The median annual salary for a Design Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Design Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 137 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Design Engineer 4 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £25,000
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Design Engineer 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for Design Engineer in Scotland

Design Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Design Engineer in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Design Engineer in Scotland

Design Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Design Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £65,500 - 3
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
Design Engineer
UK

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region featuring Design Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) ASIC
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Synopsys
4 2 (14.29%) VHDL
4 2 (14.29%) Verilog
4 2 (14.29%) Cadence
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) PhD
4 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) FPGA Design
5 1 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (7.14%) RS-232
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C++

Design Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) ASIC
2 3 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (14.29%) Verilog
3 2 (14.29%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) FPGA Design
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cadence
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Synopsys
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Xilinx
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