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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 239 233 269
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 16 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.059% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.062% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £30,200 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,450 £49,400 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
6979 6480 7699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6005 5484 6800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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
Cheshire +3 13 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Manchester -23 3 £52,250 +63.28% 3
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) HND
3 9 (40.91%) AutoCAD
4 8 (36.36%) HNC
5 7 (31.82%) CAD
6 5 (22.73%) Autodesk
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) QA
8 3 (13.64%) Change Control
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) CCNA
9 2 (9.09%) EMC
9 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (9.09%) Juniper
9 2 (9.09%) CCSE
9 2 (9.09%) Document Management
9 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 2 (9.09%) Wireless
9 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
9 2 (9.09%) Robotics
9 2 (9.09%) Network Management
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (40.91%) AutoCAD
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) DMZ
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Robotics
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) CAD
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) HND
3 8 (36.36%) HNC
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCSE
4 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Autodesk
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Altera
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
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