Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Design Engineer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 115 132
Rank change year-on-year -40 +17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 32 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.64% 1.42% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.46% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 6
Cambridge median annual salary £65,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £44,750 £36,250 £35,625
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,750 £75,625
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3019 2192 2762
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.38% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1825 2395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Cambridge

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cambridge region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) CAD
3 9 (45.00%) IC Design
3 9 (45.00%) Marketing
4 8 (40.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) PhD
5 7 (35.00%) Prototyping
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) Internet
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) C
7 5 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (25.00%) Smart Home
7 5 (25.00%) Internet of Things
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (20.00%) Physics
8 4 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
9 3 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (15.00%) Electronics
9 3 (15.00%) OOD
9 3 (15.00%) OO
10 2 (10.00%) Industrial Design

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (5.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 9 (45.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (25.00%) Internet of Things
1 5 (25.00%) Smart Home
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) CAD
2 9 (45.00%) IC Design
3 7 (35.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (20.00%) Physics
6 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) Industrial Design
8 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Ergonomics
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Network Design
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) PhD
3 3 (15.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) VMware