The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Design Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 405 400
Rank change year-on-year +54 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 45 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 32
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £43,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,400 £64,750
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +36 18 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex +21 12 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire +17 8 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Oxfordshire +4 4 £48,750 +43.38%
Surrey +54 3 £61,500 +17.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (32.35%) Network Design
2 31 (30.39%) Cisco
3 30 (29.41%) Firewall
4 26 (25.49%) Juniper
5 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (19.61%) Degree
7 17 (16.67%) C
7 17 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 16 (15.69%) OrCAD
8 16 (15.69%) Linux
8 16 (15.69%) Electronics
9 15 (14.71%) C++
9 15 (14.71%) CCIE
9 15 (14.71%) CCNP
10 14 (13.73%) CCIP
10 14 (13.73%) EMC
10 14 (13.73%) MPLS
10 14 (13.73%) JNCIP
10 14 (13.73%) JNCIE
11 13 (12.75%) LAN
12 12 (11.76%) VoIP
12 12 (11.76%) Project Management
13 11 (10.78%) OSPF
13 11 (10.78%) BGP
13 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
13 11 (10.78%) Manufacturing
13 11 (10.78%) VHDL
13 11 (10.78%) Schematic Capture
13 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
13 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 16 (15.69%) OrCAD
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.96%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.98%) CATIA
4 1 (0.98%) Mathcad
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) Firewall
2 14 (13.73%) MPLS
3 13 (12.75%) LAN
4 12 (11.76%) VoIP
5 11 (10.78%) BGP
5 11 (10.78%) OSPF
6 10 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (8.82%) Junos
7 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 8 (7.84%) VLAN
9 7 (6.86%) NFC
9 7 (6.86%) RFID
10 6 (5.88%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (5.88%) DNS
10 6 (5.88%) VoLTE
11 5 (4.90%) Wireless
12 4 (3.92%) WAN
13 3 (2.94%) ZigBee
14 2 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) Big Data
1 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
1 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.96%) Gradle
1 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
1 2 (1.96%) JMeter
1 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (15.69%) Electronics
2 11 (10.78%) Manufacturing
2 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.98%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (3.92%) Spring
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) Apache Camel
3 2 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.96%) JMS
3 2 (1.96%) Qt
3 2 (1.96%) REST
3 2 (1.96%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) Spring Boot
3 2 (1.96%) STL
3 2 (1.96%) XML
3 2 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) VHDL
3 10 (9.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (6.86%) Contactless
5 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Tandem
6 2 (1.96%) Verilog
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 3 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) Network Design
2 12 (11.76%) Project Management
3 11 (10.78%) Schematic Capture
4 9 (8.82%) FPGA Design
4 9 (8.82%) Migration
5 6 (5.88%) Open Source
6 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.92%) Microservices
7 4 (3.92%) Prototyping
7 4 (3.92%) Service Design
7 4 (3.92%) UML
8 3 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (2.94%) OO
8 3 (2.94%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.96%) Automated Testing
9 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.96%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) C
2 15 (14.71%) C++
3 6 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (3.92%) Embedded C
4 4 (3.92%) Embedded C++
5 3 (2.94%) C#
6 2 (1.96%) Groovy
6 2 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.98%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (19.61%) Degree
3 15 (14.71%) CCIE
3 15 (14.71%) CCNP
4 14 (13.73%) CCIP
4 14 (13.73%) JNCIE
4 14 (13.73%) JNCIP
5 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.82%) DV Cleared
6 9 (8.82%) JNCIS
7 8 (7.84%) CCNA
7 8 (7.84%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.96%) HND
9 1 (0.98%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SDET
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Kamailio
2 5 (4.90%) Firmware
3 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) Docker
4 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) Cisco
2 26 (25.49%) Juniper
3 14 (13.73%) EMC
4 6 (5.88%) BroadSoft
5 4 (3.92%) Concur
5 4 (3.92%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.94%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.96%) Altera
7 2 (1.96%) BT
7 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.96%) Imperva
7 2 (1.96%) LogLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.98%) Aruba
8 1 (0.98%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (0.98%) F5
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