The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 229 250 246
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 18 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 22
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48%  
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5797 7083 7273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.09% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5713 5850
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,550
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 the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the East of England

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in the East of England

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in the East of England

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cambridgeshire +15 13 £45,000 -18.18% 4
Hertfordshire +19 5 £58,500 +15.84% 1
Suffolk - 2 £50,000 - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (46.94%) Degree
2 17 (34.69%) C
3 16 (32.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 16 (32.65%) FPGA Design
4 13 (26.53%) MATLAB
5 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
5 12 (24.49%) Signal Processing
6 11 (22.45%) C++
7 10 (20.41%) Python
7 10 (20.41%) Verilog
8 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (18.37%) Digital Signal Processing
8 9 (18.37%) LTE
9 7 (14.29%) Xilinx
9 7 (14.29%) Wireless
9 7 (14.29%) EMC
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
10 6 (12.24%) Palo Alto
10 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
10 6 (12.24%) SystemC
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco
10 6 (12.24%) Bluetooth
10 6 (12.24%) C#
10 6 (12.24%) .NET
10 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
10 6 (12.24%) Validation
10 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (8.16%) Simulink
2 3 (6.12%) GNU Octave
3 2 (4.08%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (4.08%) PTC Creo
3 2 (4.08%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (2.04%) Autodesk Inventor
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) LTE
2 7 (14.29%) Wireless
3 6 (12.24%) Bluetooth
3 6 (12.24%) DVB
3 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (10.20%) MPLS
5 3 (6.12%) 2G
5 3 (6.12%) 3G
5 3 (6.12%) 3GPP
5 3 (6.12%) BGP
5 3 (6.12%) CDMA
5 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) GSM
5 3 (6.12%) Internet
5 3 (6.12%) Network Security
5 3 (6.12%) Software-Defined Radio
5 3 (6.12%) TDMA
5 3 (6.12%) WCDMA
5 3 (6.12%) WLAN
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (20.41%) Verilog
3 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
3 6 (12.24%) ASIC
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) SystemC
4 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) FPGA Design
2 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
2 12 (24.49%) Signal Processing
3 9 (18.37%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (14.29%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (12.24%) Validation
6 3 (6.12%) Coaching
6 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.12%) Data Security
6 3 (6.12%) Machine Learning
6 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.12%) Neural Network
6 3 (6.12%) Presales
6 3 (6.12%) Prototyping
6 3 (6.12%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (6.12%) SIEM
6 3 (6.12%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C
2 13 (26.53%) MATLAB
3 11 (22.45%) C++
4 10 (20.41%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) C#
6 4 (8.16%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.12%) Assembly Language
7 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 3 (6.12%) Tcl
8 1 (2.04%) Ada
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.16%) CCIE
4 3 (6.12%) CCNP
4 3 (6.12%) CISSP
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Firmware
2 3 (6.12%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) EMC
1 7 (14.29%) Xilinx
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco
2 6 (12.24%) Palo Alto
3 4 (8.16%) Altera
4 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) F5
4 3 (6.12%) Meraki
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Nimble Storage
4 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) AppSense
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Mentor Graphics
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Social events, development opportu
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago