The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Dorset 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 West / Dorset
Rank - 76 93
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.85% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.86% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £40,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.43%  
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 Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 370 699 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.61% 98.87% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 335 530 668
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Dorset

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Dorset

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

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 Dorset region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware