The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 216 220 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 19 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.46% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 4
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -2.59%
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5139 5640 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.19% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4345 4721 4761
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +20 12 £47,500 +9.19%
Bristol +9 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Wiltshire 0 1 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Gloucestershire -1 1 £35,000 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
2 14 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 14 (40.00%) VPN
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
3 13 (37.14%) Electronics
4 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
4 12 (34.29%) Wireless
4 12 (34.29%) RS-232
4 12 (34.29%) RS-485
5 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (31.43%) Driving Licence
5 11 (31.43%) NFC
5 11 (31.43%) MS Office
5 11 (31.43%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (17.14%) Finance
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.29%) C
8 5 (14.29%) C++
9 4 (11.43%) UML
9 4 (11.43%) IBM
9 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.43%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.57%) Middleware
10 3 (8.57%) WAN
10 3 (8.57%) LAN
10 3 (8.57%) Linux
10 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 14 (40.00%) VPN
2 12 (34.29%) RS-232
2 12 (34.29%) RS-485
2 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (34.29%) Wireless
3 11 (31.43%) NFC
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) RS-422
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) Telepresence
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (37.14%) Electronics
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Driving Licence
1 11 (31.43%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) CPLD
4 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) VHDL
5 1 (2.86%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) UML
4 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
5 2 (5.71%) Business Development
5 2 (5.71%) CAD
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Signal Processing
5 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.71%) SysML
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C
1 5 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCDP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) HND
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) EMC
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Cadence