The table below looks at the statistics for the Mechanical Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mechanical Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 102 106 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 12 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.70% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Mechanical Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1635 1449 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.45% 96.79% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1182 1701
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,287 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mechanical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mechanical Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Mechanical 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 Mechanical Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) CAD
2 16 (94.12%) SolidWorks
3 15 (88.24%) Manufacturing
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
6 7 (41.18%) Military
6 7 (41.18%) Chemistry
6 7 (41.18%) Stress Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Validation
7 5 (29.41%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Business Development
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Finite Element Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
10 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
10 1 (5.88%) PhD
10 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (5.88%) Programme Management

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Mechanical 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 Mechanical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Pro/ENGINEER
General
1 15 (88.24%) Manufacturing
2 8 (47.06%) Electronics
3 7 (41.18%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Chemistry
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) CAD
2 7 (41.18%) Stress Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Rapid Prototyping
3 5 (29.41%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Finite Element Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) SolidWorks
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago