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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Design Engineer
Rank 207 210 218
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 27 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 10
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £29,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,750 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
5545 5187 5391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.38% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4329 4506
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Coventry +6 10 £36,000 -4.00%
Birmingham -21 6 £40,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 4 £30,000 -
Worcestershire +14 3 £31,500 +18.86%
Warwickshire -2 3 £29,000 -31.76%
Walsall - 1 £27,500 -
Wednesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 16 (34.04%) Electronics
2 15 (31.91%) CAD
3 14 (29.79%) Degree
4 13 (27.66%) SOLIDWORKS
5 12 (25.53%) Manufacturing
6 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (17.02%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) Validation
8 5 (10.64%) Finite Element Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco
9 4 (8.51%) C
9 4 (8.51%) Broadband
9 4 (8.51%) CCIE
9 4 (8.51%) CCNP
9 4 (8.51%) EMC
9 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (8.51%) Network Design
9 4 (8.51%) Automotive
9 4 (8.51%) xDSL
9 4 (8.51%) Schematic Capture
9 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.38%) ADSL2
10 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
10 3 (6.38%) Finance
10 3 (6.38%) VDSL
10 3 (6.38%) LAN
11 2 (4.26%) Packet Switching
11 2 (4.26%) SDH

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 13 (27.66%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.13%) Abaqus
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.13%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) PTC Creo
2 1 (2.13%) Siemens NX
2 1 (2.13%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) Solid Edge
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
2 4 (8.51%) Broadband
2 4 (8.51%) xDSL
3 3 (6.38%) ADSL2
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) VDSL
4 2 (4.26%) 3G
4 2 (4.26%) BGP
4 2 (4.26%) Frame Relay
4 2 (4.26%) GGSN
4 2 (4.26%) MPLS
4 2 (4.26%) OSPF
4 2 (4.26%) RSVP
4 2 (4.26%) SGSN
4 2 (4.26%) SONET
4 2 (4.26%) SS7
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) VRRP
4 2 (4.26%) Wireless
General
1 16 (34.04%) Electronics
2 12 (25.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.51%) Automotive
5 3 (6.38%) Finance
6 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) CAD
2 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Validation
4 5 (10.64%) Finite Element Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 4 (8.51%) Schematic Capture
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.26%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) CAE
6 2 (4.26%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Presales
6 2 (4.26%) QMS
6 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
2 3 (6.38%) Embedded C
3 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CCIE
2 4 (8.51%) CCNP
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CCVP
3 2 (4.26%) HNC
3 2 (4.26%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco
1 4 (8.51%) EMC
2 2 (4.26%) Ericsson
2 2 (4.26%) Juniper
2 2 (4.26%) Redback
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) Aruba
3 1 (2.13%) Autodesk
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (2.13%) Meraki
3 1 (2.13%) PTC
3 1 (2.13%) Siemens