The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 85 96 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.48% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +80.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
Design Engineer
South 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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
820 773 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.68% 98.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 696 465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Weymouth 0 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Dorchester - 1 £35,000 - 1
Design Engineer
South West

Design Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) CAD
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (22.22%) VHDL
4 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (22.22%) CPLD
4 2 (22.22%) HNC
4 2 (22.22%) HND
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (22.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (66.67%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CPLD
1 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (22.22%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CAD
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) HNC
1 2 (22.22%) HND
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) EMC
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 dependent on the person
Posted: 14 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago