The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Design Engineer
Rank 142 160 140
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 28 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.13% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 6
Average salary £52,500 £100,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.50% +135.29%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 3083 2894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.80% 95.36% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2030 2016
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Design Engineer
UK

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £36,500 -
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (43.42%) HND
2 28 (36.84%) Degree
3 27 (35.53%) HNC
4 22 (28.95%) Project Management
5 21 (27.63%) SolidWorks
6 17 (22.37%) MS Project
6 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
7 16 (21.05%) AutoCAD
8 15 (19.74%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (11.84%) C
10 8 (10.53%) PDM
11 6 (7.89%) Electronics
11 6 (7.89%) CAD
11 6 (7.89%) MATLAB
12 5 (6.58%) R
12 5 (6.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (6.58%) Xilinx
13 4 (5.26%) Video Processing
13 4 (5.26%) CCTV
13 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
13 4 (5.26%) Physics
13 4 (5.26%) Tcl
13 4 (5.26%) C++
13 4 (5.26%) VHDL
13 4 (5.26%) Verilog
13 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
15 2 (2.63%) Finance
16 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
16 1 (1.32%) Pro/ENGINEER

Design Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (22.37%) MS Project
2 16 (21.05%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Wireless
1 1 (1.32%) DECT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 6 (7.89%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.26%) CCTV
2 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.26%) Physics
2 4 (5.26%) VHDL
2 4 (5.26%) Verilog
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) CPLD
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Project Management
2 8 (10.53%) PDM
3 6 (7.89%) CAD
4 4 (5.26%) Video Processing
4 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.32%) CAE
5 1 (1.32%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.32%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (1.32%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) C
2 6 (7.89%) MATLAB
3 5 (6.58%) R
4 4 (5.26%) Tcl
4 4 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) HND
2 28 (36.84%) Degree
3 27 (35.53%) HNC
4 15 (19.74%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.32%) JTAG
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) SolidWorks
2 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Xilinx
4 1 (1.32%) Cadence
4 1 (1.32%) EMC
4 1 (1.32%) Altera
4 1 (1.32%) Actel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Yoh
Posted: 6 days ago