The table below looks at the statistics for the Design Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Design Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Design Engineer
Rank 145 137 154
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 15 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.80% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.85% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +72.13%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -4.25%
Design Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3074 3546 2910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.97% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 2271 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Design Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Design Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Design Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Design Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Design Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Design Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling - 8 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £48,750 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £36,500 -
Highlands - 1 £55,000 -
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (40.00%) VPN
1 8 (40.00%) SSL
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (40.00%) Change Management
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Multimedia
1 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (40.00%) Network Design
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) ASIC
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (10.00%) PTC Creo
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
5 1 (5.00%) UWB
5 1 (5.00%) Mason
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (5.00%) PhD
5 1 (5.00%) CAD

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Design Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Design Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (10.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 2 (10.00%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (40.00%) VPN
1 8 (40.00%) SSL
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) WiMAX
3 1 (5.00%) UWB
3 1 (5.00%) LTE
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 4 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) ASIC
3 1 (5.00%) VHDL
3 1 (5.00%) Verilog
3 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Change Management
1 8 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
1 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
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