The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Design Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 170 207 203
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 38 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 9
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
4593 5695 4835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.29% 96.48% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3737 4718 4172
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +25 21 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Coventry - 5 £32,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -8 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Walsall - 3 - -
Dudley +8 1 - -
Shropshire -7 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (49.21%) CAD
2 24 (38.10%) Degree
3 17 (26.98%) Electronics
4 15 (23.81%) Manufacturing
5 14 (22.22%) HND
6 11 (17.46%) Cisco
6 11 (17.46%) CCNP
6 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (17.46%) Network Design
7 10 (15.87%) Firewall
7 10 (15.87%) JNCIP
7 10 (15.87%) JNCIE
7 10 (15.87%) SOLIDWORKS
7 10 (15.87%) Juniper
7 10 (15.87%) HNC
7 10 (15.87%) CCIE
7 10 (15.87%) MPLS
7 10 (15.87%) CCIP
7 10 (15.87%) 3D Modelling
7 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
8 9 (14.29%) Autodesk Inventor
9 8 (12.70%) Schematic Capture
10 7 (11.11%) Automotive
10 7 (11.11%) VoIP
11 6 (9.52%) Linux
11 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 6 (9.52%) DNS
11 6 (9.52%) Project Management
11 6 (9.52%) BroadSoft
11 6 (9.52%) Asterisk PBX

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (15.87%) SOLIDWORKS
2 9 (14.29%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (7.94%) PTC Creo
4 3 (4.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (3.17%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.17%) Siemens NX
5 2 (3.17%) Solid Edge
5 2 (3.17%) Windchill
6 1 (1.59%) Abaqus
6 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.59%) MS Office
6 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
1 10 (15.87%) MPLS
2 7 (11.11%) VoIP
3 6 (9.52%) Asterisk PBX
3 6 (9.52%) DNS
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.52%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.59%) DWDM
4 1 (1.59%) IOS XR
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) CANoe
1 1 (1.59%) VectorCAST
General
1 17 (26.98%) Electronics
2 15 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Arduino
3 1 (1.59%) CCTV
3 1 (1.59%) CPLD
3 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) CAD
2 11 (17.46%) Network Design
3 10 (15.87%) 3D Modelling
4 8 (12.70%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) Open Source
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (6.35%) Validation
7 3 (4.76%) Business Development
8 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.17%) Industrial Design
8 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Prototyping
8 2 (3.17%) QMS
8 2 (3.17%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.59%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.59%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) C
2 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
2 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 14 (22.22%) HND
3 11 (17.46%) CCNP
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.87%) CCIE
4 10 (15.87%) CCIP
4 10 (15.87%) HNC
4 10 (15.87%) JNCIE
4 10 (15.87%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.59%) CCDA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Kamailio
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Cisco
2 10 (15.87%) Juniper
3 6 (9.52%) BroadSoft
4 4 (6.35%) Autodesk
5 2 (3.17%) ANSYS
5 2 (3.17%) EMC
5 2 (3.17%) Siemens
6 1 (1.59%) Cadence
6 1 (1.59%) PTC
6 1 (1.59%) Renesas
6 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
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