Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 351 337
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 10 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.076% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 20
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +30.00% -22.22%
10th Percentile £33,875 £26,625 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £58,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12733 12123 12586
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.99% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10181 10198 10449
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

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 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 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
Cheshire -30 5 £75,000 +150.00% 5
Manchester -9 4 £44,250 -3.80% 5
Lancashire -3 1 £35,000 +21.74%
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (30.00%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Software Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) HNC
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) HND
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) GIS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (30.00%) Software Audit
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper