Design Engineers recruitment agency listing

Combining creative design skills with technical knowledge, design engineers can work in a number of industries and are responsible for researching, designing and developing new products / systems. Design engineers are employed largely within the construction, electrical, automotive, manufacturing and mechanical sectors and apply engineering skills to areas such as product, industrial and computer aided design (CAD). The position requires skilled candidates and a specialist engineering recruitment agency is often used to source the most suitable design engineers in the market.

A design engineer will typically work a standard 40 hour week with the majority of this time spent in an office or meeting clients. Earnings can vary depending on experience but new entrants can expect a starting salary of £20K-£25K per annum, with the potential for this to rise above £30K. The best locations in the UK for job opportunities and pay are usually London or the South East, where senior design engineers can earn in excess of £50K.

A degree, HND or HNC are generally expected of candidates trying to enter the job role and these could be in a range of areas including CAD Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Product Design. The Institute of Engineering Designers (IED) also provides a number of accredited courses whereas employers may also accept candidates with credentials in mechanical or civil engineering.

Specialist engineering recruitment agencies will be best equipped to supply quality design engineers for a range of industries. As well as bespoke candidate databases and experienced consultants, they will also have pre-assessment procedures that will allow them to recruit the most innovative and technical professionals for their clients' permanent, part-time and temporary vacancies.

 
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  • Tiro Associates Ltd (automotive, aerospace & electronics industry specialists)

    We provide high calibre Engineering and Commercial, contract and permanent staff, from Graduate to Director level, to global players in the automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics sectors. We are committed to providing a high quality and cost effective service that is tailored to your individual needs.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Global
    • Fryerning Place, 4 Fryerning Lane, Chelmsford, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 0LQ
  • Elite Employee Ltd

    Southern England based Search and Selection Agency. Commercial and Technical Temporary and Permanent Staff supplied at all levels. Many years of experience, technical and highly professional recruiters. Excellent references can be supplied.
    Coverage Southern England and Home Counties.
    • London Office, Russell Road, London, E16 3QS
    • The Oast House, Stapeley Manor, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1JE
  • Recruit Mint Ltd

    Recruiting personnel within Design, Quality and Maintenance, Recruit Mint offers a personal and low risk service to Engineering clients in the South East of the UK. Offering a 110% rebate on perm placements, we also source staff such as Fitters and Machinists for clients including Redring Xpelair, DC Norris and Titan Motorsport. We take the time to listen to our clients so that we can recommend staff that fully meet their needs and culture.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • Berry Technical Division

    We offer a complete recruitment service for the Engineering industry, with our years of experience and industry contacts enabling us to find the best staff in areas including Construction, Mechanical and Automotive. Berry Recruitment manages campaigns tailored to our clients' needs, pre-interviewing candidates for roles such as CMM Inspectors, Technicians and Project Engineers. We recruit nationwide and in EMEA and are REC members.
    Coverage UK wide
    • The Equipoint Building, 1506-1508 Coventry Road, Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B25 8AD
    • Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY
    • Offices 10-11 Quay West Business Centre Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ
  • Mechanical & Electrical Agency

    The UK's leading supplier of Temporary and Permanent Mechanical & Electrical Trades/Labour & Management - Electricians, Plumbers, Pipefitters/Welders, Data Cable Engineers, Foremen, Project Managers, Contracts Managers, Estimators
    Coverage London & Nationwide
    • 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX
    • Hallmark House, Downham Road, Essex, Billericay, CM11 1PU
  • Huntsman Recruitment

    Huntsman Recruitment specialise in providing temporary and permanent Driving, Industrial, Commercial and Technical personnel to independent and blue chip companies throughout the West Yorkshire area. As part of our service we offer; Immediate Supply or Free Advertising, Pre-Booking Facility, Competitive Rates, Complete Recruitment and Account Management, 24/7 Telephone Support, Free Recruitment Consultation at Your Convenience.
    Coverage West Yorkshire
    • 26 Huddersfield Road, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 1HA
  • 1st Stop Recruitment Ltd

    The longest serving Recruitment Consultancy in Haverhill, serving both local and surrounding areas. 14 years locally and 27 years in the industry, with a solid reputation and foundation for permanent, temporary and fixed term contract services. Now recruiting nationally.
    Coverage East Anglia & surrounding areas
    • 6 Jubilee Walk, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 8DA
  • ATA Recruitment

    Established in 1963, ATA Recruitment has grown to become one of the UKs leading white collar engineering, and technical recruitment specialists. We have 50 years of experience and a network of regional UK offices. Our team of over 60 consultants, each an expert within a specific market sector and within their operating region, share knowledge to deliver consistently outstanding results.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 4th Floor, 100 Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4LT
    • The Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8UX
  • Infinity Personnel Ltd

    Infinity Personnel see Client Services differently. Firstly, we listen. We put a lot of effort into learning about your business, your staffing requirements & seasonal patterns & most sought after skills. Our objective is to become your recruitment partners. Local knowledge & sector specialist approach, have a proven track record with many businesses in the area. Were pro-active in our attitude, driven by the desire to exceed your expectations.
    Coverage Midlands
    • First Floor, 4-6 Hay Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RF
  • NJW Associates Ltd

    Industry specialist within Engineering, Technical & Construction Industries: Reasons to use NJW: 10+ years experience, Large database of active candidates & contacts throughout UK, Excellent results sourcing passive candidates, Excellent track record with hard to fill roles.
    Coverage UK
    • Newlyn Avenue, Stoke Bishop, Bristol, Avon, BS91BP
  • Wild Recruitment

    As part of our full recruitment solution our consultants focus on their specific specialist area, allowing them to be experts in their fields to recruit the right people for you.
    Coverage Hampshire and Dorset
    • 46-48 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1NL
    • Suite 1, First Floor, Latimer House, 42-44 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BT
    • Technology House, 152 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 1LH
  • Elliot Marsh Headhunters

    Specialising in placing candidates in senior and hard to fill roles, Elliot Marsh designs its service around the amount of feedback and interaction you desire. Offering recruitment solutions throughout UK, Europe, Asia and the America's, our years of specialised market experience will help fill roles such as Safety Engineers, Site Managers and Mechanical Designers to companies of all sizes.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF
    • Trafalgar House, 11/12 Waterloo Place, London, Greater London, SW1Y 4AU
  • Premier Group Recruitment

    FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
    • 4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
    • 3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB
  • Recruitment South East Ltd

    With a specialist knowledge of the London and South East market, our team of consultants are able to offer expert Engineering solutions for all sectors including Automotive, Rail and Construction. From CAD Designers to Civil Engineers, Recruitment South East can source all Engineering personnel for permanent, temporary or contract positions. We take a proactive approach to your staffing needs and offer an honest and flexible service.
    Coverage London and SE
    • Butchers Lane, Hastings, Sussex, TN35 4LT

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Design Engineers Salary Rates
Low Pay:£27,500
Medium Pay:£37,500
High Pay:£60,450
6 Month Change:No Change
Sample Size:12,061
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Average Design Engineers Salaries by Region
Scotland
£45k
North East
£37k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£36k
Midlands
£39k
East Anglia
£41k
London
£50k
Home Counties
£43k
South East
£41k
South West
£41k
Welsh Borders
£38k
Wales
£39k
North West
£40k
Northern
Ireland

£33k
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