Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1118 1140 1216
Rank change year-on-year +22 +76 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 56 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.032% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.033% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 51
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £37,200 £33,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -15.00%

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 166,635 170,262 199,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.48% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,263 141,781 167,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Top 14 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 January 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 +29 45 £50,000 +17.65% 27
England -2 42 £50,000 +11.11% 25
South East +24 16 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Midlands +14 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
London +2 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East of England -3 7 - - 5
Scotland -24 7 £57,500 +4.55% 2
East Midlands +25 6 £44,375 +4.41% 1
North of England +6 4 £52,500 +38.16% 3
Yorkshire +34 3 £52,500 +38.16% 2
Wales - 3 £36,000 - 1
South West +14 1 £47,500 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -3 1 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -9 1 £55,000 +32.53% 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior 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 featuring Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
3 15 (26.79%) Network Design
4 14 (25.00%) Electronics
5 13 (23.21%) CAD
5 13 (23.21%) Cisco
6 12 (21.43%) EMC
6 12 (21.43%) Finance
7 11 (19.64%) C
7 11 (19.64%) Marketing
8 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (16.07%) CCIE
9 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
10 8 (14.29%) CCNP
10 8 (14.29%) SAP
10 8 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (12.50%) IC Design
11 7 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
12 6 (10.71%) Validation
12 6 (10.71%) BGP
12 6 (10.71%) MPLS
12 6 (10.71%) Firewall
12 6 (10.71%) Juniper
12 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
12 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.93%) Coaching
13 5 (8.93%) DevOps
13 5 (8.93%) RESTful

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 7 (12.50%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (8.93%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 5 (8.93%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.79%) OrCAD
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) BGP
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
1 6 (10.71%) MPLS
2 5 (8.93%) Network Security
3 3 (5.36%) OSPF
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) VLAN
4 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Broadband
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) IPv4
5 1 (1.79%) IPv6
5 1 (1.79%) ISDN
5 1 (1.79%) PSTN
5 1 (1.79%) SDH
5 1 (1.79%) SNMP
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.14%) Gradle
1 4 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 4 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 17 (30.36%) Manufacturing
2 14 (25.00%) Electronics
3 12 (21.43%) Finance
4 11 (19.64%) Marketing
5 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (7.14%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.79%) Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) RESTful
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Flex
2 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.14%) Spring
2 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (8.93%) VHDL
4 3 (5.36%) Acoustics
4 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) SystemC
6 1 (1.79%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Network Design
2 13 (23.21%) CAD
3 8 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (12.50%) IC Design
5 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Coaching
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
7 4 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) SDET
7 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.14%) Workflow
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) C
2 4 (7.14%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) C++
2 4 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 4 (7.14%) Groovy
2 4 (7.14%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) Python
2 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Go
3 1 (1.79%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.07%) CCIE
4 8 (14.29%) CCNP
5 5 (8.93%) CCIP
5 5 (8.93%) JNCIE
5 5 (8.93%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.57%) CCDP
6 2 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco
2 12 (21.43%) EMC
3 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) Juniper
5 5 (8.93%) Concur
6 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.57%) Twitter
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Cadence
7 1 (1.79%) Huawei
7 1 (1.79%) Synopsys