The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 85 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.23% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.91% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.60%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Design Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
831 877 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.41% 96.37% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 690 746 715
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Design Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Finite Element Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco