The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 226 237 248
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 18 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.22% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 2
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,900 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £42,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6312 6635 6991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 95.15% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 5407 5878
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Manchester +11 11 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Cheshire -4 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) HND
3 9 (26.47%) HNC
3 9 (26.47%) MPLS
3 9 (26.47%) BGP
3 9 (26.47%) AutoCAD
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 9 (26.47%) Network Design
4 7 (20.59%) CAD
4 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) CCNP
4 7 (20.59%) CCDA
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (17.65%) ISO 9001
5 6 (17.65%) MS Office
5 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (14.71%) Electronics
6 5 (14.71%) C
6 5 (14.71%) SLA
6 5 (14.71%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Change Control
7 4 (11.76%) Document Management
7 4 (11.76%) Robotics
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (2.94%) WinCC
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) AutoCAD
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) MPLS
1 9 (26.47%) BGP
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) NAS
4 1 (2.94%) Modbus
4 1 (2.94%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.88%) CodeWarrior
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.71%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Robotics
2 3 (8.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.88%) CPLD
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) VHDL
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) SCADA
4 1 (2.94%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Network Design
2 7 (20.59%) CAD
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) 3D Visualisation
6 1 (2.94%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) CAE
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C
2 2 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) HND
3 9 (26.47%) HNC
4 7 (20.59%) CCDA
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (20.59%) CCNP
5 4 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 5 (14.71%) SLA
2 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Firmware
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) EMC
2 4 (11.76%) Autodesk
3 2 (5.88%) Xilinx
3 2 (5.88%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (2.94%) Altera
4 1 (2.94%) SolidWorks
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Siemens
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago