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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 226 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 25 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £26,500 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -4.25%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -14 9 £56,750 +51.33% 6
Somerset - 7 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £36,500 - 5
Dorset -1 1 - - 3
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (65.31%) Electronics
2 28 (57.14%) C
3 26 (53.06%) C++
4 17 (34.69%) Degree
5 15 (30.61%) EMC
6 13 (26.53%) Automotive
6 13 (26.53%) CAD
7 9 (18.37%) AutoCAD
8 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
8 7 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
9 4 (8.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (6.12%) Firmware
10 3 (6.12%) Autodesk
10 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.12%) Embedded C++
10 3 (6.12%) HNC
10 3 (6.12%) Stress Analysis
11 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
11 2 (4.08%) QA
11 2 (4.08%) DO-178B
11 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (4.08%) Xilinx
11 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
11 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.08%) HND
11 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
11 2 (4.08%) Ethernet

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) AutoCAD
2 4 (8.16%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (2.04%) CATIA
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) EPLAN
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Maya
3 1 (2.04%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) TACACS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) IPsec
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.04%) Junos
2 1 (2.04%) 4G
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) Profibus
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.04%) Carbide.c++
General
1 32 (65.31%) Electronics
2 13 (26.53%) Automotive
3 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) XML
1 1 (2.04%) Flash
1 1 (2.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.08%) VHDL
2 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Verilog
3 1 (2.04%) SCORM
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) CAD
2 3 (6.12%) Stress Analysis
3 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.04%) Line Management
4 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.04%) Security Hardening
4 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.04%) OOP
4 1 (2.04%) OO
4 1 (2.04%) Project Management
4 1 (2.04%) Validation
4 1 (2.04%) Content Management
4 1 (2.04%) Network Design
4 1 (2.04%) Logistics
4 1 (2.04%) Web Development
4 1 (2.04%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C
2 26 (53.06%) C++
3 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
3 3 (6.12%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) HNC
3 2 (4.08%) HND
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) EMC
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Autodesk
3 2 (4.08%) Xilinx
4 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.04%) Kenexa
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Juniper
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
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