Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Design Engineer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 194 181
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 24 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54 46 1
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -53.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £38,750
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.33% -6.25%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3704 4607 3756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.46% 95.70% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3466 3096
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Birmingham

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Birmingham

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in Birmingham

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Birmingham region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) CCIE
1 14 (58.33%) CCNP
1 14 (58.33%) CCIP
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (58.33%) Juniper
1 14 (58.33%) MPLS
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
1 14 (58.33%) Network Design
1 14 (58.33%) JNCIP
1 14 (58.33%) JNCIE
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) C
3 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (8.33%) Automotive
5 2 (8.33%) ISO 9000
5 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
5 2 (8.33%) Firmware
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) FPGA Design
5 2 (8.33%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (8.33%) CPLD
5 2 (8.33%) Schematic Capture

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
1 2 (8.33%) Autodesk Inventor
1 2 (8.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
1 14 (58.33%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CANoe
1 1 (4.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.33%) Arduino
3 2 (8.33%) CPLD
3 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) CCTV
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) VMS
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Network Design
2 2 (8.33%) Finite Element Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) FPGA Design
2 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (4.17%) CAD
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) SDLC
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CCIE
1 14 (58.33%) CCIP
1 14 (58.33%) CCNP
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (58.33%) JNCIE
1 14 (58.33%) JNCIP
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
1 14 (58.33%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) EMC
2 1 (4.17%) Renesas