Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Design Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 140 111
Rank change year-on-year -2 -29 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 3 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.15% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.38% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £51,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £61,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,906 2,104 1,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.78% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 1,407 1,080
Glasgow median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

Design Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer in Glasgow

Design Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Glasgow

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Glasgow region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership

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

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 1 (33.33%) SysML
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware