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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 196 198 173
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 18 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.16% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.17% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 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 £33,800 £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
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
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 £24,500 £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 25 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 25 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 +17 5 £40,000 - 5
Birmingham - 5 £65,000 -
Worcestershire +2 3 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £43,750 - 1
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 (65.57%) CAD
2 32 (52.46%) Degree
3 28 (45.90%) Electronics
4 17 (27.87%) Manufacturing
5 12 (19.67%) Finite Element Analysis
6 11 (18.03%) C
6 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (16.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 10 (16.39%) C++
7 10 (16.39%) VHDL
8 9 (14.75%) SolidWorks
8 9 (14.75%) EMC
8 9 (14.75%) Physics
9 8 (13.11%) Cisco
10 7 (11.48%) CATIA
11 6 (9.84%) Firewall
11 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (8.20%) AutoCAD
12 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (8.20%) CCNP
12 5 (8.20%) LabVIEW
12 5 (8.20%) Logistics
12 5 (8.20%) ANSYS
12 5 (8.20%) Stress Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Digital Signal Processing
12 5 (8.20%) Signal Processing
13 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (6.56%) Marketing
13 4 (6.56%) Automotive
13 4 (6.56%) Pro/ENGINEER

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (11.48%) CATIA
2 5 (8.20%) AutoCAD
3 4 (6.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.64%) Revit
4 1 (1.64%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Firewall
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (6.56%) LAN
2 4 (6.56%) WAN
2 4 (6.56%) MPLS
2 4 (6.56%) OSPF
2 4 (6.56%) BGP
2 4 (6.56%) EIGRP
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) VPN
3 3 (4.92%) 4G
4 2 (3.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 28 (45.90%) Electronics
2 17 (27.87%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.56%) Automotive
4 4 (6.56%) Marketing
5 3 (4.92%) German Language
5 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.64%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) VHDL
1 10 (16.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (14.75%) Physics
3 2 (3.28%) Robotics
4 1 (1.64%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) CAD
2 12 (19.67%) Finite Element Analysis
3 5 (8.20%) Logistics
3 5 (8.20%) Stress Analysis
3 5 (8.20%) Digital Signal Processing
3 5 (8.20%) Signal Processing
4 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
4 3 (4.92%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (4.92%) Network Design
4 3 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
4 3 (4.92%) ERP
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL
5 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) C
2 10 (16.39%) C++
3 3 (4.92%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.20%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) CCIP
4 4 (6.56%) HNC
5 3 (4.92%) HND
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) CCIE
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) EMC
1 9 (14.75%) SolidWorks
2 8 (13.11%) Cisco
3 5 (8.20%) ANSYS
4 2 (3.28%) F5
4 2 (3.28%) Juniper
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
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