The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £65,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 102
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% - 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% - 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £65,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1069 1249 1297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.36% 93.28% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 693 840 786
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) PhD
1 2 (66.67%) ASIC
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Cadence
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Design Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Synopsys
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (33.33%) Zemax
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Zemax
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) ASIC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CAD
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Design Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PhD
2 1 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cadence
1 2 (66.67%) Synopsys
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago