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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mechanical Engineer
Rank 813 831 846
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Mechanical Engineer 39 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.024% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,662
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £45,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,325
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.89%
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
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
East of England -4 18 £41,500 -2.35% 2
South East -32 12 £43,000 +7.50% 29
North West - 5 £35,000 - 5
East Midlands +23 2 £30,000 +36.36% 2
London +23 1 £48,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 2
Mechanical Engineer
UK

Mechanical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 54 (73.97%) CAD
2 44 (60.27%) Degree
3 41 (56.16%) Manufacturing
4 28 (38.36%) SolidWorks
5 17 (23.29%) Electronics
6 15 (20.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 15 (20.55%) AutoCAD
7 13 (17.81%) Autodesk
8 12 (16.44%) HND
9 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.07%) Project Management
9 11 (15.07%) Finite Element Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) Stress Analysis
11 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
11 9 (12.33%) HNC
11 9 (12.33%) Validation
12 8 (10.96%) MS Office
12 8 (10.96%) EMC
13 7 (9.59%) Military
13 7 (9.59%) Chemistry
14 6 (8.22%) Robotics
14 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (8.22%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (8.22%) SAP
14 6 (8.22%) Finance
15 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
15 5 (6.85%) CorelDRAW
15 5 (6.85%) Minitab
15 5 (6.85%) Statistics

Mechanical Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 15 (20.55%) AutoCAD
1 15 (20.55%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.96%) MS Office
4 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.85%) CorelDRAW
6 4 (5.48%) MS Project
7 3 (4.11%) Windchill
8 2 (2.74%) CATIA
9 1 (1.37%) NASTRAN
9 1 (1.37%) Revit
9 1 (1.37%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DECT
1 1 (1.37%) TETRA
1 1 (1.37%) LTE
General
1 41 (56.16%) Manufacturing
2 17 (23.29%) Electronics
3 7 (9.59%) Military
4 6 (8.22%) Finance
5 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
6 4 (5.48%) Automotive
6 4 (5.48%) Legal
7 3 (4.11%) Avionics
8 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.37%) Retail
8 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Chemistry
2 6 (8.22%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (8.22%) Robotics
3 5 (6.85%) Statistics
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.37%) Handset
6 1 (1.37%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (73.97%) CAD
2 11 (15.07%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) Finite Element Analysis
3 10 (13.70%) Stress Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.33%) Validation
5 5 (6.85%) Industrial Design
5 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.85%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (5.48%) PLM
6 4 (5.48%) Document Management
7 3 (4.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (4.11%) Six Sigma
7 3 (4.11%) Hazard Analysis
8 2 (2.74%) Coaching
8 2 (2.74%) Business Development
8 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.74%) CRM
8 2 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) C
2 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 44 (60.27%) Degree
2 12 (16.44%) HND
3 9 (12.33%) HNC
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Postgraduate
4 3 (4.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) SolidWorks
2 13 (17.81%) Autodesk
3 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) EMC
5 6 (8.22%) SAP
6 5 (6.85%) Minitab
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Siemens
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