The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 228 247
Rank change year-on-year -33 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 11 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 6
Median salary £38,500 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.30% +31.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,425 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20745 19426 22170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the North West

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in the North West

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in the North West

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -31 5 £38,500 -16.30% 1
Cheshire -31 4 £33,500 -36.19% 1
Cumbria - 2 £41,000 -
Design Engineer
England

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 13 (44.83%) Manufacturing
3 8 (27.59%) CAD
4 6 (20.69%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Network Design
5 5 (17.24%) JNCIP
5 5 (17.24%) Validation
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) MPLS
5 5 (17.24%) CCNP
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (17.24%) Unix
5 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
6 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (13.79%) AutoCAD
7 3 (10.34%) Firmware
7 3 (10.34%) HNC
7 3 (10.34%) HND
7 3 (10.34%) C
7 3 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) Electronics
7 3 (10.34%) Autodesk Inventor
7 3 (10.34%) Finite Element Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (20.69%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (13.79%) AutoCAD
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (10.34%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (6.90%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (6.90%) PTC Creo
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) MPLS
2 2 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) HSRP
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) VLAN
3 1 (3.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 13 (44.83%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) EJB
1 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.45%) J2EE
1 1 (3.45%) JMS
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
1 1 (3.45%) Servlets
1 1 (3.45%) Struts
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) CCTV
2 2 (6.90%) CPLD
2 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.90%) Robotics
2 2 (6.90%) Smart City
2 2 (6.90%) VHDL
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) CAD
2 6 (20.69%) Network Design
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) 3D Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Finite Element Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) CAE
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (6.90%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
1 3 (10.34%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) JNCIP
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.34%) HNC
4 3 (10.34%) HND
5 2 (6.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Autodesk
1 2 (6.90%) EMC
1 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (6.90%) SAP
1 2 (6.90%) Xilinx
2 1 (3.45%) Chordiant
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Progress
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata
2 1 (3.45%) ZyXEL
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