Electrical Design

Whether your experience is AutoCAD Electrical, Promis-e or EPlan – there are many opportunities available throughout the UK for Electrical Designers

We support roles from Graduate to Engineer to Engineering Manager

Office, site or hybrid roles are available UK-wide. Many positions provide training and offer the opportunity to learn new technologies

For a confidential discussion, please call the team on 01902212000. Alternatively complete the form below to submit your CV.

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Electrical Design FAQs

How can I become an electrical design engineer?

There are several methods you can use to become an electrical design engineer, including:

  • Graduating with a relevant degree (such as in electrical engineering).
  • Gaining work experience from placements, internships, and training courses.
  • Creating and maintaining a portfolio of designs, models, or schematics.
  • Continually develop and learn relevant job skills.
  • Actively apply for open job positions.

What are the main roles and responsibilities of an electrical design engineer?

An electrical design engineer is tasked with designing and developing electrical components or systems. This involves conducting suitable planning and research to ensure the systems are ideal for the relevant project. There are several responsibilities or duties the role entails:

  • Developing electrical systems.
  • Research engineering and design solutions.
  • Developing project plans.
  • Issuing purchase orders.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to safety standards.

What is the average salary for an electrical design engineer?

The average salary of electrical design engineers in the UK is around £45,000 annually. This can range from £37,000 to £60,000 for higher and more senior roles.

Are electrical engineers in demand?

Yes, electrical engineers are in demand due to the surge in demand for technology employees. Due to the high demand for electrical engineers, some companies offer additional benefits to entice talent. By 2031, electrical engineering jobs are expected to grow by 6%.

What industries do most electrical design engineers work in?

Electrical design engineers work in a range of different engineering industries. Electrical design engineers can find suitable roles in many industries, including:

  • Aerospace.
  • Automotive.
  • Construction.
  • Electronics.
  • IT and telecommunications.
  • Oil and gas.
  • Utilities.

Do electrical engineers earn more than software engineers?

A software engineer’s annual salary is higher than an electrical engineer’s. The average salary for electrical engineers in the UK is around £45,000.  Software engineer’s average salary per year is around £50,000.

Why is an electrical design engineer important?

Electrical design engineers are essential as they research, design, develop, test, and supervise electrical systems and devices necessary in manufacturing. Electrical design engineers are also tasked with ensuring safety tests are conducted, and electrical equipment adheres to regulations.