The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 207 202 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 20 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.12% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +18.98%
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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Dorset - 6 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +1 5 £26,500 -41.11% 10
Devon -8 4 £45,000 - 2
Bristol - 4 £37,500 - 5
Cornwall - 1 £18,000 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 12 (37.50%) C
3 10 (31.25%) EMC
4 9 (28.13%) CAD
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (25.00%) C++
6 7 (21.88%) Juniper
6 7 (21.88%) Network Design
6 7 (21.88%) Electronics
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) CCNP
7 6 (18.75%) Firewall
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (15.63%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) Firmware
8 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.50%) Perl
10 3 (9.38%) UNIX
10 3 (9.38%) Autodesk
10 3 (9.38%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.38%) CorelDRAW
10 3 (9.38%) Industrial Design
11 2 (6.25%) IC Design
11 2 (6.25%) Verilog
11 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
12 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (3.13%) Profibus
12 1 (3.13%) EPLAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (9.38%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (3.13%) EPLAN
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.13%) Profibus
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) SS7
2 1 (3.13%) INAP
General
1 7 (21.88%) Electronics
2 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Firmware
2 3 (9.38%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (6.25%) Verilog
3 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) IPTV
4 1 (3.13%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) CAD
2 7 (21.88%) Network Design
3 3 (9.38%) Industrial Design
4 2 (6.25%) IC Design
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) CAE
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C
2 8 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) EMC
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) Juniper
4 3 (9.38%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.13%) SolidWorks
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Tewkesbury
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago