Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 308 299
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 25 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 31
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £41,350 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,750 £61,250
England 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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the South West

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in the South West

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in the South West

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Wiltshire +12 8 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Gloucestershire +23 7 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Somerset -1 4 £45,000 +24.14%
Dorset -2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Bristol -31 3 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) Electronics
3 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) EMC
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (12.00%) OrCAD
8 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (12.00%) VLAN
8 3 (12.00%) MISRA
8 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (12.00%) Dell
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) UML
8 3 (12.00%) VHDL
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
8 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (12.00%) OrCAD
2 2 (8.00%) CATIA
3 1 (4.00%) PTC Creo
3 1 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (12.00%) MPLS
2 3 (12.00%) VLAN
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) Broadband
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) Junos
4 1 (4.00%) LTE
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) RS-232
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (12.00%) VHDL
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Validation
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) UML
3 2 (8.00%) CAD
3 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) FPGA Design
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.00%) Network Design
3 2 (8.00%) Schematic Capture
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) SysML
4 1 (4.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) MODAF
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (8.00%) HND
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.00%) HNC
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) MISRA
2 2 (8.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Cadence
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (8.00%) Xilinx
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) PTC