Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 889 772 770
Rank change year-on-year -117 -2 +115
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 272 430 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 208 370 339
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 160642 172382 198265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129864 145429 166431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 +10 87 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Midlands +18 56 £45,000 +22.45% 6
East of England -7 44 £50,000 - 7
London -53 40 £65,000 -3.70%
West Midlands -3 29 £55,000 +46.67% 3
North of England -5 28 £55,000 +41.03% 14
East Midlands +33 27 £41,250 +17.86% 3
South West -4 24 £48,750 +21.88% 4
Yorkshire +17 18 £55,000 +45.70% 3
North West -5 10 £45,000 -1.10% 10
Design Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 98 (36.03%) Degree
2 76 (27.94%) Electronics
3 67 (24.63%) Cisco
4 66 (24.26%) C
5 59 (21.69%) CAD
6 57 (20.96%) Manufacturing
7 53 (19.49%) EMC
8 45 (16.54%) Network Design
9 42 (15.44%) Windows
10 37 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (13.24%) Finance
12 35 (12.87%) Telecoms
13 34 (12.50%) Linux
14 33 (12.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 30 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
15 30 (11.03%) Schematic Capture
16 28 (10.29%) Firewall
16 28 (10.29%) C++
16 28 (10.29%) VHDL
17 26 (9.56%) SOLIDWORKS
18 25 (9.19%) Microsoft
19 24 (8.82%) BGP
19 24 (8.82%) OSPF
19 24 (8.82%) Validation
19 24 (8.82%) Security Cleared
20 23 (8.46%) Wireless
21 21 (7.72%) Juniper
21 21 (7.72%) CCIE
21 21 (7.72%) CCNP
22 20 (7.35%) SC Cleared

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 18 (6.62%) Skype for Business
2 5 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (9.56%) SOLIDWORKS
2 16 (5.88%) AutoCAD
3 9 (3.31%) PTC Creo
4 8 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 7 (2.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (2.21%) Autodesk Inventor
6 6 (2.21%) Autodesk Smoke
6 6 (2.21%) Revit
7 5 (1.84%) OrCAD
8 4 (1.47%) CATIA
9 3 (1.10%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.21%) IaaS
3 6 (2.21%) PaaS
4 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.29%) Firewall
2 24 (8.82%) BGP
2 24 (8.82%) OSPF
3 23 (8.46%) Wireless
4 18 (6.62%) Skype
4 18 (6.62%) Unified Communications
5 17 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (6.25%) WAN
6 16 (5.88%) LAN
6 16 (5.88%) VPN
7 15 (5.51%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (5.51%) Ethernet
8 14 (5.15%) MPLS
9 12 (4.41%) VLAN
10 10 (3.68%) IGMP
10 10 (3.68%) Multicast
11 9 (3.31%) Broadband
11 9 (3.31%) Junos
11 9 (3.31%) SAN
12 8 (2.94%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.10%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Subversion
2 7 (2.57%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (2.21%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.21%) Gradle
3 6 (2.21%) IntelliJ
3 6 (2.21%) JMeter
4 5 (1.84%) JIRA
5 4 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.74%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.37%) Redmine
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 76 (27.94%) Electronics
2 57 (20.96%) Manufacturing
3 36 (13.24%) Finance
4 35 (12.87%) Telecoms
5 18 (6.62%) Banking
6 15 (5.51%) Investment Banking
6 15 (5.51%) Marketing
6 15 (5.51%) Multimedia
7 14 (5.15%) Retail Banking
8 13 (4.78%) Automotive
9 11 (4.04%) Retail
10 9 (3.31%) Aerospace
11 6 (2.21%) Publishing
12 3 (1.10%) Military
13 2 (0.74%) Advertising
13 2 (0.74%) German Language
13 2 (0.74%) Law
13 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.57%) RESTful
1 7 (2.57%) XML
2 6 (2.21%) Apache Flex
2 6 (2.21%) Hibernate
2 6 (2.21%) SAML
2 6 (2.21%) Spring
2 6 (2.21%) Web Services
2 6 (2.21%) XMPP
2 6 (2.21%) XSD
3 2 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.37%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
4 1 (0.37%) WCF
4 1 (0.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (12.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 28 (10.29%) VHDL
4 11 (4.04%) ASIC
4 11 (4.04%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.68%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.94%) Verilog
7 6 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.21%) PKI
8 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.84%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.84%) Smart Home
9 3 (1.10%) Acoustics
9 3 (1.10%) Optoelectronics
10 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.74%) User Experience
11 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.44%) Windows
2 34 (12.50%) Linux
3 18 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.88%) Unix
5 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.69%) CAD
2 45 (16.54%) Network Design
3 30 (11.03%) Schematic Capture
4 24 (8.82%) Validation
5 20 (7.35%) Mentoring
6 19 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.99%) Project Management
7 18 (6.62%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (5.51%) Asset Management
8 15 (5.51%) Wealth Management
9 14 (5.15%) Prototyping
10 13 (4.78%) Embedded Software Development
10 13 (4.78%) Physics
11 12 (4.41%) FPGA Design
12 11 (4.04%) IC Design
12 11 (4.04%) OO
12 11 (4.04%) Workflow
13 10 (3.68%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (3.31%) Project Planning
15 8 (2.94%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.26%) C
2 28 (10.29%) C++
3 16 (5.88%) Embedded C
4 14 (5.15%) Python
5 11 (4.04%) C#
6 10 (3.68%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.31%) SQL
8 7 (2.57%) Java
9 6 (2.21%) Groovy
9 6 (2.21%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.10%) VC++
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
12 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.37%) Korn
12 1 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 98 (36.03%) Degree
2 30 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 21 (7.72%) CCIE
4 21 (7.72%) CCNP
5 20 (7.35%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.25%) HND
7 11 (4.04%) HNC
8 9 (3.31%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.94%) PhD
10 5 (1.84%) JNCIE
10 5 (1.84%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.47%) CCIP
12 3 (1.10%) CCNA
12 3 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.74%) CISSP
13 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.74%) GIAC
14 1 (0.37%) CEH
14 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.57%) MISRA
2 6 (2.21%) SLA
3 5 (1.84%) MISRA C
4 3 (1.10%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.74%) DO-254
6 1 (0.37%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.15%) Firmware
2 9 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Docker
5 1 (0.37%) NFS
5 1 (0.37%) Samba
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.84%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (24.63%) Cisco
2 53 (19.49%) EMC
3 25 (9.19%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.72%) Juniper
5 17 (6.25%) Polycom
6 13 (4.78%) VMware
7 10 (3.68%) SAP
8 9 (3.31%) Cadence
9 7 (2.57%) CheckPoint
9 7 (2.57%) Concur
10 6 (2.21%) Atmel
10 6 (2.21%) Huawei
10 6 (2.21%) Nokia
10 6 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.21%) Xilinx
11 5 (1.84%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.84%) McAfee
11 5 (1.84%) Oracle
12 3 (1.10%) Autodesk
12 3 (1.10%) Mentor Graphics