Design Engineer Jobs in the South East

Design Engineer
England > South East

The median Design Engineer salary in the South East is £47,500 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 338 316 440
Rank change year-on-year -22 +124 -107
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 66 61 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 58
10th Percentile £24,000 £35,834 £42,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £46,563 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £70,000 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year -32.14% +37.67% +12.99%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £77,500 - £93,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +18.18%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Design Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the South East

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Design Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

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 6 months to 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -13 34 £50,000 +25.00% 24
Thames Valley -4 20 £24,000 -46.67% 28
Buckinghamshire - 14 £24,000 - 5
Surrey -32 7 £55,000 -21.43% 9
Berkshire +2 6 £80,000 +96.68% 19
Kent -19 5 - - 9
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2024, Design Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 19 (28.79%) Social Skills
3 17 (25.76%) Firmware
4 16 (24.24%) FPGA
5 11 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware
6 10 (15.15%) FPGA Design
6 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
7 9 (13.64%) Juniper
8 7 (10.61%) Network Design
8 7 (10.61%) BGP
8 7 (10.61%) C
9 6 (9.09%) Nokia
9 6 (9.09%) MPLS
9 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 6 (9.09%) Wireless
9 6 (9.09%) 4G
9 6 (9.09%) JNCIP
9 6 (9.09%) JNCIE
10 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.58%) Prototyping
10 5 (7.58%) Electronics
10 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.58%) Siemens
10 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.06%) EMC
11 4 (6.06%) Validation
11 4 (6.06%) Feasibility Study
11 4 (6.06%) Master's Degree

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (3.03%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.03%) Revit
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) OrCAD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) BGP
2 6 (9.09%) 4G
2 6 (9.09%) MPLS
2 6 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.52%) 3G
4 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.52%) 5G
4 1 (1.52%) 5G NR
4 1 (1.52%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.52%) GPRS
4 1 (1.52%) GSM
4 1 (1.52%) LTE
4 1 (1.52%) Modbus
4 1 (1.52%) OSPF
4 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.52%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) GDB
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (28.79%) Social Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.58%) Electronics
5 2 (3.03%) Finance
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.52%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) FPGA
2 2 (3.03%) Analogue Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Tandem
2 2 (3.03%) VHDL
3 1 (1.52%) Acoustics
3 1 (1.52%) ARM Cortex
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.52%) IoT
3 1 (1.52%) NB-IoT
3 1 (1.52%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) FPGA Design
2 7 (10.61%) Network Design
3 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (7.58%) Prototyping
3 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.06%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 4 (6.06%) Validation
5 3 (4.55%) CAD
5 3 (4.55%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (3.03%) Agile
6 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.03%) Information Security
6 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) C
2 3 (4.55%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) C++
2 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) JNCIE
3 6 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) Master's Degree
6 2 (3.03%) CCNA
6 2 (3.03%) CCNP
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.52%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Firmware
2 11 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Juniper
2 6 (9.09%) Nokia
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Siemens
4 4 (6.06%) EMC
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Facebook
6 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.52%) Xilinx