The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 124 108 137
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.44% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.47% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
Design Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1818 1500 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.85% 94.46% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1221 1628
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 1 £35,000 - 3
Design Engineer
North West

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Altera
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) DMZ
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) CAD
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) CSS

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Altera
2 1 (12.50%) Aruba
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + contributary pension, bonus, bupa etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bomus, pension, life assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Holiday, Life Assurance
Posted: 7 days ago