The median annual salary for a Senior Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 935 953
Rank change year-on-year +97 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Design Engineer 20 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 18
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £66,000 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Design Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Design Engineer in the UK

Senior Design Engineer
Top 19 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +106 20 £45,000 -14.28% 2
London +83 7 £68,750 -8.33%
East of England +22 6 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridge +7 6 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands +40 3 £40,000 -23.80% 1
South East +50 2 £61,500 +16.03%
Surrey - 2 £61,500 -
Woking - 2 £61,500 -
Warwickshire +26 1 £40,000 -23.80% 1
North West -14 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Manchester -23 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Worcestershire - 1 £38,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £40,000 -
Worcester - 1 £38,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 (52.83%) Degree
2 15 (28.30%) Verilog
3 12 (22.64%) CAD
4 11 (20.75%) C
4 11 (20.75%) VHDL
4 11 (20.75%) Electronics
5 10 (18.87%) LTE
5 10 (18.87%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (18.87%) Schematic Capture
6 9 (16.98%) Computer Architecture
6 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
6 9 (16.98%) SOLIDWORKS
6 9 (16.98%) PhD
6 9 (16.98%) Cisco
6 9 (16.98%) BGP
6 9 (16.98%) Apple
7 8 (15.09%) MPLS
7 8 (15.09%) OSPF
7 8 (15.09%) CCIE
7 8 (15.09%) EMC
7 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (15.09%) HND
7 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
7 8 (15.09%) Network Design
7 8 (15.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (13.21%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (13.21%) Signal Processing
8 7 (13.21%) High Availability
8 7 (13.21%) Wireless
8 7 (13.21%) C++

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 9 (16.98%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (5.66%) CATIA
3 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.77%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (1.89%) Mathcad
4 1 (1.89%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) LTE
2 9 (16.98%) BGP
3 8 (15.09%) MPLS
3 8 (15.09%) OSPF
4 7 (13.21%) Wireless
5 6 (11.32%) Bluetooth
5 6 (11.32%) DVB
5 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) VLAN
5 6 (11.32%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) WAN
5 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.43%) IPv4
7 4 (7.55%) GSM
8 3 (5.66%) 2G
8 3 (5.66%) 3G
8 3 (5.66%) 3GPP
8 3 (5.66%) WCDMA
9 2 (3.77%) HSRP
10 1 (1.89%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
1 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (20.75%) Electronics
2 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.55%) Automotive
5 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.89%) Finance
6 1 (1.89%) German Language
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Verilog
2 11 (20.75%) VHDL
3 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (11.32%) ASIC
4 6 (11.32%) SystemC
5 5 (9.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) CPLD
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) CAD
2 10 (18.87%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (18.87%) Schematic Capture
3 9 (16.98%) Computer Architecture
4 8 (15.09%) Network Design
5 7 (13.21%) Digital Signal Processing
5 7 (13.21%) High Availability
5 7 (13.21%) Signal Processing
6 6 (11.32%) 3D Modelling
6 6 (11.32%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) FPGA Design
6 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
7 5 (9.43%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (7.55%) Validation
9 3 (5.66%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.66%) Finite Element Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Feasibility Study
10 2 (3.77%) Human Factors
10 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) C
2 7 (13.21%) C++
3 6 (11.32%) MATLAB
3 6 (11.32%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (52.83%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) PhD
3 8 (15.09%) CCIE
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (15.09%) HND
4 7 (13.21%) CCNP
4 7 (13.21%) HNC
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Apple
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) EMC
3 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) Atmel
4 1 (1.89%) Cadence
4 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.89%) Huawei
4 1 (1.89%) ZyXEL
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