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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 220 242 240
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 5
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £63,000 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
Cheshire +18 4 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Manchester +20 3 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) Electronics
3 10 (37.04%) VHDL
3 10 (37.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
4 6 (22.22%) Xilinx
4 6 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (18.52%) ISO13485
5 5 (18.52%) Altera
5 5 (18.52%) Firmware
5 5 (18.52%) HND
5 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) CAE
6 4 (14.81%) SCADA
7 3 (11.11%) Wideband
7 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) QA
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
7 3 (11.11%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) CAD
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco
8 2 (7.41%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) HNC
8 2 (7.41%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (11.11%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wideband
2 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) NUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (40.74%) Electronics
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (7.41%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) RESTful
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (37.04%) VHDL
2 6 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (14.81%) SCADA
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Mechatronics
5 1 (3.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) CAE
1 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
2 3 (11.11%) CAD
2 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) Schematic Capture
2 3 (11.11%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (7.41%) Network Design
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) V-Model
4 1 (3.70%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) HND
3 2 (7.41%) HNC
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO13485
2 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) EMC
1 6 (22.22%) Xilinx
2 5 (18.52%) Altera
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Wonderware
4 1 (3.70%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Siemens
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