The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 192 175 179
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Design Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Manchester

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Manchester

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in Manchester

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Oldham - 5 - -
Salford - 2 - -
Wigan - 1 £26,000 -
Design Engineer
North West

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 3 (21.43%) CAD
5 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
6 2 (14.29%) CAE
6 2 (14.29%) VRRP
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
6 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (14.29%) MPLS
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) Content Management
6 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) AutoCAD
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (14.29%) PTC Creo
4 1 (7.14%) Autodesk Inventor
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
1 2 (14.29%) HSRP
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
1 2 (14.29%) VRRP
General
1 8 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) CAE
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Ericsson
1 2 (14.29%) Juniper
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) ZyXEL