Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Design Engineer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 141 176
Rank change year-on-year -32 +35 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.091% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Cheshire median annual salary £75,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% -14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £32,500 £37,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2954 2189 3155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1874 2679
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Cheshire

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Cheshire

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in Cheshire

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £40,000 -
Design Engineer
North West

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cheshire region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) GIS
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (60.00%) Compliance Audit
1 3 (60.00%) Software Audit
1 3 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Compliance Audit
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
1 3 (60.00%) Software Audit
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware