The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 104 102
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 9 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.72% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.63% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22%  
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1193 1429 1430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.44% 97.28% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1119 1181
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) FPGA Design
2 12 (52.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (39.13%) C
3 9 (39.13%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) Python
3 9 (39.13%) MATLAB
3 9 (39.13%) Signal Processing
4 8 (34.78%) LTE
5 6 (26.09%) SystemC
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) ASIC
5 6 (26.09%) DVB
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) Bluetooth
5 6 (26.09%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) Verilog
6 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
6 3 (13.04%) Xilinx
6 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 3 (13.04%) Tcl
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching

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 (4.35%) Autodesk Inventor
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LTE
2 6 (26.09%) Bluetooth
2 6 (26.09%) DVB
2 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) 2G
3 2 (8.70%) 3G
3 2 (8.70%) 3GPP
3 2 (8.70%) GSM
3 2 (8.70%) WCDMA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (26.09%) ASIC
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) SystemC
2 6 (26.09%) Verilog
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) FPGA Design
1 12 (52.17%) Mathematics
2 9 (39.13%) Signal Processing
3 6 (26.09%) Digital Signal Processing
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Vision
4 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Neural Network
4 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
4 3 (13.04%) Video Processing
5 2 (8.70%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C
1 9 (39.13%) C++
1 9 (39.13%) MATLAB
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Tcl
4 2 (8.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Altera
1 3 (13.04%) Xilinx
2 2 (8.70%) EMC
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