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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 143 154 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 28 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.032% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.034% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 8
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
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
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Aberdeen - 24 £52,500 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 33 (42.86%) HND
2 29 (37.66%) Degree
3 27 (35.06%) HNC
4 22 (28.57%) Project Management
5 21 (27.27%) SolidWorks
6 17 (22.08%) MS Project
6 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.78%) AutoCAD
8 15 (19.48%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (11.69%) C
10 8 (10.39%) PDM
11 6 (7.79%) Electronics
11 6 (7.79%) CAD
11 6 (7.79%) MATLAB
12 5 (6.49%) R
12 5 (6.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (6.49%) Xilinx
13 4 (5.19%) Video Processing
13 4 (5.19%) CCTV
13 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
13 4 (5.19%) Physics
13 4 (5.19%) Tcl
13 4 (5.19%) C++
13 4 (5.19%) VHDL
13 4 (5.19%) Verilog
13 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
14 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
15 2 (2.60%) Finance
16 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
16 1 (1.30%) Pro/ENGINEER

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (22.08%) MS Project
2 16 (20.78%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) DECT
1 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.30%) GCC
General
1 6 (7.79%) Electronics
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.19%) CCTV
2 4 (5.19%) VHDL
2 4 (5.19%) Verilog
2 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.19%) Physics
3 1 (1.30%) Firmware
3 1 (1.30%) CPLD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Project Management
2 8 (10.39%) PDM
3 6 (7.79%) CAD
4 4 (5.19%) Video Processing
4 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.30%) Business Development
5 1 (1.30%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.30%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (1.30%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) C
2 6 (7.79%) MATLAB
3 5 (6.49%) R
4 4 (5.19%) C++
4 4 (5.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) HND
2 29 (37.66%) Degree
3 27 (35.06%) HNC
4 15 (19.48%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.30%) JTAG
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) SolidWorks
2 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.30%) Altera
4 1 (1.30%) Actel
4 1 (1.30%) EMC
4 1 (1.30%) Cadence
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago