The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 118 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Design Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1884 1856 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.41% 94.26% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1579 1600 1671
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) HNC
1 8 (72.73%) HND
1 8 (72.73%) AutoCAD
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Allen-Bradley
2 4 (36.36%) Automotive
2 4 (36.36%) Siemens
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) NetBackup

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 8 (72.73%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) HNC
1 8 (72.73%) HND
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) Allen-Bradley
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware