The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
UK / England
Rank 670 776 701
Rank change year-on-year +106 -75  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 167 153 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 124 124 184
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,950 £59,750 £70,000
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 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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 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 25 March 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 25 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
South East +85 47 £50,000 - 9
West Midlands +42 36 £45,000 -10.00% 9
London +68 24 £77,500 +8.77% 3
North West -1 20 £37,500 -16.66% 3
East of England +24 18 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Yorkshire +15 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +7 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West +3 6 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North East +4 1 £35,000 +6.06%
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 127 (32.73%) Degree
2 89 (22.94%) Cisco
3 78 (20.10%) CAD
4 73 (18.81%) Network Design
5 63 (16.24%) Electronics
6 62 (15.98%) Firewall
6 62 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (15.98%) C
7 61 (15.72%) Manufacturing
8 56 (14.43%) Telecoms
9 48 (12.37%) CCNP
10 47 (12.11%) Juniper
11 41 (10.57%) Project Management
12 39 (10.05%) Schematic Capture
13 38 (9.79%) HND
14 37 (9.54%) BGP
15 36 (9.28%) Wireless
16 35 (9.02%) EMC
16 35 (9.02%) C++
16 35 (9.02%) Data Centre
17 34 (8.76%) MPLS
18 32 (8.25%) Linux
18 32 (8.25%) LAN
19 31 (7.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 30 (7.73%) OSPF
21 29 (7.47%) VHDL
22 28 (7.22%) Windows
23 27 (6.96%) CCIE
23 27 (6.96%) Verilog
23 27 (6.96%) SOLIDWORKS

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.77%) CMS
2 3 (0.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (6.96%) SOLIDWORKS
2 20 (5.15%) Autodesk Inventor
2 20 (5.15%) MS Office
3 18 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.64%) OrCAD
4 13 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.84%) AutoCAD
6 10 (2.58%) MS Visio
6 10 (2.58%) PTC Creo
7 8 (2.06%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 7 (1.80%) Siemens NX
9 5 (1.29%) Simulink
10 3 (0.77%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.77%) CATIA
10 3 (0.77%) EPLAN
10 3 (0.77%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.77%) Maya
11 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) Office 365
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.98%) Firewall
2 37 (9.54%) BGP
3 36 (9.28%) Wireless
4 34 (8.76%) MPLS
5 32 (8.25%) LAN
6 30 (7.73%) OSPF
7 22 (5.67%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (5.15%) WAN
9 18 (4.64%) VLAN
10 17 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (4.38%) VPN
11 16 (4.12%) VoIP
12 15 (3.87%) DNS
13 12 (3.09%) Junos
14 11 (2.84%) Cisco IPT
15 10 (2.58%) LTE
15 10 (2.58%) TCP/IP
15 10 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (2.32%) RFID
16 9 (2.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.52%) Big Data
2 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (3.35%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (3.09%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) Gradle
4 2 (0.52%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.52%) JMeter
5 1 (0.26%) CANoe
5 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.26%) MSTest
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
5 1 (0.26%) VectorCAST
General
1 63 (16.24%) Electronics
2 61 (15.72%) Manufacturing
3 56 (14.43%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.19%) Finance
5 20 (5.15%) Automotive
6 10 (2.58%) Banking
7 9 (2.32%) Back Office
7 9 (2.32%) Law
8 6 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.03%) Marketing
9 4 (1.03%) Military
9 4 (1.03%) Retail
10 3 (0.77%) Games
10 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.52%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.55%) .NET
1 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (1.55%) FreeSWITCH
1 6 (1.55%) OpenCL
1 6 (1.55%) OpenGL
2 5 (1.29%) HTML
3 4 (1.03%) Qt
3 4 (1.03%) Spring
3 4 (1.03%) Web Services
4 3 (0.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (0.77%) Flash
4 3 (0.77%) HTML5
4 3 (0.77%) STL
5 2 (0.52%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.52%) JMS
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) Spring Boot
5 2 (0.52%) XML
5 2 (0.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.02%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 29 (7.47%) VHDL
4 27 (6.96%) Verilog
5 19 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (3.35%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.09%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.06%) Contactless
10 7 (1.80%) FMCG
11 6 (1.55%) ASIC
11 6 (1.55%) SystemC
12 4 (1.03%) CPLD
12 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.03%) Robotics
13 3 (0.77%) Animation
13 3 (0.77%) IVR
13 3 (0.77%) Learning Management System
13 3 (0.77%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.25%) Linux
2 28 (7.22%) Windows
3 19 (4.90%) Unix
4 14 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.77%) VMS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.10%) CAD
2 73 (18.81%) Network Design
3 41 (10.57%) Project Management
4 39 (10.05%) Schematic Capture
5 27 (6.96%) FPGA Design
6 24 (6.19%) Validation
7 20 (5.15%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (4.90%) Prototyping
9 17 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (4.38%) Load Balancing
9 17 (4.38%) Mathematics
10 15 (3.87%) Computer Architecture
10 15 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (3.87%) Time Management
11 14 (3.61%) 3D Modelling
11 14 (3.61%) Finite Element Analysis
12 13 (3.35%) Line Management
12 13 (3.35%) Signal Processing
13 11 (2.84%) High Availability
13 11 (2.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.98%) C
2 35 (9.02%) C++
3 19 (4.90%) Embedded C
4 15 (3.87%) MATLAB
5 13 (3.35%) Python
6 11 (2.84%) Perl
7 10 (2.58%) C#
8 9 (2.32%) Tcl
9 8 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.55%) Java
11 5 (1.29%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.29%) SQL
12 3 (0.77%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.52%) Groovy
14 1 (0.26%) Ada
14 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 127 (32.73%) Degree
2 62 (15.98%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (12.37%) CCNP
4 38 (9.79%) HND
5 27 (6.96%) CCIE
6 25 (6.44%) Security Cleared
7 21 (5.41%) HNC
8 19 (4.90%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.12%) JNCIP
10 14 (3.61%) CCIP
10 14 (3.61%) JNCIE
11 12 (3.09%) DV Cleared
12 11 (2.84%) JNCIS
12 11 (2.84%) PhD
13 9 (2.32%) CCNA
14 8 (2.06%) JNCIA
15 4 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.77%) CCVP
16 3 (0.77%) CISSP
16 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.80%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.77%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.77%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.77%) SDET
3 3 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) GMP
System Software
1 24 (6.19%) Firmware
2 22 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.55%) Kamailio
5 4 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.77%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) Docker
7 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.87%) SCCM
2 11 (2.84%) SCOM
3 10 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) WMI
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 89 (22.94%) Cisco
2 47 (12.11%) Juniper
3 35 (9.02%) EMC
4 24 (6.19%) VMware
5 22 (5.67%) F5
6 21 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.87%) Apple
8 14 (3.61%) Palo Alto
9 11 (2.84%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.58%) Siemens
11 9 (2.32%) Fortinet
11 9 (2.32%) Xilinx
12 8 (2.06%) Autodesk
12 8 (2.06%) SAP
13 7 (1.80%) HP
14 6 (1.55%) Altera
14 6 (1.55%) BroadSoft
15 5 (1.29%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.29%) SolarWinds
16 4 (1.03%) Cadence
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Sussex
TRG
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competetive + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + quarterly bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Social events, development opportu
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 38,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Hour + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Hour + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Overtime and Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago