The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 66 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.98%
Design Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
534 357 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.21% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 385 282 234
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

Design Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (71.43%) CAD
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Mentor Graphics
3 3 (42.86%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Clustering
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft