The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 191 200 165
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 17 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.18% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 28
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5117 5286 4632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.81% 94.70% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4285 4439 4020
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Design Engineer
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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
Warwickshire +16 5 £40,000 - 8
Birmingham +5 5 £65,000 - 1
Worcestershire -1 3 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £43,750 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 40 (64.52%) CAD
2 32 (51.61%) Degree
3 28 (45.16%) Electronics
4 17 (27.42%) Manufacturing
5 12 (19.35%) Finite Element Analysis
6 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
6 11 (17.74%) C
7 10 (16.13%) C++
7 10 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (16.13%) VHDL
8 9 (14.52%) SolidWorks
8 9 (14.52%) Cisco
8 9 (14.52%) EMC
8 9 (14.52%) Physics
9 7 (11.29%) CATIA
10 6 (9.68%) Firewall
10 6 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD
11 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (8.06%) CCNP
11 5 (8.06%) OSPF
11 5 (8.06%) BGP
11 5 (8.06%) LabVIEW
11 5 (8.06%) Logistics
11 5 (8.06%) ANSYS
11 5 (8.06%) Stress Analysis
11 5 (8.06%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (8.06%) Signal Processing
12 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (6.45%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (11.29%) CATIA
2 5 (8.06%) AutoCAD
3 4 (6.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.61%) Revit
4 1 (1.61%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) OSPF
2 5 (8.06%) BGP
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.45%) EIGRP
3 4 (6.45%) MPLS
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
4 3 (4.84%) 4G
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (45.16%) Electronics
2 17 (27.42%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 4 (6.45%) Automotive
5 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.84%) German Language
6 1 (1.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 10 (16.13%) VHDL
2 9 (14.52%) Physics
3 2 (3.23%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) CAD
2 12 (19.35%) Finite Element Analysis
3 5 (8.06%) Logistics
3 5 (8.06%) Stress Analysis
3 5 (8.06%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (8.06%) Signal Processing
4 4 (6.45%) Network Design
5 3 (4.84%) ERP
5 3 (4.84%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) C
2 10 (16.13%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) CCNP
4 4 (6.45%) CCIP
4 4 (6.45%) HNC
5 3 (4.84%) HND
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) SolidWorks
1 9 (14.52%) Cisco
1 9 (14.52%) EMC
2 5 (8.06%) ANSYS
3 2 (3.23%) F5
3 2 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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