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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 247 220 238
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 6 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 14
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.72%
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
6897 6472 7129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 93.89% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5667 5578 6103
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
Manchester -3 4 - - 4
Cheshire -17 1 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) CAD
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Autodesk
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) HND
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) CCSE
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) MS Office
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Aerospace
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.67%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CAD
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCSE
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIP
3 2 (13.33%) HND
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Autodesk
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago