The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 220 215 162
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 24 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.19% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.19% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 33
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £26,250 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6015 5238 4766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.93% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4780 4440 3993
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
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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
Birmingham -3 14 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -4 4 £52,500 -
Staffordshire +6 2 - -
Worcestershire -5 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire -14 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (53.66%) VPN
2 20 (48.78%) Juniper
2 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
2 20 (48.78%) BGP
2 20 (48.78%) MPLS
2 20 (48.78%) Network Design
3 18 (43.90%) 4G
3 18 (43.90%) OSPF
3 18 (43.90%) Telecoms
4 17 (41.46%) Frame Relay
4 17 (41.46%) RSVP
4 17 (41.46%) SS7
4 17 (41.46%) VRRP
4 17 (41.46%) Ethernet
4 17 (41.46%) Packet Switching
4 17 (41.46%) SDH
4 17 (41.46%) ATM
4 17 (41.46%) Ericsson
4 17 (41.46%) 3G
4 17 (41.46%) SONET
4 17 (41.46%) Network Architecture
4 17 (41.46%) GGSN
4 17 (41.46%) SGSN
4 17 (41.46%) Redback
4 17 (41.46%) HSRP
4 17 (41.46%) VoLTE
4 17 (41.46%) VoWiFi
5 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 9 (21.95%) Electronics
6 6 (14.63%) CAD

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (9.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (4.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) VPN
2 20 (48.78%) BGP
2 20 (48.78%) MPLS
2 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
3 18 (43.90%) 4G
3 18 (43.90%) OSPF
4 17 (41.46%) 3G
4 17 (41.46%) Ethernet
4 17 (41.46%) Frame Relay
4 17 (41.46%) GGSN
4 17 (41.46%) HSRP
4 17 (41.46%) Packet Switching
4 17 (41.46%) RSVP
4 17 (41.46%) SDH
4 17 (41.46%) SGSN
4 17 (41.46%) SONET
4 17 (41.46%) SS7
4 17 (41.46%) VoLTE
4 17 (41.46%) VoWiFi
4 17 (41.46%) VRRP
General
1 18 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 9 (21.95%) Electronics
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
5 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.88%) Finance
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Network Design
2 17 (41.46%) Network Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) CAD
4 3 (7.32%) Finite Element Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) CAE
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 3 (7.32%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.88%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) HNC
2 4 (9.76%) HND
3 3 (7.32%) CCNA
3 3 (7.32%) CCNP
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) CCDP
4 1 (2.44%) CCIP
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Juniper
2 17 (41.46%) Ericsson
2 17 (41.46%) Redback
3 4 (9.76%) EMC
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
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