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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 193 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £32,125 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -7.22%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 30 January 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 January 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
Staffordshire +7 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Birmingham - 3 £57,500 -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) Electronics
3 6 (25.00%) C
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
5 4 (16.67%) Network Design
5 4 (16.67%) Firewall
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (16.67%) CAD
5 4 (16.67%) CCNP
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (12.50%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) EMC
6 3 (12.50%) CATIA
6 3 (12.50%) Teamcenter
6 3 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 3 (12.50%) Network Management
6 3 (12.50%) Kinematics
7 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
7 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (12.50%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) CATIA
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
1 4 (16.67%) OSPF
1 4 (16.67%) BGP
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.33%) FTP
3 2 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (8.33%) NetScreen
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
4 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 11 (45.83%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
1 4 (16.67%) CAD
2 3 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Android Development
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
2 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
3 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) HNC
4 1 (4.17%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.33%) Nokia
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) SolidWorks
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk
West Midlands
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Alcester, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago