Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1180 1224
Rank change year-on-year +46 +44 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 69 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.024% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 56
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £68,375 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
UK excluding London +57 54 £47,500 - 4
England +73 51 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +42 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Midlands +55 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland +3 11 £57,500 +4.55%
London +20 10 £67,500 +35.00%
East Midlands +41 8 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +5 5 - - 1
North of England +4 4 £37,000 -17.78% 2
West Midlands +18 3 £45,000 -
Wales - 3 £36,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
South West +6 2 £47,500 +25.00%
North West -3 1 £32,500 -27.78% 1

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 21 (30.43%) Network Design
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco
2 20 (28.99%) Degree
3 18 (26.09%) Electronics
4 17 (24.64%) Manufacturing
5 16 (23.19%) C
6 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (20.29%) BGP
7 14 (20.29%) CCIE
8 13 (18.84%) CCNP
8 13 (18.84%) EMC
9 12 (17.39%) CAD
10 11 (15.94%) MPLS
10 11 (15.94%) OSPF
10 11 (15.94%) Juniper
11 10 (14.49%) SAP
12 9 (13.04%) Marketing
12 9 (13.04%) Finance
12 9 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
13 8 (11.59%) Network Security
13 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
14 7 (10.14%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
14 7 (10.14%) OO
14 7 (10.14%) WAN
14 7 (10.14%) LAN
14 7 (10.14%) VPN
14 7 (10.14%) VHDL
14 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development

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 (10.14%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (7.25%) PTC Creo
3 4 (5.80%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.45%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (1.45%) CATIA
4 1 (1.45%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) BGP
2 11 (15.94%) MPLS
2 11 (15.94%) OSPF
3 8 (11.59%) Network Security
4 7 (10.14%) LAN
4 7 (10.14%) VLAN
4 7 (10.14%) VPN
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
5 6 (8.70%) Firewall
5 6 (8.70%) IPv4
5 6 (8.70%) IPv6
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.90%) Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) DWDM
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) IPsec
8 1 (1.45%) KiloStream
8 1 (1.45%) SNMP
8 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.70%) Gradle
1 6 (8.70%) IntelliJ
1 6 (8.70%) JMeter
2 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (26.09%) Electronics
2 17 (24.64%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 9 (13.04%) Marketing
4 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.70%) Publishing
6 2 (2.90%) Military
7 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.45%) Arabic Language
7 1 (1.45%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
7 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) RESTful
2 6 (8.70%) Apache Flex
2 6 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.70%) Spring
2 6 (8.70%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) XML
2 6 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (10.14%) VHDL
3 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.35%) Acoustics
4 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Windows
1 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Network Design
2 12 (17.39%) CAD
3 9 (13.04%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) Coaching
4 7 (10.14%) Customer-Centricity
4 7 (10.14%) DevOps
4 7 (10.14%) OO
4 7 (10.14%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (8.70%) High Availability
5 6 (8.70%) IC Design
5 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.70%) Scrum
5 6 (8.70%) SDET
5 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 6 (8.70%) Workflow
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.80%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) C
2 6 (8.70%) C#
2 6 (8.70%) Groovy
2 6 (8.70%) Java
2 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
4 4 (5.80%) C++
5 3 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (1.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
2 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (20.29%) CCIE
4 13 (18.84%) CCNP
5 5 (7.25%) CCIP
5 5 (7.25%) JNCIE
5 5 (7.25%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.90%) CCDP
6 2 (2.90%) HNC
7 1 (1.45%) HND
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco
2 13 (18.84%) EMC
3 11 (15.94%) Juniper
4 10 (14.49%) SAP
5 7 (10.14%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.14%) Concur
6 6 (8.70%) Huawei
7 5 (7.25%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.25%) F5
7 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.90%) Twitter
8 2 (2.90%) VMware
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) PTC