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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 153 160 164
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 19 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.58% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £38,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
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
3559 3095 3303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.35% 95.38% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2935 2597 2852
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,978 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £56,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 27 August 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
Derbyshire - 8 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +1 6 £36,500 -10.97%
Leicestershire +6 3 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £42,500 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 28 (65.12%) Degree
2 24 (55.81%) Electronics
3 23 (53.49%) EMC
4 22 (51.16%) Firmware
5 17 (39.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 16 (37.21%) Manufacturing
7 15 (34.88%) Validation
8 14 (32.56%) VHDL
8 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
9 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
10 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (23.26%) Atmel
10 10 (23.26%) Marketing
10 10 (23.26%) QA
10 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (23.26%) MPEG
10 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
10 10 (23.26%) Aerospace
11 9 (20.93%) CAD
12 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (11.63%) V-Model
13 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
13 4 (9.30%) Logistics
13 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
14 3 (6.98%) C
14 3 (6.98%) C++
14 3 (6.98%) Xilinx
14 3 (6.98%) Finite Element Analysis
14 3 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
15 2 (4.65%) LTE

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.33%) CATIA
2 1 (2.33%) EPLAN
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 24 (55.81%) Electronics
2 16 (37.21%) Manufacturing
3 10 (23.26%) Marketing
3 10 (23.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Firmware
2 17 (39.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (32.56%) VHDL
4 10 (23.26%) MPEG
5 1 (2.33%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Validation
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (20.93%) CAD
4 5 (11.63%) V-Model
4 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.30%) Logistics
6 3 (6.98%) Finite Element Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C
1 3 (6.98%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
2 2 (4.65%) Embedded C++
3 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) EMC
2 10 (23.26%) Atmel
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.33%) SolidWorks