The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 238 233 232
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 7 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 19
Average salary £54,210 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.88% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,578 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,842 £54,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6772 6872 7224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.80% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5479 5871 6348
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Design Engineer
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Cheshire -11 3 £54,210 +54.88% 3
Manchester -15 2 - - 3
Merseyside - 2 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
3 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) DMZ
3 5 (22.73%) Middleware
3 5 (22.73%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) CAD

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 5 (22.73%) DMZ
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Aerospace
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (9.09%) Animation
1 2 (9.09%) Human Factors
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) CPLD
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
1 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
1 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 4 (18.18%) Validation
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) CAD
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) XAML
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCSE
3 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Aruba
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Dell
3 1 (4.55%) EMC
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago