The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 394 402
Rank change year-on-year +56 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 58 48 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 37
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

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 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Hampshire +27 20 £47,750 +6.11% 1
Berkshire +37 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £67,500 +92.85% 1
West Sussex +12 5 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Surrey +30 3 - - 2
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 46 (43.81%) Network Design
2 43 (40.95%) Cisco
3 39 (37.14%) Firewall
4 36 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (28.57%) Juniper
6 27 (25.71%) CCIE
6 27 (25.71%) CCNP
7 25 (23.81%) BGP
7 25 (23.81%) OSPF
7 25 (23.81%) Degree
8 24 (22.86%) C
9 22 (20.95%) Electronics
10 19 (18.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
12 17 (16.19%) FPGA Design
12 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
12 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (16.19%) LAN
13 16 (15.24%) CCIP
13 16 (15.24%) MPLS
13 16 (15.24%) JNCIP
13 16 (15.24%) JNCIE
14 15 (14.29%) VHDL
15 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
15 14 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (13.33%) C++
15 14 (13.33%) Linux
15 14 (13.33%) Junos
16 12 (11.43%) OrCAD
16 12 (11.43%) EMC

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 12 (11.43%) OrCAD
2 2 (1.90%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Mathcad
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.14%) Firewall
2 25 (23.81%) BGP
2 25 (23.81%) OSPF
3 17 (16.19%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (16.19%) LAN
4 16 (15.24%) MPLS
5 14 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (13.33%) Junos
6 11 (10.48%) IGMP
6 11 (10.48%) Multicast
6 11 (10.48%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.62%) VoIP
8 6 (5.71%) VLAN
9 3 (2.86%) DNS
9 3 (2.86%) FCoE
9 3 (2.86%) SNMP
9 3 (2.86%) VoLTE
9 3 (2.86%) WAN
9 3 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) Big Data
1 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
1 3 (2.86%) Redmine
1 3 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 22 (20.95%) Electronics
2 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.95%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 15 (14.29%) VHDL
4 8 (7.62%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.71%) Verilog
6 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.33%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Unix
3 3 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Network Design
2 17 (16.19%) FPGA Design
3 11 (10.48%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (10.48%) Project Management
3 11 (10.48%) Schematic Capture
4 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (4.76%) High Availability
6 5 (4.76%) Migration
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.81%) CAD
7 4 (3.81%) Image Processing
8 3 (2.86%) Change Control
8 3 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 3 (2.86%) Open Source
8 3 (2.86%) Process Improvement
8 3 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (2.86%) TDD
8 3 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.86%) C
2 14 (13.33%) C++
3 7 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 6 (5.71%) Embedded C++
5 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.71%) CCIE
2 27 (25.71%) CCNP
3 25 (23.81%) Degree
4 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
5 16 (15.24%) CCIP
5 16 (15.24%) JNCIE
5 16 (15.24%) JNCIP
6 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 10 (9.52%) DV Cleared
8 7 (6.67%) CCNA
9 5 (4.76%) JNCIS
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.86%) CISSP
11 3 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.86%) MCSE
11 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.86%) SANS
11 3 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Firmware
2 3 (2.86%) Kamailio
2 3 (2.86%) NFS
2 3 (2.86%) Samba
2 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Ansible
1 3 (2.86%) Nagios
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
1 3 (2.86%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Cisco
2 30 (28.57%) Juniper
3 12 (11.43%) EMC
3 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.57%) Xilinx
5 6 (5.71%) Altera
6 3 (2.86%) BroadSoft
6 3 (2.86%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.86%) NetApp
6 3 (2.86%) Remedy
6 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.90%) BT
8 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.95%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) Huawei
8 1 (0.95%) NEC
8 1 (0.95%) Nokia
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