Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 870 858
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 262 297 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 191 242 300
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 148,183 158,308 176,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 120,308 127,808 150,040
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 September 2018.

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 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 118 £48,750 -2.50% 70
South West +31 60 £41,000 -18.00% 61
London +25 25 £60,000 -9.43% 29
Midlands -18 24 £39,000 -13.33% 59
North of England +17 17 £42,500 -22.73% 42
East of England +9 15 £40,000 -15.79% 48
West Midlands -2 15 £38,000 -30.91% 36
Yorkshire +26 11 £42,500 -22.73% 13
East Midlands -10 9 £40,000 -3.61% 22
North West +15 5 £48,750 +26.62% 21
North East - 1 £35,000 - 8
Design Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 107 (40.84%) Electronics
2 99 (37.79%) Degree
3 60 (22.90%) Manufacturing
4 56 (21.37%) C
5 49 (18.70%) Firmware
6 48 (18.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 46 (17.56%) CAD
8 37 (14.12%) C++
9 32 (12.21%) Xilinx
10 31 (11.83%) Validation
11 30 (11.45%) Telecoms
12 27 (10.31%) Altera
13 25 (9.54%) Verilog
14 24 (9.16%) Computer Science
14 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
14 24 (9.16%) Schematic Capture
15 23 (8.78%) Data Centre
15 23 (8.78%) Automotive
15 23 (8.78%) Software Engineering
16 22 (8.40%) Project Management
16 22 (8.40%) EMC
17 21 (8.02%) HND
17 21 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 20 (7.63%) FPGA Design
19 19 (7.25%) Cisco
20 18 (6.87%) Python
20 18 (6.87%) SOLIDWORKS
21 17 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
21 17 (6.49%) Network Design
21 17 (6.49%) Linux

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 11 (4.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.15%) JBoss
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (6.87%) SOLIDWORKS
2 11 (4.20%) OrCAD
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.29%) AutoCAD
5 5 (1.91%) Autodesk Inventor
6 4 (1.53%) CATIA
6 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (1.53%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.76%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.76%) Simulink
8 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) C-CURE
1 2 (0.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.38%) DELMIA
2 1 (0.38%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.05%) Office 365
4 7 (2.67%) PaaS
5 6 (2.29%) Akamai
6 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.53%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.11%) Wireless
2 15 (5.73%) Firewall
3 13 (4.96%) LAN
4 12 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (4.20%) WAN
6 10 (3.82%) VoIP
7 8 (3.05%) DNS
7 8 (3.05%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.67%) BGP
8 7 (2.67%) Ethernet
8 7 (2.67%) VoLTE
8 7 (2.67%) VoWiFi
8 7 (2.67%) VPN
9 6 (2.29%) Cisco IPT
9 6 (2.29%) DHCP
9 6 (2.29%) MPLS
9 6 (2.29%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (1.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (1.91%) OSPF
11 4 (1.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.15%) Hazelcast
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.38%) HBase
2 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) LabVIEW
2 2 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (0.76%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) Spinnaker
3 1 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.38%) WinDbg
General
1 107 (40.84%) Electronics
2 60 (22.90%) Manufacturing
3 30 (11.45%) Telecoms
4 23 (8.78%) Automotive
5 13 (4.96%) Aerospace
5 13 (4.96%) Retail
6 12 (4.58%) Finance
7 8 (3.05%) Mandarin Language
7 8 (3.05%) Marketing
8 7 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.91%) Games
10 3 (1.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Avionics
11 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Military
11 1 (0.38%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.82%) Web Services
2 7 (2.67%) CSS
3 4 (1.53%) Middleware
4 3 (1.15%) .NET
4 3 (1.15%) JMS
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.15%) Spring Boot
5 2 (0.76%) HTML
5 2 (0.76%) HTML5
5 2 (0.76%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.38%) Node.js
6 1 (0.38%) React
6 1 (0.38%) RESTful
6 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.38%) WinForms
6 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (9.54%) Verilog
3 24 (9.16%) Computer Science
4 23 (8.78%) Data Centre
5 16 (6.11%) VHDL
6 14 (5.34%) Algorithms
6 14 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.96%) ASIC
8 12 (4.58%) SystemC
9 8 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.05%) PMI
10 7 (2.67%) Life Science
11 5 (1.91%) CCTV
11 5 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.91%) Robotics
11 5 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (1.53%) Digital TV
12 4 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.15%) MMIC
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.49%) Linux
2 15 (5.73%) Windows
3 9 (3.44%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.38%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.56%) CAD
2 31 (11.83%) Validation
3 24 (9.16%) Schematic Capture
4 23 (8.78%) Software Engineering
5 22 (8.40%) Project Management
6 21 (8.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (7.63%) FPGA Design
8 17 (6.49%) Network Design
8 17 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (5.34%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (4.96%) Image Processing
12 12 (4.58%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (4.20%) Electronic Design Automation
13 11 (4.20%) Use Case
14 10 (3.82%) Digital Signal Processing
14 10 (3.82%) Signal Processing
15 9 (3.44%) DRM
15 9 (3.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.37%) C
2 37 (14.12%) C++
3 18 (6.87%) Python
4 16 (6.11%) Embedded C
5 12 (4.58%) Embedded C++
6 10 (3.82%) Perl
7 9 (3.44%) Assembly Language
8 8 (3.05%) C#
9 7 (2.67%) Java
10 6 (2.29%) SQL
11 5 (1.91%) Delphi
12 4 (1.53%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.76%) Ada
13 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.76%) Tcl
13 2 (0.76%) VBScript
14 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (37.79%) Degree
2 21 (8.02%) HND
3 10 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.05%) HNC
5 8 (3.05%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.67%) CCNP
6 7 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.67%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.15%) BICSI Certification
9 3 (1.15%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (1.15%) CCDP
9 3 (1.15%) CCIE
9 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.15%) PhD
9 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.76%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) GAMP
2 6 (2.29%) ISO 13485
3 4 (1.53%) QA
4 3 (1.15%) DO-160
4 3 (1.15%) DO-254
4 3 (1.15%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.76%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.76%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.76%) MISRA
6 1 (0.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 49 (18.70%) Firmware
2 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.91%) VMware NSX
4 4 (1.53%) Docker
4 4 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.76%) Xen
7 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.29%) Cisco CME
1 6 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.53%) Ansible
2 4 (1.53%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) Consul
4 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.38%) Terraform
4 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.38%) vRealize
4 1 (0.38%) WMI
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (12.21%) Xilinx
2 27 (10.31%) Altera
3 24 (9.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.40%) EMC
5 19 (7.25%) Cisco
6 12 (4.58%) Cadence
6 12 (4.58%) SAP
7 11 (4.20%) F5
7 11 (4.20%) VMware
8 10 (3.82%) Citrix
9 9 (3.44%) CA
10 8 (3.05%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.67%) BroadSoft
11 7 (2.67%) GENBAND
11 7 (2.67%) Sonus
11 7 (2.67%) Synopsys
12 6 (2.29%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.29%) Prolexic
12 6 (2.29%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.29%) Zscaler