Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 238 266
Rank change year-on-year +16 +28 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 32 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.33% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 29
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,625 £34,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,375 £59,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,706 6,146 8,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.55% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,546 4,945 6,358
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 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 14 December 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 -31 13 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Newbury +21 11 £55,000 - 3
Slough -4 7 £42,500 -37.04% 2
Bracknell - 1 £32,500 -
Design Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) GENBAND
2 11 (34.38%) Sonus
2 11 (34.38%) BroadSoft
2 11 (34.38%) VoLTE
2 11 (34.38%) VoWiFi
2 11 (34.38%) VoIP
3 9 (28.13%) Electronics
3 9 (28.13%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (21.88%) Quality Management
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (21.88%) GAMP
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (21.88%) PMI
4 7 (21.88%) PMI Certification
4 7 (21.88%) SAP
4 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) C
4 7 (21.88%) ERP
4 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
4 7 (21.88%) Master's Degree
4 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (21.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
1 7 (21.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) VoIP
1 11 (34.38%) VoLTE
1 11 (34.38%) VoWiFi
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 9 (28.13%) Electronics
2 7 (21.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
1 7 (21.88%) Life Science
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
1 7 (21.88%) PMI
2 6 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (18.75%) VHDL
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Technical Leadership
2 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity
2 7 (21.88%) Business Continuity Planning
2 7 (21.88%) Change Management
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (21.88%) ERP
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) Quality Management
3 6 (18.75%) FPGA Design
4 4 (12.50%) Mechatronics
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.13%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C
2 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (9.38%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (21.88%) Master's Degree
2 7 (21.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) BroadSoft
1 11 (34.38%) GENBAND
1 11 (34.38%) Sonus
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.13%) EMC