The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 139 162 166
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 38 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.66% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.68% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.74%
Design Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3556 3659 3030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.13% 96.59% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 3063 2592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
Derbyshire +4 20 £37,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 9 £40,000 - 3
Northamptonshire -8 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Leicestershire +18 3 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 43 (71.67%) Electronics
2 38 (63.33%) Firmware
3 36 (60.00%) EMC
4 35 (58.33%) Automotive
5 34 (56.67%) C
6 30 (50.00%) Validation
7 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 20 (33.33%) Embedded C
7 20 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 20 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (31.67%) Windows
9 18 (30.00%) Embedded C++
9 18 (30.00%) C++
9 18 (30.00%) Visual Studio
9 18 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (30.00%) NEC
9 18 (30.00%) Mentor Graphics
9 18 (30.00%) Fujitsu
9 18 (30.00%) Telematics
9 18 (30.00%) Atmel
9 18 (30.00%) Freescale
9 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (21.67%) Degree
11 12 (20.00%) Assembly Language
11 12 (20.00%) VB
11 12 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco
13 7 (11.67%) SAN
13 7 (11.67%) CAD
13 7 (11.67%) MySQL

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 7 (11.67%) Apache
1 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 4 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (5.00%) CATIA
4 2 (3.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (3.33%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) LAN
1 7 (11.67%) WAN
1 7 (11.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (71.67%) Electronics
2 35 (58.33%) Automotive
3 20 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (30.00%) Telematics
3 6 (10.00%) Kindle
4 4 (6.67%) VHDL
4 4 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Validation
2 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 12 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (11.67%) Network Design
4 7 (11.67%) CAD
4 7 (11.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL
5 1 (1.67%) Line Management
5 1 (1.67%) SDLC
5 1 (1.67%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C
2 20 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 18 (30.00%) Embedded C++
3 18 (30.00%) C++
4 12 (20.00%) VB
4 12 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 7 (11.67%) Java
6 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) HNC
2 1 (1.67%) HND
2 1 (1.67%) CCIE
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 38 (63.33%) Firmware
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) EMC
2 18 (30.00%) NEC
2 18 (30.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 18 (30.00%) Fujitsu
2 18 (30.00%) Atmel
2 18 (30.00%) Freescale
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 7 (11.67%) Oracle
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.67%) F5
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