Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 906 930 795
Rank change year-on-year +24 -135 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 199 254 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 132 186 368
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,575 £29,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,625 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 142,011 161,475 169,235
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,983 130,951 142,429
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +26 80 £45,000 - 81
London +58 31 £57,500 -11.54% 27
Midlands +13 27 £43,000 -4.44% 56
East of England +8 24 £37,500 -25.00% 42
South West +19 20 £45,000 -3.74% 49
North of England +20 16 £51,250 -6.82% 40
East Midlands +13 15 £36,250 -9.38% 17
West Midlands +33 12 £45,250 -17.73% 39
North West +13 8 £50,000 - 20
Yorkshire +10 7 £62,303 +13.28% 12
North East - 1 £42,500 - 8
Design Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 79 (39.70%) Degree
2 61 (30.65%) Electronics
3 46 (23.12%) Manufacturing
4 31 (15.58%) C
5 27 (13.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 26 (13.07%) CAD
7 24 (12.06%) Telecoms
8 23 (11.56%) Firmware
8 23 (11.56%) Cisco
9 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
10 20 (10.05%) C++
11 19 (9.55%) Schematic Capture
12 17 (8.54%) Project Management
12 17 (8.54%) Verilog
12 17 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (8.54%) Data Centre
12 17 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (8.04%) FPGA Design
13 16 (8.04%) Validation
14 15 (7.54%) VHDL
14 15 (7.54%) Aerospace
14 15 (7.54%) EMC
14 15 (7.54%) CCNP
14 15 (7.54%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (7.04%) Computer Science
15 14 (7.04%) Embedded C
15 14 (7.04%) VoIP
16 13 (6.53%) Python

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 7 (3.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.51%) JBoss
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.03%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.51%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.50%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.03%) Office 365
2 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.52%) PaaS
4 6 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.51%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) VoIP
2 13 (6.53%) Firewall
3 11 (5.53%) VoLTE
3 11 (5.53%) VoWiFi
4 9 (4.52%) MPLS
5 8 (4.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (4.02%) LAN
5 8 (4.02%) Wireless
6 7 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (3.52%) Ethernet
6 7 (3.52%) WAN
7 5 (2.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (2.01%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.01%) Network Security
8 4 (2.01%) VPLS
8 4 (2.01%) VPN
8 4 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.51%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.51%) HTTP
9 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.02%) HBase
1 6 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.51%) Hazelcast
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.50%) JIRA
1 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.50%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (30.65%) Electronics
2 46 (23.12%) Manufacturing
3 24 (12.06%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.54%) Aerospace
5 13 (6.53%) Automotive
6 7 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.02%) Finance
7 6 (3.02%) Retail
8 5 (2.51%) Games
8 5 (2.51%) Marketing
9 4 (2.01%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (2.01%) Military
10 2 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.52%) Web Services
2 6 (3.02%) AngularJS
2 6 (3.02%) Node.js
2 6 (3.02%) React
2 6 (3.02%) RESTful
3 3 (1.51%) JMS
3 3 (1.51%) Middleware
3 3 (1.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.51%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.01%) .NET
4 2 (1.01%) WPF
5 1 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 17 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.54%) Verilog
3 15 (7.54%) VHDL
4 10 (5.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.52%) PMI
6 7 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.52%) Life Science
7 6 (3.02%) Optoelectronics
8 5 (2.51%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.51%) ASIC
9 4 (2.01%) CCTV
9 4 (2.01%) SystemC
10 3 (1.51%) CPLD
10 3 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.51%) Fintech
11 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.53%) Windows
2 8 (4.02%) Linux
3 5 (2.51%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.07%) CAD
2 19 (9.55%) Schematic Capture
3 17 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (8.54%) Project Management
4 16 (8.04%) FPGA Design
4 16 (8.04%) Validation
5 15 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (7.54%) Software Engineering
6 14 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.04%) Computer Science
7 13 (6.53%) Network Design
8 11 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (4.52%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (4.52%) ITIL
9 9 (4.52%) Systems Engineering
9 9 (4.52%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (4.02%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.02%) Change Management
10 8 (4.02%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.02%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.58%) C
2 20 (10.05%) C++
3 14 (7.04%) Embedded C
4 13 (6.53%) Python
5 7 (3.52%) Embedded C++
6 6 (3.02%) C#
7 5 (2.51%) Tcl
8 4 (2.01%) Perl
9 3 (1.51%) Java
9 3 (1.51%) SQL
10 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.50%) VC++
11 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 79 (39.70%) Degree
2 17 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.54%) CCNP
4 10 (5.03%) Master's Degree
5 9 (4.52%) PMI Certification
6 8 (4.02%) CCNA
6 8 (4.02%) Chartered Engineer
6 8 (4.02%) PhD
6 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.01%) CCDP
8 4 (2.01%) CCIE
8 4 (2.01%) HNC
8 4 (2.01%) MCSE
8 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.51%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) GAMP
2 1 (0.50%) DO-160
2 1 (0.50%) DO-254
2 1 (0.50%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.50%) MISRA
2 1 (0.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.56%) Firmware
2 13 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.01%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.51%) Docker
4 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.01%) XenApp
5 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Ansible
1 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.01%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (11.56%) Cisco
2 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.54%) EMC
4 12 (6.03%) Xilinx
5 11 (5.53%) BroadSoft
5 11 (5.53%) GENBAND
5 11 (5.53%) Sonus
6 10 (5.03%) SAP
7 8 (4.02%) F5
7 8 (4.02%) VMware
8 6 (3.02%) Altera
8 6 (3.02%) Juniper
8 6 (3.02%) Mentor Graphics
9 5 (2.51%) Kaseya
10 4 (2.01%) CA
10 4 (2.01%) Citrix
11 3 (1.51%) Cadence
11 3 (1.51%) Oracle
11 3 (1.51%) Qualys
11 3 (1.51%) Splunk