Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Design Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 128 148
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,576 2,109 2,637
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 95.86% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,675 1,388 1,713
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Design Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Edinburgh

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Edinburgh

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Design Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Schematic Capture

Design Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Schematic Capture
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet