The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Design Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 681 750 709
Rank change year-on-year +69 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 176 159 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 142 112 167
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in England

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in England

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in England

Design Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South East +56 58 £50,000 +11.11% 7
West Midlands +17 27 £40,000 - 2
London +30 25 £65,000 -7.14% 4
East of England -10 21 £47,500 - 7
South West +9 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire +8 13 £55,000 +26.43% 3
North West -36 11 £38,500 -16.30%
East Midlands +22 8 £40,250 +15.00% 4
Design Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 107 (31.10%) Degree
2 102 (29.65%) Cisco
3 93 (27.03%) Network Design
4 77 (22.38%) Firewall
5 65 (18.90%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (18.60%) CAD
7 63 (18.31%) C
8 61 (17.73%) Manufacturing
9 54 (15.70%) BGP
9 54 (15.70%) Juniper
10 53 (15.41%) CCNP
11 50 (14.53%) Electronics
12 48 (13.95%) OSPF
13 46 (13.37%) CCIE
14 45 (13.08%) Telecoms
15 40 (11.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 39 (11.34%) Wireless
17 37 (10.76%) Project Management
18 36 (10.47%) Microsoft
19 35 (10.17%) MPLS
19 35 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
20 34 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
20 34 (9.88%) FPGA Design
20 34 (9.88%) Data Centre
21 33 (9.59%) EMC
21 33 (9.59%) HND
21 33 (9.59%) VHDL
22 32 (9.30%) LAN
22 32 (9.30%) WAN
23 30 (8.72%) C++

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (7.27%) SOLIDWORKS
2 20 (5.81%) Autodesk Inventor
3 17 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (4.36%) AutoCAD
5 13 (3.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (3.49%) OrCAD
7 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (2.03%) PTC Creo
8 5 (1.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.87%) EPLAN
9 3 (0.87%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.87%) Simulink
10 2 (0.58%) Mathcad
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.58%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.29%) CATIA
11 1 (0.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.29%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.91%) IaaS
3 10 (2.91%) PaaS
4 4 (1.16%) Office 365
5 2 (0.58%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (22.38%) Firewall
2 54 (15.70%) BGP
3 48 (13.95%) OSPF
4 39 (11.34%) Wireless
5 35 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
5 35 (10.17%) MPLS
6 34 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (9.30%) LAN
7 32 (9.30%) WAN
8 19 (5.52%) IGMP
8 19 (5.52%) Multicast
8 19 (5.52%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (4.36%) Junos
9 15 (4.36%) VPN
10 14 (4.07%) VLAN
11 11 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (2.91%) SAN
12 10 (2.91%) TCP/IP
13 9 (2.62%) DNS
14 8 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.58%) Big Data
2 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (4.36%) Rational DOORS
1 15 (4.36%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (1.45%) Subversion
3 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.87%) JIRA
3 3 (0.87%) Redmine
4 1 (0.29%) CANoe
4 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.29%) VectorCAST
General
1 61 (17.73%) Manufacturing
2 50 (14.53%) Electronics
3 45 (13.08%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.40%) Finance
5 12 (3.49%) Automotive
5 12 (3.49%) Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) German Language
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.91%) SAML
1 10 (2.91%) XMPP
2 4 (1.16%) OpenCL
2 4 (1.16%) OpenGL
3 3 (0.87%) CSS
3 3 (0.87%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.29%) EJB
4 1 (0.29%) Flash
4 1 (0.29%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.29%) J2EE
4 1 (0.29%) JMS
4 1 (0.29%) JSP
4 1 (0.29%) Qt
4 1 (0.29%) Servlets
4 1 (0.29%) Struts
4 1 (0.29%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 34 (9.88%) Data Centre
3 33 (9.59%) VHDL
4 23 (6.69%) Verilog
5 21 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 19 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.65%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.91%) PKI
9 9 (2.62%) Algorithms
10 7 (2.03%) FMCG
11 6 (1.74%) ASIC
11 6 (1.74%) SystemC
12 4 (1.16%) CCTV
12 4 (1.16%) CPLD
12 4 (1.16%) Robotics
13 2 (0.58%) Arduino
13 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.58%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.98%) Windows
2 16 (4.65%) Linux
3 9 (2.62%) Unix
3 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.87%) VMS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.03%) Network Design
2 64 (18.60%) CAD
3 37 (10.76%) Project Management
4 34 (9.88%) FPGA Design
5 30 (8.72%) Customer Requirements
6 27 (7.85%) Schematic Capture
7 19 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (4.65%) Finite Element Analysis
8 16 (4.65%) Validation
9 14 (4.07%) Load Balancing
10 13 (3.78%) High Availability
11 12 (3.49%) Embedded Software Development
11 12 (3.49%) Mentoring
12 11 (3.20%) Computer Architecture
13 10 (2.91%) IT Strategy
13 10 (2.91%) Software Engineering
13 10 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (2.62%) Prototyping
15 8 (2.33%) Mathematics
15 8 (2.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.31%) C
2 30 (8.72%) C++
3 18 (5.23%) Embedded C
4 10 (2.91%) MATLAB
5 9 (2.62%) Python
6 7 (2.03%) Embedded C++
6 7 (2.03%) SQL
7 6 (1.74%) C#
7 6 (1.74%) Perl
7 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.16%) Tcl
9 3 (0.87%) Ada
9 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.87%) Korn
10 2 (0.58%) Java
11 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (31.10%) Degree
2 65 (18.90%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (15.41%) CCNP
4 46 (13.37%) CCIE
5 33 (9.59%) HND
6 28 (8.14%) Security Cleared
7 22 (6.40%) SC Cleared
8 21 (6.10%) JNCIP
9 17 (4.94%) JNCIE
10 16 (4.65%) CCIP
11 15 (4.36%) HNC
12 11 (3.20%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.62%) PhD
14 8 (2.33%) CCNA
15 7 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (2.03%) JNCIS
16 4 (1.16%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 3 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
17 3 (0.87%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) SLA
2 6 (1.74%) QA
3 3 (0.87%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) DO-254
5 1 (0.29%) GMP
5 1 (0.29%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.29%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (6.10%) Firmware
2 10 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.87%) Kamailio
3 3 (0.87%) NFS
3 3 (0.87%) Samba
3 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) XenApp
4 2 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) FortiGate
1 5 (1.45%) SCCM
2 3 (0.87%) Ansible
2 3 (0.87%) Nagios
2 3 (0.87%) Puppet
2 3 (0.87%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 102 (29.65%) Cisco
2 54 (15.70%) Juniper
3 36 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 33 (9.59%) EMC
5 19 (5.52%) VMware
5 19 (5.52%) Xilinx
6 14 (4.07%) F5
7 10 (2.91%) Altera
7 10 (2.91%) Apple
7 10 (2.91%) Fortinet
8 8 (2.33%) Autodesk
8 8 (2.33%) Huawei
9 7 (2.03%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.74%) Nokia
10 6 (1.74%) Oracle
10 6 (1.74%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.74%) Siemens
10 6 (1.74%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.45%) McAfee
12 4 (1.16%) SAP
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Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
X4 Group
Salary: Forty
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Huxley
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Tec Partners
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
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Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Posted: 11 days ago
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