The table below looks at the statistics for the Mechanical Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 827 840 882
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 46 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.013% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,800 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
Mechanical Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mechanical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mechanical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Mechanical Engineer Salary Trend in England

Mechanical Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Mechanical Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Mechanical Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mechanical Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +4 19 £40,000 -15.78% 8
East of England -4 9 £32,500 - 4
South West - 5 £40,000 - 6
East Midlands - 4 £38,750 - 1
North West -17 3 £30,000 - 4
London - 2 £48,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Mechanical Engineer
UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 53 (71.62%) CAD
2 44 (59.46%) Degree
3 32 (43.24%) Manufacturing
4 28 (37.84%) SolidWorks
5 15 (20.27%) Finite Element Analysis
6 14 (18.92%) AutoCAD
7 13 (17.57%) Electronics
7 13 (17.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 12 (16.22%) Autodesk
9 11 (14.86%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) EMC
11 8 (10.81%) Stress Analysis
12 7 (9.46%) 3D Modelling
12 7 (9.46%) Aerospace
12 7 (9.46%) Automotive
12 7 (9.46%) Validation
13 6 (8.11%) HND
13 6 (8.11%) Industrial Design
13 6 (8.11%) Solid Edge
14 5 (6.76%) Rapid Prototyping
14 5 (6.76%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (6.76%) Windchill
14 5 (6.76%) CorelDRAW
14 5 (6.76%) PhD
14 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
15 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
15 4 (5.41%) HNC
15 4 (5.41%) PLM
15 4 (5.41%) Logistics

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (18.92%) AutoCAD
2 13 (17.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (8.11%) Solid Edge
4 5 (6.76%) CorelDRAW
4 5 (6.76%) Windchill
5 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
5 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (4.05%) MS Office
7 2 (2.70%) CATIA
8 1 (1.35%) MS Project
8 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.35%) NASTRAN
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) DECT
1 3 (4.05%) TETRA
2 1 (1.35%) LTE
2 1 (1.35%) 802.11
2 1 (1.35%) Wireless
General
1 32 (43.24%) Manufacturing
2 13 (17.57%) Electronics
3 7 (9.46%) Aerospace
3 7 (9.46%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Military
4 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.35%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Handset
4 2 (2.70%) Ergonomics
4 2 (2.70%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.70%) Robotics
4 2 (2.70%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.35%) Physics
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (71.62%) CAD
2 15 (20.27%) Finite Element Analysis
3 11 (14.86%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Stress Analysis
5 7 (9.46%) 3D Modelling
5 7 (9.46%) Validation
6 6 (8.11%) Industrial Design
7 5 (6.76%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Logistics
8 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.41%) PLM
9 3 (4.05%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (4.05%) Product Management
9 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.05%) Coaching
9 3 (4.05%) Hazard Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.70%) Change Control
10 2 (2.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (59.46%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) HND
3 5 (6.76%) PhD
3 5 (6.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) HNC
5 3 (4.05%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) SolidWorks
2 12 (16.22%) Autodesk
3 9 (12.16%) EMC
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) ANSYS
6 1 (1.35%) Intel
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