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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 208 218 205
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 31 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,050 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £62,550 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
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 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Bristol -24 7 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Somerset - 7 £37,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +1 4 - -
Wiltshire -8 4 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 34 (73.91%) Electronics
2 30 (65.22%) C
3 28 (60.87%) C++
4 15 (32.61%) Degree
5 12 (26.09%) EMC
6 11 (23.91%) CAD
7 9 (19.57%) Automotive
8 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
8 6 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (10.87%) AutoCAD
10 4 (8.70%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (6.52%) Firmware
11 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
11 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++
11 3 (6.52%) Stress Analysis
12 2 (4.35%) DO-178B
12 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (4.35%) QA
12 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
12 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
12 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
12 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
12 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 2 (4.35%) Autodesk
12 2 (4.35%) SQL
12 2 (4.35%) HNC
12 2 (4.35%) HND
12 2 (4.35%) Legal
12 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
12 2 (4.35%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) AutoCAD
2 4 (8.70%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.17%) EPLAN
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Maya
3 1 (2.17%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) DSL
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) LTE
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) Profibus
2 1 (2.17%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.17%) Carbide.c++
General
1 34 (73.91%) Electronics
2 9 (19.57%) Automotive
3 6 (13.04%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) Flash
1 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.17%) Animation
2 1 (2.17%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.17%) VHDL
2 1 (2.17%) Verilog
2 1 (2.17%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) CAD
2 3 (6.52%) Stress Analysis
3 2 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (2.17%) IC Design
4 1 (2.17%) Content Management
4 1 (2.17%) Logistics
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (2.17%) Web Development
4 1 (2.17%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Time Management
4 1 (2.17%) SIEM
4 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.17%) Line Management
4 1 (2.17%) Coaching
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.17%) OOP
4 1 (2.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) C
2 28 (60.87%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
3 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) HNC
2 2 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.17%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) EMC
2 2 (4.35%) Autodesk
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.17%) Kenexa
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