The first table below looks at the demand for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 34 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 2.17% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.30% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £48,421 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.34% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 261 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.51% 94.57% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 160 164 163
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Design Engineer
Cheshire

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Chester

Design Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft