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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 208 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 13 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.54% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 7
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -2.17%
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
5455 5155 5148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.48% 94.47% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4560 4367 4308
Average salary £39,100 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,450 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 2015.

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 June 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
Birmingham -13 7 £37,500 -38.77% 1
Worcestershire -10 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire -9 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Shropshire - 1 £22,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 6 (27.27%) HNC
3 6 (27.27%) HND
3 6 (27.27%) AutoCAD
4 5 (22.73%) CAD
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) CCNP
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Siemens
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) Electronics
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) Automotive
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) Allen-Bradley
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) Xilinx
7 2 (9.09%) VB6
7 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (9.09%) VHDL
7 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.55%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (4.55%) CATIA
2 1 (4.55%) Siemens NX
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (4.55%) OpenScape
3 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.55%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) NetScreen
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) VHDL
1 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CAD
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (13.64%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) C++
1 2 (9.09%) VB
1 2 (9.09%) VB6
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) HNC
2 6 (27.27%) HND
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Siemens
2 3 (13.64%) Allen-Bradley
3 2 (9.09%) Xilinx
4 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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