The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 82 115
Rank change year-on-year -26 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.28% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Cheshire median annual salary £33,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.19% +40.00%  
10th Percentile £31,325 £48,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £48,850 £56,250 £40,000
North West median annual salary £38,500 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.30% +31.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1376 916 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.70% 96.32% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4162 3755 6278
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Chester - 2 £32,750 -
Warrington - 1 £34,000 -
Design Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (66.67%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (50.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Teradata
4 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) Chordiant
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

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 4 (66.67%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) Struts
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Finite Element Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) HND
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Chordiant
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Teradata