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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 201 196 173
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 23
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +17.72%
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
5234 5199 4650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.46% 95.06% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4363 4432 3970
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,175 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Shropshire - 3 £38,750 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -3 2 £61,250 +94.44% 2
Worcestershire -3 1 £40,000 +31.14%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 - 6
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (54.55%) CAD
2 21 (47.73%) Electronics
3 19 (43.18%) Degree
4 12 (27.27%) C
5 10 (22.73%) EMC
5 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
6 9 (20.45%) VHDL
6 9 (20.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (18.18%) Cisco
7 8 (18.18%) Finite Element Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) C++
8 6 (13.64%) Physics
8 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (11.36%) Firewall
9 5 (11.36%) SolidWorks
10 4 (9.09%) HNC
10 4 (9.09%) CCNP
10 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (9.09%) OSPF
10 4 (9.09%) BGP
10 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (9.09%) CATIA
10 4 (9.09%) Network Design
10 4 (9.09%) Logistics
10 4 (9.09%) Marketing
10 4 (9.09%) ANSYS
10 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
10 4 (9.09%) Signal Processing

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (9.09%) CATIA
2 2 (4.55%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.27%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.27%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) OSPF
2 4 (9.09%) BGP
3 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) MPLS
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.82%) 4G
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (47.73%) Electronics
2 10 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.82%) German Language
5 1 (2.27%) Military
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) VHDL
1 9 (20.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 6 (13.64%) Physics
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) CAD
2 8 (18.18%) Finite Element Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 4 (9.09%) Network Design
4 4 (9.09%) Logistics
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (2.27%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
2 6 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) HNC
2 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) CCIP
3 3 (6.82%) HND
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) EMC
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco
3 5 (11.36%) SolidWorks
4 4 (9.09%) ANSYS
5 2 (4.55%) F5
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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