) JNCIP
5 14 (35.00%) JNCIE
5 14 (35.00%) MPLS
5 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (35.00%) CCIE
5 14 (35.00%) CCNP
5 14 (35.00%) CCIP
6 9 (22.50%) VoIP
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
7 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.00%) DNS
7 6 (15.00%) FreeSWITCH
7 6 (15.00%) Kamailio
7 6 (15.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 6 (15.00%) Open Source
7 6 (15.00%) BroadSoft
7 6 (15.00%) VoLTE
7 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Electronics
9 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (10.00%) Web Services
9 4 (10.00%) SAP

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) MPLS
3 9 (22.50%) VoIP
4 6 (15.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) VoLTE
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) BGP
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.00%) OSPF
6 2 (5.00%) SSL
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Gradle
1 2 (5.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (10.00%) Spring
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) JMS
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Network Design
2 6 (15.00%) Open Source
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Microservices
4 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) OO
4 3 (7.50%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) Expense Management
5 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.00%) Threat Management
5 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) C
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Groovy
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) CCIE
1 14 (35.00%) CCIP
1 14 (35.00%) CCNP
1 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (35.00%) JNCIE
1 14 (35.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
1 2 (5.00%) SDET
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Kamailio
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) Juniper
3 6 (15.00%) BroadSoft
4 4 (10.00%) Concur
4 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 4 (10.00%) SAP
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Imperva
6 2 (5.00%) LogLogic
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Aruba
7 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.50%) F5