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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 127 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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
2340 1773 1736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.04% 97.31% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 1452 1505
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) Juniper
1 18 (81.82%) MPLS
1 18 (81.82%) OSPF
1 18 (81.82%) BGP
1 18 (81.82%) Network Design
1 18 (81.82%) 4G
2 17 (77.27%) HSRP
2 17 (77.27%) VoLTE
2 17 (77.27%) VoWiFi
2 17 (77.27%) GGSN
2 17 (77.27%) SGSN
2 17 (77.27%) Redback
2 17 (77.27%) Network Architecture
2 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 17 (77.27%) Packet Switching
2 17 (77.27%) SDH
2 17 (77.27%) Frame Relay
2 17 (77.27%) RSVP
2 17 (77.27%) SS7
2 17 (77.27%) VRRP
2 17 (77.27%) Ericsson
2 17 (77.27%) 3G
2 17 (77.27%) SONET
2 17 (77.27%) ATM
2 17 (77.27%) Ethernet
2 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (77.27%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIE

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) 4G
1 18 (81.82%) BGP
1 18 (81.82%) MPLS
1 18 (81.82%) OSPF
2 17 (77.27%) 3G
2 17 (77.27%) ATM
2 17 (77.27%) Ethernet
2 17 (77.27%) Frame Relay
2 17 (77.27%) GGSN
2 17 (77.27%) HSRP
2 17 (77.27%) Packet Switching
2 17 (77.27%) RSVP
2 17 (77.27%) SDH
2 17 (77.27%) SGSN
2 17 (77.27%) SS7
2 17 (77.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (77.27%) VoLTE
2 17 (77.27%) VoWiFi
2 17 (77.27%) VPN
2 17 (77.27%) VRRP
General
1 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Network Design
2 17 (77.27%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCDP
1 1 (4.55%) CCIP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
1 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
1 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Juniper
2 17 (77.27%) Ericsson
2 17 (77.27%) Redback
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco