Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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

Senior Design Engineer
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1128 1143 1253
Rank change year-on-year +15 +110 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 55 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.029% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 47 41 16
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £59,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 169,313 170,798 196,495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.21% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137,019 139,608 164,995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Design Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
UK excluding London +34 52 £50,000 +11.11% 25
England +17 47 £50,000 +6.95% 28
South East -5 15 £57,500 +15.00% 7
East of England +13 11 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Wales +6 8 £38,500 -6.10%
North of England +28 7 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Midlands +7 6 £46,250 +8.82% 4
South West -5 5 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +20 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
North West +8 4 £45,000 +37.40% 2
Yorkshire +22 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
London -7 3 £70,000 +5.66% 5
East Midlands -2 2 £46,250 +2.78% 1

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Senior Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (45.45%) Electronics
2 17 (30.91%) Degree
3 16 (29.09%) Schematic Capture
4 14 (25.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 14 (25.45%) C
5 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
5 13 (23.64%) Firmware
6 10 (18.18%) Network Design
7 9 (16.36%) CAD
7 9 (16.36%) Cisco
8 7 (12.73%) EMC
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (12.73%) Validation
8 7 (12.73%) Finance
8 7 (12.73%) Altera
9 5 (9.09%) CCNP
9 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
9 5 (9.09%) Python
9 5 (9.09%) LAN
9 5 (9.09%) WAN
9 5 (9.09%) Cadence
9 5 (9.09%) Xilinx
9 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (7.27%) SystemC
10 4 (7.27%) Synopsys

Senior Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (7.27%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.64%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (3.64%) PTC Creo
3 2 (3.64%) Windchill
4 1 (1.82%) CATIA
4 1 (1.82%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Akamai
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) LAN
1 5 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (5.45%) BGP
2 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) MPLS
3 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.64%) VLAN
3 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) HSRP
4 1 (1.82%) IPv6
4 1 (1.82%) Multicast
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
1 1 (1.82%) WinDbg
General
1 25 (45.45%) Electronics
2 13 (23.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.27%) SystemC
2 4 (7.27%) VHDL
3 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.64%) Robotics
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) SCADA
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Verilog
5 1 (1.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Schematic Capture
2 10 (18.18%) Network Design
3 9 (16.36%) CAD
4 7 (12.73%) Validation
5 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Quantitative Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.64%) Data Management
7 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.64%) Digital Signal Processing
7 2 (3.64%) High Availability
7 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.64%) Network Management
7 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.64%) Service Management
7 2 (3.64%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) C
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 5 (9.09%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) C++
3 4 (7.27%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) Tcl
4 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.09%) CCNP
4 4 (7.27%) CCIE
4 4 (7.27%) PhD
5 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.82%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (1.82%) CFA
7 1 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Firmware
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco CME
1 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.82%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.82%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.82%) SCCM
1 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.82%) vRealize
1 1 (1.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
1 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Cisco
2 7 (12.73%) Altera
2 7 (12.73%) EMC
3 5 (9.09%) Cadence
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.09%) Xilinx
4 4 (7.27%) Synopsys
5 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Juniper
5 3 (5.45%) McAfee
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.64%) F5
6 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Aruba
7 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) Zscaler