The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 129 127
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 12 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.69% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.52% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 10
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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1663 2111 2043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.41% 97.46% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1657 1682
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cambridge +5 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Design Engineer
East of England

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

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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 13 (40.63%) C
3 12 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 12 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 12 (37.50%) FPGA Design
4 10 (31.25%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) C++
5 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
5 9 (28.13%) Signal Processing
5 9 (28.13%) LTE
6 7 (21.88%) Schematic Capture
6 7 (21.88%) Wireless
6 7 (21.88%) Verilog
6 7 (21.88%) EMC
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
7 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.75%) DVB
7 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.75%) ASIC
7 6 (18.75%) SystemC
7 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 6 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
7 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
10 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
10 3 (9.38%) Computer Vision

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (6.25%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (3.13%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (3.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.13%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) LTE
2 7 (21.88%) Wireless
3 6 (18.75%) Bluetooth
3 6 (18.75%) DVB
3 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (9.38%) 2G
4 3 (9.38%) 3G
4 3 (9.38%) 3GPP
4 3 (9.38%) GSM
4 3 (9.38%) WCDMA
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (21.88%) Verilog
3 6 (18.75%) ASIC
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.75%) SystemC
4 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) FPGA Design
1 12 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 9 (28.13%) Signal Processing
3 7 (21.88%) Schematic Capture
4 6 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
4 6 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Vision
5 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
5 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Neural Network
5 3 (9.38%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 3 (9.38%) Video Processing
6 2 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) 3D Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) CAD
7 1 (3.13%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C
2 10 (31.25%) Python
3 9 (28.13%) C++
3 9 (28.13%) MATLAB
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) Tcl
7 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) EMC
2 3 (9.38%) Altera
2 3 (9.38%) Xilinx