The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 218 217
Rank change year-on-year +16 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 30 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 5
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4998 5922 5498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.23% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 4644 4558
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in the West Midlands

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in the West Midlands

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in the West Midlands

Design Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Birmingham +18 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Shropshire +13 7 £43,750 +16.66%
Coventry -2 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Warwickshire +7 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Staffordshire +15 1 £32,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £34,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,500 -
Design Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West Midlands region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (37.50%) CAD
2 22 (34.38%) Firewall
2 22 (34.38%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) Network Design
2 22 (34.38%) Data Centre
3 20 (31.25%) Degree
3 20 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 17 (26.56%) MPLS
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (26.56%) Juniper
4 17 (26.56%) CCIE
4 17 (26.56%) CCNP
4 17 (26.56%) CCIP
4 17 (26.56%) JNCIP
4 17 (26.56%) JNCIE
5 16 (25.00%) HND
6 13 (20.31%) Electronics
7 11 (17.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 9 (14.06%) Autodesk Inventor
9 8 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
10 7 (10.94%) C
11 6 (9.38%) WAN
11 6 (9.38%) EMC
11 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (7.81%) FortiGate
12 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (7.81%) WAN Optimisation
12 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (7.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) SOLIDWORKS
2 9 (14.06%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (7.81%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.13%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.56%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.56%) Siemens NX
5 1 (1.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) Firewall
2 17 (26.56%) MPLS
3 6 (9.38%) WAN
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.81%) VPN
4 5 (7.81%) Wireless
5 3 (4.69%) ADSL2+
5 3 (4.69%) Broadband
5 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
5 3 (4.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (4.69%) VDSL
5 3 (4.69%) xDSL
6 2 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 2 (3.13%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.56%) LAN
7 1 (1.56%) PABX
7 1 (1.56%) SDH
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) CANoe
2 1 (1.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 20 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 13 (20.31%) Electronics
3 5 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Finance
5 1 (1.56%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.13%) Arduino
4 2 (3.13%) CCTV
4 2 (3.13%) CPLD
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) VMS
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) CAD
2 22 (34.38%) Network Design
3 8 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
4 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (7.81%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (7.81%) Workflow
5 4 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 4 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
6 3 (4.69%) Industrial Design
6 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.13%) Business Development
7 2 (3.13%) FPGA Design
7 2 (3.13%) Open Source
8 1 (1.56%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
8 1 (1.56%) Defensive Programming
8 1 (1.56%) High Availability
8 1 (1.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) C
2 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) C++
4 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (31.25%) Degree
2 17 (26.56%) CCIE
2 17 (26.56%) CCIP
2 17 (26.56%) CCNP
2 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.56%) JNCIE
2 17 (26.56%) JNCIP
3 16 (25.00%) HND
4 3 (4.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.56%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Firmware
2 2 (3.13%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Cisco
2 17 (26.56%) Juniper
3 6 (9.38%) EMC
4 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.81%) Fortinet
4 5 (7.81%) McAfee
4 5 (7.81%) Nokia
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle
5 4 (6.25%) Atmel
6 3 (4.69%) Autodesk
6 3 (4.69%) Cadence
7 2 (3.13%) ANSYS
7 2 (3.13%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.56%) Renesas
8 1 (1.56%) Siemens
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