Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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

Design Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 125 143
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.18% 0.70% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.73% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Wales median annual salary £57,500 £40,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.98% +12.50% -10.00%
10th Percentile £43,650 £33,675 £33,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,250 £42,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,618 1,779 1,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.21% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 1,473 1,667
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,575 £23,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Wales

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Wales

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in Wales

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. 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
South Wales -8 3 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 across the Wales region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Power Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Analogue Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Power Management
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC